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BIALA Resource Guide for Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

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Louisiana Independent Living and Senior Apartments

Statewide
Louisiana

List of senior housing places

Louisiana Independent Living

Statewide
Louisiana
800-748-4024

Database, searchable by city for living options

Louisiana Rehabilitation Services Regional Offices

Statewide
Louisiana

LRS list of regional offices statewide

Career One Stop Veterans ReEmployment

Statewide
Louisiana

Veterans ReEmployment

New Horizons Independent Living Center - Northeast Louisiana

Statewide
Louisiana

"A private, non-profit, non-residential, consumer-controlled, community-based organization serving the parishes of Louisiana.
Now offering skills training, memory improvement programs, and other helpful programs!"

Business Career Solutions Centers

Statewide
Louisiana

Contact information by parish and city for Louisiana Offices Providing Job Service Assistance.

Louisiana Disaster/Emergency Planning Tips

Statewide
Louisiana

Comprehensive recourse to help with disaster and emergency planning

Louisiana Disability Benefit Programs

Statewide
Louisiana

Information on disability benefit programs, help paying bills, etc.

Louisiana Health Plan

Statewide
Louisiana
225-926-6245

Provides health insurance for individuals who cannot obtain health insurance coverage elsewhere due to pre-existing medical conditions.

Louisiana Workforce Commission

Statewide
Louisiana
225- 342-3111

OneStop Career Center; assistance returning to work; Louisiana Rehabilitation Services (LRS) assists persons with disabilities in their desire to obtain or maintain employment and/or achieve independence in their communities by providing rehabilitation services and working cooperatively with business and other community resources.

Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs

Statewide
Louisiana

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a variety of benefits.

Noril

Statewide
Louisiana
877-505-2260

Comprehensive resources. Our mission is to advocate for a fully accessible and integrated community and provide services for individuals with disabilities.

Louisiana Housing Search

Statewide
Louisiana
877-428-8844

Assists with finding rental homes in Louisiana

Home Instead Senior Care

Statewide
Louisiana
337-277-3475

In-home care services can help people at any point within the aging process. We’ll work with you to develop a personalized care plan tailored to help fit your family’s needs. Our expert care provides all the support people need to live well wherever they call home for years to come. This includes helping with Activities of Daily Living, transportation needs, etc. We accept private pay, LTCI, and VA Benefits. With numerous locations around the state, please visit: HomeInstead.com/347

Office: 337-295-7990

Madeleine.Dronet@HomeInstead.com

Louisiana GUMBO Games

Statewide
Louisiana
800-259-7200

Games Uniting Mind and Body (GUMBO) is an interscholastic track and field competition designed for children ages 5 to 18 years of age who have physical or visual disabilities.

Louisiana Dept. of Aging and Adult Services

Statewide
Louisiana
225-342-9500

Provides many programs and resources for disabled and aging citizens. Coordinates the Traumatic Head and Spinal Cord Injury Trust Program.

Louisiana Rehabilitation Services Vocational Rehabilitation

Statewide
Louisiana

One-stop career development program that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of services designed to provide them with the skills, resources, attitudes, and expectations needed to compete in the interview process, get the job, keep the job, and develop a lifetime career.

Louisiana Independent Living Centers

Statewide
Louisiana

Research, education and consultation on independent living, home and community-based services, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Center for independent living.

Care Louisiana

Statewide
Louisiana

Information on Louisiana Community Disability, Relief Fund opportunities, Assistive Technology & Transportation Services

Transitional Learning Center

Statewide
TX
409-797-1455

The Transitional Learning Center (TLC) is one of the few post-acute brain injury rehabilitation facilities to maintain its sole specialty in providing brain injury rehabilitation and treatment. The program offers a full continuum of care for survivors of acquired brain injury, which include traumatic brain injury, stroke, CVA, anoxia, encephalitis and other etiologies resulting in brain injury.

Louisiana Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities

Statewide
Louisiana

Find educational consultants, psychologists, diagnosticians, health care specialists, academic tutors, speech language therapists, advocates, and attorneys. You will also find government programs, grassroots organizations, special education schools, and parent support groups.

The ARC of Louisiana

Statewide
Louisiana

Apply for disability services

Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council (LaDDC)

Statewide
Louisiana
225-342-6804

Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council is made up of people from every region of the state who are appointed by the governor to develop and implement a five year plan to address the needs of person with disabilities. Promote advocacy, capacity building, and systemic change for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

Permanent Supportive Housing

Statewide
Louisiana

The Louisiana Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) program links affordable rental housing with voluntary, flexible, and individualized services to people with severe and complex disabilities, enabling them to live successfully in the community.

Louisiana Rehabilitation Services Independant Living

Statewide
Louisiana

Allows individuals to choose to live in a home or community setting, with emphasis on community supports and services, such as information and referral sources, independent living skills training, peer support, advocacy, and other.

Louisiana Urology Specialists Database

Statewide
Louisiana

Contact information for Urologists in LA by city

Louisiana Disability Organizations and Resources

Statewide
Louisiana

Comprehensive resource website of Louisiana’s resources for individuals with disabilities.

Louisiana Department of Health

Statewide
Louisiana
225-342-9500

Website dedicated to programs offered by Louisiana Dept. of Health. Comprehensive resources.

Louisiana Education Resources

Statewide
Louisiana

Resources for employment, education, etc.

Louisiana Assistive Technology Initiative

Statewide
Louisiana

The Louisiana Assistive Technology Initiative (LATI) is a project to promote information, resources and professional development about assistive technology for educators and families.

Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Statewide
Louisiana
225-752-1296

Free Confidential Statewide Domestic Abuse Hotline and Resource Center

Medicaid Providers Louisiana

Statewide
Louisiana

List of Medicaid Providers across the state of Louisiana

Ageless Healthcare

Statewide
Louisiana
888-810-6777

We are a state-licensed freedom of choice provider for in-home care. Our trained, compassionate staff works with clients of various backgrounds, and we accept LT-PCS/CCW/NOW /ROW/EPSDT/CC/VA Program clients. We have a compassionate staff that is screened and trained. We work with those who qualify for services in Lafayette, St. Landry, Iberia, Acadia, Vermillion, Evangeline, and St. Martin parishes.

Our services include:

Personal Care / Light Housekeeping / Laundry / Preparing Meals / Grocery Shopping / Medication Reminders/ Doctor’s Appointments / Companion Care & More

Get a Game Plan

Statewide
Louisiana
(225)925-7500

Emergency preparedness plans for a variety of disasters.

State resources in the event of an emergency.

Start Your Recovery

Statewide
Louisiana
(800)662-4357

Our goal is to offer people who are dealing with substance use issues a single source of reputable, objective information about signs, symptoms, conditions, treatment options, and resources — presented in a user-friendly format and in language that’s easy to understand.

TBI survivors can hear stories from people with similar experiences, discover the answers they need for recognizing and dealing with substance use disorder, and locate support.

Louisiana: 15 free treatment programs, 43 inpatient rehab centers, 20 outpatient, 3 luxury residential,

49 drug & alcohol addiction detox centers, 114 rehabs with payment assistance.

The website offers an option to sort by payment option.

Capitol Imaging Services

Statewide
Louisiana
(504)837-6736

Neuroimaging is defined as the process of producing images of the structure or activity of the brain or other parts of the nervous system.

We perform the majority of common exams and specialized tests at fees that often significantly lower potential out-of-pocket expenses.

Please view the website for various locations within Louisiana and the Gulf Coast.