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. More details about JeffCare treatment and services is available here. More details about children’s mental health services are 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. More details about child and adolescent mental health services are available here.


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.  Additional details about child and adolescent mental health services are available here.


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.

Click here for the latest COVID-19 updates. A COVID-19 resource list is available here.


JPHSA Closed for Holiday

JPHSA and its JeffCare health centers will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27. You can reach a primary care on-call provider at 504-838-5257 and the behavioral health mobile crisis line at 504-832-5123.

JPHSA Announces Staff Member of the Year

Esprit de Corps, JPHSA’s employee-led committee, recently announced Leah Davis, L.C.S.W., M.B.A., as Staff Member of the Year. Davis is employed as a Behavioral Health Program Manager for JeffCare. In her nomination, Davis was recognized as an advocate for change who leads with courtesy, empathy, and respect for both staff members and individuals served. Davis’s positive attitude, strong work ethic, flexibility, and problem solving skills earned her this honor.

JPHSA Recognizes Staff Excellence

Esprit de Corps, JPHSA’s employee-led committee, recently announced La’Trina Leday as the recipient of its “You’re a Gem” Award. Leday is a Prevention Case Manager for Behavioral Health Community Services. In her nomination, she was noted for being an asset to her peers and supervisors and consistently going the extra mile.

More JPHSA news available here.