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Louisiana - Jefferson Parish


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For additional resources, consult the lists for neighboring parishes.


Ambulance Service
“A-MED Ambulance Service provides their services to the Greater New Orleans Region, Metairie, New Orleans, Kenner, Jefferson Parish, Orleans Parish, Saint Bernard Parish, and Plaquemines Parish.”
Phone: (504) 362-0262
Dispatch Center: (504) 362-9490
Website: http://www.amednola.com

Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
“The GOHSEP coordinates State Disaster Declarations authorized by the Governor. The GOHSEP staff is poised and ready to serve the people of Louisiana at a moment’s notice.”
Contact Person: Joseph Vallente Phone: (504) 349-5360
Website: http://gohsep.la.gov/ABOUT/PARISHPA

Jefferson Parish Community Alert System
“JPAlert is an alert notification system that allows officials to immediately contact you during a major crisis or emergency and can deliver important emergency alerts, notifications and updates to you on all your devices.”
Website: https://member.everbridge.net/index/892807736721515#/login

Jefferson Parish Emergency Management
Phone: (504) 349-5360
Website: http://www.jeffparish.net/index.aspx?page=186

Jefferson Parish Fire and Emergency Department
Phone: (504) 736-6200
Website: http://www.jeffparish.net

Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office
“Welcome to the official website of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office (the JPSO). We at the JPSO are committed to keeping Jefferson Parish a safe place to live, work and to raise a family.”
Phone: (504) 363-5500
Website: http://jpso.com/

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American Red Cross- Southeast Louisiana Chapter
“The Southeast Louisiana Chapter serves Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John, Assumption, Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington Parishes.”
Phone: (504) 620-3105
Website: http://www.redcross.org/la/new-orleans

Department of Natural Resources
“At the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, we welcome visitors from all over, from New Orleans to Shreveport, from New York to California, and beyond. We've had visitors from across the globe, from places like Kazakhstan, Germany, Nigeria and Senegal. Whether you are from near, or far, this page has been designed to assist you in locating, and traveling to the Department of Natural Resources.”
Phone: (225) 342-4500
Website: http://www.dnr.louisiana.gov

Jefferson Community Action Programs (JEFFCAP)
“JEFFCAP offers programs ranging from Head Start to the Retired Senior Volunteer Program; from housing counseling, rental and utility assistance, to helping families keep their homes, to temporary shelter for those who have lost their homes. Other programs include distribution of food commodities and subsidizing meals for Head Start children and those in attendance at our Family Day Care Homes Program. Also, we offer transportation to people, (who meet criteria) for medical appointments.”
Website: http://www.jeffparish.net/index.aspx?page=415

Bridge City Community Center
301 Third Emanuel Street Bridge City, LA 70094
Phone: (504) 349-5464 Jessie Taylor, Center Supervisor

Marrero Community & Senior Center
1861 Ames Blvd.
Marrero, LA 70072
Phone: (504) 349-5950 Patricia Toliver, Center Supervisor

Harvey Community Center
1501 Estalote Street
Harvey, LA 70058
Phone: (504) 227-1221
Darlene McKinnies, Center Supervisor

Dorothy B. Watson Community Center
1300 S. Myrtle Street Metairie, LA 70003
Telephone: (504) 736-6480
Cappri Lebeaux, Center Supervisor

Hazel Rhea Hurst Community Center
1121 S. Causeway Blvd. Jefferson, LA 70121
Phone: (504) 838-4277
Anthony Williams, Center Supervisor

J C Simmons Community Center
4008 U.S. Highway 90
Avondale, LA 70094
Phone: (504) 349-5414 Diana Smith, Center Supervisor

Gretna Community Center
1700 Monroe Street
Gretna, LA 70056
Phone: (504) 376-2130
Dr. Clara Byes, Center Supervisor
Jefferson Parish
Phone: (504) 349-5360
Website: http://www.jeffparish.net

Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority Resources
“The mission of Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority is to minimize the existence and disabling effects of mental illness, substance abuse, and developmental disabilities and to maximize opportunities for individuals and families affected by those conditions.”
Phone: (504) 838-5215
After hours, nights, and weekends: (504) 832-5123
Website: https://www.jphsa.org

Jefferson Parish Library
Phone: (504) 838-1100
Website: http://www.jefferson.lib.la.us

Jefferson Transit
“Jefferson Transit provides both fixed route ADA accessible bus service and MITS curb-to-curb paratransit van service for certified riders who are unable to use the fixed route service.”
Phone: (504) 818-1077
Website: http://www.jeffersontransit.org/default.php

LSU AgCenter
“The LSU AgCenter has an array of information to help people in their recovery from the multiple problems caused by a hurricane.”
Phone: (504) 736-6519
Website: http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/our_offices/parishes/Jefferson/

United Way of Southeast Louisiana
“Serving Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington Parishes.”
Phone: (504) 822-5540
Website: http://www.unitedwaysela.org/

County Office
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Website: http://www.countyoffice.org

