The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office will teach self-defense classes for women in Donaldsonville and Gonzales next month.

The class in Donaldsonville will be Dec. 3 at St. Catherine of Sienna Church Hall, 421 St. Patrick St., and the Gonzales program will be Dec. 9 at the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Training Center, 9094 S. St. Landry Road.

Both classes will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The program is designed to inform women about personal safety and provide options regarding personal self-defense, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Space is limited.

Call (225) 621-8653 to register or send an email to Those interested must sign up for the class.