Disability Resource Center

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We provide an extensive variety of information and programs for those with disabilities and their families.

A Family Directed Resource Center

2840 Military Highway

Pineville, La 71360

1-318-641-7373 or 800-259-7200

at The Crossroads

Funded by: Developmental Disabilities Council, State Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Resources, Louisiana Human Services District  

Objectives

To foster and implement contact between experienced and new parents of children with special needs so each can benefit from the support by sharing ideas, knowledge, feelings and experience.


To help family members find personal answers, decrease isolation and to increase a sense of personal control.


To offer families resources, information, and referral to services.


To bridge the gap between parents and professionals.


To provide a safe forum for discussing ongoing financial, social and emotional problems.


To provide training in federal and state laws which govern our state's responsibilities to individuals with special needs.


To provide feedback to the professional community on the needs of families and individuals with special needs.


To be an information and resource center for the region.


Our Mission

To assist and strengthen individuals and families with special needs through a coordinated statewide network of resources, supporting and serving the parishes of Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides Vernon and Winn.