Creating a Path to Independence 
for Persons with Disabilities
Frances Center 
for Customized Employment, Inc.
225-755-0990

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The Frances Center is a private, non-profit vocational 
and academic center with a mission to serve the community as a catalyst in the employment and post-secondary education of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  


Frances Center for Customized Employment, Inc. ® 
14747 Terrell Road
Baton Rouge,LA 70816


Non-Discrimination Policy. The Frances Center for Customized Employment admits students of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the center. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other center-administered programs.
SPEND LOCAL!!  Support the PERSON, not a "PROGRAM"!!  Small business ownership is possible for EVERYONE and for adults with disabilities..... IT JUST MAKES SENSE!!
​    SELF-EMPLOYMENT:  MY PAY, MY WAY!!
At the Frances Center, we provide supported self-employment for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities thereby enabling them the opportunity to CHOOSE their career path and work in a flexible environment where their choice is RESPECTED and HONORED!  
To provide this support, we need your help!!  Not only do we want you to come shop in our "abilimall", we also need your donations of any household items, furniture, and soon-your clothing!!- for repurposing and resell in our stores!  Unlike other local thrift stores, FCCE also accepts donations of raw materials such as bits and pieces of lumber, partial paints and other building supplies!  Thanks so much for all you do for FCCE!!
   Frances Center will open new
location on O’Neal Lane!
We are excited to be opening our second location in January right around the corner at 2575 O’Neal Lane- better known as the old Woodburners Building. This 9000 sq ft location will feature “Material Things”- a repurposing and consignment center for clothing and all things fabric! In addition, we will house an antiques/uniques/vintage mall full of vendors and consignment pieces to suit every taste and style! Still accepting select vendors and consignments now!


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