Many Thanks!!!
FHF SWLA Board of Directors and Staff send out a HUGE Thank YOU to Ronny Lovett – R&R Construction for his continued support!!!  Not only does R&R support us with funds they also send their employees to work our Annual Community Christmas Party each year!!  We could NEVER have a party this size without their help!!  These are some of the folks that help each year!  R&R Employees are pictured with our Christmas Party Chair-Mona Timpa, Elaine Harmon, Susan Riehn and Julius Courville. Julius organizes the employees from picking up supplies, cooking, setting up the room, serving the food to cleaning up the hall!!  Thank you Thank you R&R Construction!
Susan Riehn, Executive Director

The 1st Annual FHFSWLA Dash for disAbilities Superhero 5K Fun Run Walk Roll was a Smashing Success!
Thank You!  Thank you to all the many sponsors, volunteers, and participants!  We are looking forward to next year's event!

Families Helping Families of SWLA in collaboration with Louisiana Parent Training & Information Center is co-hosting a FREE online Webinar!
Join us online for Anatomy of an IEP! Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Click here to download the online webinar event flyer
To access or participate in the online webinar you need to have the "GoToWebinar" app on your smartphone, ipad, tablet, or just use your desktop/laptop computer!
"GoToWebinar" app can be downloaded for FREE from google play store or itunes app store.
If you are in the Lake Charles area you are welcome join the online webinar with FHFSWLA staff in our conference room at Families Helping Families of SWLA, 2927 Hodges Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601.
If you have questions on how to access or how you can participate in this online webinar contact Wallace at (337) 436-2570 or 1-800-894-6558.
Click here to register for Online Webinar-Anatomy of an IEP

If you are on the Request for Services Registry, known as "the waiting list" you're Invited to an OCDD Statewide Community Meeting -
The Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) is holding community meetings to share information regarding our move to a Tiered Waiver System, a change from the current first-come, first-served basis.  Individuals or family members who are currently on the New Opportunity Waiver Request for Services Registry, known as "the waiting list" are invited to join us.  Regional meetings will be held from either 10:00 a.m to 11:30 a.m. or 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the location below. RSVP is not required for attendance. For more information, call 1-866-517-7687 or email