Florida Parishes
Human Services Authority

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WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS NOTICE REGARDING SERVICES ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17

All FPHSA Outpatient Clinics and Offices will be closed for “in-person” services on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, due to the extreme winter weather conditions; however, all in-person appointments that are scheduled will be switched over to a virtual appointment instead. Please expect a call providing you with the information you need to connect with us. At the time of your appointment, please be sure to accept any calls that may appear as a blocked number. (Please also update your phone settings to allow calls from blocked numbers) We thank you for your cooperation and understanding as we take the necessary safety precautions to protect you and our staff.

If you or a loved one experiences a behavioral health crisis during this time, you can access our after-hours/ emergency line by dialing 1-855-268-1091 or “211”. You may 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. The National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is 988.

Please continue to check back here for any updates as we continue to monitor the weather and travel safety conditions.

A woman smiling down at another woman while she looks at a computer monitor | Vocational Services

Vocational Services

Vocational Services are designed for the participant to have a meaningful work and community activities.

Day Habilitation

The participant is offered a choice of daily activities in the community. Services are provided to participants which will assist in developing social, adaptive skills and community living experiences.

Participants of retirement age will be offered meaningful retirement activities in the community.

Prevocational

The participant will have activities which focus on development of general, non-job-task-specific strengths and skills that will contribute to employability in paid employment in the community.

Supported Employment

The participant will have a plan focusing on employment in the community where the majority of the people employed do not have a disability. The services may be on going as it relates to the disability and need.