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Real Impact. Real People.

It is incredible what can happen in one year! Take a look at the positive difference you have made in the lives of over 10,000 families with your support.

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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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Easterseals Louisiana

ESL 2019 Year in Review
2019 has been a year-long celebration of Easterseals and the impact this organization has made the last 100 years. Take a look back on all ESL has accomplished this past year!
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For over 100 years, Easterseals has served as an indispensable resource for individuals with disabilities, veterans, seniors and their families. Learn more about our humble beginnings and big dreams for the future!
Easterseals & Freddie Mac Partnership
We've partnered with Freddie Mac to help more people in the military, veteran and care giving communities as well as those with disabilities obtain affordable housing through renting or buying a home.
ESL 2019 Annual Report
Want to see how Easterseals Louisiana is serving our mission? Check out our 2019 Annual Report!

Recent Posts From

Easterseals

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Love is Blind: Part Two of a Series About Long-Distance Relationships During COVID

October 23, 2020

In Part One of Alicia Krage’s four-part series about long-distance relationships during COVID, she t…

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Why Learn White Cane Skills Before Training with a Seeing Eye Dog?

October 15, 2020

With so many elementary school children learning at home these days, my Seeing Eye dog and I haven&#…

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Love is Blind: A Series on Long-Distance Relationships during COVID-19

October 14, 2020

Some of you might remember a 3-part series I wrote in January about flying to Houston to visit a fri…

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October is Disability Employment Awareness month: Meet an Architect Who is Totally blind

October 6, 2020

October is Disability Employment Awareness month, and last weekend’s feature on 60 Minutes about an …

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Count us In: October 31st is the Last Day for the 2020 U.S. Census

September 29, 2020

Edited 10/5/2020: The Census was extended once again to October 31st.  Edited 10/1/2020: The Census …

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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