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BIALA Resource Guide for Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

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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.

Business Career Solutions Centers

Statewide
LA

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

Care Louisiana

Statewide
LA

Information on Louisiana Community Disability, Assistive Technology & Transportation Services

Career One Stop Veterans ReEmployment

Statewide
LA

Veterans ReEmployment

Disability Services

Statewide
LA

Apply for disability services

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

Louisiana Department of Health

Statewide
LA
225-342-9500

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

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 Department of Veterans Affairs

Statewide
LA

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

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.

Louisiana Disability Benefit Programs

Statewide
LA

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

Louisiana Disability Organizations and Resources

Statewide
LA

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

Louisiana Disaster/Emergency Planning Tips

Statewide
LA

Comprehensive recourse to help with disaster and emergency planning

Louisiana Education Resources

Statewide
LA

Resources for employment, education, etc.

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 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 Housing Search

Statewide
LA
877-428-8844

Assists with finding rental homes in Louisiana

Louisiana Independent Living and Senior Apartments

Statewide
LA

List of senior housing places

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.

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 Rehabilitation Services Regional Offices

Statewide
LA

LRS list of regional offices statewide

Louisiana Urology Specialists Database

Statewide
LA

Contact information for Urologists in LA by city

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 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.

Louisiana Independent Living

Statewide
LA
800-748-4024

Database, searchable by city for living options

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!"

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.

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.

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.