The mission of the Bienville Parish Community Coalition is to plan and implement strategies that prevent and reduce youth substance use and its associated consequences through community and parish-wide collaborative efforts.
CADA’s mission is to educate, counsel and treat persons of all ages who suffer from alcoholism or other addictive diseases. Our vision is to connect with others who share our mission of helping those who suffer from addiction.
CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services. CARF accreditation focuses on quality, results. Providers that meet our standards have demonstrated their commitment to being among the best available.
Community Support Programs, Inc. operates innovative programs for the region’s homeless population diagnosed with chronic mental illnesses. CSP also provides services to abused and neglected children, their families, and foster care families in northwest Louisiana. Lastly, CSP helps develop and locate housing for low-income and disabled families.
EarlySteps provides services to families with infants and toddlers aged birth to three years (36 months) who have a medical condition likely to result in a developmental delay, or who have developmental delays.
The Louisiana Department of Health protects and promotes health and ensures access to medical, preventive and rehabilitative services for all citizens of the State of Louisiana.
Medicaid provides medical benefits to low-income individuals and families. In Louisiana, over a million residents receive health care coverage through Medicaid, most of whom are children under 19.
Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for nearly 100 years. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities, Easter Seals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.
EarlySteps provides services to families with infants and toddlers aged birth to three years (36 months) who have a medical condition likely to result in a developmental delay, or who have developmental delays. Children with delays in cognitive, motor, vision, hearing, communication, social-emotional or adaptive development may be eligible for services.
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.
Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit agency that serves people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana currently provides services to 26 parishes in North Louisiana, with retail operations in Shreveport, Bossier City, Haughton, Minden, Ruston, Monroe, West Monroe, Natchitoches, Alexandria and Pineville.
HOPE leads the effort in area-wide strategic planning and provides area homeless service agencies opportunities to collaborate, network, and locate referral sources. We strive to achieve this through informative monthly Homeless Coalition meetings; by gathering, updating, and distributing information on the services that each agency provides; and by educating the community about homelessness and the agencies that work so hard to address this issue.
The Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gambling is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing cost effective quality assistance for all individuals in the State of Louisiana who may be affected by gambling problems. The organization promotes the development of education programs and professional resources for Problem Gambling assistance.
The Children's Cabinet has developed this site as a resource to show where Louisiana stands on important child well-being indicators and what you can do to help make things better. From community leaders and stakeholders, to service providers and parents, the Louisiana Kids' Dashboard is an amazing resource that serves as the starting point for us all to join together and improve the lives of children in our State.
Medicaid provides medical benefits to low-income individuals and families. Although the federal government establishes the general rules for Medicaid, specific requirements are established by each state. In Louisiana, over a million residents receive health care coverage through Medicaid, most of whom are children under 19. The Louisiana Medicaid Program operates within the Department of Health and Hospitals.
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.
Mental Health America of Louisiana (MHAL) is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental and substance use conditions and achieving victory over mental illnesses and addictions through advocacy, education, research, and service.
There are nearly 1,000 NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates across the country. Find your local NAMI affiliate for support and education programs.
The Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) manages and delivers the services and supports necessary to improve the quality of life for citizens with mental illness and addictive disorders.
The agency oversees the Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership (LBHP), the statewide management contract for most behavioral health services, and delivers direct care through both hospitalization and community based treatment programs. Services are provided for Medicaid and non-Medicaid eligible populations.
The Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) serves as the Single Point of Entry (SPOE) into the developmental disabilities services system and oversees public and private residential services and other services for people with developmental disabilities.
Official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration. Social Security pays disability benefits to you and certain members of your family if you have worked long enough and have a medical condition that has prevented you from working or is expected to prevent you from working for at least 12 months or end in death.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
Volunteers of America of North Louisiana is a locally-governed and locally-managed affiliate of one of the nation’s oldest, largest and most diversified faith-based charities. Our national organization has more than 115 years of experience and service with a mission to “reach and uplift” the American people. Today, we touch the lives of thousands in need. We help inner-city kids in Shreveport, people with mental illness in Central Louisiana, and veterans throughout North Louisiana while building healthier, more compassionate communities.