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Raising a child with a disability or living with a disability can be overwhelming for many. Families Helping Families of Southwest Louisiana is here to help you not be so overwhelmed. Our trained, experienced staff are parents or family members of individuals with disabilities or individuals with disabilities themselves. They have walked in your shoes and dedicated to helping you navigate the service delivery systems we all often depend on in order to get the services and supports our loved ones need.

Our mission is to enable and empower individuals with disabilities and their families by providing information, referral, education, training, peer support and advocacy skills.  Our vision is that all individuals with disabilities have the opportunity to attend school, live, work and play in their own community.

Let us be your “one-stop shop” for all things disability related!
Serving individuals with any type of disability, any age, and their families

All services are free of charge!

We are Families Helping Families….It’s Who We Are…It’s What We Do!



Families Helping Families of SWLA in collaboration with Families Helping Families of GNO and Louisiana Parent Training & Information Center are co-hosting a FREE online Webinar!
Join us online for the webinar – Related Services!
Related Services - Children with disabilities are entitled to special education and related services. The IEP must contain a statement of the special education, related services, and supplementary aids and services to be provided to the child. Participants will learn several critical elements used to determine what related services a student needs.
Date: Monday, January 27, 2020
Time: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Late Night Webinar
Audience:  Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of School-Aged Children/Students with Disabilities.
Registration link:  https://tinyurl.com/y4gf2lfc
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 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 the Webinar – IEP Tips & Pointers!
Families Helping Families of SWLA in collaboration with Families Helping Families of GNO and Louisiana Parent Training & Information Center are co-hosting a FREE online Webinar!
Join us online for the webinar – IEP Tips & Pointers!
IEP Tips & Pointers - This webinar features tried and true tips on how to positively advocate for your children, strengthen the relationships between parents and service agencies and help create the appropriate IEP program.  This webinar is perfect for families looking for ways to make the IEP meeting a more positive experience for everyone involved.
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Audience:  Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of School-Aged Children/Students with Disabilities.
Registration link: http://tinyurl.com/uztxcvu
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 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.