Louisiana Emergency Management and Functional Needs Resources

Louisiana Relay800-947-5277 Louisiana Relay is a public service which guarantees all citizens access to prompt, professional and accurate communication through the telephone. Consumers of these specialized services, specifically individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind, hard of hearing or have difficulty speaking, can communicate on the telephone.

Easterseals Louisiana504-523-7325 Easterseals is leading the way to full equity, inclusion, and access through life-changing disability and community services. For more than 100 years, we have worked tirelessly with our partners to enhance quality of life and expand local access to healthcare, education, and employment opportunities. And we won’t rest until every one of us is valued, respected, and accepted.

Quality Support Coordination- (504) 885-6745 Quality Support Coordination acknowledges the rights of individuals with disabilities and their family members, informing, educating and empowering them on all options, while supporting their needs, desires, and choices for living, working and recreating in the community with the highest degree for community participation and intimate and casual personal relationships.

ImCal HSA- 1-866-698-5304 Imperial Calcasieu Human Services Authority was created by the Louisiana State Legislature under the provisions of LA revised statutes 373 to provide for the administration, management and operations of behavioral health and developmental disabilities services to the citizens of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jeff-Davis parishes.

Calcasieu Medical Reserve Corps Calcasieu Parish- 337-721-4024 The primary mission for the Department is to mobilize a trained medical support unit to augment emergency operations and responses during the man-made or natural disasters and address community needs on a day-to-day basis.  

LADDC(225) 342-6804 The Council engages in advocacysystems change, and capacity building activities that contribute to a coordinated, individual and family-centered, individual and family-directed comprehensive system of community services, individualized supports, and other forms of assistance that enable individuals with developmental disabilities to exercise self-determination, be independent, be productive, and be integrated and included in all facets of community life.

Emergency Operations Center Watch Desk- (225) 354-3570 Protects and promotes health and ensures access to medical, preventive, and rehabilitative services. Contact for services and assistance related to addictive disorders, aging, mental health, developmental disabilities, public health, and Medicaid.

Department of Children and Family Services- 1-888-524-3578 DCFS is working to keep children safe, helping individuals and families become self-sufficient, and providing safe refuge during disasters. 

Office of Juvenile Justice(225) 287-7900 OJJ’s mission is to protect the public by providing safe and effective individualized services to youth, who will become productive, law-abiding citizens. OJJ is a quality system of care which embraces partnerships with families, communities and stakeholders to assist youth in redirecting their lives toward responsible citizenship.

Metropolitan Human Services District(504) 568-3130 Ensure person-centered supports and services are available and provided to eligible individuals with mental illness, addictive disorders and intellectual/developmental disabilities in Orleans, Plaquemines and St. Bernard parishes.

Focus Clubhouse- (337) 806-9843 Focus Clubhouse is a free Acadiana based membership community where people living with mental illness can focus on leading personally satisfying and productive lives through positive socialization with their peers.