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Baskin, LA
Child Care

Free diapers, clothing, formula plus free and reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 3 child care programs in the Baskin, Louisiana area.





Children's Choice Waiver Program

27 Miles Away

122 St. John Street, Suite 343
Monroe, LA 71201

(866) 783-5553

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Services:
Supplemental support to children with developmental disabilities who currently live at home with their families, or who will leave an institution to return home

1 Case Management - to assist families in life planning for the child including gaining access to needed waiver and State plan services, as well as needed medical, social, educational, and other services regardless of the funding source for the services to which access is gained Home visits are required.

2 Family Support - Provided directly to the child to enable a family to keep the child at home and that enhance family functioning.

3 Center-Based Respite - Provided on a short-term basis to children unable to care for themselves due to the absence or need for relief of the parents or to others who normally provide care and supervision.

4 Environmental Accessibility Adaptions - Physical adaptations to the home or vehicle necessary to ensure health, welfare, and safety of the child or which enable the child to function with greater independence in the home, and without additional supports, institutionalization would be required Excluded are additions of general use or those that add to the total square footage of the home Excluded are fire alarms, smoke detectors, and fire extinguishers.

5 Family Training - Training and education services for the families of recipients that is provided by professional organizations or practitioners appropriate to the needs of the child and approved by the Bureau of Community Support Services.

6 Diapers - For children ages 3 and older.


Hours:
8 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday


Eligibility:
Recipients must meet Intermediate Care Facility for Mentally Retarded level of care for medical and/or psychological criteria.

Age: Birth through age 18.

Disability: Must meet the federal definition for mental retardation/developmental disability.

Financial: Income up to 3 times SSI amount. Income of other family members is not considered. Needs allowance - 3 times the SSI amount. Resources - less than $2,000. Non-financial - meets all Medicaid non-financial requirements (i.e. citizenship, residence, SS#, etc.) Financial - Same resource, parental income counted, etc. as for ICF/MR.


Documents To Bring:
Appointment only.


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Louisiana Office of Public Health

27 Miles Away

1650 DeSiard Street
Monroe, LA 71201

(318) 361-7201

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Services:
Provides specialized public health services (medical and social) and TB control to all Louisiana residents. Environmental services (food service permits, sewage system permits, etc) available from Sanitarian Services on Second Floor. Vital Records and Children's Special Health Services.


Hours:
8 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday


Eligibility:
Open to the public.


Documents To Bring:
Referrals only.


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