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09-344 Hammond Developmental Center

The mission of Hammond Developmental Center is to provide support and services to individuals with developmental disabilities, including mental retardation, autism, and other conditions related to mental retardation, through the provision of residential living options and other MR/DD services as prescribed in L.R.S. 28:380 et. seq.

The goals of the Hammond Developmental Center are:

  1. Provide efficient and effective administration and general support services to programmatic services of Hammond Developmental Center.
  2. Provide person-centered, 24-hour residential living services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities living at the Hammond Developmental Center.

Hammond Developmental Center is an intermediate care facility providing a residential living option and other supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities. The majority of the individuals served functions within the profound range of mental retardation and has secondary medical and/or behavioral diagnoses. The facility has 360-staffed beds.

The Hammond Developmental Center has two programs: Administration and Support, and Patient Care.


This agency's recommended appropriation includes $274,031 for short-term debt, including Lease Purchase agreements.

In addition to the above recommended appropriation, $22,691 will be paid in Fiscal Year 1999-2000 for long-term debt incurred on behalf of this agency from the previous sale of bonds. Total long-term debt service payments for the state for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 are reflected in the Governor's Executive Budget Supporting Document in Non-Appropriated Requirements, Schedule 22-922.

This agency's recommended appropriation also includes the following amount by means of financing for payments on the unfunded accrued liability of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System in accordance with the provisions of Article X, Section 29 of the Constitution of Louisiana:

State General Fund by:



     Interagency Transfers









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