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Betty & Leonard Phillips Deaf Action Center Of Louisiana
601 Jordan St.
Shreveport, LA 71101
Contact: David Hylan, Executive Director
Phone: 318-425-7781
Fax: 318-226-1299
Email: david@deafactioncenter.org
Website: www.deafactioncenter.org
Notes:
The Deaf Action Center has partnered with the Louisiana Commission for the Deaf to loan hearing and speech equipment without fees to people who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or speech disabled. Also interpreting services available, video relay services, between doctor and patients or business to business. Sign language classes available, and they also test and certify interpreters on many different levels.

Families Helping Families - Region 7
2620 Centenary Blvd., Bldg. 2, Ste. 250
Shreveport, LA 71104 
Contact: Chanel Jackson
Phone: 318-226-4541
Fax: 318-226-4518
Website: www.fhfhregion7.com
Notes:
- Family Directed Resource Center for individuals with developmental disabilities including autism, cognitive disabilities, etc.
- All services are free and walk-ins are welcome.

Hear Now - LSU Health Science Center - ENT Clinic

1501 Kings Hwy / P.O. Box 33932
Shreveport, LA 71130
Contact: Fred J. Stucker, MD - Professor & Chairman
Phone: 318-675-6262 or 318-675-6264
Website: www.lsuhscshreveport.edu 

Hearing Aids / Louisiana Rehabilitation Services
1525 Fairfield #708
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-676-7155
Fax: 318-676-7176
Contact: Donna Miller or Gerald Dyess, Regional Manager
Website: http://www.dss.state.la.us  

Hearing Units (State Disability Determination)
2920 Knight Street
Shreveport, LA 71105
Phone: 318-869-6576
Fax: 318-869-6406
Contact: Melissa Mitchell
Website: www.dss.louisiana.gov

Louisiana Association For The Blind
1750 Claiborne Ave.
Shreveport, LA 71103
Phone: 318-635-6471
Fax: 318-635-8902
Website: www.lablind.com

Louisiana Center For The Blind
101 South Trenton Street
Ruston, LA 71270
Phone: 318-251-2891
Toll Free: 1-800-234-4166
Fax: 318-251-0109
Contact: Pam Allen
Email: pallen@lcb-ruston.com
Website: www.lcb-ruston.com 

Mesothelioma Support Group
This support group meets online every month.
Each session starts at 8pm [EST]
Members must register HERE before the group begins.
Learn more: www.asbestos.com

Mesothelioma Patient & Family Support
www.mesotheliomagroup.com

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance [MCA]
www.mesothelioma.com

Mollie Webb Speech & Hearing Clinic
3735 Blair Drive
Shreveport, LA 71103
Mary Pendergrass
Phone: 318-632-2015
Fax: 318-632-2003
Email: speech@lsuhsc.edu
Website: www.lsuhscshreveport.edu
Notes:
Mission: Provides Academic-Clinical training in speech-language pathology services to persons with speech-language-hearing problems.

New Horizons Independent Living Center
1111 Hawn Ave, Suite A
Shreveport, LA 71107
Contact: Gail Dean, Exec. Director
Phone: 318-671-8131
Fax: 318-688-7823
Email: gdean@nhilc.org
Website: www.nhilc.org
Videophone: 318-459-9233 (for Deaf/ASL)
Notes:
New Horizons Independent Living Center (NHILC) is a private, non-profit, non-residential, consumer controlled, community-based organization that exists to provide the supports and services for people with disabilities to live in their own homes and communities. Our mission is: "enabling people with disabilities to live independently ... "
The Five Independent Living Core services are: Information and Referral, Peer Counseling, Skills Training, Advocacy, and Transition. Our other services are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Employment Services, The Green Program (free durable medical equipment loan program), Attendant Training, and Attendant Services.