Mayor's Commission on Disability / Lake Charles

Address

326 Pujo Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

(337) 491-1440

http://www.cityoflakecharles.com/department/board.php?structureid=71

Date of Official Change:

October 8, 2015

Description:

Mission
The Lake Charles Mayor's Commission on Disability was formed in 1983 to expand the opportunities of a person with physical or mental disabilities and to enhance their contribution to society. This organization will work with individuals, organizations, businesses and professionals to strengthen public understanding of the needs and potential contributions of persons with disabilities.

ONGOING OBJECTIVES
Promote and encourage public awareness of the concerns of persons with disabilities
Advocate for appropriate access to housing, buildings and transportation
Educate the community about the skills of persons with disabilities to foster greater employment opportunities
Encourage the inclusion of persons with disabilities in recreational, social and cultural activities in the community
Network for support of expanded and strengthened rehabilitation programs and facilities
Work to eradicate the incidence of certain disabilities through accident and disease prevention education
Expand the exchange of information and experiences on all levels (local, state and national) to benefit all persons with disabilities
Special committees established to study legislation, employment trends and transportation issues as they relate to persons with disabilities

Hours:

City of Lake Charles Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Mayor's Commission on Disability meets at 11:30 a.m. on the third Thursday of every month at the Calcasieu Parish Health Unit

Intake Process:

None

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

English

Eligibility:

Physical Disability, Mental Disability or family and friends of a disabled person

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

October 8, 2015

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agency does not utilize volunteers

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

326 Pujo Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Mailing

P.O. Box 900
Lake Charles, LA 70602

Contacts

Available Staff

Primary Contact

Commission on Disability

(337) 491-1440

mayorsactionline@cityoflc.us

Ester Vincent

Commission on Disability Department Head

(337) 491-1440

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(337) 491-1440

Fax

(337) 491-1437

Legal Status:

City/County(Parish)

Geography Served

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  • Louisiana
    • Calcasieu County
      • Lake Charles
      • Moss Bluff
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