Louisiana Benefits Planning Services / LABPS

Address

111 Stonybrook Drive
Lafayette, LA 70507

(888) 942-8104

http://www.hdc.lsuhsc.edu/labps/ServiceAreas.php

Date of Official Change:

July 10, 2014

AKA:

Louisiana Work Incentive Planning and Assistance Coalition

Description:

The Louisiana Benefits Planning Services, LABPS is one of two SSA funded Work Incentive Planning and Assistance grants awarded to organizations in Louisiana. Ours is one of the many projects operated by LSUHSC Human Development Center. LABPS employs Benefits Planners who receive extensive initial and on-going training about SSA and other work incentives as well as eligibility requirements for other Federal and State programs.Benefits Planners offer quality planning and assistance services in their assigned service areas within Louisiana.
The goal of the Louisiana Benefits Planning Services project is to better enable SSA beneficiaries with disabilities to make informed choices about work. Each WIPA Project has Benefits Planners who:

Provide work incentives planning and assistance
Conduct outreach efforts in collaboration with SSA's Beneficiary Access and Support Services (BASS)
Work in cooperation with Federal, State, and private agencies and nonprofit organizations that serve beneficiaries with disabilities
Screen and refer beneficiaries with disabilities to appropriate Employment Networks
Provide information on the availability of protection and advocacy services.

Hours:

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

Intake Process:

It is required that all Social Security disability recipients provide personal and benefits information.

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

English, with interpreters for other languages.

Eligibility:

Social Security recipients from 14 to full retirement age receiving SSI and/or SSDI cash benefits. However, we can provide assistance to general benefits information to anyone regarding disability benefits and employment income.
Priority 1: those who are working and have a job pending.
Priority 2: Those who have a sincere desire to begin work and are actually seeking employment and want to know how we can help.
Priority 3: are those who are just seeking information about the WIPA program with no interest in employment presently.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

July 10, 2014

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agency does not utilize volunteers

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

111 Stonybrook Drive
Lafayette, LA 70507

Mailing

111 Stonybrook Drive
Lafayette, LA 70507

Contacts

Donald Leger

Primary Contact

Program Coordinator

Business Number

(337) 962-3476

dleger@lsuhsc.edu

Phone Numbers

State-wide toll free

(888) 942-8104

Fax

(337) 896-4573

Legal Status:

State

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Louisiana
    • Acadia County
      • Allen County
        • Avoyelles County
          • Beauregard County
            • Bienville County
              • Bossier County
                • Caddo County
                  • Calcasieu County
                    • Caldwell County
                      • Cameron County
                        • Catahoula County
                          • Claiborne County
                            • Concordia County
                              • De Soto County
                                • East Carroll County
                                  • Evangeline County
                                    • Franklin County
                                      • Grant County
                                        • Iberia County
                                          • Iberville County
                                            • Jackson County
                                              • Jefferson Davis County
                                                • Lafayette County
                                                  • La Salle County
                                                    • Lincoln County
                                                      • Morehouse County
                                                        • Natchitoches County
                                                          • Pointe Coupee County
                                                            • Rapides County
                                                              • Red River County
                                                                • Richland County
                                                                  • Sabine County
                                                                    • Saint Landry County
                                                                      • Saint Martin County
                                                                        • Saint Mary County
                                                                          • Tensas County
                                                                            • Union County
                                                                              • Vermilion County
                                                                                • Vernon County
                                                                                  • Webster County
                                                                                    • West Baton Rouge County
                                                                                      • West Carroll County
                                                                                        • Winn County
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