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BIALA Resource Guide for Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

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Louisiana Independent Living and Senior Apartments

Statewide
, LA

List of senior housing places

Louisiana Independent Living

Statewide
, LA
800-748-4024

Database, searchable by city for living options

Louisiana Rehabilitation Services Regional Offices

Statewide
, LA

LRS list of regional offices statewide

Career One Stop Veterans ReEmployment

Statewide
, LA

Veterans ReEmployment

New Horizons Independent Living Center - Northeast Louisiana

Statewide
, LA

"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
, LA

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

Louisiana Disaster/Emergency Planning Tips

Statewide
, LA

Comprehensive recourse to help with disaster and emergency planning

Louisiana Disability Benefit Programs

Statewide
, LA

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

Louisiana Health Plan

Statewide
, LA
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
, LA
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
, LA

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

Noril

Statewide
, LA
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
, LA
877-428-8844

Assists with finding rental homes in Louisiana

Home Instead Senior Care

Statewide
, LA
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
, LA
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
, LA
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
, LA

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
, LA

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
, LA

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
, LA

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
, LA

Apply for disability services

Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council (LaDDC)

Statewide
, LA
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
, LA

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
, LA

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
, LA

Contact information for Urologists in LA by city

Louisiana Disability Organizations and Resources

Statewide
, LA

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

Louisiana Department of Health

Statewide
, LA
225-342-9500

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

Louisiana Education Resources

Statewide
, LA

Resources for employment, education, etc.

Louisiana Assistive Technology Initiative

Statewide
, LA

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
, LA
225-752-1296

Free Confidential Statewide Domestic Abuse Hotline and Resource Center