Client Services


New Start Center's Client Services

New Start Center in St. Martinville, Louisiana is a private, non-profit, charitable organization which began on July 1, 2000 for the purpose of assisting abused women and their children. Our services are available free of charge to all physically or emotionally abused women and their children. Criteria for acceptance and participation in the program are the same for everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap.


24 Hour Crisis Line (337) 394-8559

  • Assistance filing protective orders
  • Court escorts
  • Educational/Support groups
  • Emergency shelter
  • Hospital escorts
  • Individual advocacy
  • Individual counseling
  • Legal services
  • Safety planning
  • Transportation

For more details please click here to read about The New Start Center's strategic planning.