Reuniting a Mother and Daughter

H.A. is a 27-year-old resident of a group home in South Louisiana. She reads at a 2nd grade level and is most entertained playing with her dolls. The Advocacy Center received word that H.A.'s finances were possibly being mismanaged by her caretakers, and ombudsman Yvonne worked to set up a meeting with the providers. 

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Clients Left in Limbo

BB, a resident of an Intermediate Care Facility for the Developmentally Disabled was arrested and charged with aggravated battery for allegedly hitting the staff at his group home. BB remained in Bossier Maximum Security Facility on a $15,000 bond; when the Advocacy Center's ombudsman, Derenda, visited him in jail, he said that he wanted the AC's help.

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Your Donation to AC Goes Farther on May 2nd GiveNOLA Day!

On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, thousands of people will show their support for their favorite nonprofit organizations during GiveNOLA Day, hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation. We want to be YOUR favorite nonprofit! Our goal on May 2nd is to raise $15,000. And every donation we get via the GiveNOLA Day website will help us claim our share of bonus dollars from the Lagniappe Fund!

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AC Friendraising Luncheon on May 10

The Advocacy Center of Louisiana will hold our 8th Annual Friendraising Luncheon on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at the Audubon Tea Room (6500 Magazine Street in New Orleans, LA).

Please join us to learn about the Advocacy Center’s efforts to protect, empower, and advocate for people with disabilities and seniors through staff and client testimonials.

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