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Acadiana Area Human Services District

Dr. Joseph H. Tyler Jr. Behavior Health Clinic

  • Community Resource in Acadiana

The mission of the Acadiana Area Human Services District (AAHSD) is to increase public awareness of and to provide access for individuals with behavioral health and developmental disabilities to integrated community based services while promoting wellness, recovery and independence through education and the choice of a broad range of programmatic and community resources. To this end, a comprehensive system of care is offered which provides research-based prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery support services to citizens of Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin and Vermilion parishes, directly and through community collaborations.

Call 337-262-4190

Practice Address

302 Dulles Rd. Lafayette La 70506
Lafayette, LA 70506

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    Resource Type(s)

  • Community Resource

    Ages Served

  • All Ages

    Payment(s) Accepted

  • Medicaid,
  • Other,
  • Private Insurance,
  • Self-Pay,

    Zip Codes

  • 70506


  • The Acadiana Area Human Services District provides some services directly, and provides others through our contractors.

    Under Behavioral Health services, we provide out-patient services for children, adults, adolescents; behavioral health, crisis intervention, substance abuse, intensive outpatient services.

    Under the Developmental Disabilities services, our staff does intake and determines an appropriate plan of care/services, which is provided by our contractors.

    There are five Behavioral Health offices are located in Crowley, Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas and Ville Platte. We have one developmental disability office, in Lafayette. We also have contractors in seven parishes.

Other Notes

  • Acadiana Area Developmental Disabilities
    302 Dulles Drive
    Lafayette, LA 70506
    Phone: 337-262-5610
    Fax: 337-262-5233
    Troy Abshire, Director of Developmental Disabilities

    Crowley Behavioral Health Clinic
    1822 West 2nd Street
    Crowley, LA 70526
    Phone: 337-788-7511
    Fax: 337-788-7588
    Carolyn Knowles, Clinic Manager

    New Iberia Behavioral Health Clinic
    611 West Admiral Doyle Drive
    New Iberia, LA 70560
    Phone: 337-373-0002
    Fax: 337-373-0129
    Ellen Deaton, Clinic Manager

    Opelousas Behavioral Health Clinic
    220 South Market Street
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    Phone: 337-948-0226
    Fax: 337-948-0399
    Nancy Bourque – Clinic Manager

    Tyler Behavioral Health Clinic
    302 Dulles Drive
    Lafayette, LA 70506
    Phone: 337-262-4100
    Fax: 337-262-1146
    Tynese Breaux, Clinic Manager

    Ville Platte Behavioral Health Clinic
    312 Court Street
    Ville Platte, LA 70586
    Phone: 337-363-5525
    Fax: 337-363-1567
    Nancy Bourque, Clinic Manager

    After Hours #1-877-655-8242