Programs & Services

The Family Tree operates a center designed to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families over the course of life through education, counseling, and information services delivered in a professional, accessible, and compassionate manner.

Our programs support parents and individuals through various stages of their lives to result in better mental health, coping skills, and stronger family systems.

Community Education

As a primary prevention service, the Community Education program utilizes professional facilitators and mental health professionals to teach, support and empower individuals and families in both a classroom and small group setting.

Counseling

The counseling program is comprised of licensed counselors and/or counselors working towards licensure, who provide assistance and guidance in resolving personal, social, or psychological problems and difficulties.

Family Conflict Care

This program is comprised of classes and group sessions specific for different age groups that help children and adults successfully navigate family conflict, parental conflict, parental separation, and/or parental divorce.

Healthy Start

Healthy Start is a free program for pregnant women and both men and women caregivers with children up to 18 months of age who live in Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin and Vermilion parishes. The program focuses on supporting and assisting families with the challenges of raising small children.

Child Passenger Safety

Certified child passenger safety technicians meet with caregivers to provide education and guidance on the correct usage and installation of child safety seats.

Project H.O.P.E.

Project H.O.P.E. is a program available through a partnership with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office that is designed to strengthen the relationship between the incarcerated parent and their child to promote a functional relationship upon the inmate’s release.

H.O.P.E. Expansion

This support program is offered to young women (25 years old or younger) upon their release from the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center and is intended to help them with successful reentry into the community.

Suicide Prevention

Jacob Crouch Suicide Prevention Services consist of suicide awareness and prevention educational programs that can be taught to anyone.

TIKES

Tulane Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Support and Services (TIKES) is under the supervision of Tulane University. The program serves to increase the quality of child care and early learning initiatives for all children across the state and provide child care staff and parents with tools to understand and command higher quality child care for children.

Customized Training

Do you need a specific training for your organization? Are you looking to expand your knowledge on a particular subject? We offer specialized trainings available to the community at an affordable cost and sometimes even FREE!