IMPORTANT
FEDERAL and
STATE PHONE
NUMBERS

Below are listed important federal and state government phone numbers and websites.

Please keep these handy for your use.

Cerebral Palsy of Louisiana
(800) 375-8275
  Main office Houma, La.  
(985) 872-9926

Other Agencies that may be helpful:

  Disabilities Access Line
(800) 922-DIAL

Families Helping Families
(800)766-7736

Developmental DisabilitiesCouncil
(800) 922-3425
(225) 342-6803

Louisiana Dept. of Education
(225) 342-3631

U.S. Dept. of Education
(800) 872-5327

Government Office on Disabilities Affairs
(225) 342-7015

Handicapped Childrens Services
Monroe, La. -
(318) 362-5486
Shreveport, La -
(318) 676-7488
Alexandria, La. -
(318) 487-5282 ext 241
Lafayette, La. -
(337) 262-5816
Baton Rouge, La. -
(225) 342-4713
Thibodaux, La. -
(985) 447-0921
New Orleans, La. -
(504) 568-5055

Medicaid of Louisiana
(225) 342-3159

Consumer Access Hotline
(800) 239 -1620

Social Security
(800) 772-1213
(7 a.m. - 7 pm Central time)

New Orleans Resources
for Independent Living
(504)522-1955


Louisiana Childrens Health insurance Program 
(877) 252 2447


Our Policies
  Policy Statements

ASSISTANCE POLICY
The following policy applies
to those who submit the
requested documentation,
do not qualify for Handicapped
Children's Service and/or do
not have insurance coverage
for the requested service.
Maximums are per client, per
calendar year.  All financial
assistance must be requested
prior to purchase, repair,
rental or any rendering
of service, to assure that all
client/consumers receive the
best quality of services from
vendors.

MOBILITY
(Wheelchairs, walkers, braces,
crutches, etc.)$2,000
MAXIMUM
Uninsured Clients -80%
Insured Clients - 50% of
balance after deductible

COMMUNICATION DEVICES
(Incl. hearing aides) $500
MAXIMUM
Uninsured Clients - 80%
Insured Clients - 50% of balance after deductible

EQUIPMENT RENTAL
(3 mo. max., not to exceed
purchase price)

EQUIPMENT REPAIRS
(A determination of abuse
or neglect warrants disqualification)
$600 MAXIMUM
Uninsured Clients - 80%
Insured Clients - 50% of balance after deductible

SHOES
(prescription only)
3 pair/yr./maximum
Uninsured Clients - 80%
Insured Clients - 50% of balance
after deductible

PHYSICAL, SPEECH & OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
(School age clients must provide
letter of denial from Special
Education school system)
$2,000 MAXIMUM
Uninsured Clients - 80%
Insured Clients - 50% of balance
after deductible

EVALUATIONS
$300 MAXIMUM for
speech/physical, $80 for
physiological.
Uninsured Clients - 80%
Insured Clients - 50% of balance
after deductible

Cerebral Palsy of Louisiana
205-B Enterprise Dr.
Houma, La 70360
1-800-375-8275    1-985-872-9226   or  fax 1-872-9954
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