Are You Concerned About a Child in Your Life?

Turn to our child advocacy center located in Shreveport, LA

Working In Child Abuse Advocacy Since 1998

Gingerbread House Children's Advocacy Center serves the entire Shreveport, LA community

Children are often overlooked in the chaos of criminal investigations. Gingerbread House Children's Advocacy Center a local nonprofit in Shreveport, LA, was founded to change that. With child abuse advocacy at the forefront, our mission has always been to lessen the trauma that child abuse victims experience during investigations. Children need support during these difficult times, and we're here to help them.

Our child abuse advocacy center is located in Shreveport, Louisiana, but we offer all services FREE of charge to child abuse victims, and their non-offending caregivers throughout Northwest Louisiana.

Forensic Interviews, Multidisciplinary Team Investigations and Counseling

We'll work hand-in-hand with detectives to make sure children feel safe during interviews and investigations.

Child Life, Family Advocacy and Prevention Education

Providing local families with support is important to us, which is why we created our family advocacy programs.

Human Trafficking

Our 24-hour emergency response team is trained to work with human trafficking victims and provide them with immediate assistance.

Serving Shreveport, LA and Surrounding Areas

Helping children who have been hurt with compassion and kindness

Statistics in 2020

784

Child abuse victims served through forensic interviews and multidisciplinary team investigations

194

Child victims received counseling services

73

Child victims identified at risk or confirmed victims of child sex trafficking

26,950

Children and adults received prevention education trainings

A Little More About Our Work

Giving children the support, encouragement and protection they need is crucial. The Gingerbread House works to...

  • Protect children who are involved in forensic investigations
  • Advocate for families who are struggling to make ends meet
  • Provide 24/7 emergency support for human trafficking victims
Our nonprofit child abuse center was founded in 1998 to protect young individuals from harm both inside and outside of their own homes. Reach out to us today for more information about our work.

Our Mission

To lessen the trauma experienced by child abuse victims as allegations are investigated and to provide support for the child victim in any resulting proceedings within the criminal justice system

Service area

Shreveport, LA and Caddo, Bossier, Webster, DeSoto, Bienville, Claiborne, Natchitoches, Sabine, and Red River Parishes