ADRC Mission and Purpose

ADRC Mission Statement

“The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) serving Louisiana offers adults and families a single source for information/assistance and individualized service planning to enhance self-sufficiency and quality of life.”

ADRC Philosophy of Service

The Aging and Disability Resource Center Serving Louisiana operates under the “RESPECT” philosophy:

ADRC Program Description

Aging and Disability Resource Centers were first established as pilot programs in Louisiana in 2004. The Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs (GOEA) has expanded the development of ADRCs and all of the state's population has access to an ADRC, serving multiple parishes or regions. ADRCs are funded by the State Legislature.

What are ADRCs?

ADRCs are a single point of access for information and assistance with unmet and long-term care needs for members of our community including:

ADRCs provide access to both public and private long-term support services as well as early intervention and prevention services to assist people in the prevention of illness, disability, or the need for hospitalization or long-term care. ADRCs help adults understand their needs and the full range of options in order to preserve their personal resources and avoid the need for the state long-term support benefit. This is done by providing unbiased information on services available throughout the community. ADRCs serve people without regard to income or assets.

ADRC staff strives to provide quality services by: