• Covid-19

    FHF of Acadiana's Office - We are open for buisiness but closed to visitors

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  • Education & Training

    Workshops and trainings are coordinated and presented on topics relevant to the issues facing persons with disabilities and their families.

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  • Advocacy Group

    A statewide grassroots network of individuals and organizations designed to promotes appropriate education and supports individuals...

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  • Peer to Peer

    Our trained, knowledgeable staff are parents of children with disabilities or individuals with disabilities. They are here to provide you with the support you need.

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A system of resources has been developed to provide up-to-date, detailed information on disabilities.

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We are open for business but closed to visitors.

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm, the office of Families Helping Families of Acadiana will be closed to all outside visitors and guests.

We want to ensure our families that we are available to assist them, but we are following the recommended precautions and limiting in person contact to staff only. Our staff WILL be working doing this time period – we can assist by phone, email (), or Zoom (if requested), to ensure you receive the information and referral, advocacy, and peer-to-peer support you need. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and hope you and your family stay safe during this time. Unfortunately, we will not be able to attend any meetings or events at this time. FHF of Acadiana will continue to monitor the coronavirus situation closely. We will post updates on our email, and social media.

Our Mission

To assist and strengthen individuals with disabilities and their families through a coordinated network of resources, services and supports.

Upcoming Events

Empowerment Program - Travel Stipends

Empowerment Program - Travel Stipends

Financial support to attend behavorial health workshops and conferences. Help provided to pay for: transportation, hotels, and meals.

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Sensory Sensitive Sundays

Sensory Sensitive Sundays

Chuck E. Cheeses will be open the first Sunday of every month, specifically for children with autism and other special needs.

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LaDDC News

LaDDC News

The LA Dept of Health has created a How To Guide on Medicaid Renewals.

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No Bullying - Free Webinar

No Bullying - Free Webinar

This webinar will deepend the understanding of bully prevention and intervention, identifying safe approaches to minimize bullying by opening the door for conversations and maximizing the strength and safety of the community.

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Families Helping Families- Newsletter January 2020