LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — An effort is underway to launch a Lafayette center where victims of domestic violence will be able seek help and file police and legal paperwork in one location.

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Crystal Scrantz, program director at Faith House, tells The Advocate the search is on for a site to open the Family Justice Center sometime next year.

Faith House is a domestic violence shelter for women and children that provides counseling and support services.

Scrantz says the Family Justice Center would house under the same roof all of the services that a survivor of domestic violence might need: counseling, shelter information, legal representation and law enforcement.


Information from: The Advocate,


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