The mission of the Clean-up & Beautification Team is to make Melrose East a more beautiful place to live. MECA cleans up 56 lots on a monthly basis and has invested approximately $50,000 to date for cleanup. 800 cubic yards of trash and debris has been removed over 35, 25 cubic-yard truckloads. 

MECA pays $350 per 25 cubic yards of debris. Every street in Melrose East has litter picked up one day per week. We operate two tractors: one with a bush hog and one with grader box. MECA retains one clean-up contractor in addition to our maintenance crew.Content copyright

The mission of the Security & Crime Prevention Committee is to stop crime in the Melrose East area so that our neighborhood can be just as safe as any
other neighborhood in Baton Rouge. MECA funds off-duty officers to enhance the existing BRPD police throughthe Melrose East Crime Prevention District. In an effort to keep our community informed, MECA will post the month security reports as they become available. 


Resurrection Life Family Ministries


Resurrection Life Family Ministries

Resurrection Life Family Ministries is a Baton Rouge Inner City Faith-Based Ministry ran

by a small full time staff with a

host of volunteers from other

churches and community members.

Our mission is to bring people to know and service the Lord. We offer hope and help to people around the community. Offering counseling, teaching, and guidance to help repair and restore family relationships.  "Where there is no vision the people perish." -- Proverbs 29:18

We offer a variety of programs and workship service:

  • Christian Licensed Professional Counseling
  • Pretrial Diversion
  • Responsible Thinking Program
  • H.E.A.R.T.S. - Healing & Eliminating Abusive Relationships Thru Scripture
  • Yoke Breakers / Chemical Dependency Program
  • Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank
  • GED Classes

Call today for more information:  225-925-8233 or email us at