Easterseals Louisiana's Support Coordination assists adults with disabilities and their families in finding and securing needed services and direct assistance such as Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security Disability. With offices located throughout the state, Easterseals Louisiana has become a community leader in helping families in need of assistance access and secure the services appropriate for a person's specific needs.
Easterseals provides Support Coordination for Home & Community based services made available through the following Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals branches:
Easterseals' Support Coordinators not only help people with disabilities locate services and assistance, but will play an active role in the coordination of services to ensure that each individual's needs are being met. The goals of support coordination are to foster independence and self-sufficiency, and ensure the participant’s health, safety, and well-being in the least restrictive environment. The ultimate goal is achieving and maintaining the participant’s personal outcomes. This is accomplished through the coordination of paid and common community services and other natural support. Click here for more information.
Behavioral Health Services
Easterseals Louisiana assists individuals living with chronic mental illness by providing safe and affordable housing and mental health stability with the goal of improving function within a community, social interaction, employment, and gaining independence. Our trained mental healthcare staff understands the needs and challenges faced by individuals living with mental illness. Easterseals' Mental Health Services specifically target children and adults living with severe and persistent mental illness, who appear to be eligible for Medicaid/SSI benefits based on their income, but who have otherwise failed to qualify for those benefits on their own. Click here for more information.