The Bridge Center for Hope is committed to providing pathways to treatment for people experiencing behavioral health issues and to linking providers to create an integrated continuum of care from prevention to rehabilitation. We partner with organizations and agencies throughout East Baton Rouge Parish to connect you to the support and services you need and help heal the whole person.

Below you'll find a list of some of the providers within the East Baton Rouge community that provide additional services.

Behavioral Health Resources

The Bridge Center is proud to partner with Mayor Broome’s Behavioral Health Task Force, part of the Mayor’s HealthyBR initiative. The task force consists of a coalition of over 40 organizations whose mission is to promote and connect behavioral health resources to the people of Baton Rouge.

The HealthyBR Resource Database connects residents of Baton Rouge with essential clinical and social services.

211 Helpline

211 partners with more than 200 agencies across the country to connect you to the best local resources and help available. Many different kinds of organizations operate the 211 service, including United Ways, Goodwill, Community Action Partnerships, and local crisis centers.

From finding help paying your bills to disaster services like shelters, emergency food, evacuation assistance, and clean-up resources, the 211 line can connect you with the help you need.

988 Crisis Line

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a United States-based suicide prevention network of over 200+ crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. Just dial the number 9-8-8 to be connected to help. It is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

VIA LINK Crisis Chat

VIA LINK maintains a database of over 4,500 organizations and programs that provide a wide range of services, from mental health facilities to housing to financial assistance and public services. Find the help you need.


SAMHSA's mission is to lead public health and service delivery efforts that promote mental health, prevent substance misuse, and provide treatments and supports to foster recovery while ensuring equitable access and better outcomes. Find Support for issues with mental health, drugs, or alcohol.

Open Health Care Clinic

Open Health Care Clinic is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), that uses a sliding-fee system to welcome all patients, including those who are uninsured, financially disadvantaged, and who have historically had difficulty accessing healthcare.

Capital Area Human Services

Capital Area Human Services was established by the Louisiana Legislature in 1996 and was enacted in 1997 to operate and manage the publicly funded, community-based programs and services for mental health, addictive disorders, developmental disabilities, and co-occurring disorders in the parishes of Ascension, East and West Baton Rouge, East and West Feliciana, Iberville, and Pointe Coupee.

The BRidge Agency

The BRidge Agency is a multipurpose caring organization with a collective of volunteers and professionals working together to provide opportunities for advancement for disinvested communities. The program oversees the day-to-day provision of resources and essentials for citizens who reside within certain crime hot spot zip codes and collaborates with entities and other resources on behalf of the underserved population to refer those in need to other available services.

CareSouth Medical & Dental

CareSouth is a private nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center that provides a comprehensive range of community-based medical, dental, and behavioral health services. The health center is guided by a consumer-majority volunteer board of directors whose mission is to provide comprehensive, affordable, high-quality health care with compassion and respect for all. The experienced team offers a broad range of medical, dental, and behavioral health services at four locations.

Hope Ministries

Hope Ministries' mission is to prevent homelessness and promote self-sufficiency and dignity. Hope Ministries' The Way to Work workforce development program helps individuals who face employment barriers learn skills necessary to obtain and retain sustainable employment through an individualized success plan using the classroom, one-on-one financial, career, and success coaching for the client. In addition, Client Choice food pantry provides supplemental food for impoverished families in the 70805-zip code.

National Alliance
on Mental Illness (BR)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Baton Rouge provides Family to Family Support Group, a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition, gaining insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences. NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is for individuals affected by mental health issues. To learn more, call Marilyn Trueil (225) 252-7434, Daphne Grady (225) 769-0361, or Florence Day (225) 241-7927.

Mid-City Redevelopment Alliance

Mid-City Redevelopment Homeownership Center, a program of Mid-City Redevelopment Alliance, is a community resource that provides comprehensive wrap-around services such as education and counseling to individuals interested in preservation, and community building and engagement. Designed primarily for low to moderate-income families.

Louisiana Cognitive Development Center

The Cognitive Development Center of Baton Rouge offers mental and behavioral health services, multisystemic therapy services, intensive outpatient substance abuse therapy, and medication management with one of the on-staff Psychiatrists. The age range starts at six (five-year-old clients are accepted with a PCP referral).

Louisiana Mental Health Association's Fisher Project

Louisiana Mental Health Association's Fisher Project is a comprehensive suicide prevention and recovery support program. Certified Peer Support Specialists provide ongoing assessments, suicide risk screening, safety planning, discharge planning, warm handoffs to treatment, and transition care. Eligible participants are ages 18 and above, a resident of Louisiana, and at an increased risk for suicide.

Balm of Gilead Christian Counseling Center

Balm of Gilead Christian Counseling Center takes a systems-oriented approach to counseling. Goal setting takes into account all aspects of life. As a result, clients can strive toward well-rounded solutions. Client interaction can take several forms, including individual, couple, and family interactions.

St. Vincent de Paul

St Vincent de Paul is an international, nonprofit, charitable organization that has a rich history of service to the needy of our community located.

Oceans Healthcare

Oceans Healthcare is a nationally recognized provider of behavioral healthcare services. Through our inpatient hospitals and outpatient treatment programs, Oceans is improving access to care and filling a critical need in the communities we serve.


Louisiana Association of Substance Abuse Counselors and Trainers (LASACT) is dedicated to helping addiction professionals in Louisiana develop their skills in their careers. The mission is to promote and enhance addiction professionals & providers in areas of treatment, education, prevention, and advocacy.

