The Acadiana Area Human Services District provides some services directly, and provides others through our contractors.
Under Behavioral Health services, we provide out-patient services for children, adults, adolescents; behavioral health, crisis intervention, substance abuse, intensive outpatient services.
Under the Developmental Disabilities services, our staff does intake and determines an appropriate plan of care/services, which is provided by our contractors.
There are five Behavioral Health offices are located in Crowley, Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas and Ville Platte. We have one developmental disability office, in Lafayette. We also have contractors in seven parishes.
cost of services
Fees are charged according to a sliding fee scale based on income and number of dependents. No one is denied services because of inability to pay. There may be a charge for urine screeens or co-payments fees. Medicare, private funds and insurance payments are accepted.
Professionals from clinics are available to speak on various aspects of substance abuse, women issues, and HIV/STD issues.