Adolescent Support Services


capital area human services

4615 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone:(225) 925-1906

Capital Area Human Services provides responsive services on a sliding-scale fee for adolescents, individuals, and families in need of adult mental health and addiction services, children/adolescent emotional health and substance abuse support, prevention services, and support for children with developmental disabilities.

With over 25 different programs at 9 different sites across South Louisiana, CAHS is committed to providing comprehensive care to families and individuals.


early steps services

Brian Jakes Jr.
302 Dulles Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
Phone: 225-925-1370
Email: Email Early Steps 

Early Steps serves children with medical conditions such as cognitive, motor, vision, hearing, communication, socio-emotional or adaptive development delays from birth to age 3. Early Steps strives to improve families’ capacities to enhance their child’s development.

in loving arms pediatric health center

6637 North Foster Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70811
Phone: 225-359-9777
Email: Email In Loving Arms

In Loving Arms Pediatric Day Health Center provides services for children with medically complex needs such as mobility limitations, developmental disabilities, and medical issues.

post trauma institute

2798 O'Neal Lane
Building D
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-751-5412

Post Trauma Institute assists families of children with mental health disorders with medication management, and provides a variety of treatment modalities to get kids back on track to a normal and happy childhood.

the emerge center

7784 Innovation Park Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
Phone: 225-343-4232

With an emphasis on autism and communication challenges, The Emerge Center offers psychological evaluations, behavior therapy, counseling, and consulting services to provide a true continuity of care in Baton Rouge. Emerge offers behavioral and psychological services for children ages 18 months to 18 years.


volunteers of america - parker house

1945 Carolyn Sue Drive
The Reilly Center for Children & Families
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Phone: 225-928-9398

Volunteers of America's - Parker House is the only licensed Therapeutic Group Home in Louisiana for children ages 3-13 who are in the foster care system and have been diagnosed with a severe behavioral disorder or a mental illness. Trained, professional staff are on duty 24 hours a day. Also, outpatient treatment is offered to eligible children and their families to address a variety of mental, emotional, and behavioral needs. Therapists provide counseling to the children in their homes and schools at least once a week.