Family Medicine at JeffCare

  • Primary care for infants, children, adolescents, and adults
  • Annual wellness checks for all ages, including geriatric services
  • Integrated primary care & behavioral health services
  • Vaccinations and immunizations
  • Treatment for colds, flu, & other illnesses
  • Management of hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol, obesity & other chronic conditions
  • Women’s health exams
  • Smoking cessation treatment
  • Health education
  • Care coordination and referrals
  • On-site pharmacy
  • Child-friendly, separate children’s waiting rooms

Behavioral Health at JeffCare

  • Behavioral health evaluation
  • Mental health & substance use treatment
  • Behavioral health medication management
  • Ambulatory Opiate Detox, Recovery & Wellness
  • Evidence-based and best practice therapies (CBT, DBT, etc.)
  • Crisis intervention
  • Care coordination and referrals
  • On-site pharmacy
  • Child-friendly, separate children’s waiting rooms

Locations & Appointments

East Jefferson Health Center
3616 S. I-10 Service Road W.

Suite 100
Metairie, LA  70001   504-838-5257

West Jefferson Health Center
5001 West Bank Expressway

Suite 100
Marrero, LA  70072   504-349-8833

Health Center Hours
Monday-Friday | 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Call for more information or an appointment. You can also request an appointment online here. After 4:30 p.m., you can reach a primary care on-call provider and a behavioral health mobile crisis line at 504-838-5257.

Note: New extended hours for primary care appointments! East Jefferson Health Center and West Jefferson Health Center are now open at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesdays, and West Jefferson Health Center is now open until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays.

Priority admission and preference for substance use treatment given in the following order: pregnant women who inject drugs, pregnant women with other substance use disorders, and others who inject drugs.


 Payment & Insurance

Already covered?

We welcome patients with many private insurances and patients with Medicaid and Medicare. Call for more information.

Don’t have insurance?

We’re dedicated to helping you access health care. JeffCare’s sliding fee scale is based on household income and size. Call for details.

Medicaid and Marketplace application assistance is available here.

Our enrollment counselors conduct interviews in person and complete applications online to help you navigate the application process. Health Insurance Marketplace application assistance is also available. All application services are free. Call for details. If you are interested in applying for Medicaid online yourself, the application is available here.


 Ways to Give

JeffCare, a program of JPHSA, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit entity and accepts donations, memorial gifts, and other forms of giving. If you wish to support quality, affordable health care in our community, please send a check made out to “JeffCare, a program of JPHSA” with “Donation” written in the note portion of the check to the attention of DONATION at JeffCare, 3616 S. I-10 Service Road W., Suite 100, Metairie, LA  70001.                                                       


JeffCare Wellness News

Get Connected With JeffCare 

Make your life easier and sign up for JeffCare’s Patient Portal. Provide your email address to a staff member, and you can schedule non-urgent appointments, request prescription refills, ask the nurse a question, and much, much more. Take charge of your wellness from the comfort of your own computer or smartphone.

Improve Your Health This National Women’s Health Week in May and Beyond

Women can take many steps to work towards better health. To improve your physical and mental health, you can:

•  Visit a doctor or nurse for a well-woman visit (checkup) and preventive screenings.

•  Get active.

•  Eat healthy.

•  Pay attention to mental health, including getting enough sleep and managing stress.

•  Visit https://www.womenshealth.gov/nwhw to find out what other steps you can take at any age to take control of your health.

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