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Mission & Vision

Easterseals Louisiana is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities achieve independence. It is our vision to be recognized as an organization that transforms communities and engages all members through quality service, knowledge and compassion.

Easterseals Louisiana

Founded in 1951, Easterseals Louisiana has served thousands of individuals with disabilities. In 2018 alone, Easterseals Louisiana provided support to nearly 10,000 Louisianians.  These services ranged from Support Coordination and Early Development Screenings to Transitional Housing and Clinical Services. Easterseals Louisiana strives to offer the best services and programs available to assist children and adults with disabilities and special needs achieve independence in their lives and their communities.

Primary Services

According to an August 2018 press release from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 4 Americans currently live with a disability. This prevalence means the need for services that support individuals with disabilities and their families has never been greater. For 100 years, Easterseals has served as an indispensable resource committed to expanding possibilities for children and adults with disabilities, including veterans and seniors. We work every day to empower people with diverse perspectives and needs with the resources necessary to live, learn, work and play in their communities. Services provided by Easterseals Louisiana include:

At the core of the Easterseals Louisiana organization is a common passion for caring, shared by its 200+ staff members, volunteers, donors, and by those who support its mission. This heart-felt commitment to helping people with disabilities and their families is what Easterseals is all about. View our Core Values here.

2018 Annual Report 

To learn more about client, staff and stakeholder satisfaction and to gain insight into our strategic vision, check out our most recent Annual Report!

Read The 2018 Annual Report

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