Arc of Acadiana provides Supported Living/Waiver Services for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across Louisiana.
As we answer your questions about What Does Arc of Acadiana Do?, we want to share with you more about someone who plays an integral part in our Supported Living/Waiver Service at Arc of Acadiana.
Meet Arc of Acadiana’s Waiver Director, Stephanie LeBlanc!
Arc of Acadiana is proud to spotlight our Supported Living/Waiver Service Director, Stephanie LeBlanc. Stephanie has always had a passion for helping others and 7 years ago, Arc of Acadiana was so very fortunate to have her become a member of our team.
EXPERIENCE AND PASSION
With almost 11 years of experience in serving people with intellectual disabilities, Stephanie’s passion and ideas to grow Arc of Acadiana’s Waiver program has been fueled by her compassion to serve others.
“As Director of Waiver Services for nearly 2 years, I have seen many changes and growth within this program. Seeing the participants active in the community, being able to hold jobs, having their own apartments, and knowing they are being well taken care of is what gets me excited to come to work on a daily basis,” Stephanie proclaims.
ARC OF ACADIANA’S WAIVER PROGRAM
Arc of Acadiana’s Waiver program is the largest program having the most staff to care for our clients living in the community.
She Thanks Her Team
Stephanie says that she is always ready to conquer anything that comes her way and she wouldn’t be able to do it without her team of DSP’s, Coordinators, QIDP’s, Nurses, Schedulers, Finance Department, Program Manager, as well as team members from other departments who are always willing to come together to help wherever needed.
SHE LIKES TO HAVE FUN
HER OTHER INTERESTS
When Stephanie isn’t working, you’ll find her supporting her children in basketball, baseball, dancing and gymnastics as well as traveling with her family and making as many memories with them as possible.
Stephanie has been married to her husband, Noah LeBlanc for 9 years and is the mother to four wonderful children, Caul (9), Coy (8), Amelia-Kate (6) and Victoria (3).
Arc of Acadiana is so very proud and fortunate to have Stephanie LeBlanc as one of our dedicated hardworking leaders who always puts the people we serve first and ALWAYS leads by example!
Thank you, Stephanie, for all you do every day for the people we serve! We are so proud of you and the work you do!
HEAR FROM OTHERS ABOUT STEPHANIE
“Stephanie is one of the most positive, energetic, compassionate people I know! She is a great leader for our Waiver Program because of the support and time she always gives everyone and mostly because of her enthusiasm and desire to always be better, which totally INSPIRES others! Stephanie’s honesty and integrity and her beauty inside and out is what makes her so very special. These qualities are what I admire most about her. Steph is an “Arc Shining Star” because she truly has the vision to meet our mission in putting our clients first because of who she genuinely is and for everything she does!”
Chief Operations Officer
“Stephanie is a wonderful leader. She is very bright and takes pride in her work. She has a caring heart and leads her team with empathy. Because of this she is approachable and very supportive to them. Her commitment to excellence is inspiring, as she is masterful at balancing her career and home life. I am so proud to have Stephanie on our leadership team! She is one of the reasons I love going to work every day! It is a true pleasure to work with her!”
Joy A. Latiolais
Human Resources Director