• Covid-19

    We're still here for you! For the safety of and concern for the families we support (many of whom are in this high risk category), the Families Helping Families of Acadiana office will not YET provide face-to-face support, but are here to help in so many other ways:

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  • Education & Training

    Workshops and trainings are coordinated and presented on topics relevant to the issues facing persons with disabilities and their families.

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  • Advocacy Group

    A statewide grassroots network of individuals and organizations designed to promotes appropriate education and supports individuals...

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  • Peer to Peer

    Our trained, knowledgeable staff are parents of children with disabilities or individuals with disabilities. They are here to provide you with the support you need.

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Programs

A system of resources has been developed to provide up-to-date, detailed information on disabilities.

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Resources

A list of important resources available.

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We are open for business but closed to visitors.

We want to ensure our families that we are available to assist them, but we are following the recommended precautions and limiting in person contact to staff only. Our staff WILL be working doing this time period – we can assist by phone, email, or Zoom (if requested), to ensure you receive the information and referral, education, advocacy, and peer-to-peer support you need. Unfortunately, we will not be able to attend any meetings or events at this time. FHF of Acadiana will continue to monitor the coronavirus situation closely. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and hope you and your family stay safe during this time.

Phone: (337) 984-3458
Toll-free Phone: (855) 984-3458
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We miss seeing everyone in person. We look forward to hearing from you, in whichever other format you prefer, to help and support you and your family, until we can see each other again, face-to-face.

Our Mission

To assist and strengthen individuals with disabilities and their families through a coordinated network of resources, services and supports.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Learning

Virtual Learning

Please join us to learn several strategies to support your child in virtual learning!

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Lagniappe Club & LACAN Meet & Greet

Lagniappe Club & LACAN Meet & Greet

Join us for a dinner meet and greet zoom meeting on December 2, 2020 at 6:00 pm.

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OCDD Flu Initiative Survey

OCDD Flu Initiative Survey

OCDD is asking for your assistance to help us reach out to as many participants as you can, and encourage them to complete the OCDD Flu Initiative Survey...

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Ramp Program

Ramp Program

Did you know Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Community Development Department has a Ramp Program that is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban …

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LA Developmental Disabilities Council - Exec. Director Position

LA Developmental Disabilities Council - Exec. Director Position

The Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council is seeking a compassionate leader to drive needed changes in Louisiana’s service delivery system for persons with developmental disabilities...

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Family Fall Community Outreach Event

Family Fall Community Outreach Event

Tues November 24, 2020. 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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LA Dept. of Ed.

LA Dept. of Ed.

LDOE providing back to school resources for students with disabilities

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Masks Available

Masks Available

Thanks to the generosity of the Governor’s Office, Families Helping Families of Acadiana received face masks to provide free of charge to our families in our community...

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LA LEND Program

LA LEND Program

The LA LEND Program is seeking Mentor Families for the Acadiana program. For the 20-21 program year, LSUHSC is partnering with ULL in hosting a satellite LA LEND program. LA LEND is seeking to recruit families that may be interested in participating as a Family Mentor for trainees in Lafayette. . What is LA LEND?...

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Fridays Families Spotlight Preview

Calendar of Events

02 Dec 2020
06:00PM -
Lagniapped Club & LACAN Dinner Meet & Greet
15 Dec 2020
03:00PM -
Virtual Learning - Session 1
16 Dec 2020
03:00PM -
Virtual Learning - Session 2
17 Dec 2020
03:00PM - 05:00PM
Virtual Learning - Session 3
21 Dec 2020
12:00PM -
Virtual Learning - Session 4

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Fall 2020