Mission: To operate and provide support to community social service programs.
Programs: Non-residential day programs include a variety of different services. Counseling programs provided individual, group and family therapy to 245 individuals through a variety of therapeutic interventions in four offices throughout the greater new orleans area; another 4 were helped through care line. School based counseling was provided to 242 children. Interpreting was provided through a community service program that assisted 274 deaf, deaf-blind and hard-of-hearing individuals. The foster grandparent program for low-income seniors allowed 78 seniors to share their life experiences and mentor special needs children. There were 448 domestic violence survivors assisted with emergency legal representation. The independent living skills program assisted 422 teens by providing life skills classes and mentoring services in preparation for leaving foster care. Immigration and refugee services provided assistance with citizenship, visas, legal services and document translation to 1,204 clients. Affordable private medical care and education was provided to 70 moderate income women during pregnancy. Counseling and legal services were provided to 107 persons through domestic and international adoption, and 1,144 women received counseling and referral services for unplanned pregnancy. Cornerstone builders provided job counseling and/or opportunities to 60 formerly incarcerated persons. Case management and direct financial assistance was provided to 65 individuals and families experiencing financial hardship due to a medical condition faced by a member of the family. Adult education services were provided to 670 individuals. Medical and behavioral care navigation services were provided to 182 individuals.
head start provided education, social services, and health screenings to 430 infants, toddlers, and preschoolers (ages 6 weeks to 6 years). There are 5 centers.
padua pediatrics and padua community homes are intermediate care facilities for the mentally disabled that provided residential services to 52 developmentally disabled individuals. Services provided included meals, medication administration, counseling, recreation, nursing, custodial care, therapy, etc. Padua home and community based services provided 3,496 waiver service days of care to people with disabilities.