Elder Abuse

Company Name
Contact
Sarah Voight
Phone
800-960-7705
Fax
504-522-5507
Address
8325 Oak Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Notes

Provides legal services and disability programs for people with disabilities, medical concerns, and who are over 60 years of age.

Phone
318-681-0821
Address
501 Texas St., Room 101
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone
318-681-0875
Address
1501 Corporate Dr.
Shreveport, LA 71101
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.

Contact
Claire Crawford
Phone
318-681-0869
Address
1000 Grimmett Dr.
Shreveport, La. 71107
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.

Phone
318-675-2170
Address
501 Texas St.
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone
225-342-9500
Fax
225-342-5568
Address
628 N. 4th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Notes

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 629
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0629

Emergency Hotline: 1-800-898-4910
Report abuse 60 or older: 833577-6532
Abuse in Nursing Home: 888-810-1819

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.

Phone
318-673-7300
Address
1234 Texas Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone
318-673-6940
Address
1234 Texas Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone
318-226-6794
Address
1234 Texas Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71101
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.