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Main Office: 1364 Swan Ave. Baton Rouge, LA. 70807 | 225-775-7988

OTB Center: 9148 Scotland Ave. Baton Rouge, LA. 70807 | 225-256-6627




Capitol Area Reentry Program Inc. Was established to address the Holistic Health of the Baton Rouge Community



Capitol Area Reentry Program Inc.’s vision is to be the provider of choice, through holistic client-centered services.



“Linking the community to a World of Opportunities.”



To redefine reentry in Baton Rouge through a holistic approach to routine screening, compassionate engagement, and harm reductive services aimed to reduce health disparities among people who inject drugs (PWID) and LGBTQ+ individuals.

{To change the narrative of reentry amongst health/wellness and economic justice.}


Pillar of Programs:

  • Be Safe Syringe Service Program

  • Prevention (HIV/AIDS, HEP C, & Syphilis) Screening & Linkage to Care

  • Out of the Box (LGBTQ+) Center & Programs

  • Reentry (returning citizens) Services

  • Research Projects

  • Behavioral Health Homeless Outreach Team 

  • 4 Colored Girls Transgender Program

Trauma Informed Care:

CARP's mission, goals and vision are rooted in practicing Trauma Informed Care. Trauma Informed Care principles are safety, trustworthiness/transparency, providing peer support, collaboration, empowerment and humility. We all accomplish these principles by ensuring our guests feel respected and supported. Ensuring staff maintain healthy interpersonal boundaries and can manage conflict appropriately. Keeping consistent schedules and procedures. Offering sufficient notice and preparation when changes are necessary. Maintaining communication that is consistent, open, respectful, and compassionate: and being aware of how an individual's culture affects how they perceive trauma, safety and privacy. 

**We are designated tax exempt under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Your contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.


Notice of Guest Privacy

We understand that medical and personal information about you and your health is personal and protected health information (PHI). We are committed to protecting your personal information and to share the minimum necessary required information to accomplish each purpose.

This notice of privacy practices describe how we are allowed to use and disclose you PHI to carry out any services that are permitted by law. All PHI is confidential and protected according to HIPPA standards.

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Meet Us

Gjvar Payne

Executive Director

Robert Young

SSP Mobilization Coordinator

Bobby Graves

Prevention & Community Engagement Assistant Coordinator

Sonya Milliman

Harm Reduction & Prevention Coordinator

Cynthia Young

Research Site Coordinator

Kimberly Dicks

C3 Program Assistant

Mikayla Kneeper

SSP Program Assistant

Khary Wilson

Out of the Box Program Coordinator

Kelly Graphia

Community Impact Coordinator

Stephanie Bolden

SSP Program Assistant

Kevin Johnson

SSP Program Mobilization Assistant

Alexis Powell

4 Colored Girls Coordinator

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