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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 Meet & Greet  - Come Join us for Support from 12 PM to 3 PM Wednesday May 18, 2022 at the Beauregard Parish Library - DeRidder Branch in the Media Room, 205 South Washington Street, DeRidder, LA 70634.

Come join us for support and meet the Education Specialists from Families Helping Families of Southwest Louisiana.  This will be a drop in when you can during the 3 hours.  If you would like you can bring your child’s IEP for us to go over and discuss.   We are also available to discuss other disability related issues.


To register or for more information contact Beryl or Wallace at (337) 436-2570 or 1-800-894-6558 or Email [email protected].