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Our Mission Statement

Easterseals Louisiana is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities achieve independence. Easterseals provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities.

Easterseals Louisiana has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives since 1951. From support coordination to transitional housing and social skills training for people with autism, Easterseals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.

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We can't do it alone! Check out our list of annual and special events and help Easterseals Louisiana grow and expand our services througout the state. From fundraisers to community outreach events, we have numerous ways for you to get involved and support your local Easterseals.

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Easterseals Louisiana

935 Gravier Street, Suite 720
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-523-7325

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FAQ's
Got Questions? Well, we have the answers! Check out our FAQ page to learn more about ESL's programs, our history and so much more.
ESL Satisfaction Surveys
Annual, ESL conducts Participant & Stakeholder Satisfaction Surveys to understand how we can better serve our communities. Click here to view our latest survey results!
M. Scott donates $5 Million to ESL
Click here to learn more about the $5 Million Transformational Gift from Author & Philanthropist, MacKenzie Scott.
ESL's 2020 Impact Report
Want to see how Easterseals Louisiana is serving our mission? Check out our 2020 Impact Report!

Recent Posts From

Easterseals

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Home and Community-Based Services Can’t Wait

October 7, 2021

I have Muscular Dystrophy which requires full care for all activities of daily living. Through home …

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Mature Workers: Hire for the Attitude, Train for the Skill

September 29, 2021

 An interview with Crystal Odom-McKinney, National Director of Senior Community Service Employment P…

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Listen Today: How an Advocate Saw Her Future as a Young Person with a Disability

September 22, 2021

My 15-year-old author friend Anja Herrman, a.k.a. DJ Mermaid, is going to be on WBEZ, Chicago Public…

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The Makings of an Accessible Vacation Resort Experience

September 7, 2021

My family makes it a priority to take a vacation together every year. Some vacations are smaller (Wi…

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Caregivers Deserve Better

August 27, 2021

Our son Gus was born in 1986 with significant physical and developmental disabilities. He lived at h…

Stories From Our Clients

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A “can-do” spirit

Marti Clark has a history of exceeding people’s expectations. As a former Easterseals child representative, Marti grew up to accomplish her goals with her therapists and teachers over the years helping through transitional times in Marti’s life.

Alyssa Wilson, girl at summer camp
Spotlight on: Alyssa Wilson, our Camp ABLE star

There’s no better feeling than checking in with an old friend and learning that their spirits are as high as ever!

Auburn Smith
A "One-of-a-Kind Kid"

Born with Spina Bifida and clubfoot, Auburn Smith became a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician.

Landon Allen
Landon Allen: Making strides and meeting milestones with our EarlySteps Program

Landon Allen: Making Progress with our EarlySteps Program

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Act of Kindness Leads to Inspiring Reunion

Spotlight story about Kim Mitchell

Kathleen Jackson
Kathleen Jackson: A Thank You To ESL

Kathleen Jackson, a NOW participant and client of Easterseals Louisiana since 2011 shared her story and wrote this sweet thank you to her Support Coordinator, Diana Farrell, out of our Covington office.

From "wait and see" to success in school

Born with autism, Connor is bright, funny, warm, loving and energetic.

Featured Programs

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EarlySteps SPOE

Easterseals Louisiana's EarlySteps services include screening, assessment and coordination of early intervention for children with developmental disabilities. Click here to learn more about how ESL can help your family!

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Campership

It's never too early to start thinking about registering for our accessible, barrier-free camps. Learn more about all the fun camp has to offer!

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Transitional Housing

Easterseals Louisiana Transitional Housing provides a safe and comfortable environment for our clients in need to transition into an independent living situation. Learn more about ESL's Transitional Housing!

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