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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.

Iberia Rehabilitation Hospital

New Iberia
LA
337- 364-6923

Acute physical rehabilitation hospital, outpatient therapy

Acadiana Brain Injury Center

Youngsville
LA
337-856-1964

Acadiana Brain Injury Center offers Neuro Day, Outpatient, and Residential Treatment for post acute acquired brain injury.

Acadiana Therapeutic Riding Organization

Carencro
LA
337-988-4444

Horse back riding program for adults who have experienced an acquired brain injury

Access Health Louisiana

Kenner
LA
504-575-3700

We are the largest community health center network in Louisiana. We bring comprehensive medical, behavioral and dental health to communities across South Louisiana.

All of AHL’s community health centers operate in “high-need” areas where access to care is difficult.  No patient is ever turned away for treatment at any of our clinics due to their ability to pay.  Access Health Louisiana accepts most commercial insurances, Medicaid, Medicare and for those who are uninsured, we offer an income-based sliding-fee scale.

AcME (Access to Meaningful Employment)

Metairie
LA
504-833-7291

The nonprofit employment agency helps people with disabilities find jobs that fit their talents, and supports them once they find work.

Action Rehab and Supplies

Baton Rouge
LA
888-249-2535

Provides quality medical equipment and supplies

Advantage Healthcare System

Metairie
LA
877-487-8289

Advantage Healthcare Systems offers comprehensive brain injury rehabilitation programs that cover the continuum of care. Every person’s medical situation is unique, so our treatment plans are fully customized to each patient’s needs.

Advantage provides 4 to 8 hours of therapy and treatment per day.

Offers a post acute day treatment program, physical rehab, outpatient therapy, behavioral therapy, counseling, cognitive rehabilitation, biofeedback and much more

Disability Rights Louisiana

New Orleans
LA
504-522-2337

The Disability Rights Center serves the state of Louisiana and protects, empowers, and advocates for the rights of people with disabilities and seniors, in order that they may live an integrated life in the community, free from abuse, neglect and exploitation.

Aging and Disability Resource Center

Baton Rouge
LA
225-342-9500

The core functions of an ADRC are 1) information, referral and awareness, 2) options counseling, advice and assistance, 3) streamlined eligibility determination for public programs, 4) person-centered transitions, 5) quality assurance and continuous improvement. ADRCs perform these functions by integrating, coordinating, and strengthening different pieces of the existing long term supports and services systems.

Ainsleys Angels of America

Lake Charles
LA

Ainsleys Angels of America is a non-profit organization that matches runners with people with disabilities who want to compete in races.

Arc of Louisiana

Baton Rouge
LA
225- 383-1033

The Arc of Louisiana advocates with and for all people with intellectual and related developmental disabilities and their families so that they shall live to their fullest potential.

Barney's Transportation

New Orleans
LA
504-739-8935

Accessible transportation in New Orleans area

Bastion

New Orleans
LA
888-737-5577

Bastion is an intentional community in which wounded, ill, or injured veterans live alongside retired military and civilian volunteers. Also offers yoga classes for residents and community members.

Baton Rouge General Medical Center

Baton Rouge
LA
225-381-6520

Acute care hospital with inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation.

Baton Rouge Head Injury Association (BRHIA)

Baton Rouge
LA
225-231-3108

Brain injury support group

Baton Rouge Rehabilitation Hospital

Baton Rouge
LA
225-927-0567

Inpatient, outpatient, and day treatment rehabilitation program.

Baton Rouge Spinal Cord Support Group

Baton Rouge
LA
225-231-3123

Spinal cord injury support group

Baton Rouge Spine Center

Baton Rouge
LA
225-766-0050

Office visits, surgery center and rehabilitation in one location. Treatment options include advanced physical therapy, medical treatments, pain management injections, and minimally-invasive spine procedures.