When You Are Ready BR

When You Are Ready, BR is an outreach of the Set Free Indeed Ministry. Set Free Indeed provides support and resources to individuals and families seeking treatment and recovery services. Working with area providers and service organizations who offer services and support to people in need, including peer support and recovery programs.

Pure Mind Counseling
& Wellness

Pure Mind Counseling & Wellness provides individual, family and couple therapy sessions virtually and in the office. Areas of specialization include anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, relationship issues, low self-esteem, and spirituality issues.

Office of the
Public Defender

Office of the Public Defender exists to provide the citizens of East Baton Rouge Parish with high quality, client-focused legal representation in the 19th Judicial District's criminal and juvenile justice system. Our mission is to create a client-centered, community-oriented defender office founded on the pursuit of equal justice and zealous representation for the indigent community of Baton Rouge.

Start Corporation

Start Corporation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1984. Our mission is to promote opportunities, which enhance the self-sufficiency of people to empower them to live and function independently. Start Corp. offers Primary & Behavioral Healthcare, Veteran Services, Homeless Outreach, Housing Programs, and a Recovery Hub. Start Corp. also operates the Capital Area Alliance for the Homeless One Stop Center.

Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge

Family Services of Greater Baton Rouge offers individual counseling, group counseling, supervised visitation, domestic abuse interventions, parenting classes, FREE HIV, Syphilis and Hepatitis C Testing. Services also include mental health and substance abuse evaluations. It also has an in-house pharmacy and primary care clinic.

Upward Health

Upward Health is a medical group that provides in-home access to whole-person care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to address physical, behavioral, and social health concerns. Providing treatment to people when and where they need it, no matter where they live. There is a multidisciplinary team ready to give treatment, from doctors to nurses to social workers, to improve patient access to quality healthcare services while working alongside any external providers a patient may have.

Healthy Horizons®

Humana Healthy Horizons® in Louisiana is proud to partner with the Louisiana Department of Health to provide coverage to Louisiana residents eligible for Medicaid. We are committed to promoting health equity, reducing racial disparities, and improving the health for all Louisianians. With Humana Healthy Horizons in Louisiana, you get high-quality medical, behavioral health, and pharmacy coverage, and more.

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) is to focus on inclusion, collaboration, and data analysis to achieve a justice system that is fair and equitable for all residents of East Baton Rouge Parish. The CJCC is a diverse group of leaders who address and improve policies and procedures of the East Baton Rouge criminal justice system. CJCC members include justice, municipal, and community leaders from within East Baton Rouge Parish, with specific efforts towards including the voices of those with lived experience.

Louisiana Department
of Health

Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) mission of the Louisiana Department of Health is to protect and promote health and to ensure access to medical, preventive, and rehabilitative services for all citizens of the State of Louisiana.

O'Brien House

O'Brien House is transitional housing for recovering addicts that provides residential and outpatient treatment, prevention programs, adult education and veteran programs.

Crossroads Recovery Center

Crossroad Recovery Center of Louisiana offers an Ambulatory Detoxification Program (outpatient detox in Baton Rouge & Gonzales) for individuals requiring detoxification from drugs or alcohol. Our program takes a holistic approach by combining medical treatment, substance abuse counseling, and referrals for ongoing issues related to substance abuse. As part of our mission, we are here to help you cope with the psychological problems that often accompany addiction.

Avenues Recovery

Avenues, a recovery community, offers drug and alcohol rehab programs, with each client's care carefully and individually planned. Discover the peace of mind to focus on rehab and rehabilitation in a beautiful and modern location, guided by a team of specialists that genuinely care. The drug rehab and alcohol rehab programs will treat the whole person, body, mind, and soul.

Beacon Behavioral Hospital

Beacon Behavioral Hospital is a free-standing community mental health center providing inpatient, intensive outpatient services, and various programs and services.

All Out Community
Care Services'

All Out Community Care Services' mission is to provide the tools needed to create the highest quality of life for the individuals we serve. Services offered are mental health rehabilitation for adults and children, Assertive Community Treatment for 18 years and older, and Permanent Supportive Housing (referred for housing from the state offices).

AmeriHealth Caritas

AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana provides quality health care to people covered by publicly funded programs. These programs include Medicaid and Louisiana Children's Health Insurance Program (LaCHIP). Our goal is to improve health outcomes for our members and build healthy communities across Louisiana.

Baton Rouge General

Baton Rouge General believes in delivering the highest quality care with the same compassion our community has come to expect from us for more than 100 years. Our Behavioral Health team understands that adults of all ages have unique physical, emotional, and social needs. We are able to address varying levels of need, through our inpatient units, outpatient programs, residential treatment for substance use disorders, and emergency room services. Our goal is to promote a healthy lifestyle including physical and emotional wellness.

Louisiana Health
& Rehab Center

Louisiana Health and Rehab Center, Inc. (LHRC) is a 501(C) 3 accredited substance use disorder, mental health, homelessness, and HIV/AIDS provider. LA Health and Rehab Options, Inc. (LHRO) provides home and community-based waiver services to developmentally, intellectually, and physically impaired children, adults, and the elderly.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (Louisiana)

NAMI Louisiana is a nonprofit organization made up of family members, peers, behavioral health professionals, and friends. NAMI Louisiana supports and advocates at the local, state, and national levels for mental illness patients' rights, care, and interests. NAMI Louisiana works to eradicate mental illness stigma, improve quality of life for those impacted, and support recovery. It assists local affiliates by providing leadership, training, and technical help.