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.

Local Resources: CAUW 2-1-1

Call 211; Text 898-211; search online Public Resource Directory

 
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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 Living Program

Serving young adults ages 17-21, this program is designed to help participants transition out of care and into adult life. The TLP provides dorm-style housing, intensive case management, support services, and life skills training while residents work towards high school diploma or GED completion.

 

Serves ages 17-21

  • Specialized case management and support services

  • Housing

  • Counseling

  • Life skills training

  • Community Resource Referrals

 

Diversity House: Transitional Housing

Geared towards the specific needs of homeless and at-risk LGBTQ+ individuals, Diversity House residents pay a minimum amount in rent and utilities and receive: career training, counseling, case management, GED assistance, and an affirming, safe environment for young adults ages 18-24 who identify on the LGBTQ+ spectrum.

 

Serves ages 18-24

  • Affordable housing

  • Intensive case management

  • Independent living skills

  • Career training

  • Counseling

  • Community Resource Referrals

  • GED assistance