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

More information about Behavioral Health Community Services is available here. 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

More information about Developmental Disabilities Community Services is available here. 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 New Board Member

Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority welcomes Mia Kacmarcik Sanders, LCSW, to its Board of Directors. Kacmarcik Sanders, a resident of Metairie, is currently employed as a therapist in private practice and as a substance abuse care manager with the Daughters of Charity. She has experience in psychotherapeutic care and program implementation. She has also worked as an adjunct faculty member at Tulane School of Social Work.

The Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities Holds Community Meetings About Tiered Waiver System

In March and April, the Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) will hold community meetings to share information regarding their move to a Tiered Waiver System. Individuals or family members who are currently on the New Opportunity Waiver Request for Services Registry (known as “the waiting list”) are invited to attend. Locations, times, and more details about the meetings are available here.

Home and Community-Based Services Setting Transition Plan Meeting in Metairie in May

The Office of Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) will host Family Forums in each region in Louisiana to let individuals with developmental disabilities and their families know what changes to expect from their waiver provider. On Monday, May 7
at East Bank Regional Library/Napoleon Room at 4747 W. Napoleon Avenue, the Family Forum will take place from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

Families can also keep up with the latest developments by going to the OCDD Home and Community-Based Services Setting Transition Plan webpage here.

More JPHSA news can be found here.