Author Archives: Aaron Champagne

Meet our child psychiatrist, Dr Thakur

Meet our child psychiatrist, Dr Thakur. Akanksha Thakur, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Tulane University School of Medicine. After completing medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine in 2010, she trained in general psychiatry at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She then returned to New Orleans where […]

USI Gives Back

USI Gives Back came today and cooked an amazing meal enjoyed by agency staff. Thanks USI! Jamie Gaspard, Ashley McKey Callahan, Angela Cangelosi Hebert and 17 others like this.

A Great Big Thanks!

A great big thanks to the South Central Louisiana Human Services authority, executive director Lisa Schilling and staff for the donation of two boxes of composition notebooks to the girls of Hooper Dorm. We appreciate the support!

Giving people independence: Options for Independence helps those in need

Originally published in The Houma Times on July 26, 2017, by John DeSantis. Housing the homeless, feeding the hungry and aiding people with mental and physical obstacles to success are for most people miracles beyond reach.For Barry Chauvin and the staff at Options for Independence, it’s all in a day’s work – or a lifetime’s worth […]