Youth Behavioral Health 

Volunteers of America North Louisiana offers Youth Behavioral Health Services for young children experiencing emotional and/or behavioral health problems.

Who We Serve:

Any youth age 5 to 17 who receives Medicaid and who meets the criteria for outpatient. There is no charge to the family.


Services Provided:

  • Assessment and individual service planning
  • Individual, group and family therapy
  • Crisis services
  • Consultation with teacher and staff
  • Referral and linkage with other services, if needed

Primary Goals:

  • Promote academic success
  • Improve attendance
  • Crisis support
  • Increase coping skills
  • Improve pro-social behavior
  • Enable individuals to develop health relationships
  • Resolution of emotional conflicts

For more information about our Youth Behavioral Health Services contact Keshia Jabbar, Program Director, at or 318-221-8404.