ALS Association / Louisiana - Mississippi Chapter, The

Address

640 Main Street, Suite 101
Baton Rouge, LA 70801

(800) 256-4733

www.alsalams.org

Date of Official Change:

February 16, 2015

AKA:

The ALS Association Louisiana Chapter

Description:

*Family and one-on-one consultations
*Nutrition & Medical Equipment Loan Program
*ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic
*Respite Care Grant,
*Public Education and Awareness

MISSION STATEMENT: Leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.

*Secondary Services(ONLY! for ALS patients)
*Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program: The chapter makes available durable medical equipment like walkers, shower chairs, power wheelchairs, etc.) communication devices and other aids to assist ALS patients in remaining as independent as possible.
*ALS Multidisciplinary clinic at Our Lady of Lourdes Clinic offers a Multidisciplinary approach to treating ALS with symptomatic relief, prevention of complications, and maintenance of optimal independence. The clinic meets high quality standards and will work to become a certified center through the ALS Association's national office upon completion of the accreditation process.
*Family and 1 on 1 consultations and in-home visits are offered to help educate ALS patients and their families, discuss patient needs, and address resource options.

Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Intake Process:

If a person diagnosed with ALS needs resources they need to contact our office and speak with a patient services staff member. The staff will ask the person questions related to their disease and assist how best the chapter may be able to assist. Also, we can provide referrals in areas where needed

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

English

Eligibility:

To receive services a person must be diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease) by a physician.

Handicap Accessible?

No

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

February 16, 2015

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agency utilizes volunteers for events

Employer ID:

201742120

Year Incorporated:

2005

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

640 Main Street, Suite 101
Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Mailing

P.O. Box 66825
Baton Rouge, LA 70896

Contacts

Available Staff

Primary Contact

(800) 891-3746

Frankie Erwin

Operations Coordinator

frankie.erwin@alsalams.org

Kelly Hutton Viator

Executive Director

kelly.viator@alsalams.org

Phone Numbers

Toll Free

(800) 256-4733

Fax

(225) 381-0087

Main Phone

(225) 343-9880

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

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