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


Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority Announces Board Chair and Vice Chair

The Board of Directors of Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority named Rose Gilbert as Chairperson and Rashain Carriere-Williams as Vice Chairperson. Their terms of office begin in October 2018.

Rose Gilbert, a resident of Harahan, currently works with the School Leadership Center. She has two decades of experience as a professional advocate on behalf of home and community-based services and people with disabilities.

“It’s an honor to be in this position and to serve our community in this way,” said Gilbert.

Rashain Carriere-Williams, JPHSA Board Vice Chair and a resident of Terrytown, currently works as the Senior Director of Program Operations with Boys Town Louisiana for families of children with mental health concerns. Carriere-Williams earned a Master of Public Health and a Master of Social Work from Tulane University.

“As a board we really want to focus on the mission and the vision of JPHSA,” said Carriere-Williams.

More JPHSA news is available here.