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Legal and disability assistance
Apply for disability services
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.
Website to assist with government benefits
Great asset for individuals with disabilities through the governor of Louisiana’s office
Louisiana organization that helps with elderly affairs.
Answers questions about workplace accomodations or the Americans with Disabilities Act, and related legislation
Developmental Disabilities Councils receive federal funds to conduct advocacy, capacity building and systems change activities to promote the self determination, independence, productivity, integration and inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in community life.
Provides assistance and information as well as advocacy to people with disabilities who are getting or applying for services under the Rehabilitation Act
Provides many programs and resources for disabled and aging citizens. Coordinates the Traumatic Head and Spinal Cord Injury Trust Program.
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.
Comprehensive resource website of Louisiana’s resources for individuals with disabilities.
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.
LaCAN is a statewide grassroots network of individuals, families and advocates who have worked together since 1988 advocating for a service system that supports individuals with disabilities to live in their own homes rather than having to be segregated from their communities in a facility to receive support.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Dedicated to veterans service, medical research and civil rights for people with disabilities.
Self advocacy group run by people with disabilities, for people with disabilities. People First of Louisiana supports people with disabilities to empower themselves in becoming effective decision makers, to gain more independence, and enjoy life as equal citizens of the United States of America.
Website informing about social security disability
Information about workman’s comp