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Health & Human Services


Director of Health & Human Services

Rhonda Lemons

1801 W. Airline Hwy., LaPlace LA 70068
Phone: (985) 652-9569

Contact DHHS

Office Address:
128 Central Avenue, Reserve

Mailing Address: 
PO Box 2108
Reserve, LA 70084

Office Phone: (985) 536-4955
Fax: (985) 536-7074

Staff Title Extension Email
 Rhonda Lemons Director 1230
Angela Aubert Assistant Director 1233
Marissa Wallace Accountant 1235
Cheryl Dennis Case Coordinator 1232
Rona Duronslet Case Coordinator 1231
Shelita Gaylor Case Coordinator Assistant 1236
Dolores Collins Community Center Coordinator


The Health and Human Services Department was established as part of St. John the Baptist Parish Government in January 2008.  Formerly St. John Community Action Agency, the department works both to alleviate poverty by assisting low-income families and supporting the economic success of all families in St. John the Baptist Parish.  Through case management services all families become more self-sufficient by improving their living conditions and are encouraged to engage in activities that support and promote their own well-being, thereby strengthening the community.  The category of services and benefits provided to both East and West Bank residents are emergency, crisis, and non-crisis.  The variation of assistance include: light and gas, food and nutrition, healthcare prescriptions, fire, transportation, education, emergency lodging, financial management, free tax preparation, community center activities, and employment and health care referrals.

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