LOCAL CHILD & FAMILY COUNSELING

METROPOLITAN HUMAN SERVICES DISTRICT

The mission of Metropolitan is to ensure person-centered supports and services are available and provided to eligible individuals with mental illness, addictive disorders and intellectual/developmental disabilities in Orleans, Plaquemines and St. Bernard parishes. Services include: child therapy services, assessments, and school support. 

Location: New Orleans East (also has virtual options)

Serves: adults, children, & families

CENTER FOR HOPE CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES, LLC

Center for Hope offers a strength-based approach, with the client and family involved in the entire rehabilitation process from assessment to implementation of an individualized service recovery plan. Services are aimed at improving and enhancing family functioning, family relationships, peer relationships, educational needs, medical/mental health needs, employment/vocational needs, psychosocial needs and equipping parents to deal with their child’s mental illness.

Locations: New Orleans East & Slidell

Serves: children, adults, & families

  

ASPIRING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

Aspiring Behavioral Health Services is a team of highly qualified professionals committed to helping children and families using effective treatment modalities. The staff provides counseling on the skills necessary to remain together, and allow children to grow into healthy and productive adults. Among the youth, the staff fosters strong self-esteem, respect for the community, a sense of purpose, and the development of life skills necessary for the youth to achieve their highest potential.

Location: New Orleans East

Serves: children (1-21 years old) & adults

CRESCENT COMMUNITY OUTREACH, INC

Crescent Community Outreach, Inc. (CCO) philosophical approach is that individuals recovering from mental illness and emotional trauma are able to live, work and thrive in the community.  Treatment is viewed as a partnership with the individual, CCO staff, and when possible, a network of family. Working together, this supportive network enables an individual to heal in a trusted  environment marked by professionalism and skill. CCO offers a comprehensive range of services designed to help adults, children and families cope with varied behavioral health challenges.

Location: New Orleans East

Serves: children (ages 5-17), adults, & families

MILESTONES MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY

Milestones Mental Health Agency provides a variety of mental health services to children/adolescents/young adults (ages 4-21), as well as counseling services to the adults who care for them. Mental Health services for children/adolescents are provided in clients’ homes, schools and other appropriate community locations. Services are provided as part of a comprehensive program available to all Medicaid eligible children and adolescents with significant mental health impairments. Outpatient Counseling services are less intensive services, and are provided via teletherapy, as well as in our office.

Locations: Midcity but provides in-home, school, & virtual appointments

Serves: children & adolescents (4-21 years old)

THE LSUHSC CHILD & FAMILY COUNSELING CLINIC

The LSU Health Child & Family Counseling Clinic is an outpatient mental health clinic designed to provide mental health services to children, adolescents, and their families. The Child & Family Counseling Clinic provides individual, group, and family mental health services as well as evaluations. Appointments may be scheduled by calling 504-556-3451 or emailing cfcc@lsuhsc.edu. Appointments will be scheduled based on clinician availability and scope of practice.

Location: Downtown New Orleans

Serves: children, adolescents, and their families 

DEPAUL COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

The Mission of Ascension DePaul Services of New Orleans is to improve the health and well-being of our community and to be a presence of the love of Jesus in the lives of all we serve and with whom we partner. Services for children, adolescents and young adults include: individual & family assessment/treatment for behavior & attention problems, depression, parent-child relationship problems, and grief, loss and other traumatic events.

Locations: New Orleans East, Gentilly, Higgins, Metairie, & Kenner

Serves: children, adolescents, & young adults (6-24 years old)

CHILDREN'S BUREAU OF NEW ORLEANS

Children’s Bureau provides evidence based counseling services to children and families. We have specialized training to support children and families impacted by a traumatic event, as well as those who have lost a loved one or witnessed and/or been a victim of violence. 

Location: Uptown New Orleans

Serves: children & their families impacted by a trauma event

CHILD COUNSELING ASSOCIATES

Child Counseling Associates specialize in anxiety, depression, trauma & posttraumatic stress disorder, and preschool-age problems.

Location: Metaire

Serves: children & adolescents

 
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ONLINE RESOURCES

CHILDREN & MENTAL HEALTH: IS THIS JUST A STAGE?

WHAT EVERY CHILD NEEDS FOR GOOD MENTAL HEALTH

PTSD IN CHILDREN AND TEENS

9 WAYS TO HELP CHILDREN HANDLE THEIR BIG FEELINGS

LEARN ABOUT COMMON CHILD MENTAL HEALTH TOPICS & CONCERNS AT CHILD MIND.ORG

ANGER, IRRITABILITY, & AGGRESSION IN KIDS