Louisiana Council's Advocacy Network (LaCAN)

LaCAN (Louisiana Council's Advocacy Network) furthers the Council's mission by advocating for policies and systems that support inclusion everywhere people learn, work, live, and play.  LaCAN advocates for service systems that support children and adults with disabilities to live in their own homes and be fully-included and participating members of their local schools and communities.

LaCAN provides information and support to individuals wishing to effectively advocate for systems change in the areas of home and community-based services, education, and employment.  Regional LaCAN teams include individuals with disabilities, their family members, and professionals.  These members are notified by email or phone when communication with state agency officials, legislators or the Governor is necessary. For more information by clicking here.


Metropolitan Human Services District

FHF NOLA's Information and Referral Specialist provides resources, documents and directed-support for individuals seeking assistance for their family member with a disability. The Information and Referral Specialist works directly with Metropolitan Human Services District. For more info click here.



EarlySteps is Louisiana's Early Intervention System for children with disabilities and developmental delays ages birth to three and their families. By providing resources and support during those critical years, EarlySteps helps children get off to a great start. For more info click here.


TPP of GNO The Prism Project of Greater NOLA

The Prism Project of Greater NOLA (TPP of GNO) is an inclusive performing arts program for children with and without special needs, ages 6 - 14, in the Greater New Orleans region. For more info click here.


Career Symposium

FHF NOLA Career Symposium is an empowering multi-faceted workshop series aimed to prepare students with disabilities, ages 16 - 22, to have meaningful careers after high school. For more info call (504) 943-0343.


People First of NOLA

People First of NOLA is a self-advocacy group for adults with disabilities, by adults with disabilities. It is a local chapter that operates under the People First of Louisiana group. Email for more info click here.


Families Helping Families NOLA
2401 Westbend Parkway, Suite 3090
New Orleans, LA 70114
(504) 943-0343 or (877) 243-7352 - Office
(504) 940-3242 Fax

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