About Us

Our Story

ADAPT, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving Washington, Tangipahoa, and St. Helena Parishes, is dedicated to enhancing our communities through an array of impactful programs. As a Level 3 accredited sexual assault center, we provide essential services around-the-clock, including crisis line support, individual and group counseling, advocacy, and accompaniment. Our commitment extends further through strategic partnerships with esteemed organizations such as HRSA, CDC, SAMHSA, LA OBH, FPHSA, LDH, LCLE and more. ADAPT also offers peer support and recovery initiatives, addiction counseling, educational programs, professional trainings, prevention initiatives, and in-services. We prioritize youth development and offer diverse prevention programs to address community needs comprehensively. For further information, please explore our website at www.adaptwp.org.

Executive Director:  Thomas R. "Rusty" Fornea

Board of Directors:

ADAPT, INC. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients. ADAPT, INC.  is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.