Louisiana Commission for the Deaf

Address

Lake Charles Regional Office
SWLA Independence Center, 2016 Oak Park Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601

(337) 477-7194

http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/318

Date of Official Change:

June 3, 2014

Description:

Mission: To promote, coordinate and facilitate accessibility of all public and private services to deaf people, deaf/blind people, hard of hearing, and speech impaired people.

The Louisiana Commission for the Deaf provides accessibility services for persons whom are Deaf, deaf-blind, or have hearing loss or speech impairment to gain equal access to any public or private service.

Accessibility services include, but are not limited to:

Interpreting
Document Interpretation
Telecommunication Interpretation
Telecommunications & general accessibility equipment
Hearing Aids
Information and referral
Advocacy
Consumer Training
Public Service Announcements

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Intake Process:

Application process. Upon application, determination of disability and eligibility, applicants will complete a service plan with a regional case worker.

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

English

Eligibility:

All deaf people, deaf/blind people, hard of hearing and speech impaired people are eligible to apply for accessibility services.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

June 3, 2014

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agency does not utilize volunteers

Address Listings

Physical

DHH State Office
Bienville Building Room 118, 628 N Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Physical (Primary)

Lake Charles Regional Office
SWLA Independence Center, 2016 Oak Park Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contacts

Mitch Granger

Primary Contact

Executive Director

mitch@slic-la.org

Phone Numbers

SWLA Regional Office

(337) 477-7194

SWLA Regional Office Fax

(337) 477-7198

SWLA Toll Free

(888) 403-1062

Legal Status:

State

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