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 for or submit an appointment request online. Same-day and next-day primary care appointments available upon request. Learn more about JeffCare treatment and services and our children’s mental health services.

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.

Looking for mental health services for children and teens? We can help.


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. 

Looking for mental health services for children and teens? We can help.


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.

Financial Information

JPHSA provides many services and supports at low cost or free of charge. We accept Medicaid, Medicare, and many private health insurances. Those without health insurance are always welcome! You will never be turned away for your inability to pay.


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

Virtual Visits Now Available

JPHSA is here and available with JeffCare virtual visits in behavioral health and primary care.  Call or fill out an online request for an appointment.



Special Recognition for Human Resources

JPHSA’s Board of Directors recognized the Human Resources (HR) department for passing its annual State Civil Service Compliance Audit with 100% compliance. Board Chair Shawnta Gardener-Taylor, MS, LPC, presented HR with a letter of appreciation and special recognition to department head Melanie Williams-Sylvester for her team’s accomplishments.


JPHSA COVID-19 Updates

  • JPHSA is currently offering Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations to people 18 years of age and older. Please call JPHSA’s JeffCare at 504-838-5257 to schedule your appointment in Metairie or Marrero.
  • Other COVID-19 vaccination locations, including ones in Jefferson Parish, are available on the Louisiana Department of Health website.
  • In response to COVID-19, JPHSA has implemented many precautions to keep staff members and service recipients safe.
  • JPHSA has curated a community resource guide for area residents.

JPHSA Seeks New Board Members

Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority is currently seeking Board members for the following positions:

  • Addictive Disorders, Professional
  • Addictive Disorders, Advocacy
  • Development Disabilities, Professional
  • Judicial Representative

Read more JPHSA news.