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ABOUT US

Loving Hearts of LA is a mental health social service and personal care assistance organization.  We are community-based and currently serve both the New Orleans and Lafayette areas.

Loving Hearts Social Services provides treatment, rehabilitation, and follow-up care for people diagnosed with mental, emotional, and social disorders.  Our services help enable our clients to better take part in everyday life.  We welcome clients ranging in age from early adolescence into adulthood.  Referral sources include medical, legal, education, and community outreach programs.

Loving Hearts Care Services offers PCA (Personal Care Assistant) services.

 

Our clients are people with physical disabilities, mental impairments, and other health-related personal care needs.  We provide compassionate assistance with daily living activities and bedside care. 

 

Loving Hearts of LA is CARF accredited.

 
 

MISSION & VISION

Our mission is to educate, empower, and support vulnerable individuals in our communities.  We improve people's lives through mental health therapeutic plans and personal care assistance programs.  Our hearts are open to everyone.  We support clients as young as five, senior adults, and everyone in between.

 

Love, compassion, and strict adherence to ethical practices are part of our commitment. 

 

Love and compassion guide our efforts.  Strong ethical values define our actions.  Our trained mental health professionals facilitate collaborative therapy to support our clients on their wellness journeys.

At Loving Hearts of LA, we see therapists as guided by both the mind and the heart.  We imagine a mental health community where all people receive the dignity and respect they deserve.  We embody strong ethical values as a fundamental part of our identity.

 

We envision a culture of therapy in which love and understanding are the founding principles.  Using encouragement, we empower people to recognize and resolve deficiencies preventing happy and healthy lives.  

Disabilities and mental health conditions can make it difficult to perform the daily activities of life.  Our personal care assistants are trained and able to support these needs. 
 

LEADERSHIP

Gian Durand is a New Orleans native.  She received a BA from Xavier University in Political Science and went on to earn her JD from Loyola University.   Although prepared for the courtroom, Gian’s career took a different path... she established the Durand Group in 2005.

 

The Durand Group hosts several businesses within its portfolio, including Loving Hearts.  Loving Hearts services parishes throughout Louisiana, delivering healing through the heart with behavioral health and personal care services.  Durand Food Services (DFS) has become one of the largest minority-owned produce vendors in the southern region.  She understands the importance of reliable performance and fast response times in business.

Gian Durand, JD

Gian  Durand is a New Orleans Native. She received a BA from Xavier University in Political Science and went on to achieve her JD from Loyola University. Although prepared for the court room, Gian’s career took a different path... she established the Durand Group in 2005.

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Gian has redefined young entrepreneurship.  Throughout her enterprises, quality is vital.  She produces sustainable products and consistently offers unrivaled results.  She succeeds in developing cost-effective and practical solutions her clients can rely on. 

 

Gian is not only a savvy businesswoman.  She is also a noted philanthropist and the mother of twins.  Gian serves on the board of multiple local non-profits and believes in the philosophy of 'paying it forward.'  She has dedicated herself to paving the way for other young female entrepreneurs aspiring to create their brands.  She leads seminars and workshops to share the knowledge gained through her experiences.  She exemplifies achievement through hard work, dedication, and commitment. 

 

OUR SERVICES

Behavioral &
Mental Health

Loving Hearts of LA has a professional staff of therapists who understand that circumstances can be simple or complex.  An environment of healing and peace is important and can be fostered through individual and/or group counseling. 

 

Sometimes, therapy alone is not enough, and medication is needed.  Within our medication management program, our therapists work closely with our Nurse Practitioners and Psychiatrist to address those needs.

Personal Care Assistance
(PCA)

Loving Hearts of LA provides quality Activities of Daily Living (ADL) services for people with disabilities through individualized Personal Care Assistance Programs.  For more than 15 years, we have demonstrated our dedication to providing quality, professional services.  Our commitment to the highest level of respect ensures the dignity of our clients.

 

We provide ADL services for people with disabilities through individualized PCA Programs.  For more than 15 years, we have been dedicated to providing quality, professional services with the highest level of respect to ensure the dignity of our clients.

CONTACT US

Loving Hearts New Orleans

10040 I-10 Service Rd.
New Orleans, LA 70127
Office  504.821.5220
Fax  504.821.6330

Loving Hearts Lafayette

123 Westmark Blvd. 

Lafayette, LA 70506

Office  337.233.7250
Fax  337.233.7104
We would love to hear from you
 

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New Orleans 504.821.5220

Lafayette 337.233.7250

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