CHANGING LIVES IN OUR COMMUNITY
WHAT WE DO
STARC’s mission is impressive. For individuals with disABILITIES in St. Tammany and four surrounding parishes, STARC provides a lifetime of Services, Training, Advocacy, Resources and Community Connections.
But it’s how STARC achieves its goal that is truly awe-inspiring. Our programs and services in early intervention, day care, respite care, work training, vocational employment, home care and residential living help move individuals through a life-long process toward greater well-being and independence. Our reach is broad and yet our attention to detail is vigilant. At STARC, there is truly something for everyone.
Where Do I Start?
Confused about how to begin accessing STARC’s services? We make it easy. If you don’t see the answer you need below, we’re available to answer questions at (985) 641-0197, ext. 117, and right here.
Please become a support member of STARC for only $50 per year
We need more than $2.5 million over the next five years. We need your help.
By continuing to offer programs and services in early intervention, day care services, respite care, vocational services, home care and residential living options, STARC fulfills its mission to move individuals through a life-long process toward greater well-being and independence. Today STARC is one of the largest employers in St. Tammany Parish and brings direct economic impact to our local community. Read More
STARC Art Available Online NOW!
STARC Art brings out the creative gifts of individuals with disABILITIES by pairing them with local artists. They work together with a variety of media to create beautiful pieces that are then displayed and sold throughout the state.
These unique and fruitful partnerships offer individuals enrolled in STARC programs or receiving STARC services, the opportunity to explore their artistic sides. Even more important is the sense of pride, accomplishment and personal growth attained with every work of art. Please consider adding one of these meaningful pieces to your collection!
April is Autism Awareness Month
What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), hereafter referred to as Autism (which includes Asperger’s Disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified [PDD-NOS]), is a complex, lifelong developmental condition that...
STARC Mardi Gras Bead Recycling
It’s almost Carnival Time and STARC needs your beads!! Our individuals sort beads by color and length while earning a paycheck. Donate today.
Pathway To Progress Fundraiser
STARC is building a Pathway to Progress around the flagpoles on our Adult East and West Campuses. Purchases are acknowledged with a name or a special message engraved on the brick. (Bricks are $100.00 each).