Youth & Family Services
My Community Cares (MCC) is a community-driven, neighborhood-based approach that brings children and families who have lived experience in the child welfare system, community members, and agency partners together to co-design and implement a network of quality services and supports. Services include: needs assessment, parent and community cafes, advocacy, and solution-based case management. Families who are eligible for MCC services live in zip codes 70802, 70805, and 70806, who are involved or at-risk of becoming involved in foster care or kinship care. Recruiting community members and leaders to participate in Neighborhood or Parish Support Teams.
Independent Living provides life skills training to youth currently in foster care ages 14- 17 years old and case management to young adults who have aged out of foster care ages 18-23 years old. Independent living provides services to East and West Baton Rouge, East and West Feliciana, Pointe Coupee, and Iberville.