For Immediate Release

Easter Seals Louisiana Opens New EarlySteps Office in Pineville

Non-profit organization expands Early Childhood Screening services throughout the state.

Pineville, LA, April 20, 2015

Media Contact:
Dominique Ellis

SPOE Pineville Office Staff

Easter Seals Louisiana is happy to announce the opening of a new System Point Of Entry (SPOE) office in Pineville, Louisiana. The new program is located in the Department of Health and Hospitals Region 6 (Alexandria/Pineville). 

"Easter Seals Louisiana is thrilled to be opening another System Point of Entry (SPOE) service location,” said Easter Seals Louisiana CEO Tracy Garner. “Our new location will be in Pineville, LA. We have administered SPOE programs in Monroe and New Orleans for several years and look forward to expanding our early intervention expertise in central Louisiana."

The office officially opens on Monday April 20, 2015  and will be  located at 700 Main Street, Pineville, LA 71360. To contact the office call: (318) 487-1165

EarlySteps is Louisiana's Early Intervention System for children with disabilities and developmental delays, ages birth to three, and their families.  By providing resources and support during those critical years, EarlySteps helps children get off to a great start. EarlySteps services include screening and assessment and coordination of early intervention for children with developmental disabilities. Easter Seals created the Make the First Five Count program to raise awareness for kids at risk for developmental delays, autism and other disabilities. Each SPOE serves hundreds of children/families each year.  The contracts are with the Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities. The SPOEs are administered through EarlySteps, Louisiana's early intervention program.

Easter Seals Louisiana is a non-profit organization providing assistance to children & adults with mental and physical disabilities throughout Louisiana.

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