The ReCAST BR website is a resource for every citizen who wishes to learn more about resiliency after stress and trauma in their own lives and how the events of 2016 impacted the Baton Rouge community as a whole.

The site contains both historical and constantly-updated information about the work of the ReCAST BR Coalition and about the vast range of community-based services available in East Baton Rouge and surrounding parishes.

Follow the site navigation at the top of each page or click the links below to browse each feature of this website:

  • ABOUT RECAST: The ReCAST Initiative is a national program of grants to cities that have suffered traumatic events to help organize effective community response and healing. The ReCAST BR Coalition contains more than 20 organizations dedicated to this effort. Continue your exploration by reading about our:


  • FROM THE MAYOR-PRESIDENT: A message from Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome about the effects of trauma on a city and resources available to address them.

  • EVENTS: A calendar of events and significant dates posted by members of the ReCAST BR Coalition 

  • NEWS: A news blog of public announcements, photos and downloadable resources provided by members of the ReCAST BR Coalition.

  • COMMUNITY ASSETS: A unique searchable mapping and listing resource that provides contact and program information for hundreds of community organizations in the nine-parish Capital Area.  

  • REGISTER / LOGIN: An access point for ReCAST BR Coalition members and others active in trauma-informed work in and around Baton Rouge to update community asset information provided by this website.  Registered users can save lists and searches and more through their profiles.

This website was made possible, in part, by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, an operating division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. We would like to thank our members and allies for use of images that appear on this site, especially those provided by The Walls Project and Col. Cliff Palmer of LaMATS.

The information available on this website is drawn from multiple sources, including public data from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and is subject to change without notice. The data are gathered and offered free of charge, in good faith, and are presented "as is." No ReCAST coalition member, staff, administrator, funding agency, vendor or volunteer will be liable for inaccuracies that may appear in database searches or on the page.