Working Towards Independence

The following organziation provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in the Baton Rouge, LA area:

Developmental disorders can affect an individual in a variety of ways. Functions such as speech, motor skills, communication skills, social skills and language are most commonly affected and limits an individual's ability to thrive. Dedicated to helping individuals with developmental disabilities, Port City Enterprises enables individuals to live and work as independently as possible. Through Port City Enterprises , individuals are provided with the necessary support services they need to maintain and/or obtain residence and/or employment. These services include:
548822_helping_the_elderly.jpgSupported Employment Services - Assists individuals in securing and maintaining employment

Vocational Training Program - Assists individuals in developing, maintaining and/or increasing their job skills. In addition to the Vocational Training Program, Port City Enterprises also offers Pre-Vocational Training or Habilitation Training.

Community Living Program - Provides opportunities for individuals to increase their independence. Through the Medicaid Waiver Program, Port City Enterprises offers the following services to individuals and/or families: Supervised Independent Living services, Personal Care Attendant and Respite Care Services.

Eligibility for services through Port City Enterprises is determined by an admission committee. Individuals interested in receiving services through Port City Enterprises will be interviewed to evaluate and determine their need. Before meeting with the admission committee, individuals who wish to apply must: be 22 years of age or older; live within Port City Enterprises' service area and have a primary diagnosis of a mental disability or a developmental disability.

For more information about the services and programs available through Port City Enterprises, call (225) 344-1142 or 1-877-344-1142.

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