2/12/10 - 02:53 PM by Daniel Casbergue
New Orleans, LA, February 12, 2010 –
Governor Jindal’s budget for Fiscal Year 2011 reflects the Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities’ plan to close Northeast Supports and Services Center (NESSC) in Ruston, LA and to significantly reduce the population of other large institutions for people with developmental disabilities. Such centers include Pinecrest Supports and Services Center (Pineville), Northwest Supports and Services Center (Shreveport) and North Lake Supports and Services Center (Hammond). The Advocacy Center supports these budget recommendations.
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