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."
After hours, nights, and weekends 504-832-5123
2015 JPHSA Public Forum
JPHSA invites you to participate in the 2015 JPHSA Public Forum. This is a statewide effort to hear from the community on issues related to addictive disorders and prevention services. We want you to share your comments, concerns and experiences with addictive disorders and prevention services in the State of Louisiana and in Jefferson Parish. There will be presentations by the Office of Behavioral Health including implementation of integrated Primary Care and Behavioral Health Services.
“Change is the Necessary Constant”
The Louisiana Strategy for Integrated Healthcare
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Jane O’Brien Chatelain West Bank Regional Library
2751 Manhattan Boulevard
Harvey, LA 70058
1 pm – 4 pm
This forum will assist JPHSA in identifying and prioritizing the needs of our Parish relative to addictive disorders issues. Together, we can increase awareness and encourage advocacy to better serve the citizens of Jefferson Parish.
Anyone in need of transportation may contact The Extra Mile to arrange a ride by calling 504-349-0014.
Kindly share this information with associates and friends. If you have any questions regarding the Forum, please email Tammy Valenti at email@example.com
Sponsored by Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority (JPHSA) and the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH).
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority wants to raise awareness for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month by asking that you join in the campaign to celebrate togetherness with the National Association of Councils for Developmental Disabilities. Join the celebration by sharing photos, stories and videos of people with and without disabilities participating together in community life with the hashtag #sidebyside. For more information on how to participate, please visit www.laddc.org
2015 Jefferson Parish Community Resource Fair
The 2015 Jefferson Parish Community Resource Fair is scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10 am to 2 pm at Clearview Mall in Metairie.
The year’s fair includes: Resources on Education; Employment; Early Intervention; Transition; Support Groups; Community Supports; Service Providers; Developmental Disabilities; Mental Health; Vocational Rehabilitation; Counseling; Recreation; and, Door Prizes.
The 2015 Community Resource Fair is sponsored by: Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority; Families Helping Families; Jefferson Parish Public School System; Louisiana Workforce Commission; and, Amerigroup RealSolutions.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org