Community Centers

Joseph S. Yenni Building
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 402
Jefferson, LA 70123
Phone:  (504) 736-6900
Fax:      (504) 736-7093

The JeffCAP Community Centers offer programs and services that are embodied in a “wrap around” model that strengthen families. By strengthening the emphasis on employment and promoting personal responsibility, our belief is that families can and will move out of poverty.

Employment Services - Customers are assisted with Job search, Job Readiness, Resume Preparation, Youth Summer Employment, Computer Classes, Employment Referrals, Supportive Services, and Council on Aging Seniors OJT Opportunities.

Education Services – Assistance with obtaining skills/competencies for employment, Assistance with completing ABE/GED and receive certificate or diploma.

Income Management Services
    Volunteer Income Tax Preparation
    Cox Cable Senior Discount
    Prescription Drug Discount, Budgeting classes

Housing Services - Comprehensive Housing Counseling to tenants and homeowners; Information and Referrals, Housing financial assistance as available; First-Time Homebuyers Program, Home Maintenance; Financial Fitness Training, and Reverse Mortgage Counseling to seniors that are 62 years or older.

Nutrition Services
    Community Gardens Projects
    Food Distribution

A wide array of services are provided at the following locations:

Community Center Locations

  Food Distribution:
  Ages Served:

Monday thru Friday 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Days/Times - May vary by each location
Vary based upon program

Bridge City Community Center
301 Third Emanuel Street
Bridge City, LA 70094
Telephone: (504) 349-5464
Marrero Community & Senior Center
1861 Ames Blvd.
Marrero, LA 70072
Telephone: (504) 349-5950
Harvey Community Center
1501 Estalote Street
Harvey, LA 70058
Telephone: (504) 227-1221
Dorothy B. Watson Community Center
1300 S. Myrtle Street
Metairie, LA 70003
Telephone: (504) 736-6480
Hazel Rhea Hurst Community Center
1121 S. Causeway Blvd.
Jefferson, LA 70121
Telephone: (504) 838-4277
J C Simmons Community Center
4008 U.S. Highway 90
Avondale, LA 70094
Telephone: (504) 349-5414
Gretna Community Center
1700 Monroe Street
Gretna, LA 70056
Telephone: (504) 376-2130
Woodmere Community Center
4026 Post Drive
Harvey, LA. 70058
Telephone: (504) 349-5136