• Community Involvement

    @SLIC's Rocky Fuselier meeting Governor John Bel Edwards. After speaking at the rally, the governor walked down the steps to personally meet those attending in wheelchairs.

  • Independent Life

    @SLIC congratulates Dianna Bergeron – member of the Mayor’s Commission on Disability – for completing her studies at Mc Neese State University! Dianna is proof that persons with disabilities can positively impact their communities and successfully accomplish their hopes and dreams!!!

  • Deaf Telephone Access Program

    HAVING TROUBLE HEARING ON THE PHONE??? @SLIC provides amplified home land-line telephones AT NO COST to persons who have a hard time hearing on the phone. Stop by @SLIC and bring your current LA Photo ID, Social Security Card, and note from doctor stating your need.

  • Employee Spotlight :: Mona Richard & Anna Silverstein

    They work closely with the Louisiana Commission for the Deaf in meeting the needs of persons who are hearing impaired.

  • Legislative Meeting

    @SLIC advocates for the needs of persons with disabilities and the elderly at the State Capitol in Baton Rouge. Attending Legislative meetings, staying informed, and speaking on your behalf is who we are and what we do.

  • Employee Spotlight :: Rocky Fuselier

    The @SLIC Employee Spotlight shines on Assistant Director Rocky Fuselier! He has been a part of the @SLIC employee family for 20 years!!

  • Night to Shine

    @SLIC consumers, Rosa Adams and Colleen Wellborn, attended Night to Shine sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation hosted by Christ Community Church on Friday. It was set up as a Prom Night. Fun was had by all!

  • Community Outreach

    Kathy Darsey of the Calcasieu Council on Aging (left), Janie Mary of the Jeff Davis Council on Aging (center) and Gwynn Houston of @SLIC (right) … helping people, changing lives!

  • Our Supported Employment Program

    @SLIC Supported Employment Team attending the Ability Works Regional Employer Summit in Lake Charles. Pictured left to right: Stormey Molina (@SLIC Leesville office), Gretta Manuel, Mona Richard, and Trina Paul (@SLIC Lake Charles office). Assisting persons with disabilities in fulfilling their employment goals!!

  • Personal Care Services

    One of our happiest @SLIC consumers is John Myers!! John, of Welsh, LA, loves war movies, westerns, his collection of light house figurines … and of course, his adorable dog, Lily.


Information

@SLIC serves as a source for information and referral - answering questions about issues that relate to the elderly and persons with disabilities. Call us today!

Referral Services

@SLIC serves as a referral source - answering questions and directing you to local agencies that can assist with meeting the needs of the elderly and persons with disabilities. @SLIC maintains an up to date database of information.

Peer Counseling

@SLIC shares disability related experiences, knowledge, and skills in group sessions or one-on-one meetings.

NEWS

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**IMPORTANT MEDICARE/MEDICAID INFORMATION**

To help you better understand:

Due to the Managed Care Act of 2011, what used to be Louisiana Medicaid and LaChip is now BAYOU HEALTH.

The original BAYOU HEALTH Plans were:

(1)    Amerigroup
(2)    LaCare
(3)    Louisiana Healthcare Connections
(4)    United Healthcare
(5)    Community Health Solutions.

The current BAYOU HEALTH Plans are now:

(1)    Amerigroup
(2)    Amerihealth Caritas (formerly LaCare)
(3)    Louisiana Healthcare Connections (bought Community Health Solutions)
(4)    United Healthcare
(5)    Aetna (new)

Make sure you and your family have enrolled for the above plan of your choice.  And, make sure that everyone in your family is enrolled in the same plan!!

For further information, you can view the above plans at:  www.bayouhealth.com

@Southwest Louisiana Independence Center strives to empower and assist individuals with disabilities and the elderly – helping them make decisions and learn skills which will improve their quality of life in the community.

Be sure to “LIKE” us on Facebook by clicking the icon at the top of the page.

@SLIC offices are located in Lake Charles, Lafayette, and Leesville.
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@SLIC operates under several Federal/State grants which are open to individuals with disabilities and the elderly. Each grant has  limitations or restrictions and eligibility requirements.  All services are at no cost to the consumer.

  • @SLIC - Lake Charles

    4320 Lake Street
    Lake Charles, LA 70605

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    Local: (337) 477-7194
    Toll Free: 1-888-403-1062
    Fax:: (337) 477-7198

    Hours
    Mon: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Tue: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Wed: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Thu: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Fri: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Sat: SLIC 24 Hour On-Call Phone 1-888-559-9764
    Sun: SLIC 24 Hour On-Call Phone 1-888-559-9764

  • @SLIC - Lafayette

    850 Kaliste Saloom Rd. #118
    Lafayette, LA 70508

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    Local : (337) 269-0027
    Toll-Free : 1-888-516-5009
    Fax: (337) 233-7660

    Hours
    Mon: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Tue: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Wed: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Thu: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Fri: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Sat: SLIC 24 Hour On-Call Phone 1-888-559-9764
    Sun: SLIC 24 Hour On-Call Phone 1-888-559-9764

  • @SLIC - Leesville

    1104 South Third St.
    Leesville, LA 71446

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    Local: (337) 238-1972
    Fax: (337) 238-3379
    Toll Free: (866) 372-7542

    Hours
    Mon: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Tue: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Wed: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Thu: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Fri: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Sat: SLIC 24 Hour On-Call Phone 1-888-559-9764
    Sun: SLIC 24 Hour On-Call Phone 1-888-559-9764