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ElderAbuse

Advocacy Center
8325 Oak Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Contact: Sarah Voight
Phone: 800-960-7705
Fax: 504-522-5507
Email: advocacycenter@advocacyla.org 
Website: http://www.advocacyla.org
Notes:
-Provides legal services and disability programs for people with disabilities, medical concerns, and who are over 60 years of age.


Caddo Sheriff's Office
501 Texas St., Room 101
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-681-0821
Website: http://www.caddosheriff.org


Caddo Sheriff's Office - Crime Victim Assistance
1000 Grimmett Dr.
Shreveport, LA 71101
Contact: Vickie Johnson 
Phone: 318-681-0870
Website: http://www.caddosheriff.org
Notes:
-Crime Victims Reparations Program
-The Louisiana Crime Victims Reparations Program will award payments for medical expenses, funeral expenses, lost earnings,
  counseling and child care when they are related to a violent crime.
-The crime must be reported within 72 hours and application for compensation must be filed with the Board within one year. -Victims or their dependents may apply.



Caddo Sheriff's Office - Elderly Crime Victims Assistance Program

1000 Grimmett Dr.
Shreveport, La. 71107
Contact: Claire Crawford
Phone: 318-681-0869
Website: http://www.caddosheriff.org
Notes:
-Victims age 60 and older may also seek help through the Elderly Crime Victim Assistance Program.
-The state program includes emergency financial assistance for immediate needs, counseling, criminal justice support,
  emergency legal advocacy, financial exploitation support services, and referrals.


Caddo Sheriff's Office - Non-Emergencies
501 Texas St.
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-675-2170
Website: http://www.caddosheriff.org/index.php3


Louisiana Department of Health -Adult/Elderly Protective Services
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 629 
                         Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0629  
Physical Address: 628 N. 4th Street
                          Baton Rouge, LA 70802                       
Phone: 225-342-9500
Emergency Hotline: 1-800-898-4910
Fax: 225-342-5568
Website: http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/120
Notes:
-APS/EPS serves those adults who have a mental, developmental, or physical disability, persons with chronic disease, or frail 
  elders, who have a limited ability to provide for their own care or protection.


Shreveport City Police
1234 Texas Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-673-7300
Website: https://www.shreveportla.gov/index.aspx?nid=422


Shreveport City Police - Crime Prevention
1234 Texas Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-673-6940
Website: https://www.shreveportla.gov/index.aspx?NID=964


Shreveport City Police - Crime Victim Assistance
1234 Texas Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-226-6794
Website: https://www.shreveportla.gov/index.aspx?NID=964
Notes:
-Caddo-Shreveport Louisiana Automated Victim Notification System (LAVNS)
-The direct, tangible costs to crime victims are estimated to be about $105 billion each year. That includes medical expenses,   
  lost  earnings, and public program costs related to victims assistance.

-Pain, suffering, and reduced quality of life increase the cost to $450 billion annually.

 

 

Updated on 2-27-2017