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Do you or a loved have a mental impairment or developmental disability? If so, the followign organization offers a variety of services and programs to individuals in the New Orleans, LA area:

From offering early intervention programs for infants to elderly services for seniors, STARC helps individuals become contributing members of their community. As a local nonprofit organization, STARC's mission is to help individuals with mental impairments and/or developmental disabilities maximize their potential to lead meaningful, productive and fulfilling lives. With services and programs available to individuals of all ages, STARC's approach is to integrate their clients into the community as much as possible in an effort to help them build independence. Through their services and programs, STARC trains, advocates, connects and provides clients with a variety of resources. Services and programs that are available through STARC include:

• Early Intervention Program
• Noah's ARC Children's Daycare Services
• Adult Daycare Services
• Supported Employment Program
• Residential Services
• Waiver Services
• Elderly Services
• STARC Art
• Better Way Services Program

In addition to participating in the services offered through STARC, individuals also have the opportunity to participate in a variety of extra-curricular activities. Activities include: bowling, picnics, Special Olympics, STARC's annual Starlight Ball and more.

STARC's services and programs are available to individuals and their families throughout East and West New Orleans in the following parishes: St. Tammany, Washington, St. Helena, Tangipahoa and Livingston. For more information about STARC or its programs and services, call (985) 641-0197.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a mental illness or developmental disability, don't give up! Our experienced attorneys are extremely familiar with the application process for Social Security Disability benefits and they'll work hard to help you get the benefits you deserve. If you would like to learn more about receiving Social Security Disability or need assistance with handling your claim, contact The Cochran Firm Disability Lawyers today at 1-800-THE-FIRM (1-800-843-3476). We are available day or night to help you receive the benefits that you deserve.


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