The mission of Start Corporation is to promote opportunities, which enhance the self-sufficiency of people who are impaired in their abilities to live and function independently.

To create a seamless system of care for people with brain disease and other disabilities in a manner that creates community awareness and support.

Start Corporation strives for integrity, creativity, caring, and quality of life.

Start Corporation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was founded in 1984.

Start Corporation strongly believes in recovery, quality of life, respect, and personal choice for our clients and for everyone.  

Start Corporation has successfully established numerous programs to provide supportive housing, case management, social skills training, residential services, a clubhouse, and a Peer to Peer program for persons with low incomes and/or behavioral, physical, or developmental challenges and disabilities.

Start Corporation received 3 Year CARF Accreditation for  Case Management/Services Coordination, Community Housing, and  Community Integration.


Opportunity Center / Main Office
420 Magnolia Street, Houma, LA 70360
Phone: (985) 879-3966   Fax: (985) 872-4473

Tranisitional Living Center (TLC)
137 New Orleans Blvd. Houma, LA 70364
Phone: (985) 873-7784   Fax: (985) 873-9027

Baton Rouge Office
9270 Siegen Ln. Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Ste 101
Phone: (225) 442-3540   Fax: (225) 442-3546

Thibodaux Office
102 W. 2nd Street, Thibodaux, LA 70301
Phone: (985) 446-5244   Fax: (985) 446-5478

New Orleans Office
701 Loyola Drive, New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: (504) 558-9595   Fax: (985) 558-9599

Napoleonville Office
5010 Highway 1,  Napoleonville, LA 70390
Phone: (985) 369-4460

Community Health Center

Start Corporation will be using HRSA 303 funding to staff, develop, and open a Community Health Center to provide primary/behavioral/dental health clinic and community based services to adults and children in the Houma area.  The proposed program will serve people in Terrebonne, Lafourche, Assumption, St. James, and surrounding areas.  Please see our employment section for more details and job descriptions. If you are interested in applying for any positions, please submit a resume  or employment application (available on our Employment section of this website) to casey@startcorp.org.   

Performance Improvement
Start Corporation strives to continuously improve in all areas.   Please feel free to review our latest Quarterly Performance Report using this link:   Quarterly Performance Report

The CALL Line
(24 hour crisis): 
877 500-9997    

Warm Line   (Start Corp's program for non-emergency support and assistance)  1 800 730-8375