The mission of the Columbia Developmental Center is to provide supports 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 Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities (MR/DD) services as prescribed in the Louisiana Revised Statutes.
The goal of the Columbia Developmental Center is to provide a person-centered approach to services for individuals with developmental disabilities that empowers these individuals to more fully experience quality of life and achieve their maximum potential.
The Columbia Developmental Center has three programs: Administration and Support, Patient Care, and Community Support.
This agency's recommended appropriation does not include any funds for short-term debt.
This agency does not have any long-term debt for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.
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:
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