Family and Youth Counseling Agency

Address

220 Louie Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

(337) 436-9533

www.fyca.org

Date of Official Change:

February 25, 2016

AKA:

Family and Youth / FYCA / F.Y.C.A.

Description:

Family & Youth Counseling Agency (Family & Youth), an award winning organization, was established as a nonprofit organization in 1970 to provide affordable and professional family services to people in Southwest Louisiana. It is the belief of Family & Youth that all individuals possess the ability to solve their own challenges and live full and healthy lives when support is available.

Licensed by the State of Louisiana, A United Way Agency, Received Quality Council's Highest Achievement Award, Certified by the Standards for Excellence Institute, Alliance for Children and Families Agency of the Year

It is the mission of Family & Youth to provide affordable and professional support through programs and services dedicated to advocacy, counseling, and education for the people of Southwest Louisiana. Our effort and commitment to building family values will guarantee a stable and stronger community.

Autism Support Alliance promotes access and opportunities for persons with autism and their families to be fully included as participating members of their communities.

The Children!€™s Advocacy Center is a child-friendly facility designed to coordinate services for children who have been reported as sexually or severely physically abused.

Children & Families Action Network exists to promote mission-based advocacy for the purpose of increasing civic engagement and participation to effect changes in public policy on behalf of children, families, and communities. CFAN has identified four impact areas to address: 1) Child Abuse Prevention; 2) Education; 3) Coastal Restoration; and 4) Access to Health Care.

Court Appointed Special Advocates are volunteers who speak in court for a child!€™s best interest. Judges appoint a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer to an abused or neglected child who has been removed from his or her home. The CASA volunteer helps to ensure that the child receives appropriate care, whether from a foster home or relative!€™s home while he or she is in the court system.

Shannon Cox Counseling Center!€™s licensed and professionally credentialed clinicians and para-professionals provide a wide range of constructive and life-changing services in the form of counseling, consultation, and education to benefit individuals, couples, and families.

Human Services Response Institute was originated to address the consequences of any major disaster or emergency faced by a community. Human Services Response Institute (HSRI) personnel provide professional disaster-related services, including intensive case management to develop long-range plans for evacuees; family budgeting and financial management; mental health counseling; job development; and housing and relocation assistance.

The Leadership Center for Youth provides guidance, leadership development, career exploration and civic engagement opportunities to facilitate the youth!€™s success and involvement in the community.

Performance Employee Assistance and Business Services provides high-quality, affordable human support services to leading businesses in Southwest Louisiana. Multiple and single behavioral risk factors are identified and addressed by employee assistance counselors who consider the impact of personal problems in the workplace.

Child Advocacy, Autism Therapy, Leadership Development, Anger Management, Bereavement Counseling, Alcohol/Drug Abuse Education/Prevention

Hours:

Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 7:00pm Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Intake Process:

Call for an appointment.

Program Fees:

Entire community population is eligible to access services. Fees are assessed based on ability to pay. Some services may be at no additional cost to client.

Languages:

English, Spanish.

Eligibility:

All members of the community have access to services provided by agency.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

February 25, 2016

Volunteer Opportunities:

Volunteers are trained and supported by CASA staff at Family & Youth. Some of the services CASA provides are case management, volunteer training, child abuse education and awareness, court support, services coordination and consultation. Volunteer now! Call the office, will train as advocates for Foster Children

Year Incorporated:

1970

Address Listings

Mailing

220 Louie Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Physical (Primary)

220 Louie Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contacts

Available Staff

Julio R. Galan

President CEO

julio@fyca.org

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(337) 436-9533

Fax

(337) 439-9941

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

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