Louisiana Child Abuse Hotline
1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437). Call the hotline toll-free 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to report suspected child abuse.

Louisiana Domestic Violence Hotline
1-888-411-1333. The Louisiana Domestic Violence Hotline is run by the Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (LCADV) which is a statewide network of programs and organizations.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233. Call or text toll-free 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for confidential help concerning domestic violence.

Legal Assistance

Free Legal Answers LA
This sites features an online pro bono program that allows people to ask civil legal questions online that are answered by attorney volunteers. (Financial eligibility requirements apply.)

Legal Aid of North Louisiana
This organization is a private, not-for-profit law firm that represents the economically challenged with civil cases. Legal Aid of North Louisiana is now a part of Acadiana Legal Services.

Louisiana Law Help
A free site run by Louisiana’s nonprofit Civil Justice Community that offers resources for civil legal issues including help with custody, wage claims, evictions, and wills.

LSBA Find Legal Help Online Portal
This page from the Louisiana State Bar Association provides information on a variety of legal resources available throughout Louisiana including lawyer referral programs, legal aid organizations, online resources, and self-represented litigant resources.

Lawyers and Libraries
The Ouachita Parish Public Library partners with the Louisiana State Bar Association each year to provide Lawyers and Libraries. In 2020, Louisiana attorneys will offer dozens of free, 15-minute phone consultations to discuss civil law issues. 

Legal Assistance for Seniors

Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs
GOEA is the administrator of the Older Americans Act program services such as legal assistance for seniors.

From the Louisiana Bar Association