The mission of Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority is individuals and families in Jefferson Parish affected by Mental Illness, Addictive Disorders or Developmental Disabilities shall live full, independent and productive lives to the greatest extent possible for available resources, including the integration of primary care into clinical services.
"We promise courtesy, empathy, and respect in meeting the expectations of those we serve and each other."
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Position Available at JPHSA
The following position is available within the Authority:
Community Service Professional 1 – JeffCare Division
The position is post as a probationary appointment. The appointment can be filled at the 1, 2, or 3 levels depending on the qualifications of the selected applicant. This positing will close at 11:59 pm on 5/10/15.
Preferred qualifications: Experience providing health education in a physical health, mental health, and substance use disorders settings.
To apply for this position, click on the link below:
Once connected, the search page will appear. Scroll down to the section labeled “Agency.” Next, scroll down the agency list. Select “DHH-Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority,” then select “Apply Search” at the bottom of the page. Any vacancies at JPHSA will appear along with the closing date for each posting.
Select the position of interest, click “Apply,” and follow the steps. Once the vacancy closes, the position will no longer be accessible. For questions regarding the vacancy, please contact Connie Dupard, Human Resources Director, Human Resources, at 504-838-5586.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
During the month of May, the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) and the rest of the country are bringing awareness to mental illness. Each year, we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care. This week we are recognizing Children's Mental Health Awareness.
Join JPHSA in raising awareness for mental health month. The above statistics were provided by NAMI. For more information, visit NAMI’s website at www.nami.org
Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority (JPHSA) implemented changes in sliding fees for the primary care and behavioral healthcare services provided in our JeffCare Health Centers.
To be considered for a continuation of reduced fees for services provided after July 1, 2014, a Discounted Fee Application (En Espanol) and all required documentation must be submitted. Required documentation includes:
Applications and required documentation may be mailed to the attention to the Office Manager or hand delivered to the front desk at the Health Center where services are received.
Beginning July 1, if your continued eligibility for sliding fees is determined, you will be informed of the percent of the charges you are responsible to pay at the time of services. If you are no longer eligible, you will be informed of the full fees you are responsible to pay.
For any questions or assistance with completing the application, call 349-8839 and leave a message. A staff member will return your call within 24 hours.
Job vacancies are posted on the Louisiana Civil Service web site at http://www.civilservice.la.gov
JPHSA only accepts State Applications sent in response to a posted vacancy. Any questions regarding job postings can be directed to Scott Leonard via email at email@example.com