About Us

ADAPT offers a variety of services to meet the needs of all citizens of Washington Parish.

ADAPT is a non-profit organization offering personal and pre-employment drug screens, individual or group counseling and a variety of prevention programs for the betterment of our community.

Executive Director: Thomas R. "Rusty" Fornea

Board of Directors:

  • President: Effie Clayton, Bogalusa Chief of Police, Retired 58428 Jake Talley Road, Bogalusa, LA 70427 (985) 735-8100

  • Vice President: Erin Killingsworth, Bogalusa City Schools 1403 North Avenue, Bogalusa, LA 70427 (985) 281-2232 (work)

  • 2nd Vice President: Allenda Pigott, Gaylord Paper Mill, Retired 11074 Don Bates Circle, Bogalusa, LA 70427 (985) 516-7335

  • Secretary: Dana Dodds, Special Education Teacher, Retired 1318 Settlers Drive, Bogalusa, LA 70427 (985) 516-1223

  • Treasurer: Michelle Knight, Washington Parish School System 800 Main Street, Franklinton, LA 70438 (985) 839-3436 (work)

  • CEO: Thomas R. Fornea, BS, CPP 53474 Hwy 436, Franklinton, LA 70438 (985) 735-0160 (work)

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.