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Holiday Office Closure

Friday, March 30, 2018

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All FPHSA outpatient clinics and offices will be closed on Friday, March 30, 2018, for the Good Friday Holiday and will reopen on Monday, April 2, 2018.

If you experience a behavioral health crisis, you can access our after-hours emergency line through ViaLink by dialing 1-855-268-1091 or “211”. You can also access crisis chat at www.vialink.org. Text Chat is also available by texting “TXT211” to 504-777-EASE (3273).

If you have a medical emergency, please go to the nearest Emergency Room or dial 911.

Breast & Prostate Cancer Screenings

"Prevention on the Go" Events

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Please share- Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in partnership with Woman's Hospital and Susan G. Komen New Orleans has announced two upcoming "Prevention on the Go" events, one in Amite and one in Greensburg. Click the interested city for event details. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center's appointment line at (888) 616 –4687.

LA Office of State Parks is Hiring

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The Louisiana Office of State Parks is currently hiring persons with disabilities to fill positions within each of the 21 state parks throughout Louisiana. There are a total of 82 seasonal positions available.   Find details on the types and locations of the available positions and how to apply on this flyer.

OCDD Community Meetings

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The Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) is holding community meetings to share information regarding the move to a Tiered Waiver System, a change from the current first-come, first-served basis. If you reside in Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, or Washington Parish and you or a family member is on the waiver waiting list popularly known as the “NOW Waiver”, Florida Parishes Human Services Authority (FPHSA) encourages you to one the meetings listed on the flyer. Please note that there will be two meetings in our direct service area on April 4th in Covington (10-11:30 a.m.) and Hammond (5-6:30 p.m.).

OCDD HCBS Documents for Public Review and/or Comment

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The Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) is preparing for renewal of the Residential Options Waiver (ROW). The draft renewal application is posted on this link listed:  http://dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/2526  A hard copy of the draft renewal application is available for review at 835 Pride Drive, Suite B, Room 43, Hammond, 70401. Public comment period begins March 16, 2018 and will end at 4:30 pm on April 14, 2018. Interested persons may submit written comments to : the Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities, P.O. Box 3117 (Bin 21), Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821-3117, Attention: Residential Options Waiver Manager, or by email to ocdd-hcbs@la.gov.


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