Disability Assistance and Information Hotline

Eldercare Locator

Elder Justice

Long Term Care

U.S. Department of Health and Human Service

Voting Resources

State Resources

Governor’s Office of Disability Affairs

Office of Adult and Aging Services


Office of Behavioral Health

Louisiana Department of Health

Louisiana Rehabilitation Services

Louisiana Workforce Commission

Louisiana ARC

Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs

Centers for Independent Living

Protection & Advocacy Organization

The Louisiana state disability protection and advocacy (P&A) agency is the Advocacy Center of Louisiana (AC). AC is part of the nation’s federally-funded P&A system. It provides help to people with disabilities in Louisiana to expand and defend their rights, including supporting self-advocacy groups and legal assistance. AC is part of the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN).

Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC)

ADRCs are the main points of access for long-term supports and services for older adults and people with disabilities, including home health care and assistive technology.

Legal Services Organizations

These organizations provide free legal assistance for low-income individuals, including help with accessing Social Security and Medicaid benefits.

State Medicaid Agency

Learn about and apply for Medicaid services in Louisiana.

Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)

The Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) helps remove barriers to independent living for people with disabilities and works to increase necessary supports and services. It is part of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL).

Money Follows the Person (MFP)

Free assistance with transitioning from a nursing facility or institutional care to the community.

Regional Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Center

Provides information, training, and guidance on disability access and Louisiana disability services. One of 10 regional centers in the ADA National Network.

Developmental Disabilities Services

These agencies address the specific needs of people with developmental disabilities. They advocate for community inclusion and access to Louisiana disability services.

Mental Health Services

These agencies address the specific needs of people with mental illness and promote mental health. Some agencies offer free or low-cost group counseling and education programs.

Traumatic Brain Injury Services

Information and resources for individuals with traumatic brain injuries and their loved ones.


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