Family Support Services

Care Pregnancy Clinic

3813 N Flannery Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70814
Phone:(225) 275-0100

Department of Children and Family Services

627 N. Fourth St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
1-888-LAHELPU (1-888-524-3578)

DCFS’s vision includes: working together to keep children safe, helping individuals and families become self-sufficient and providing safe refuge during disasters. Programs include: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program, Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP), Child Support Enforcement Services, Louisiana Combined Application Project (LaCAP).

Family Court

Parish of East Baton Rouge
300 North Boulevard, Fourth Floor
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801

FOAM – Fathers on a Mission

1120 Govt. St.

Baton Rouge LA, 70802


Foundation for Louisiana

4354 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Suite 100
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816
(225) 383-1672
Toll-Free: 1-877-helpla1 (1-877-435-7521)

The mission of the Foundation for Louisiana is to invest in people and practices that work to reduce vulnerability and build stronger, more sustainable communities statewide.

Know For Sure Pregnancy Care Center

3813 N Flannery Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70814
Phone:(225) 408-8171

Planned Parenthood

Baton Rouge Health Center
3955 Government Street, Suite 2
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone:(225) 387-1167

St. Vincent de Paul Bishop Ott Sweet Dream Shelter
1623 Convention St.
(225) 383-7341

Volunteers of America

7389 Florida Blvd Ste 101A
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone: (225) 387-0061
Fax: (225) 381-7963

Families Helping Families of Louisiana

The purpose of the Louisiana Association of Families Helping Families is to provide a mechanism for its members to share management expertise, strategies and resources that enhance the capacity of regional Families Helping Families Centers to serve their constituents in an efficient and cost-effective manner, as well as to provide a protocol for both fiscal and programmatic accountability for each FHF Center with an established membership criteria.

LaCAN (Louisiana Citizens for Action Now)

5615 Corporate Blvd Ste. 500B

Baton Rouge, La 70807 

(225) 342-6804

LaCAN is a statewide grassroots network of individuals and families who have worked together since 1988 advocating for a system that supports individuals to live in their own homes rather than having to move to a facility to receive needed services. Specifically, they have advocated for implementation of Louisiana’s Community and Family Support System Plan.


DART provides safe housing to assist a woman in escaping from a threatening or dangerous situation. Women and their children may stay confidentially for a limited time at no charge. The shelter does not house men, but DART will assist battered men in finding safe places to stay. If you need assistance with emergency safe housing, please contact our shelter at (888) 411-1333.

Odyssey House Louisiana

Physical Address:
1125 North Tonti
New Orleans, LA 70119
Ph: (504) 821-9211
Administrative Fax*: (504) 324-8614

Child Care Assistance

Economic Stability parish office in Louisiana. Or call 1-888-524-3578 for additional details, including application sites.

Head Start Services

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) – Provides assistance to families to help pay for the child care needed in order to work, or attend school or training.

Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP) – Provides temporary cash assistance to eligible low-income families who need assistance for children.

Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP) – Provides cash assistance for eligible children who reside with qualified relatives other than parents.

Department of Children and Family Services (SNAP – food stamps)

To apply for benefits, call 1-888-LAHELPU or visit

YWCA Greater Baton Rouge

8120 Kelwood Ave

Baton Rouge, LA 70806