Baton Rouge Wheelchair Tennis

Baton Rouge
LA
225-768-7475

Wheelchair tennis

Baton Rouge VA Outpatient Clinic

Baton Rouge
LA
225-761-3400

The Baton Rouge Community Based Outpatient Clinics offers a wide array of primary and speciality care services for Veterans.

Bayou Land Families Helping Families

Thibodaux
LA
985-447-4461

Family Voices aims to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities ; they provide families resources and support to make decisions, advocate for improved public and private policies, build partnerships among families and professionals, and are a trusted resource on health care. Region III/serving parishes of Assumption, Lafourche, St. Charles, St. James, St. John, St. Mary, Terrebonne

Bienville (Satellite-- Arcadia) Career Solutions Center

Arcadia
LA
318-263-8456

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.

Bienville Career Solutions Center

Ringgold
LA
318-894-9173

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.

BISCIS Baseball League

New Orleans
LA
504-401-3882

Baseball league for individuals with brain and spinal cord injuries.

Bogalusa Housing Authority

Bogalusa
LA
985-735-6533

Provide safe, decent and sanitary housing to the needs of low-income, very low-income and extremely low-income families.

Bourgeouis Fishing Charters

Barataria
LA
504-341-5614

Bourgeois Fishing Charters offer a wheelchair accessible covered dock and food and drinks.

Brain Core Therapies of Louisiana

Mandeville
LA
985-626-4422

BrainCore Therapy is a type of biofeedback which makes a permanent change made in the brain.

Breaux Bridge Housing Authority

Breaux Bridge
LA
337-332-2808

Low-rent housing

Brian E. Smith Youth Center/ WIB

Monroe
LA
318-362-5111

Develops a comprehensive package of services for youth. We work to determine the skills needed for youth (16-21) by partnering with area training agencies and businesses to produce productive citizens of our community.

Broussard Housing Authority

Broussard
LA
337-837-8855

Low rent housing

Business Career Solutions Centers

Statewide
LA

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

Caddo Career Solutions Center

Shreveport
LA
318-676-7788

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.

Caddo Parish Public Housing Authority

Shreveport
LA
318-227-0906

Low-rent housing.

Calcasieu Business & Career Solutions Center

Lake Charles
LA
337 721-4010

The Louisiana Workforce Commissions vision is to make Louisiana the best place in the country to get a job or grow a business, and our goal is to be the country's best workforce agency

Calcasieu Parish Housing Authority

Lake Charles
LA
337-721-3500

Section 8, Low-Rent housing

Calcasieu Women's Shelter

Lake Charles
LA
337-436-4552

Oasis Safe Haven shelter for women.

Camp Fleur De Lis

Leesville
LA
225-573-9633

Weekend camp for survivors of traumatic brain injury.

Care Louisiana

Statewide
LA

Information on Louisiana Community Disability, Assistive Technology & Transportation Services

Career One Stop Veterans ReEmployment

Statewide
LA

Veterans ReEmployment

Catholic Charities

New Orleans
LA
504-523-3755

Assists with housing, food, domestic violence, employment, equipment and health services

Catholic Charities Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge
LA

Provides disaster relief, behavioral health services, employment services and more.

CATS on Demand

Baton Rouge
LA
225-389-8282

Capital Area Transit System.

Chez Hope (St. Mary's Parish)

Franklin
LA
337-828-4200

Family Violence Crisis Center serving southern region parishes of LA.

Children's Hospital

New Orleans
LA
504-899-5911

Children’s Hospital is a not-for-profit pediatric medical center offering a complete range of healthcare services for children from birth to 21 years.

Children's Hospital- Concussion Clinic

New Orleans
LA
504-896-2888

The Children’s Hospital Concussion Clinic addresses the needs of those who experience mild traumatic brain injuries and do not need intensive rehabilitation.

Christian Home Health Care

New Orleans
LA
504-522-5584

Christian Home Health Care offers around-the-clock medical and non-medical care in the home.

