Service to All

Girl in wheelchair with a friend hugging.

The LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana 4-H Youth Development Program is committed to serving all youth and adults through the 4-H program or opportunities provided by 4-H. Below is information regarding how we can assist you with your participation in 4-H throughout the state and the program as well as educational resource to help support staff and volunteers.

American's with Disabilities Act (ADA)

When feasible, all efforts are to be made to encourage and provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities in the Louisiana 4-H Youth Development Program. To determine the necessary accommodations those requesting assistance are asked to complete a Louisiana 4-H Special Needs Form.

Instructions for completing and submitting the special needs form:

  • Complete the Louisiana 4-H Special Needs Form providing as much information as possible in order to assist with the needs of the participant.
  • Once complete, either email the form to both Denise Fontenot, Human Resource Manager, at and Hilton Waits, Parish Risk Management, at or mail form to Hilton Waits, 1105 West Port Street, Abbeville, LA 70510-5831.
  • Form must be completed AT

Least one month prior to event!

Service to All and Inclusion

Engaging all youth into 4-H is an important component of the 4-H youth development program. It is our goal to provide opportunities to all youth. Below are some resources to assist 4-H leadership in creating open and welcoming environments for youth.

Publication below used with permission from University of Vermont Extension Program

Publications below used with permission from Wyoming 4-H

Employment Opportunity

The LSU AgCenter and LSU provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.

Innovate . Educate . Improve Lives

The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture