Baton Rouge Contract Providers
Baton Rouge - Region 2
20th Judicial District Attorney’s Office – provides early intervention services to approximately 20 male and female at-risk children, ages 5-14, in 8 schools in East and West Feliciana to create a seamless link between the family system, the school system, the social services system and the legal system.
Allen's Consultation and Training - Druesilla’s Place - Allen's Consultation and Training, Inc. operates a residential program which serves males 10-17 years of age. They provide services aimed at promoting social and emotional adjustment, enhancing life skills and independent living skills; and eliminating destructive behavioral patterns. This program serves approximately 10 male youth.
Associated Marine Institute – AMI Kids Baton Rouge is a community-based structured day treatment program designed to provide enhanced community supervision/support, educational remediation, rehabilitative services, vocational services and behavior modification for youth referred by OJJ in a non-residential program setting. This program allows youth to remain in the family home while ensuring that both the educational needs of youth and public safety are met. Referred youth typically have experienced problems in traditional school settings and may have been suspended and/or expelled. Referrals are made by OJJ staff. The program serves male and female youth ages 12 through 18 in the Baton Rouge region. The youth may be under the supervision or in OJJ custody, and/or in need of non-residential program services. The youth may be at risk of removal from their home for placement in residential care.
Baton Rouge Bar Foundation - Teen Court of Greater Baton Rouge provides prevention/diversion services to approximately 75 male and female youth per year, ages 11-18, in the Baton Rouge region.
Cadence of Acadiana serves youth under the supervision or in OJJ custody by facilitating their transition from an out-of-home placement back to the community and family environment. This program serves approximately 84 youth in the Baton Rouge area.
Challenge and Development Center is a community-based structured behavioral treatment program that serves youth adjudicated delinquent or in need of services. This program is for residential services for males between 12 to 18 years of age, in OJJ custody. Regional OJJ offices throughout the state may submit referrals; however, emphasis is placed on providing services to the youth in their own region to allow for increased family participation in planning and service delivery. Youth typically present with a wide range of difficult emotional and behavioral challenges. Treatment interventions address moderate to severe behavioral/emotional problems, runaway behavior, sexual offenses, physical aggressiveness and low intellectual functioning. This program serves 12 male youth.
East Baton Rouge Parish Department of Juvenile Services contracts with OJJ through the federal Title IV-E program to provide probation services to adjudicated youth between the ages of 11-17.
Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge provides family preservation services to approximately 42 male and female youth and their families, ages 10-21, in the Baton Rouge region.
Gulf Coast Teaching Family Services is a community-based program that provides goal-directed, highly structured, mentoring and tracker services to youth under OJJ supervision or custody. Custody youth may be referred to the program for short term services, such as support during furloughs. Mentors/Trackers assist the youth and family in allowing the youth to remain in the family home while ensuring youth and public safety. OJJ refers youth between the ages of 10 and 20 (male and female) determined to need additional intervention and supportive services to succeed in their community.
Harmony Center, Inc. has five programs:
• A.B. Horne is a transitional living program that helps older, homeless youth achieve self-sufficiency and avoid long-term dependency on social services through stable, safe living conditions, skills training, and support services. This program serves approximately eight male youth between the ages of 16 and 20.
• The Supervised Independent Living Apartments are part of a transitional living program that helps older, homeless youth achieve self-sufficiency and avoid long-term dependency on social services through stable, safe living conditions, skills training, and support services. This program serves approximately eight male youth between the ages of 16 and 21.
• Shirley's Den Group Home is a residential program with a therapeutic program designed to be supportive of delinquent status offenders, and helps stabilize and decrease maladaptive, disruptive, and dangerous behaviors while developing Life Coping and Independent Living Skills. This program serves approximately 12 male youth between the ages of 12 and 17.
• Harmony III Group Home provides a residential treatment program for male youth aged 12-17, who are adjudicated delinquent or in need of services. This program serves 10 male youths.
• Camelia Group Home provides a residential treatment program for male youth aged 12-17, who are adjudicated delinquent or in need of services. This program serves 12 male youths.
Louisiana Health and Rehab Center - Awakening Emergency Shelter is an emergency shelter that provides shelter, counseling, and related services to children and adolescents in need of a safe place to stay. This program serves approximately 10 male youth, ages 8 to 17.
National Mentor Healthcare - Louisiana Mentor provides residential "host home" services for males and females primarily between the ages of 12-18 years who are placed in the custody of the Office of Juvenile Justice. This program serves 7 youths, who are placed in “host homes” located either in the Baton Rouge or Hammond regions.