Citizens with Developmental Disabilities

June 01, 2011
OCDD is excited to announce the launch of the Employment First Initiative, effective July 1, 2011
May 17, 2011
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein released the following statement today in response to action taken by the House Appropriations Committee.
February 21, 2011
OCDD Assistant Secretary Announces Resource Allocation Informational Meeting Schedule
March 02, 2010
Regional leaders in Acadiana have taken the first steps towards the creation of a “human services district” for residents of the seven-parish area surrounding Lafayette, or DHH Region IV. The effort, supported by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, will allow local leadership to use continued state funding to deliver mental health, addictive disorders, developmental disabilities and public health services considered a priority by the local community.
July 02, 2007
Officials with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals recently learned the state will receive up to $30.9 million to increase home and community-based services for people with disabilities or who have long-term care needs. The Money Follows the Person grant is from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.