JPHSA recently received a successful four-year reaccreditation for all JPHSA programs from the Council on Accreditation. This continues JPHSA’s streak of over a decade of continuously positive and expedited accreditations. The reaccreditation process helps maintain and certify high quality standards for JPHSA programs and services.

JeffCare Community Health Center

Family Medicine & Behavioral Health

Located in Metairie and Marrero

  • Pediatrics, primary care & mental health care for children and teens
  • Primary care & behavioral health care for adults
  • Friendly & professional staff committed to your wellness
  • Convenient locations 
  • Insured & uninsured welcome
  • Affordable services, including sliding fee discount scale

We’d love to see you. Call 504-838-5257 to schedule an appointment. Some telehealth appointments are available.


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 or email  

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



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.


East Jefferson Health Center
3616 S. I-10 Service Road W.
Suite 100
Metairie, LA  70001  504-838-5257
Hours: Monday – Friday | 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

West Jefferson Health Center
5001 West Bank Expressway
Suite 100
Marrero, LA  70072   504-349-8833
Hours: Monday – Friday | 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Eunoia Center Walk-In Crisis Support Now Open 24/7

Eunoia Center, JPHSA’s crisis respite program located in Marrero, is expanding service hours to twenty-four hours a day every day of the week. In-person, immediate support for crisis is now available to Jefferson Parish residents ages 18 and older with a provider referral or by self-referral. Call 504-332-7777 to get support or for more details.

New JPHSA Medication Disposal Drop Boxes Brings Total to 13

JPHSA Behavioral Health Community Services is proud to announce two new boxes at Ochsner Pharmacy & Wellness – Clearview and Ochsner Pharmacy & Wellness – Elmwood. Did you know that keeping medications unsecured in your home or throwing them in the trash can leave your family, pets, and community at risk? Bring your unused, unwanted, or expired medicines to a medication drop box for safe disposal. It’s an easy, anonymous way to safely discard of controlled substances and keep waterways clean. These boxes are made possible by JPHSA, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, and many community partners.

JPHSA Welcomes New Board Member

JPHSA welcomes James N. Guidry to its Board of Directors. Guidry, a resident of Metairie, has decades of experience of working in law enforcement, the Louisiana Air National Guard, training, and program development. He currently serves as the Sergeant Crisis Intervention Team Coordinator for Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Want to Serve Your Community? Join the Board!

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

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

Contact for more information.


This litigation may affect your rights. Please read carefully this entire notice at this LINK about a class action lawsuit against the SECRETARY of the Louisiana Department of Health and the LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. This class action suit, A.A. et al. v. Abraham et al., seeks to improve the mental health services that are available and provided to children and youth under age 21 who are on Medicaid. If you or a child in your care is a Medicaid recipient under age 21 who has been unable to get Medicaid home or community-based mental health or behavioral health services, please contact the Southern Poverty Law Center at: or 1-800-358-2337.


JPHSA is committed to providing quality behavioral health, developmental disabilities, and primary care services and supports. Make a difference in the community and join our team today. Learn more about our current postings for employment.

Need Additional Resources in Jefferson Parish?

For more resources available in our community, check out JPHSA’s Jefferson Parish Resource Guide

This guide contains information on local/regional services, resources, and programs for these needs: abuse/violence/sexual assault/stalking survivor, crisis, dental, employment, formerly incarcerated, HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections, homelessness, hunger and food insecurity, immigrant, intellectual/developmental disabilities, LGBTQI+, mental health, older adults/seniors, prescription assistance, primary care, problem gambling, rent and utility assistance, substance use prevention and treatment, transportation, women’s health, and youth.