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Shattering the Silence of Child Abuse

By Susanne Mitchell, MSW and Program Manager Children’s Justice Center

April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month and amazingly almost everyone knows someone who has been, or is currently being affected by child abuse. 397 more words


Easter's Lavender

She ran her tiny hand slowly over the gleaming fabric, fingering the lace and delicate buttons. It was her favorite color: lavender! Already she imagined how she would twirl around and around, wide skirt flying, her buckled white patent shoes clicking as she danced. 976 more words

Julia Penner-zook

Family Safety - Advice For Parents

These tips were created with information from experts in national organizations that work to prevent child maltreatment and promote well-being, including the Strengthening Families Initiatives in New Jersey, Alaska, and Tennessee. 815 more words


Safe Place

This word is for a young woman who just gave her life to the Lord. He wants you to know that you have indeed found a safe place in Him. 35 more words

Daily Tidbits

What to do when everything seems to go wrong

There’s a song that we sing at church that has really resonated with our people over the past year. It’s called “Come As You Are” by David Crowder. 893 more words


The Price for Peace: Juvenile Receiving Center Services

By JD Green, Youth Services Crisis Services Manager

At Youth Services we appreciate our partnerships with law enforcement agencies and community partners. It can be difficult to determine what services and resources are needed to assist youth and their families when circumstances are emotionally charged. 374 more words


We are Here

We often talk about new services and exciting technologies that the Lafourche Parish Library offers here. There is a good reason for this. The new and exciting grab people’s attention, and the library needs your attention to survive. 462 more words