"Strengthening Families, One Unit At A Time"
2013 Recipient of Drew Brees Service Challenge
Each year, SABF assists victims and their children build safe and productive lives by offering a range of high quality services to meet their complex needs. These services include ministry, social services, educational outreach, and economic stability services. Sanctuary also works to end domestic violence and its far-reaching impact through outreach, education, and advocacy. Moreover, due to the expansion of community needs, we also offer community initiatives that serve the elderly and teen population within the community.
Our Guiding Principles:
•Meeting the multiple needs of the diverse populations of domestic violence and sexual assult victims in the
Greater New Orleans area.
•Offering a range of services that will best produce safety, healing, independence, and economic stability for clients who seek our assistance.
•Providing programming and ministry tools that focuses on support, encouragement, and resources to women and their families who has suffered domestic abuse and hardships, so that they can thrive in the future.
•Actively identifying each individual's needs, determining which services will
best address those needs, and ensuring that each client can access such
services whether internally at SABF or through collaborations with or referrals
to other service providers.
•Actively leveraging resources through volunteers, donating goods and services,
and professional pro bono assistance where appropriate or available.
•Raising public awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault needs of victims in local communities and the general public as well as identifying under-served victims while educating them about the nature of domestic violence and sexual assault with the availability of services.
•Focusing our services and our outreach efforts on the prevention of domestic violence and on
breaking the cycle for future generations.
•To strengthen the elderly and teen community through support services and resources.
Share A Basket Foundation founded in 1997
provides comprehensive community programs, services and events for women who have been
sexually assaulted and battered.