Building Community for All

Inclusion. Self-Advocacy. Self Determination.

Our Mission

The Arc of Louisiana advocates with and for all people with intellectual and related developmental disabilities and their families so that they shall live to their fullest potential.

Get Involved

We are very passionate about our cause and welcome any support from volunteers, professionals, businesses or anyone who would like to get involved in our mission to help the lives of people with disabilities.

Achieve with us.


The Arc of Louisiana is a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization. We receive funding from a variety of sources, including private donations, membership dues, fundraising events and special government grants.


The Arc of Louisiana is affiliated with The Arc of the United States, which advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities on a national level. We also are proud to have 19 affiliated local chapters working to provide additional supports and services to families in communities throughout the state.

Office Hours are Monday through Friday from

8:00 am - 4:00 pm