Integrated Behavioral Health & Family Medicine

JeffCare provides fully integrated primary care and behavioral health services for children and adults from two Community Health Centers in East Jefferson and West Jefferson.

  • Friendly & professional staff
  • Convenient locations
  • Expert, affordable care for all ages
  • Committed to your wellness

We’d love to see you. Call 504-838-5257 or request a JeffCare appointment here. Same-day and next-day primary care appointments available upon request. More details about JeffCare treatment and services is available here


Behavioral Health Community Services

Behavioral Health Community Services brings treatment and support where people live and work. All behavioral health therapies and supports are individualized.

  • Individual & family therapies
  • Evidence-based and best practices
  • Day & evening appointments
  • Substance use prevention & treatment

Call 504-846-6901 for assistance. 


Developmental Disabilities Community Services

Developmental Disabilities Community Services supports and serves individuals with special needs and helps them to live full, healthy, independent, and productive lives. 

  • Knowledgeable service teams
  • Person-centered planning
  • Home & community-based support
  • Services for individuals & families

Call 504-838-5424 for assistance. 


Mobile Crisis Line & Primary Care On-Call

After hours, nights, and weekends, you can reach a primary care on-call provider at 504-838-5257 and a behavioral health mobile crisis line at 504-832-5123. If you are experiencing an emergency, please go to the nearest hospital or dial 911.


Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority (JPHSA) envisions a Jefferson Parish in which individuals and families affected by Mental Illness, Addictive Disorders, and/or Developmental Disabilities shall live full, healthy, independent and productive lives to the greatest extent possible for available resources.

Service Statement

“We promise courtesy, empathy, and respect in meeting the expectations of those we serve and each other.”


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


JPHSA Announces New Board Vice Chairperson

Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority welcomes Shawnta Gardener-Taylor, M.S., LPC, as the new Vice Chairperson for the JPHSA Board of Directors. Gardener-Taylor, a resident of Harvey, has over a decade of experience in social services for youth and adolescents. She is currently employed as a Licensed Mental Health Professional with Family Care. She has served on the JPHSA Board in the Mental Health Professional position since February of 2019.

“I’m looking forward to this new journey with JPHSA,” Gardner-Taylor said. “JPHSA has so many exciting things happening in the new year. I look forward to being a part of it in this new role.”

Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority Recognizes Staff Member

Esprit de Corps, JPHSA’s employee-led committee, recently announced Dannie Solomon as the recipient of its Bright Light Award. Solomon, a resident of New Orleans, is a Maintenance Repairer at JPHSA. He was recognized as a valued member of his team who greets each day with a smile and positive attitude. Solomon’s dependability, efficiency, and willingness to assist others earned him this award.

More JPHSA news available here.