Welcome to the Northwest Louisiana Human Services District

We provide mental health, addictive disorder, and developmental disability services in Northwest Louisiana. Our service area includes residents in Bienville, Bossier Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine and Webster parishes.


This website contains a wealth of information about the services we provide and the places you can receive the help you need. If you have any questions or concerns regarding Mental Health, Addictive Disorder, and Developmental Disability services, we hope you reach out to us. We are here to meet your needs and exceed your expectations.


To increase public awareness of and to provide access for individuals with behavioral health and developmental disabilities to integrated community based services while promoting wellness, recovery and independence through education and the choice of a broad range of programmatic and community resources.

Vision (ENDs)

The Northwest Louisiana Human Service District exists so that individuals with mental health, addictive disorders, and developmental disabilities residing in the parishes of Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine and Webster are empowered, and self-determination is valued such that individuals live a satisfying, hopeful, and contributing life.

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