About Us

Our Mission

Gulf Coast Social Services empowers people with mental, physical, behavioral, and other challenges to improve the quality of their lives and to live as independently as possible in the community.

Our Vision

Gulf Coast Social Services is dedicated to provide the people we serve with the highest possible quality of life and to enable them to live as independently as possible in their communities.

Our Motto

Personal Care. Quality Outcomes

Values and Guiding Principles

We believe in:

  • Teaching consumers to maximize their strengths and minimize their weaknesses
  • Empowering those we serve to expand their choices by providing new experiences
  • Helping people in the present while equipping them for the future
  • Recognizing everyone’s ability to be taught and to serve as teachers for others
  • Advocating for the underserved
  • Treating our employees and the people we serve with dignity and respect
  • Creating an environment that values employee contributions and promotes their development
  • Maintaining uncompromising ethical standards
  • Exercising fiscal responsibility to our consumers, funders, and the community

Grounded in these beliefs, Gulf Coast Social Services constantly strives:

  • To be the leading agency providing quality and individualized care through innovative services in Louisiana
  • To make a positive difference in the lives of the people we serve and in the lives of their families for generations to come


Alexandria Office

1300 Jackson Street
Alexandria, LA 71301

Phone: (318) 448-1801
Toll Free: (888) 448-1809
Fax: (318) 448-1841

Baton Rouge Regional Office

5850 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Phone: (225) 201-0696
Toll Free: (800) 766-2291
Fax: (225) 201-1792

Houma Regional Office

320 Progressive Boulevard
Houma, LA 70360

Phone: (985) 851-4488
Toll Free: (800) 947-7645
Fax: (985) 872-0985

Lafayette Regional Office

515 S. College Road, Suite 100
Lafayette, LA 70503

Phone: (337) 269-1165
Toll Free: (800) 285-8123
Fax: (337) 235-1961

Lake Charles Regional Office

700 Pujo Street, Suite A
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Phone: (337) 436-6622
Toll Free: (888) 436-6635
Fax: (337) 436-4403

New Orleans Regional Office

2400 Edenborn Ave.
Metairie, LA 70001

Phone: (504) 831-6562
Toll Free: (800) 947-5432
Fax: (504) 828-8178

Northshore Area Office

19341 N. Tenth Street Suite
Covington, LA 70433

Phone: (985) 542-1191
Toll Free: (800) 442-1191
Fax: (985) 400-5417

Central Administrative Office

2400 Edenborn Ave.
Metairie, LA 70001

Phone: (504) 831-6561
Toll Free: (800) 947-5432