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YEP Mentors is a community-based mentoring program for system-involved young people, ages 8 to 21, who are referred to YEP by the Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice, the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court, or the St. Charles Parish Juvenile Court. YEP youth advocates provide participants with supportive services, individualized goal setting, and case management.

Services Provided by Youth Advocates:

  • Connect with youth 3-5 times per week

  • Help youth set and achieve individualized goals

  • Ensure access to food, clothing, shelter, and transportation

  • Coordinate care with family members, teachers, and other involved adults


Orleans Parish: 1600 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

New Orleans, LA, 70113


St. Charles Parish: 171 Keller St

Hahnville, LA 70057

Currently, only youth referred by contract partners are eligible for enrollment.

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