The application period for the Caddo Parish Wheelchair Ramp Assistance Program is officially opened

Caddo Parish, LA – According to the statement, this program was introduced and approved by the Caddo Parish Commission in 2022.

Officials also said that this program is funded through generated revenue from a partnership with the Capital Area Finance Authority’s first-time homebuyers’ program.

In order to qualify for the program, applicants must be a resident of Caddo Parish, be 65 years or older or have a verifiable disability, and be at or below 80 percent of the average median income.

There is a limited supply of ramps available, officials said.

Caddo Commissioner Steven Jackson released the following statement:

“We recognize that there is a population, especially within our senior citizens, that experiences mobility issues and difficulty with access to homes and businesses. The wheelchair ramp program is designed to help seniors and those with mobility challenges to have easier and safer access to their homes.”

Please contact the Caddo Council at 318-676-7900 if you need more information about the program.

This story will be updated as new information become available.