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Community/Neighborhood Based Organizations

If your organization is involved in affordable housing, community development / neighborhood improvement activities that are focused in lower income person(s) or neighborhoods in East Baton Rouge Parish, you're invited to submit a description of the organization and what you do. We will post appropriate submissions on our site.

What to submit:  Please provide the name of the organization, mailing address, contact person, and phone number. Define the geographic area in which the organization functions. Include a summary of the types of activities in which you are involved. Postings are limited to one type written, single-spaced, letter size page.

How to submit:  You can mail your description to: Office of Community Development, P.O. Box 1471, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 or email to: ocd@brgov.com

Community/Neighborhood Based Organization Listing

Baton Rouge Green
Committed to preserving and restoring our natural urban forest and improving the quality of life of our citizens.

Capital Area United Way (CAUW)
Capital Area United Way is a volunteer-based network of people who raise money to fund critical community services to those in need.

Caleb, Inc. Community Development Corporation
The Caleb CDC is a faith based service and development corporation in business to offer complete developmental opportunities to individuals.

Chaneyville Community Center
The center is located in the northeast section of East Baton Rouge Parish.  It offers the local community a wide variety of activities and assistance.

Catholic Community Services (CCS) Citizens Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities (CAPD)
Services provided by the CAPD include; Information and referral, Partnerships, Empowerment, Advocacy, and its Partners Program.

Catholic Community Services (CCS) Families First Program
CCS's Families First Program provides transitional housing for homeless families

Delmont Service Center
Provides a continuum of programs, services, and activities that meet the needs of our community.

East Baton Rouge HEAD START Program
Providing comprehensive services to eligible pre-school children and their families

Gulf Coast Teaching Family Services, Inc.
A non-profit organization providing comprehensive human service programs and assistance to "special-needs citizens"

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge
"It's Not Just Building Homes, It's Building Communities".

Hibernia Community Development Corporation
Established in 1996, Hibernia CDC is a wholly-owned, not-for-profit, subsidiary of Hibernia National Bank dedicated to improving the quality of life for citizens of the communities they serve.

Mid City Redevelopment Alliance, Inc.
Founded in 1991 for the purpose of revitalizing the Mid City region of Baton Rouge.

Office of Social Services
Social Services is the designated Community Action Agency for East Baton Rouge Parish.

Options Foundation, Inc.
Founded in 1993 by a group of social service professionals.  The Options Foundation provides therapeutic residential group home services for boys and has under development "Options Villa".  Options Villa is a project that will provide supported housing for homeless mentally ill person(s).

Scotlandville Community Development Corporation, Inc.
Scotlandville CDC is committed to improving and revitalizing the Scotlandville community.

St. Vincent de Paul Dining Room
Established in 1982, the St. Vincent de Paul Dining Room is the largest mass-feeding facility in the Baton Rouge area. 

The Baton Rouge Area Foundation
A catalyst for philanthropy and a funding source for nonprofit organizations in the community since 1964.