Citizens with Developmental Disabilities

February 21, 2011
OCDD Assistant Secretary Announces Resource Allocation Informational Meeting Schedule
March 02, 2010
Regional leaders in Acadiana have taken the first steps towards the creation of a “human services district” for residents of the seven-parish area surrounding Lafayette, or DHH Region IV. The effort, supported by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, will allow local leadership to use continued state funding to deliver mental health, addictive disorders, developmental disabilities and public health services considered a priority by the local community.
July 02, 2007
Officials with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals recently learned the state will receive up to $30.9 million to increase home and community-based services for people with disabilities or who have long-term care needs. The Money Follows the Person grant is from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
December 06, 2006
In preparation for the upcoming statewide launch, LAHousingSearch.org is expanding each day with the addition of detailed listings of available rental properties. The site already lists detailed information on over 400 available rental units and is currently being utilized by 150 property providers to advertise their vacancies.
October 24, 2006
Louisiana Job Fairs 2006 will be held in Houma on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Evergreen Cajun Center at 4694 West Main Street. For the third year in a row, this event is being held in conjunction with similar events across the state to help people with disabilities find employment. Job Fairs were also held in Baton Rouge on Oct. 4, Mandeville and Shreveport on Oct. 10, Alexandria and Monroe on Oct. 11, Lake Charles and New Orleans on Oct. 12 and Lafayette on Oct. 24.
October 17, 2006
Louisiana Job Fairs 2006 will be held in Lafayette on Tuesday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Heymann Performing Arts Center at 1374 South College Road. This event is being held in conjunction with similar events across the state to help people with disabilities find employment. A Job Fair is also scheduled in Houma on Oct. 31 and events were held in Baton Rouge on Oct. 4, Mandeville and Shreveport on Oct. 10, Alexandria and Monroe on Oct. 11 and Lake Charles and New Orleans on Oct. 12.
October 05, 2006
Louisiana Job Fairs 2006 for Metro New Orleans will be held on Thursday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. until noon at Jefferson - Orleans South at 2536 Edenborn Avenue in Metairie. This event is being held in conjunction with similar events across the state to help people with disabilities find employment. Job Fairs are also scheduled in Mandeville and Shreveport on Oct. 10, Alexandria and Monroe on Oct. 11, Lake Charles on Oct. 12, Lafayette on Oct. 24 and Houma on Oct. 31. A Job Fair was held in Baton Rouge on Oct. 4.
October 05, 2006
Louisiana Job Fairs 2006 will be held in Lake Charles on Thursday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. until noon in the First Floor Exhibition Hall at the Lake Charles Civic Center. For the third year in a row, this event is being held in conjunction with similar events across the state to help people with disabilities find employment. Job Fairs are also scheduled in Mandeville and Shreveport on Oct. 10, Alexandria and Monroe on Oct. 11, New Orleans on Oct. 12, Lafayette on Oct. 24 and Houma on Oct. 31. A Job Fair was held in Baton Rouge on Oct. 4.
October 04, 2006
Louisiana Job Fairs 2006 will be held in Monroe on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Monroe Civic Center at 401 Lea Joyner Expressway. For the third year in row, this event is being held in conjunction with similar events across the state to help people with disabilities find employment. Job Fairs are also scheduled in Baton Rouge on Oct. 4, Mandeville and Shreveport on Oct. 10, Alexandria on Oct. 11, Lake Charles and New Orleans on Oct. 12, Lafayette on Oct. 24 and Houma on Oct. 31.
October 04, 2006
Louisiana Job Fairs 2006 will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. until noon at Mainstreet Community Center at 708 Main Street in Pineville. For the third year in a row, this event is being held in conjunction with similar events across the state to help people with disabilities find employment. Job Fairs are also scheduled in Baton Rouge on Oct. 4, Mandeville and Shreveport on Oct. 10, Monroe on Oct. 11, Lake Charles and New Orleans on Oct. 12, Lafayette on Oct. 24 and Houma on Oct. 31.