If you’re a youth or young adult in need of help now, reach out to us in one of the following ways:

 

Send us a message

On Facebook or Instagram—our counselors will confidentially walk you through the process of getting help.

Call us

225.343.6300

Email us

info@youthoasis.org

Visit us

260 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, LA, 70806

Access the state support system

www.dss.state.la.us/ or call 888-524-3578

If you feel you are in immediate danger:

Call 911. 

If you’re contemplating suicide:

Please call 1-800-273-8255 to talk with someone toll free, 24-hours a day.

 
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Youth Center

Provides emergency shelter, food, clothing, counseling and healthcare referrals for youth ages 10-17. The goal of this program is to reunite young people with their families or locate appropriate alternative placements.

 

Serves ages 10-17

  • Shelter
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Counseling
  • On-site Tutoring
 

Transition Center

Serving young adults ages 18-25, this program is designed to help participants transition out of care and into adult life. Residents of the center pay a minimum amount in rent and utilities and receive: career and life-skills training, counseling, case management, and GED assistance.

 

Serves ages 18-25

  • Affordable housing
  • Intensive case management
  • Independent living skills
  • Career training
  • Counseling
  • Community Resource Referrals
  • GED assistance
 

Diversity House

Geared towards the specific needs of homeless and at-risk LGBTQ+ individuals, Diversity House provides transitional housing, intensive case management, support services, and an affirming, safe environment for youth ages 16-21 who identify on the LGBTQ+ spectrum. Find out more here

 

Serves ages 16-21
who identify as LGBTQ+

  • Specialized case management and support services
  • Housing
  • Counseling
  • Life skills training
  • Community Resource Referrals