HEALTHCARE

Healthcare Resources


New Orleans Speech and Hearing Centerimage

The New Orleans Speech & Hearing Center works on hearing/speech related issues, especially for children.

Eat Safe Louisianaimage

The Eat Safe website is maintained by the Dept of Health and Human Services. moreIt allows users to see reports on over 30,000 food service establishments throughout the state. less

Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Networkimage

LATAN is a statewide, nonprofit organization that is dedicated to providing access to Assistive Technology and equipment to Louisianians of all ages with disabilities through its programs and services. moreLATAN provides Device Demonstrations for a more informed choice; access to free or low-cost, previously owned equipment and devices through its online and telephone accessible database called The AT Marketplace; applications for Alternative Financial Loans for the purchase of AT; access to low-cost, refurbished desktop computers (Computer ReUse Program), a website resource page full of AT and disability information; its “GREAT Possibilities” newsletter; and its Information & Assistance Program.For more information, call (800) 270-6185 (Voice/TTY), toll-free in LA, or (225) 925-9500 (Voice/TTY), or visit the website at www.latan.org. less

Families Helping Families of Jeffersonimage

FHF is an information and referral service for people with disabilities and their families, including information on educational services and other needs&#46 Visit the website or call (504) 888-9111 or (800) 766-7736&#46

NeedyMeds.comimage

NeedyMeds&#46com is an online resource for information on prescription assistance programs. On this site you can find applications for discount programs, or free medication programs, and other programs that help with prescription costs.

Louisiana Healthcare Redesignimage

Read about and participate in the state and local move to redesign mental health care in Louisiana.

Partnership for Prescription Assistanceimage

If you don’t have prescription coverage and can’t afford your prescriptions, Partnership for Prescription Assistance can help you pay for them. moreVisit their website at www.pparx.org or call 1-888-477-2669.A trained specialist will help you apply. less

Free Health Insurance for Childrenimage

If your child is younger than 19 and does not have health insurance, he or she could qualify to get free healthcare benefits – medical, vision, dental – through LaCHIP (Louisiana Child Health Insurance Program).

Visit the DHH website at the link above to download an application for LaCHIP or call 1-877-2LaCHIP (1-877-252-2447) to have an application mailed to your home.