Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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Families Helping Families of Jefferson

Contact Info


201 Evans Road
Bldg. 1, Suite 100
Harahan, Louisiana 70123
Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: 504.888.9111

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Mary Jacob

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:
Beginning date for service:

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Presume Competence!

Mission statements

I remember the day they told me my daughter would never learn how to read. I took that as a challenge to prove them wrong. 22 years later not only can she read, she is also a wife, mother and professional. Families come to us for assistance when the "professionals" tell them all the things that are wrong with their children. We tell them all the wonderful things that are right with their children and teach them to dream big.

Populations Served by Agency

  • Children
  • Disabled

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Autism and related Disorders
  • Bullying
  • Children/Youth
  • Community Outreach
  • Disabilities
  • Education
  • Grant Writing
  • Website Development

Public Service Needs

  • Raise funds
  • Develop publicity material
  • Student will research online databases and corporate websites for private and public grants for non-profit educational programming.
  • Develop a new website or contribute content to an existing webpage

Services Provided by Agency

  • Advocacy
  • Disability Rights
  • Education
  • Information and Referral
  • Parental Invovlement in Schools
  • Peer Support

Public Service Activities

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Center for Public Service, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8060