Face to Face Enrichment Center offers a variety of services to residents of Greater Baton Rouge and Greater Hammond.  Below is a list of our programs/services.
Call 225-828-4820 for more information.

The COPE Project
The Community Organizations and Programs that Empower youth Project, also known as The COPE Project, is a mentoring program for at-risk children. The program utilizes a community-based approach allowing selected mentors to provide a minimum of bi-weekly one-to-one mentoring to their selected mentee match.


Defy is a Louisiana Youth Movement that seeks to reduce the influence of the tobacco industry and promotes tobacco-free lifestyles. Defy is a youth-driven initiative. A critical component of Defy isyouth empowerment and youth ownership. This project is funded by the Louisiana Public Health Institute/Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living.

HIV Counseling and Testing

FREE Testing is provided in a confidential setting. By appointment only. Results are ready in about 20 minutes. Funding is provided by the Louisiana Office of Public Health HIV/STD Program.

New Beginnings Mentoring Initiative

This mentoring initiative incorporates mentor advocacy into the program’s design. An enhancement of our existing mentoring program, The COPE Project, New Beginnings specifically targets at-risk youth, ages 11-15, who reside in the Greater Baton Rouge area; in an effort to build protective factors and prevent juvenile delinquency.

Project Connections

Project Connections is designed to improve access to Internet-based health information from the National Library of Medicine. Get information on topics such as: Smoking, Cancer, Nutrition, Mental Health, etc. This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine and is offered at both Face to Face sites.

SIHLE – Sisters, Informing, Healing, Living, and Empowering

SIHLE is an intervention primarily with 14-18 year old African American females. The purpose is to decrease STD, HIV, and pregnancy among teens. The SIHLE intervention is a small group, skills training intervention to reduce risky behavior among African American adolescent females. This project is funded by the Louisiana Office of Public Health-HIV/STD Program and is implemented at our Hammond site.

Street Outreach Education/Recruitment

Specialized outreach workers conduct one-on-one interventions and distribute materials and referrals throughout at-risk communities.

Youth Advocates of Ascension (YAA)

YAA’s goal is to offer young people, ages 11-15, the tools and opportunities they need to reach their full potential. This after-school program trains participants to become advocates for themselves, as well as other youth in their community.