The Louisiana Commission for the Deaf (LCD)

The Louisiana Commission for the Deaf (LCD) provides people who are D/deaf, DeafBlind, and hard of hearing with programs,services, and resources to ensure full communication access to the world around them. Staff work closely with members of the D/deaf, DeafBlind, and hard of hearing communities to continuously improve programs and services to meet their needs.

Mission, Vision, and Values

In 2021, LCD developed its new Mission, Vision, and Values through a stakeholder-driven, six-month process which are integral to an organization.


LCD is thrilled to partner with you to work out our mission, vision, and values in every aspect of our work. From decision making to services received, our goal is to do this together through community engagement and collaboration (click here to view the closing statement in ASL)

To read the full LCD Strategic Planning Report, please click here. 


Services Offered

LCD currently offers services through the following four programs. All services and equipment follow requirements set by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Learn more about these services and their eligibility requirements by clicking the icons below. For additional resources, take a look at this page from the Governor's Office of Disability Affairs.



Telecommunications Equipment


Hearing Aid




Support Service Provider (SSP) Program


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Learn More 

About Us
Learn more about what LCD does, strategic priorities, staff, and how to contact us. 


Commission Board Information
Find information about upcoming meetings, previous meeting notes and agendas, and bios for our commissioners. 


News & Updates
Find our latest news and updates. 

Additional Resources & Services
Looking for more resources? Explore what resources our partners have to offer and learn about other realted services.

Our Other Programs
Learn more about other programs within the Bureau of Family Health. | 1-800-256-1523 | (VP): (225) 228-1203 | PO Box 3214, Baton Rouge, LA, 70821