UPDATE NOTICE: Due to weather conditions in the area, the Back to School Event has been postponed until further notice.
Pre-registered for the backpack/school supplies? Feel free to come by the Family and Youth Service Center with your ID to pick up the backpack.
We will reschedule the educational/entertainment activities at a later date that will be announced in the near future.


Data within East Baton Rouge Parish demonstrates a strong correlation between the truancy rates and the domicile of juvenile crime offenders within designated zip codes...

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Louisiana has the highest rate of incarceration in the world. One out of every 55 Louisiana residents is behind bars. The overwhelming majority of inmates are functionally illiterate...

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The mission of the Family and Youth Service Center (FYSC) is to identify children who have exhibited truant tendencies, assess the causal problems for those tendencies...

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Family & Youth Service Center (FYSC)

Family and Youth Service Center is a component of EBR Truancy Assessment Inc., a non-profit corporation with a Board of Directors comprised of the major funding agencies.
The FYSC works with the community to provide and accessible health, education, and human services supporting children and families in their progress toward success in school. This assistance for the students ultimately also provides support for the family as it progresses toward self-sufficiency.

Top Ten Reasons Youth Drop Out of School

How to Help?

Donations to FYSC are tax deductible and can be made to:
East Baton Rouge Truancy Assessment Inc.
1120 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
  • Volunteers are needed for mentoring and tutoring
  • Volunteer organizations willing to donate time
  • Fundraising
  • Contact your legislators for support of our programs