Youth Advocacy & Development

Baton Rouge Youth Coalition (BRYC)
The Baton Rouge Youth Coalition (BRYC), launched in 2009, is a comprehensive mentorship and life readiness program for Baton Rouge area teens. BRYC’s mission is to level the playing field for high potential teens by creating access to the opportunities and resources they need to make empowering choices and drive their own futures regardless of race, where they come from, what their parents do, how much money they have, or what schools they go to.

Twitter: @thebryc

Big Buddy
Big Buddy works to support those children who are economically, educationally, or emotionally disadvantaged, and to enable the whole community to help do so.

Address: 1415 Main Street, BR, LA 70802

McMains Children's Developmental Center
The mission of the McMains Children's Developmental Center (MCDC) is to identify and treat children with cerebral palsy, developmental delays, and learning disabilities to enable them to reach their potential and to function as independently as possible. The Center additionally aims to enhance the quality of life for the families of these children. MCDC is an affiliate of United Cerebal Palsy and the United Way.  It helps children in the Greater Baton Rouge area and surrounding 11 parishes with cerebral palsy and other disabilities such as sensory processing disorders, severe speech and learning disabilities, AD/HD, and autism.

Address: 1805 College Drive, BR, LA 70808
Phone: 225-923-3420
Fax: 225-922-9316