Youth Services

Youth Services

Youth Reintegration Program

The Crossroads Program is a referral-based program through the Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice that serves youth ages 10-21. This program serves at-risk, previously incarcerated youth and their families in the community by providing education services, case management, life skills training, job readiness training, job placement and retention services. This program is serves youth in Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, Jackson, Natchitoches, Sabine, Red River, Desoto and Webster parishes. This program is funded by the Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice and is free to program participants.

Good Transitions

The Good Transitions program is a referral-only program through the Department of Children and Family Services and the Office of Juvenile Justice that serves youth ages 14-26. Its goal is to help prepare youth who are aging out of foster care or have recently aged out of care to become independent by developing skills and supportive services needed to transition into adulthood and assume personal responsibility for their daily care. The program serves Rapides, Vernon, Grant, Winn, Concordia, Avoyelles, LaSalle, Catahoula, Caddo, Bossier, Sabine, Natchitoches, Red River, Desoto, Webster, Bienville, Claiborne, and Jackson parishes. This program is free to program participants.

GoodSteps

This program serves at-risk youth ages 13-17 1/2 who have already been involved with the Caddo Parish Juvenile Drug Court. This program works to enhance the participants' self-esteem, motivation, communication skills, job skills and education. This program serves Caddo Parish and is funded by the Caddo Parish Juvenile Drug Court.

GoodFutures

This program offers Hi-Set training and retail certification to improve pathways to education and employment opportunities in partnership with Bossier Parish Community College. This program serves the Bossier and Caddo perishes and is funded by JP Morgan Chase & Company. GoodFutures is for youth ages 16-24.