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Computer use can be monitored and is impossible to completely clear. If you are afraid your internet and/or computer usage might be monitored, please use a safer computer or call us at (337)616-8418 if in the Jeff Davis area or toll free at 866-883-2232.
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If you would like to help Jeff Davis CADA by donating your time or services please contact us by phone at (337)616-8418
Jeff Davis Communities Against Domestic Abuse Inc

Our Services

Jeff Davis CADA provides emergency shelter, safety and counseling for victims of domestic violence and their dependent children. All of Jeff Davis Cada’s  services are confidential and free. Please know that Domestic Violence is a crime.

Emergency Shelter for Battered Women and their Dependent Children

Basic needs such as a safe place to stay, food, clothing, and personal hygiene items are provided.  Residents may stay up to 45 days while they look for employment & housing.  The shelter operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

24 Hour Hotline

Emergency calls are answered and routed to a shelter closest to where the call is originating from.

Individual Counseling and Support Groups

Residents may avail themselves of individual counseling daily as well as peer support group twice a week.

We also offer a free, drop-in support group for residents and non-residents alike every Monday 6:00pm to 7:00pm at 915 Highway 90E (Jeff Davis Addictive Disorders Clinic).  For more information contact Andrea at 337-616-8418.

Independent Living Skills and Parenting Skills

Residents are given educational materials to strengthen their skills and abilities.

Childrens Services and Play Group

Children receive the same counseling services as adults but in the form of play.

Legal Advocacy

Residents of Jeff Davis Parish may get assistance in obtaining Temporary Protective Orders for domestic violence and or referrals for additional legal services.

Non-Residential Services

Once residents leave the shelter they continue to be eligible for many of the services that were provided while they were in residence.

Sexual Assault

Services for victims of sexual assault (other than TRO’s and shelter) are provided by the Oasis Sexual Violence Program. Ph: 337.494.RAPE (337.494.7273)
Toll Free Ph: 800.223.8066

Community Education and Training

Staff will provide domestic violence training for anyone interested.  Please call 337/616-8418 for more information or to schedule training.  CADA always welcomes opportunities to tell their story.  Call us if you are looking for a guest speaker for your group or club.