Law Firms

Disability in Louisiana

As you can probably imagine, each state considers disability and disability benefit payouts far differently from each other. In the case of disability in Louisiana, there is a unique method of applying for disability payments and benefits that will require you to make a tremendous effort to understand the exact nature of your disability and the nature of disability in Louisiana. By conducting the proper research and taking the time to study the situation, you can learn more about disability in Louisiana and enable yourself to see the maximum amount of benefits.

Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana (JJPL)

(504) 522-5437

Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana’s mission is to transform the state’s juvenile justice system into one that builds on the strengths of young people, families, and communities to ensure children are given the greatest opportunities to grow and thrive.

Health Law Advocates of Louisiana

(504) 267-9156

Health Law Advocates of Louisiana (HLA/LA) is the only nonprofit public interest law firm in Louisiana dedicated exclusively to health care access. Launched in February 2010, HLA/LA provides free legal representation and assistance to eligible Louisiana families.  HLA/LA serves low and middle income residents from all parts of the State. Many of our clients are children, elderly, or those coping with disabilities. All face barriers to health care treatment that result in suffering and loss. We strive to make a difference in the lives of ordinary people who simply are unable to cut through legal, administrative or financial barriers to obtaining needed health care treatment.

Autism Risk and Safety Management

(772) 398-9756

Autism training and resources for law enforcement, emergency first responders, parents, educators, care providers, and the autism community.


Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)

(225) 359-9940 Ext. 222

National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD) is the forum where organizations share knowledge and resources throughout the disaster cycle—preparation, response and recovery—to help disaster survivors and their communities.  Members of National VOAD form a coalition of nonprofit organizations that respond to disasters as part of their overall mission.

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)

(225) 923-3420

UCP identifies and provides treatment to children with cerebral palsy, developmental delays, and learning disabilities; works to enhance the quality of life for the families of these children.

Spina Bifida of Greater New Orleans

(504) 737-5181

The Spina Bifida of Greater New Orleans, Inc. (SBGNO) is a non-profit, tax exempt organization for the expressed purpose of providing services to those persons born with Spina Bifida and their families, and to increase public awareness about Spina Bifida and its prevention. This Organization consists of individuals with Spina Bifida,  their families, and other interested persons united to enhance the quality of life for persons with Spina Bifida.  The association’s mission is “to promote the prevention of Spina Bifida and to support the needs of individuals with Spina Bifida and related disorders”.

Southwest ADA Center Independent Living Research Utilization


The Southwest ADA Center is the Southwest’s leading resource on the Americans with Disabilities Act and related disability rights laws. The Center is part of the ADA National Network funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) of the Department of Education.  The Southwest ADA Center serves a wide range of audiences who are interested in or impacted by these laws, including employers, businesses, government agencies, schools and people with disabilities. Expert staff members are available to provide training and publications and to respond to your inquiries via the toll free hotline.

Safe Streets/Stong Communities

(504) 522-3949

Safe Streets/Strong Communities is a community-based organization that campaigns for a new criminal justice system in New Orleans, one that creates safe streets and strong communities for everyone, regardless of race or economic status.

Resurrection After Exoneration

(504) 943-1902

RAE will promote reform-minded leadership among those who have been imprisoned by assisting them during their transition process to ensure a successful reentry, and by empowering exonerees to confront and reform the system that victimized them.

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