Family & Youth Counseling Agency (Family & Youth), an award winning organization, was established as a nonprofit organization in 1970 to provide affordable and professional family services to people in Southwest Louisiana. It is the belief of Family & Youth that all individuals possess the ability to solve their own challenges and live full and healthy lives when support is available. It is the mission of Family & Youth to provide affordable and professional support through programs and services dedicated to advocacy, counseling and education for the people of Southwest Louisiana. Our effort and commitment to building family values will guarantee a stable and stronger community.

  • Licenses by the State of Louisiana
  • Certified by the Standards for Excellence Institute
  • Received Quality Council’s Achievement Award
  • Agency of the Year and a member of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities
  • Member of the Autism Society of America
  • Member of the National CASA Association
  • Member of the National Children’s Alliance
  • Member of the International EAPA
  • Approved Continuing Education Provider by NBCC
  • A United Way Agency

2019 Board of Directors

Chair, Owen Thompson
Vice Chair, Caitlin Guilory
Secretary, Jennifer Istre
Treasurer, Michael Hankins

  • Joey Alcede
    Kerry Andersen
    Jeff Brightwell
    Donald Brinkman

    E.T. Browning
    Dr. Rachel Chatters
    Lisa Guerrero

  • Gustavo Gutierrez
    Leslie Harless

    Karen Harrell
    Lynn Jones
    Caitlin Morris
    Randy Roach
    James Steward

  • Fr. Alan Trouille
    Tammy Truax
    Michele Mitchell
    Jamie Chapman
    Angie Theunissen
    Julie Miller

President & CEO, Julio R. Galan
Legal Counsel, Stephen Berniard

2018 Audit
2018 990 Part 1
2018 990 Part 2
Family & Youth 2018 Annual Report