The Advocacy Center – A Louisiana Protection and Advocacy Agency

Address: 8325 Oak Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: (800) 960-7705 Email: Website:

The Advocacy Center* (AC) is Louisiana's Protection and Advocacy System.
The organization is a tax-exempt, private non-profit corporation organized in 1978 and is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Advocacy Center has offices in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette.


The Advocacy Center protects, empowers, and advocates for the human and legal rights of people with disabilities and seniors living in Louisiana, in order that they may live an integrated life in the community, free from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. AC is a network of lawyers, paralegals, advocates, social workers, ombudsmen, administrative personnel, and volunteers offering such diverse services as *legal representation*, systems advocacy, information and referral, *outreach,* and training.

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