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Desoto Habilitation Services, Inc.

1528 Old Jefferson Hwy

Mansfield, LA 71052


We have our Board meeting on the last Tuesday of the month, 2016-2017 @ 5PM and our agency was awarded a grant for training in grant writing and non-profit managment fromt he Hoosie Martin foundatiion.

  The DeSoto Police Jury provided funding for our agency by giving $30,000 to the ARC of Caddo-Bossier to provide training, expertise, and support to DeSoto Habilitation Services, Inc.

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Desoto Habilitation Services, Inc. focusing on abilities
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Desoto Habilitation Services,Inc."Desoto Works"
Desoto Habilitation Services,Inc."Desoto Works"

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Our membership drive is under way and we need your help!!!! Please become a member today!

Your membership will make a diffence for our overall projects and programs this year. For information on how you can help, call +1 318 8723255!

New Board members & quarterly events

We are pleased to announce the arrival of new Board members Kyle Martin, Hazel Fleming,  Becky Lawson, Angel Kleinpeter &  Jo Ann Beason.  We are so excited about having them as a part of our board.  We are in need of volunteers to help with our projects please call us or email us.  Our board meetings will be on February 25, 2014 on Tuesday @ 5:00 PM.


These were the various events that took place last quarter:On October 11, 2013 @ 8:30 am we  participated with the council on Aging in an Alzheirmer walk; On October 23, we will had our open house andcelebrated 37 years of service for the developmental disabled in Desoto Parish; on October 31, 2013 we attended the Annual Therapeutic Halloween explosion @ Riverview Hall @ 5:30-8:30 PM @ Clyde Fant Parkway in Shreveport, LA.  On November 14,2013 we attended the Therapeutic Recreation Fall workshop from 10-11:30 am @ Princess Park and on November 20 we had a thanksgiving lunch in our center; On December 6, 2013 we will attended the Employment Development Services awards lunch in Baton rouge, LA.  our nominee this year & second place winner this year is Tracy Housley and our nominee last year was the second place winner in the state of Louisiana as outstanding worker and he received a $350.00 check James Sudds; We attended a Christmas party sponsored by the Desoto Parish Sheriff Department and the Garland Boyscott Ranch on December 15, 2013. Our Christmas Party & end of the year awards ceremony was December 19, 2013 @ 6:00-8:00 PM.    


We received two donations in Ocotober 2013 for lawn equipement for our lawn service business.  $500.00 from Foust group and $500.00 from International Paper.  We thank you so much!!!!!!!!  We purchased a new self propelled lawn mower,  blower & edger in November 2013. 


In the coming year of 2014 we are starting our membership drive and need your support, please don't let us down !!!!!!

DHS receives award letter for Transportation Grant from DOTD 7/31/13

DHS received an award letter for a grant for 2 new vans $82,664.00 from DOTD and a match for $12,399.60 from the Desoto Parish Police Jury totaling $95,063.60. This will really help our transportation services greatly.  We are so happy and thankful to DOTD and the Desoto Parish Police Jury for their help. We could not improve our transportation services with out your help. We are truly blessed and grateful.  We are scheduled to recieve the Grant in 2014.  We received a new van in 2013 from donors that wants to remain unnamed but we are truly grateful to these  donors. 

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