Christmas Cheer Spreads to Local Residents in Supported Living Services

Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans hosted a Christmas party for participants in its Supported Living Services Programs (SLS). The party was held at Lakeshore Playground on Thursday, December 14, 2017. The event was part of the agency’s Christmas Wish program, whereby the organization collects and distributes gifts to consumers in need who may not have otherwise received a Christmas gift this holiday season.

The Supported Living Services Program allows people with disabilities to remain in their homes, living independently, obtaining and maintaining employment and enjoying social activities. Support is provided to children and adults with a variety of disabilities, including intellectual and developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy, epilepsy as well as elderly individuals