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Metro Mission

To break the cycle of violence and aid survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking through advocacy, intervention, empowerment and transformation.

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Poker Run!!


Please join us for the Day of Knights Event Annual Poker Run hosted by the Green Knights to benefit the Metropolitan Center for Women and Children. Start and Stop location at Indian of New Orleans in St. Rose on Saturday, July 9th! DJ Music, Food, 50/50, Auction and Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and Worst Poker Hands. To Register Online go to www.gk105mmc.org. First 50 get a free t-shirt! First Bike Out: 10:00am and Last Bike In: 4:00pm.

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Thanks Pussyfooters!!!

On behalf of our Board of Directors and Staff, we would like to extend our sincerest appreciation to the Pussyfoooters for their generous donation of $22,000 to our agency. Thank you so much for your generosity and support

Thank You Design Management Group and Sherwin Williams

On behalf of our Board of Directors and Staff, we would like to thank Design Management Group and Sherwin Williams for the beautiful upgrades to our program. Our new playroom and freshly painted counseling offices have caught the eye of everyone who comes into our building. Thank you so much for your generosity and support.


Raise a Glass for  a

Cause ”4″

On behalf of our Board of Directors and Staff, we would like to thank everyone for your support with Raise a Glass for a Cause 4. Thank you so much for your generosity and support

Metro News!!

Metro’s new donation hours are  Monday and Wednesday from 9:00AM – 4:00PM.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 504-837-5400.  Thank you for your understanding and support.”


Metro’s Future Success

Metro has now joined Gofundme.com. We are asking for support with Metro’s apartment complex for domestic violence victims in St. John Parish. Please show your support by donating funds through gofundme.com/metrocenter or Click on our link below to connect to Metro’s account.


Pussy Footers Blush Ball 2016
Metro would like to send a warm welcome to the pussyfooters for all their support in helping Metro serve victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. We appreciated your help and  donations to Metro!

Metro News!!

METRO is so very thankful for all of the community support we receive. For those who may be interested in making donations, please see the information below regarding how and when you can make donations. Thanks!

Beginning July 27th, donations can be made on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30am-4:30pm only.

You may call the main office for further information, should you have any questions or scheduling conflicts.

Thank you in advance to all who donate and make the services METRO provides possible!


Victims and Citizens Against Crime Award

Metro Awards Victims and Citizens Against Crime

Metro was the recipient of the Outstanding Organization Award and Evelena received a Merit Award for her 15+ years of service to the field.  Marge Garvey presented Evelena with beautiful red roses on behalf of our Board of Directors.  Metro was proudly represented by several Board Members and Staff!!  We had 2 1/2 tables of attendees!

PussyFooters Blush Ball 

Pussy Footers

Metropolitan Center would like to thank the PussyFooters for their contribution of $24,000 dollars. The donation came from the 2015 Blush Ball. Your financial support helps us continue in our mission and assist victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The generous support of individuals like you make it possible for Metro to exist helping to break the cycle of violence and aid survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault through advocacy, intervention,empowement and transformation

Thank you!


Fat Boy Race!

With our deepest appreciation to everyone who came out to support METRO through The Fat Boy Race.The event was well attended. Everyone had a wonderful time! We loved seeing all the costumes and creative themes!

We cannot do all that we do without you. YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE!!!


A great need for caring VOLUNTEERS

Metro is in need of daytime Crisis Call volunteers. All training will be provided by Metro. If you are interested  in our continuous efforts to eliminate and prevent domestic violence and sexual assault, please call the 24-hour hotline or fill out an application on our website and e-mail it to the provided address. Training starting in January 2013 for all volunteers. Thank you.

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