Faith House is a private, non-profit program for survivors of domestic violence and their children. The program consists of a shelter, a non-residential program, a transitional housing program, a permanent supportive housing program, an outreach program, a 24-hour crisis line and a public education program. Faith House’s 45-bed facility accepts victims of domestic violence and their minor children.
For residents and their children Faith House provides safe housing, food, clothing, health screening and support, medications and other physical needs; referrals to and advocacy with community resources; group and individual counseling; legal assistance; and a children’s program. Women may stay forty-five days, with extensions possible on a case-by-case basis. For non-residential survivors, Faith House provides counseling, legal assistance, advocacy and referrals. Outreach offices in Vermilion, St. Landry, Acadia, Avoyelles, Rapides and Evangeline Parishes provide non-residential services.
For more information on Faith House, visit www.faithhouseacadiana.com.