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East Bank Department of Children and Family Services
“DCFS' "Faith in Families" initiative seeks to reduce the number of children in foster care, decrease the amount of time children spend in the system and ensure that each child has a permanent connection when they leave foster care.”
DCFS Customer Service Center: 1-888-LAHELP-U (1-888-524-3578)
Report Child Abuse: 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437)
Website: http://www.dss.louisiana.gov

East Jefferson YMCA Child Development Center

“An after school program dedicated to teaching strong values and healthy living while providing academic enrichment.”
Phone: (504) 888-9622
Website: http://www.ymcaneworleans.org/eastjefferson/

Families Helping Families
“Families Helping Families of Jefferson is your one stop shop for disability information. We are the only family resource center for individuals with all disabilities and their families in Jefferson Parish. We offer services across the lifespan. Our advocacy staff is parents of children with disabilities, individuals with disabilities or spouses of individuals with disabilities.”
Phone: (504)888-9111
Website: http://www.fhfjefferson.org

Jefferson Parish Head Start Programs
Website: http://www.jeffparish.net/index.aspx?page=417

Barataria/Lafitte Head Start
4977 City Park Road Lafitte, LA 70067
Ms. Linda Plaisance, Center Supervisor Telephone: (504)689-3384

Bridge City Head Start
301 Third Emanuel Street Bridge City, LA 70094
Ms. Gloria McKenzie, Center Supervisor Telephone: (504) 349-5472

Lapalco Head Start
2001 Lincolnshire Drive
Marrero, LA 70072
Ms. Juli Barthelemy, Center Supervisor Telephone: (504)349-5185

Terrytown-Gretna Head Start
2315 Park Place
Gretna, LA 70056
Ms. Chanel Davis, Center Supervisor Telephone: (504) 392-9890

Grand Isle Head Start (Grand Isle Public School)
149 Ludwig Lane
Grand Isle, LA 70358
Ms. Linda Plaisance, Center Supervisor Telephone: (504) 689-3384

Causeway Head Start
3420 N. Causeway Blvd. Suite B
Metairie, LA 70002
Ms.Usha Kamboj, Center Supervisor Telephone: (504) 838-1000

Clay Street Head Start (Washington Elementary School)
606 Clay Street
Kenner, LA 70062
Ms. Antoinette Davis, Center Supervisor Telephone: (504) 736-8770

Jutland Head Start
1821 Jutland Drive
Harvey, LA 70058
Ms. Linda Morris, Center Supervisor Telephone: (504) 349-5500

Kenner Head Start
200 Decatur Street
Kenner, LA 70062
Ms. Antoinette Davis, Center Supervisor Telephone: (504) 736-8770

Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court
“The mission of the Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court is to fairly and impartially apply the law to each case before it so that justice is administered equally; advocate for and support services to children, families, and the community; ensure the community functions in the best interest of children so that all the children of Jefferson Parish may reach their full potential.”
Phone: (504) 367-3500
Website: http://www.jpjc.org

Jefferson Parish Public School System
“View facts and figures about the Jefferson Parish Public Schools, including information on our schools, students, employees, and finances.”
Phone: (504) 349-7600
Website: http://jpschools.org

St. Agnes Boys Scouts Troop 36
“The focus of this parish organization is to bring about an awareness of and to assist in the development of building good and responsible citizenship, a strong healthy character aligned with our Catholic identity, and also to learn an appreciation for nature by means of frequent supervised outdoors activities.”
Phone: (504) 833-3366
Website: http://www.stagnesjefferson.org/boyScouts.html

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Metropolitan Center for Women and Children
Metro mission is “to break the cycle of violence and aid survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault through advocacy, intervention, empowerment and transformation.”
Phone: (504) 837-5400
Website: http://mcwcgno.org

Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence
“LCADV member programs provide direct assistance to victims of domestic violence across Louisiana.”
Phone: 1 -888-411-1333
Website: http://lcadv.org/programs-resources/

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Department of Health and Hospital Services Clinic List
List of all clinics in Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard, parishes including the type of care and phone numbers of clinics.
Website: http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/directory/home#c159

East Jefferson General Hospital
Phone: (504) 454-4000
Website: http://www.ejgh.org

Jefferson Community Health Care Center- Avondale
“Adult and pediatric care, including vaccinations, PAP smears/family planning, STI and HIV testing. Specialty services are podiatry, general dental and nutritional counseling. Must bring a picture ID, proof of where you are living (a bill), and proof of income.”
Phone: (504) 436-2223
Dental: (504) 437-8504
Website: http://jchcc.org

Jefferson Community Health Care Center- Marrero
“Adult and pediatric care, including vaccinations, PAP smears/family planning, STI and HIV testing. Specialty services are podiatry, general dental and nutritional counseling. Must bring a picture ID, proof of where you are living (a bill), and proof of income. Sliding scale for uninsured ($20-$85) not including lab costs.
Medicaid, Medicare, and Private Insurance.”
Phone: (504) 371-8958
Family Dental Services: (504) 347-8377
Website: http://www.jchcc.org

