LA Coordinated System of Care

Swanson Center for Youth at Monroe



4701 South Grand St., Monroe, LA 71202
Tel. 318.362.5000
Fax. 318.651.4806

Director R. Vickie Shoecraft
Deputy Director Eric Washington
Asst. Director Basil Richards


Treatment Programs:

  • Mental Health Treatment Unit (systemwide)
  • Transitional Mental Health Unit (systemwide)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Sex Offender Treatment - clinic based program
  • Substance Abuse –dorm and clinic based programs 
  • Pre-release/Life Skills
  • Anger Management
  • Victim Awareness
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Healthy Masculinity
  • Cognitive Behavior Program (Thinking for a Change)
  • Victory Transitional Treatment Unit (systemwide)

Educational Programs

  • Southside Alternative High School
  • General Education (Regular and Special Education) 
  • Options 
  • Pre-GED, GED Course work
  • Carnegie Units

Vocational Education  

  • Welding
  • Carpentry
  • Horticulture
  • OSHA 


VISITATION:  Please go to "Visitation Link" for rules and policy regarding visits.

are every Saturday and Sunday
Hours: 12:00pm-4:00pm 
No one admitted after 3:30 p.m.
No more than 3 visitors at a time

Swanson Center for Youth
4701 South Grand St.,
Monroe, LA 71202
Tel. (318) 362-5000

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