Category: Supported Living Services

Clay Flourishes with the Help of Supportive Living Services

Clay was on and off the streets and living with his parents before Volunteers of America entered his life. Clay was not working at that time and he would wander aimlessly around the city, causing him to get into trouble.  Clay started receiving services from Volunteers of America’s Supported Living Services program 14 years ago. 

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Billy Don – Once Homeless, Now Has Something to Write Home About

Billy Don worked off shore most of his life.  Due to an alcohol problem and a troubled family life, he was never able to save much money.  When his health became so bad that he could not work any longer Billy Don had to use what money he did have on bare necessities.  When the

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Supported Living Services’ Christmas Party

Our Supported Living Services program (which helps persons with disabilities to live independently) held its annual Christmas party last night, December 9, at Lake Shore Playground Community Room. Among the audience of 75 were SLS consumers, their personal care assistants, and program facilitators. Consumers were treated to great food, great company, and a DJ! Everyone

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Direct Support Professionals Honored

Recently, three of our Direct Support Professionals, Burnell Jenkins, Ty Flemings, & Denise Lee (pictured) were honored for their service to the Jefferson Parish community. Each nominee received a certificate, a copy of a declaration from Governor Jindal, and their choice of fleur-de-lis pendant or tie tac. Direct Supp…ort Professionals are part of our Supported

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