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Phone: 504-862-8060
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St. Bernard Battered Women's Program, Inc.

Contact Info


3010 Jean Lafitte Pkwy.
Chalmette, Louisiana 70043
Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: 504-277-3177

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Gail Gowland

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:
Beginning date for service:

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Our program serves survivors of all ages---from newborn babies to octogenarians. We have a children's program that teaches "Hands Are Not For Hitting", a dating violence prevention program that educates on healthy relationships versus unhealthy relationships, and we help survivors who experience domestic violence in later years.

Mission statements

The mission of St. Bernard Battered Women's Program, Inc. is to empower all survivors of domestic violence---through strong programs that promote quality assurance and continuous growth---to live independent lives free from power and control by other individuals.

Populations Served by Agency

  • All populations
  • Children
  • Local Residents
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Survivors of domestic violence

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Children/Youth
  • Civic Engagement
  • Community Outreach
  • Coporate Volunteers
  • Criminal Justice
  • Domestic Violence
  • Matching volunteers' interests and skills with schools' and non-profits' needs
  • Website Development

Public Service Needs

  • Provide direct service to clients
  • Better organization/facility improvements
  • Raise funds
  • Organize an outreach event
  • Develop a new website or contribute content to an existing webpage

Resource Needs for this agency

  • community support, volunteers, monetary resources
  • Continued collaborations with community orgranizations
  • Direct service to agency's clients
  • Outreach
  • Publicity and Fundraising

Services Provided by Agency

  • Advocacy
  • Case work
  • Counseling
  • Grassroots Advocacy
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Social Service support

Public Service Activities

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