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HOUMA PROGRAMS

AVAILABLE PROGRAMS

  • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

  • Functional Family Therapy (FFT)

  • Functional Family Therapy Child Welfare ( FFTCW )

  • Homebuilders Family Preservation

  • Youthbuild

  • Community Psychiatric Supports and Services I Psycho Social Rehabilitation

  • Transitional Living Program

  • New Start for Veterans

    • Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program)

    • Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

  • Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)

    • Fresh Start

    • Beautiful Beginnings Shelter

    • La Continuum of Care Rapid Rehousing

    • Starting Over

    • Safe Start I

    • Safe Start II Transitional Starting Point (PSH)

    • Visions II (PSH)

    • Housing Department (8 single room occupancy apartments (SRO),

      • 8 one bedroom apartments

      • 8 three bedroom units

      • HUD 811

      • Taddy Village

      • Larke Village

  • Isle De Jean Charles Resettlement Program

  • Ryan White Program

  • Federally Qualified Health Center FQHC

    • Primary Care

    • Behavioral Health

    • Dental Services

    • Hepatology

    • PrEP

    • Medicaid Enrollment

  • Coordinated Entry​

DOCTORS & STAFF

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VICTORIA RODRIGUE

LPC, NCC

Victoria "Viki" Rodrigue, LPC, NCC has been practicing mental health counseling since 2015. She went to college at Nicholls State University, where she earned a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Viki provides individual counseling to people of all ages and her treatment approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She has also taken a special interest in helping children and adolescents who struggle with emotional and behavioral issues due to past trauma. In her free time, Viki enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her dog. She also enjoys gardening, arts and crafts, and traveling.

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BRIDGET LECHE

LCSW

Bridget Leche, LCSW has been practicing Social Work for the last 23 years.  She has practiced and has experience in Medical Social Work, Home Health, Hospice, Mental Health and in evidence based services with Multi-Systemic Therapy.  Bridget is currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Start Corporation Community Health Clinic where she specializes in Substance Abuse Treatment along with Counseling Services in Mental Health.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.  She also enjoys several different hobbies which includes repurposing furniture, woodworking, sewing and other creative activities. 

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SANDRA GONZALES

PMHNP-BC, MAT

Sandy is originally from Ohio and went to graduate school at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. She has retired from the state of Louisiana and has been with StartCorp for four and a half years developing a program for her particular area of interest, Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT) for patients with substance abuse disorders. She enjoys her free time with her family and multiple animals.

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DEANNE LEDET

LPC

Deanne Ledet is originally from Bourg, LA. She went to college at Nicholls State University, where she studied psychology. She earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health from Nicholls as well and earned her license in 2018. Deanne has a particular interest in the care of adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety and poor self-esteem. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, listening to music, and running.

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MELISSA MCGLOTHREN

LCSW

Melissa graduated with a Master of Social Work degree in 2007 from Louisiana State University.  She became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in 2011.  Melissa has a passion for working with survivors of trauma and women struggling with perinatal mental health complications.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children.

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JESSICA G. DAVIES

LCSW

Jessica G. Davies, LCSW, obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Southeastern Louisiana University.  She obtained her Master’s in Social Work from Louisiana State University.  She also has a Post-Master’s Certification in Adoption.  She has been practicing social work for 26 years.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family & friends, cooking, fishing, gardening, & yoga. 

MOHAMMAD YASIN

MD

Dr. Yasin has been practicing Adult, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatry in Louisiana for the last 15 years. In addition to his general practice he takes a special interests in Schizophrenia, ADHD, Autism and Pediatric patients. Dr. Yasin is also an active contributor to the development of educational materials put out by American Psychiatric Association. In his free time, Dr. Yasin enjoys jogging and spending time with family.

HARRY BROWN

PMHNP

Harry Brown is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and sees patients across
the life span. His zeal for helping people began when he was a paramedic and continued while working
as an Emergency Room RN downtown New Orleans post-Katrina for over 12 years. He received his
undergraduate and graduate degrees in nursing from Nicholls State University as well as a graduate
degree in Healthcare Management from University of New Orleans. He enjoys spending time with his
family, working out and playing golf.

CASSIDY PALMISANO

LPC

Cassidy Palmisano was born and raised in Louisiana. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology at LSO. She earned her master’s in clinical mental health counseling form Loyola University in New Orleans. She enjoys working with clients of all ages for individual, couples, and family counseling. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.

ALISON BERGERON

RN, BSN, APRN, MSN, FNP-CP

Alison Bergeron is a lifelong resident of Houma, Louisiana and graduated with a BSN, RN degree from Nicholls State University in 2008 and a Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner in May of 2013 from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA. After graduating with her MSN, FNP, she became a board certified FNP with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Since becoming a FNP in 2013, she has served the Houma community in Cardiology and Family Practice clinics as well as in the Emergency Department at TGMC. She was also the recipient of the Stories from the Heart Award at TGMC. Alison is also a Certified DOT FMCSA Medical Examiner.

LOCATIONS

Corporate Headquarters

106 School St. | Houma, LA 70360

Main: 985-266-1028

Fax: 985-266-8371

info@startcorp.org

START Community Health Center

235 Civic Center Blvd. | Houma, LA 70360

Main: 985-333-2020

Fax: 985-851-0162

info@startcorp.org

START Community Health Center

420 Magnolia St. | Houma, LA 70360

Main: 985-879-3966

Fax: 985-872-4473

info@startcorp.org

CONTACT

235 Civic Center Blvd.

Houma, LA 70360

info@startcorp.org 

Tel. 985-879-3966

HOURS

 

Monday - 7:30AM–4:30PM

Tuesday - 7:30AM–4:30PM
Wednesday - 7:30AM–4:30PM
Thursday - 7:30AM–4:30PM
Friday - 7:30AM–4:30PM
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed

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