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.
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About the NLHSD
The Northwest Louisiana Human Services District was created by Act 373 in the 2008 Legislative Session to serve the parishes of Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Claiborne, Bienville, Red River, Desoto, Sabine and Natchitoches as a Local Governmental Entity (LGE). The district completed its’ readiness assessment on May 19, 2014 and began operating as a fully authorized Local Governmental Entity on July 1, 2014.
Northwest Louisiana Human Services District is one of 10 LGEs created by the Louisiana Legislature as part of a statewide integrated human services delivery system. With local accountability and management, LGE’s are charged with providing behavioral health and developmental disabilities services to the residents of Louisiana. All LGE’s operate with a framework anchored in clear public policy objectives, well-defined local responsibilities, and accountability measures designed to assure quality services are delivered to Louisiana consumers efficiency and effectively.