Lafourche Arc provides vocational services through a variety of program types including Day Habilitation, Center-based Work Skills Training, Community-based Work Skills Training and Supported Employment at each of three separate locations known as Grenier Industries, Signs R Us and The Plaisance Center.
The Day Habilitation Program
Provides an opportunity for individuals to strive toward greater independence in all areas of daily living while being supported by trained professionals. This program is designed to assist the individual in their basic needs and guide them toward the acquisition of greater skills in socialization, motor development, communication, comprehension, physical ability and any other areas the individual would like to enhance.
Center Based Work Skills Training
An opportunity for individuals to learn the skills of a particular type of job and be paid according to their level of productivity. The types of jobs currently offered include: Janitorial Services, Vending Machine Services, Mardi Gras Bead Recycling, Cardboard Recycling, Flatware Packaging (Picnic Packs), Wood Cutting (Saw Shop), Vehicle Cleaning & Maintenance, Sign Manufacturing, Document Shredding and Retail Store Sorting & Stocking.
Community Based Work Skills Training
An opportunity for individuals to learn the skills of a particular type of job and be paid according to their level of productivity at various locations in the community. The types of jobs currently offered in community-based training include: Janitorial Services, Vending Machine Services, Cardboard Recycling, Wood Product Delivery, Misc. Buying, Vehicle Cleaning & Maintenance and Retail Store Merchandise Pick-up.
All these program types are offered at all three vocational locations.
2233 Saint Mary Street
1817 Ridgefield Avenue
The Plaisance Center
5811 Highway 1
North Lockport, LA