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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