FHF of Acadiana, is a non-profit resource center organized and directed by family members of individuals with disabilities.

Programs

Programs

Information & Referral, Education & Training, Peer to Peer Support and other programs.

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Resources

Resources

A list of important resources!

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Parishes We Serve

Parishes We Serve

Families Helping Families of Acadiana is one of ten 501©3 non-profit resource centers located throughout the state of Louisiana.

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Our Mission

TO ASSIST AND STRENGTHEN INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES THROUGH A COORDINATED NETWORK OF RESOURCES, SERVICES AND SUPPORTS.

Families Helping Families of Acadiana is one of ten 501©3 non-profit resource centers located throughout the state of Louisiana.
Our corporation was organized as a family-directed resource center based on the principals of Louisiana Act 378 of 1989 for individuals with disabilities and their families.
We believe that providing support services through our programs will educate, strengthen and empower families and individuals who are at an increased risk for family breakdown.
We are parents that have gone through what you’re going through, the individual that lives with a disability every day and the family that that is continuously trying to figure out what is best for our child or children.
We’ve been “in your shoes”!
Since its inception, Families Helping Families has served thousands of families in the Region IV area through 3 areas of services: Information & Referral, Peer-to-Peer Support, and Educational Services and Training.

Click Here to see which parishes we provide services to:

Latest News

Special Education Parental Involvement Survey

Our special education parental involvement survey is open now through July 31st…

Community Input

There are 3 options for you to attend and let your voice be heard! This is YOUR OPPORTUNITY to share your concerns, issues, and experiences with LaCAN and the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council for consideration for their 2025 Legislative Advocacy agenda!

Hurricane Checklist

Hurricane season has officially started 🌀 Don’t wait until there’s a storm in the Gulf to prepare.
Be sure to keep these tips in mind:
🔵Plan for special medical needs
🔵Communicate with your healthcare provider
🔵Notify caregivers and support network
🔵Maintain a sufficient supply of medications
🔵Arrange for backup power
🔵Plan to evacuate if advised
🔵Pack essential supplies
🔵Protect medical equipment
🔵Keep sufficient documentation

I.Y.K.Y.K. Workshop

Workshop stressing the importance of  daily hygiene practices to ensure girls have a firm understanding of how …

Summer Meal Boxes

Summer Meal Box Program. Please spread the word and take advantage of this opportunity.
REGISTRATION FOR WEEK 1 IS DUE TOMORROW.

FAQ

July 15th 12:00 PM
Special Education FAQ 1.0
 
July 22 12:00 PM 
Special Education FAQ 2.0
 
July 29th 12:00 PM
 

Train Unique Summer Program

Summer is a make or break time for our athletes! Every year, we see those who join us for the summer get healthy, active, strong, and improve their nutrition and social skills!

We're Hiring!

We currently have a Program Monitor position open at our Lafayette parish location ❤️⚜️
Click the link below to see the open position descriptions and to fill out an application if interested/qualified:

List: Summer Camps around Acadiana

As a parent, you may be looking for a way to keep your kiddo(s) busy and taken care of, all while having fun, and summer camps are a great way to ensure all of those things!

Where to Next?

Let us know if you would likeus to visit your coffee shop. Email us at: info@fhfacadiana.org

IEPs vs 504 Plans

Call or text Brandy 337-852-3231 to reserve and get more info!