Your Donation to AC Goes Farther on May 5th -- GiveNOLA Day!

Make a donation to the Advocacy Center on GiveNOLA Day -- May 5, 2015 -- and your dollars will go farther!

Offensive and Illegal Question Removed from Social Work License Application

The Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners has removed the question, "Have you been a participant in an alcohol or drug treatment or rehabilitation program in which you were monitored or supervised relative to your use of drugs or alcohol?" from its application and renewal application for a license to practice as a clinical social worker.

Experience Jazz Fest for Free!

Are you a person with a disability who enjoys sharing your thoughts and experiences? AC has free tickets for Jazz Fest, and we're looking for people with disabilities to share their festival experience through a blog or photos on our website!

People of AC – John Felt

Photo of John Felt Meet AC Chief Information Officer John Felt!

Bayou Health Expands to Include Chisholm Class Members

Beginning this spring, children in Louisiana between the ages of 3 and 21 who are on the NOW waiting list (Chisholm class members) will be able to get Medicaid services through Bayou Health.

People of AC – Staff with 6-10 Years of Service

Photo of Staff Staff with 6-10 Years of Service! They are (Top row, from left): Jeannie Doiron, Community Living Ombudsman (7 years); Pamela Fisher, Director of Development & External Relations (7 years); Daniel Casbergue, Systems Administrator (8 years); Koki Otero, Attorney (7 years); Beth DeBlanc, Client Advocate (6 years). (Bottom row, from left): Laurie Peller, Attorney (10 years); Emily LeJeune, Chief Financial Officer (9 years); Susan Meyers, Attorney (10 years); Ora Cutno, Community Living Ombudsman (8 years); Cathey Hill, Community Living Ombudsman (8 years); Sheena Boston, Community Living Ombudsman Regional Coordinator (8 years); Jenaphur Krantz, Executive Assistant (6 years); Miranda Tait, Attorney (9 years).