Christus Schumpert Health System

Shreveport
LA
318-681-4500

Catholic, non-profit healthcare system.

City of Baton Rouge - Community Development

Baton Rouge
LA
225-389-3039

Housing Programs

City of Hammond Adult Leisure Program

Hammond
LA
985-277-5906

City of Hammond Recreation Department offers adult leisure programs.

City of Monroe Transit

Monroe
LA
318-329-2207

Paratransit is a curb-to-curb transportation service for passengers who are unable to use fixed bus routes due to a disability.

Claiborne Career Solutions Center

Homer
LA
318-927-3338

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.

Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital

New Orleans
LA
504-930-3527

Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital is a free-standing rehabilitation hospital serving individuals in need of comprehensive rehabilitation services, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech and language pathology services.

Comfort Keepers

Metairie
LA
866-959-2969

Home care service offering transitioning to home care, respite care, in-home care, etc. Visit website for list of services offered.

Communities Against Domestic Abuse (CADA)

Jennings
LA
866-883-2232

Emergency Shelter for Battered Women and their Dependent Children

Cornerstone Healthcare Group

Bossier City
LA
318-747-9500

Hospital

Covington Housing Authority

Covington
LA
985-898-0345

Region 8 & Low-Rent housing

Crescent Vans

Metairie
LA
504-738-2634

We are a dealer of New and Used Wheelchair Accessible Vans. Crescent Vans is proud to be a retailer for BraunAbility one of the largest accessible van conversion companies in the world.

Crowley Housing Authority

Crowley
LA
337-783-8521

Low-rent and Section 8 housing

Culicchia Neurological Group

Marrero
LA
504-340-6976

Neurological Clinic treating brain and spine

Denham Springs Housing Authority

Denham Springs
LA
225-664-3301

Low-Rent housing

Diagnostic Imaging Services (DIS)

Metairie
LA
504-888-7921

Diagnostic imaging services

Disability Services

Statewide
LA

Apply for disability services

Do Soto Regional Health System

Mansfield
LA
318-872-4610

Doctors Hearing Services

Metairie
LA
504-887-5858

Goal is to help you understand the nature of your hearing loss, educate you on all the available options, and empower you to enjoy better quality of life by improving hearing.

Donaldsonville Housing Authority

Donaldsonville
LA
225-473-9486

Provides housing assistance to low income families through the Public Housing program.

Dr. Maryellen Romero

New Orleans
LA
504-988-5407

Neuropsychologist whose practice focuses on adults and forensic (civil) cases. Practice takes a range of referral sources, including (but not limited to) ADHD/LD, stroke/TBI/general neurological, medically ill, and dementia.

Dura Med

Kenner
LA
504-467-4057

DuraMed is committed to caring for patients in need of home medical equipment and supplies.

Duson Housing Authority

Duson
LA
337-873-4016

Low- rent housing

Bossier City Housing Program

Bossier City
LA
318-747-7823

Housing Programs.

Dysphagia in Motion

New Orleans
LA
504-641-4130

Dysphagia in Motion provides Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) studies to assess and manage swallowing disorders.

East Baton Rouge HSG Authority

Baton Rouge
LA
225-424-8852

Affordable housing in East Baton Rouge Parish.

East Jefferson General Hospital

Metairie
LA
504-503-5576

Hospital/Rehabilitation hospital

East Jefferson Rehab Services

Metairie
LA
504-779-2667

Rehabilitation services - in patient and outpatient

Faith House

Lafayette
LA
337-232-8954

Domestic Violence Crisis Center based in Lafayette, LA

Families Helping Families at the Crossroads

Pineville
LA
318-641-7373

"Organization that helps people with special needs serving the parishes of Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides, Vernon and Winn."

Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge
LA
225-216-7474

Organization that helps people with special needs serving parishes of East and West Baton Rouge, East and West Feliciana, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, and Ascension.