Jefferson Community Health Care Center- River Ridge
“Adult and pediatric care for ages 6+, including vaccinations, PAP smears/family planning, STI and HIV testing. Specialty services are podiatry, basic dental care and nutritional counseling. Must bring a picture ID, proof of where you are living (a bill), and proof of income. Sliding scale for uninsured ($20-$65). Medicaid, Medicare, and Private insurance.”
Phone: (504) 463-3002
Dental: (504) 436-5999
Website: http://jchcc.org

Jefferson Parish Health Unit (A)
“STD testing and treatment, vaccinations for children, pregnancy testing, family planning, PAP smears, birth control, breast exams, environmental health services, WIC, TB and HIV/AIDS testing and treatment. Must bring a picture ID, proof of where you are living (a bill), and proof of income.”
Phone: (504) 838-5100
Website: http://dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/directory/detail/4643

Jefferson Parish Health Unit (B)
“STD testing and treatment; immunizations for up to age 18; pre-natal care; pregnancy testing; family planning; PAP smears; birth control; breast exams; WIC; TB and HIV/AIDS testing and treatment.”
Phone: (504) 349-8802
Website: http://www.jeffparish.net/index.aspx?page=343

Office of Aging and Adult Services

“The Office of Aging and Adult Services (OAAS) was formed within the Department of Health and Hospitals as a health care reform initiative, bringing together all of the long-term care programs that serve senior citizens and people with adult-onset disabilities. The Office of Aging and Adult Services aims to develop, provide and enhance services that offer meaningful choices for people in need of long-term care. The office is committed to developing a long-term care system that provides choice, ensures quality, meets the needs of consumers and caregivers, and does so in a fiscally responsible manner.”
Phone: (225) 342- 9500
Website: http://dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/118/n/386

Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD)
“The Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) is committed to ensuring quality services, serving as the single point of entry into the developmental disabilities services system.”
Phone: (225) 342-0095
Website: http://dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/subhome/11/n/8

West Jefferson Medical Center
Phone: (504) 347-5511
Website: http://www.wjmc.org

Rheumatoid Arthritis
“The Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network (RASN) is dedicated to providing up- to-date information and resources for rheumatoid arthritis patients. Our goal is simple. We want RA patients to know their options and fully understand their diagnosis. You can take steps, right now, to improve symptoms and your quality of life.”
Phone: 1(800) 405-4043
Website: https://www.rheumatoidarthritis.org/

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Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse for Greater New Orleans
“CADA is a community health agency, which was founded in 1960, that provides substance abuse prevention, education, and assessment services in both English and Spanish, for youth and adults in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. Bernard, and St. Tammany parishes.
Phone: (504) 821-2232
Website: http://www.cadagno.org/

Department of Health and Hospital Services Clinic List
List of all clinics in Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard, parishes including the type of care and phone numbers of clinics.
Website: http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/directory/home#c159

Housing Resource Guide for Homeless Individuals with Mental Illness or Substance Abuse Issues
Phone: (504) 838-5705
Website: http://www.lphi.org/LPHIadmin/uploads/Homeless-Housing-Resource-Guide-05489.pdf

Jefferson Center for Mental Health
“Jefferson Center for Mental Health is the not-for- profit community mental health center serving Jefferson, Clear Creek, and Gilpin counties since 1958. Our mission is to promote mental health and provide quality mental health services for persons with emotional problems and/or serious mental illness.”
Phone: (303) 425-0300
Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Website: http://www.jeffersonmentalhealth.org/Resources/resourcesmain.cfm

Jefferson Parish Drug Treatment Courts
“Drug court is a special court designed to handle the cases of less serious, non- violent crimes committed by drug-using offenders. The system is unique in that it concentrates heavily on the offenders themselves, utilizing intense treatment combined with frequent court appearances to ensure that the offender remains both drug-free and crime-free.”
Phone: (504) 736-6844
Website: http://www.jeffparish.net/index.aspx?page=159

Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority (West Bank Center)
“Provides outpatient care with a primary focus is on dual diagnosis.”
Phone: (504) 349-8833
Website: https://www.jphsa.org/

Jefferson Parish Substance Abuse Centers
Website: http://www.yellowpages.com/jefferson-parish-la/drug-abuse-addiction-centers

Mental Help. Net
Our searches list 484 licensed alcohol and drug treatment centers throughout Louisiana. MentalHelp's comprehensive treatment directory can help you make the perfect Louisiana substance treatment program decision for yourself, your spouse or your child.
Website: https://www.mentalhelp.net/care/substance-abuse/la/

Office of Behavioral Health
“The Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) ensures care and support to improve quality of life for people with mental illness and addictive disorders.”
Phone: (225) 342-2540
Website: http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/subhome/10/n/328

“Rehabs.com was founded in 2011 with two goals in mind: to provide information for those suffering with substance abuse and behavioral addictions - either personally or through loved ones - and to connect those people with the treatment programs that can help them.”
Phone: 1(888) 823-3169
Website: http://www.rehabs.com/guides/substance-abuse-and-anxiety-disorders

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