Christian program for young men, ages 16-19
504-522-4475 Ext. 29
Halfway house located in New Orleans offering primary treatment and long-term aftercare for men, 18 and over, addicted to alcohol and drugs.
Multi-program social service agency providing counseling, health education, residential programs, and therapeutic family care.
Counseling center serving Northwest Louisiana. Services include drug testing, counseling, family bereavement support groups, anger management and parenting classes. Parents may bring their children to The Center for drug screening when substance abuse is suspected.
Programs, services, and shelter to homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth under age 21.
Provides affordable and professional support through programs and services dedicated to advocacy, counseling, and education for the people of Southwest Louisiana.
Residential, vocational, and academic education plus behavior training, stipend, and basic medical care for young adults, ages 16-24.
Anyone looking for health and wellness information is invited to visit the Center, located in Lafayette, or call for information to be mailed. Offers community education programs and workshops.
The nation's largest and most comprehensive residential education and job training program for at-risk youth, ages 16-24.
Louisiana's online guide to free legal help.
Searchable database of agencies and human services providers in northwest Louisiana.
1-888-442-TEEN 24 Hour
Shelter program that provides immediate assistance to troubled, victimized, runaway, and homeless teens by offering crisis intervention, counseling, shelter, life skills, referral, and advocacy for the youth, and often for the family. Located in Monroe.
Free comprehensive substance abuse treatment program for youth in the Greater New Orleans area.
Searchable database of more than 1,500 health and human service agencies serving Lafayette, Acadiana and beyond.
Programs in Louisiana - and across the nation - that reach out and inspire young people and at-risk youth, including the annual Just Girls conference, community events, and presentations in schools, colleges, prisons, and youth institutions. This ministry was started and is run by Art Moore, ex-NFL football star, and his wife, Gail, recording artist.
TAKE POSITIVE ACTION TO HELP YOUR TEEN AND HEAL YOUR FAMILY
Visit Youth Who Drop Out.
This advocacy handbook is for parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents, foster parents, family friends, and other guardians who have a young person caught up in the Louisiana juvenile court system and locked up in a juvenile facility.
Visit Alcohol and Teen Drinking.
Visit Teen Depression.
Visit Adolescent Sex Offenders.
Protects the rights of persons with mental or physical disabilities through legal representation, information and referral, outreach and training. Visit Special Education.
Resource and support network, referral service, education programs, parent and adult services for Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arkansas. Visit ADD/ADHD.
Enables and empowers Louisiana families of individuals with special needs (physical, mental, emotional, academic) through an effective coordinated network of resources, support, and services. Visit Special Education.
Statewide membership-based organization dedicated to creating a better life for all of Louisiana’s youth, especially those who are involved, or at risk of becoming involved in the juvenile justice system. Visit When Your Teen is in Trouble with the Law.
Statewide law and advocacy center dedicated to juvenile justice reform.
Support, education, and advocacy to families of persons with severe brain disorders. Visit Bipolar Disorder.
Louisiana Clearinghouse for Missing and Exploited Children
Statewide network of battered women's programs, supportive organizations, and individuals who share the goal of ending violence against women and children in Louisiana. Visit Abuse: Physical, Emotional, Sexual, Neglect.
organization focused on the needs of children and youth
Private nonprofit organization of the state's sexual assault crisis centers, as well as other agencies and individuals concerned about sexual violence. Visit Abuse: Physical, Sexual, Emotional, Neglect.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) works to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking. Visit Alcohol and Teen Drinking.
Works to eliminate hazing, bullying and/or abusive acts towards our children by education, communication and legislation. Visit What Should Parents and Teachers Know About Bullying?
Family support, education and advocacy for people with mental illness and those who share their lives. Visit Counseling and Therapy.
Volunteer-based organization dedicated to preventing the abuse and neglect of our state’s children. Visit Abuse: Physical, Emotional, Sexual, Neglect.
Parent training and information center for the State of Louisiana. Assists parents in securing a free, appropriate public education for their children with special needs. Visit Special Education.
Support, education, and advocacy. Visit Abuse: Physical, Sexual, Emotional, Neglect.
HOTLINES AND HELPLINES
Child Abuse Hotline
Domestic Violence/Abuse Hotline
National Suicide Hotline
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