Families Helping Families of Jefferson

Harahan
LA
504-888-9111

Organization that helps people with special needs serving Jefferson Parish

Families Helping Families of Northeast Louisiana

Monroe
LA
318-361-0487

Equipment lending company (loaner closet).

Families Helping Families of Northeast Louisiana

Monroe
LA
318-361-0487

Organization that helps people with special needs serving parishes of Caldwell, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, and West Carroll.

Families Helping Families of Southeast Louisiana

New Orleans
LA
504-943-0343

Nonprofit resource center that aims to educate and empower individuals with disabilities, their families, professionals and communities by providing resources, training and family-to-family support. Serving parishes of Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard.

Families Helping Families of Southwest Louisiana

Lake Charles
LA
337-436-2570

"We work with individuals with any kind of special need (mental, physical, emotional, or educational). We offer a resource lending library, quarterly email newsletter, research on disability related topics, information and referral, education and training and peer support and advocacy skills training." Region V - serving parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jeff Davis

Families Helping Families Region 7

Shreveport
LA
318-226-4541

Families Helping Families Region 7 is a non-profit family resource center. We are a group of families who, through our own experiences, promote peer support and advocacy and are committed to alleviating hardships of other families who have members with disabilities or special needs. The term, "special needs", includes physical, mental, emotional, behavioral and/or academic issues.

Family Voices Louisiana

New Orleans
LA
504-299-9175

Family Voices, a national grassroots network of families and friends, advocates for health care services for all children and youth with special health care needs.

Governor's Office of Disability Affairs

Baton Rouge
LA
225-219-7550

Great asset for individuals with disabilities through the governor of Louisiana’s office

Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs

Baton Rouge
LA
225-342-7100

Louisiana organization that helps with elderly affairs.

Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Riding Center

LaPlace
LA
504-466-9960

"GNO Therapeutic Riding Center is a non-profit organization that is focused on providing a fun and therapeutic experience for individuals with physical, emotional, and learning disabilities. They are dedicated to promoting horseback riding activities to enhance quality of life in a safe and professional environment."

Habitat for Humanity New Orleans

New Orleans
LA
504-943-2240

Assists with home ownership and also assist with home modifications, building ramps, etc.

Hamilton Relay

Baton Rouge
LA
225-291-4500

Hamilton Relay is available at no cost, 24 hours a day, every day – making it possible for individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking to communicate over the telephone.

Headway

New Orleans
LA
504-345-8271

A day program for veterans living with a brain injury, spinal cord injury and/or other neurological condition.

Healing Wheels NOLA

New Orleans
LA
504-756-0736

Located in City Park, New Orleans, Healing Wheels NOLA helps physically handicapped and disabled ride bikes again.

Help with Your Utility Bills

LA

Will assist in paying utility bills

New Orleans Home Modification Program

New Orleans
LA
504-523-2337 ext. 127

Assists with home modification in Orleans Parish

Horse Assisted Therapy Services of North Louisiana

Calhoun
LA

Provides therapeutic horsemanship instruction to people who are differently-abled

Houma-Terrebonne Housing Authority

Houma
LA
985-876-4755

Housing assistance in Terrebonne Parish, low rent housing

Housing Authority of Sabine Parish

Many
LA
318-256-3359

Section 8 & Low-rent

Housing Authority of the City of Shreveport

Shreveport
LA
318-227-8174

Section 8 & Low-rent

Iberia Parish Housing Assistance

Iberia
LA
337-369-4439

Section 8, Low-Rent

Independent Living Centers

LA
877-505-2260

We offer four core independent living services, deaf and hard of hearing services, employment services, transportation services, counseling case management services and personal care assistance services to people with disabilities.

Jeff Raybon Construction

Baton Rouge
LA
225-218-6352

Jeff Raybon Construction, LLC. is a locally owned and operated business having served the Greater Baton Rouge area for over 25 years. We are licensed in both residential and commercial construction, as well as fully insured.