Developmental Disabilities Community Services

We’re here for families with special needs.

How can we help?

  • Individual & family supports
  • Personal companion & respite services 
  • Psychological services/positive behavior support
  • Flexible Family Fund
  • Care coordination
  • Supported living services
  • Referrals for immunizations, annual physicals, & affordable primary care for all ages
  • Transition planning for high school graduates
  • Vocational services
  • Waiver services
  • Advocacy
  • Court liaison services
  • Crisis intervention


Did you know?

  • If you suspect a child or adult has a developmental disability, you can contact us to determine eligibility for services. We will complete an assessment and a plan of support and inform you of available services.
  • We can help you plan for your family’s future service needs today.
  • It’s never too early to sign up for support or Waiver services.
  • Interpreting services are available upon request.
  • If your eligible individual’s family situation has changed and you need new support, you can reconnect with JPHSA.
  • In the event of an after-hours emergency, Mobile Crisis Services are available at 832-5123. 


Call 504-838-5424 for more information about services and/or supports for someone with a developmental disability.

Monday-Friday | 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

News & Announcements

Due to social distancing requirements, the quarterly Jefferson Parish Developmental Disabilities Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) meetings will be held virtually until further notice.

Next Meeting: July 28, 2020

Location: Zoom
Click here to join online.
Join by phone: 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 828 4545 1568
Password: 959038

Future Dates
October 27, 2020
January 26, 2021
April 27, 2021