The Advocacy Center is
Louisiana's protection and advocacy system. The
center has a multi-disciplinary staff of
lawyers, paralegals, client advocates and support
staff who provide the following services including
information and referrals to legal, social, health,
education, employment and other related services
Agenda for Children
Agenda for Children
has actively advocated for improvements in programs
and policies that support children and their
families at the local, state and federal levels.
In addition to its advocacy efforts, Agenda has also
directly operated a range of programs to support
children, families and child care providers.
American Diabetes Association
Get the latest
information on preventing and living with diabetes.
Get recipes for delicious, well-balanced meals and
fitness tips to help you live healthier lifestyle
American Heart Association
Discover tips for
living a heart healthy lifestyle. This site is
full of positive changes you can make to your
everyday activities to minimize the risk of heart
disease. Learn the difference between good
fats and bad fats, discover how to manage stress,
and much more.
Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council
LaCAN is a statewide
grassroots network of individuals, families and
advocates who have worked together since 1988
advocating for a service system that supports
individuals with disabilities to live in their own
homes rather than having to be segregated from their
communities in a facility to receive support.
Specifically, they have advocated for implementation
of Louisiana’s Community and Family Support System
Susan G. Komen
Learn about the risks
and treatment of breast cancer and discover ways to
get involved in raising funds to find a cure.
Excellent resource for information ranging from
early to detection to questions your should ask your
USDA Choose My Plate
A great resource for
weight management including calorie counters, tips
for eating healthy on a budget, as well as sample
menus for healthy lunches/snacks and satisfying