Meet Kevin -- He came to the Advocacy Center because he wanted a job, but he was scared of losing his disability benefits. The Advocacy Center’s Work Incentives Planning Assistance (WIPA) Program empowers people with disabilities, like Kevin, to find jobs in the community while keeping their disability benefits. Donate to AC's "More Than a Living" Campaign now to help people like Kevin!
Advocacy Center Client Advocate Beth DeBlanc insisted on the right to vote for group home residents with disabilities who had previously been denied that right.
Each person who receives his Medicaid health care through Bayou Health has the option to choose a new plan during one “open enrollment period” each year. (You can change plans at any time if you can prove a good reason to change.) The open enrollment period ends on January 20, 2015. If you have previously opted out of Bayou Health, you can now opt back in at this time.
Louisiana's Department of Health & Hospitals (DHH) has announced a major shift in how it will provide Medicaid-funded specialized behavioral services in 2015.
Meet Ora Cutno, Community Living Ombudsman!
This CLE, presented by the Advocacy Center with guests from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and Metropolitan Human Services District will provide private bar attorneys with all of the information and training needed to represent APS clients.