Direct Service Workers

Direct Service Worker NOTE: Louisiana Direct Service Worker Registry online at

A Direct Service Worker is an unlicensed person who provides personal care of other services and supports to persons with disabilities or to the elderly to enhance their well-being, and who is involved in face-to-face direct contact with the person and is compensated through state or federal funds. Functions performed may include, but are not limited to, assistance and training activities of daily living, personal care services, and job-related supports.—LAC 48:I Ch 92 Subchapter A 9201

Effective 05/17/11 the DSW verification web site only displays DSW's who have a finding of abuse, neglect, mistreatment or misappropriation of a resident's property placed on either the Nurse Aide Registry or Direct Service Worker Registry.

If you require assistance with the web site please email


Contact Information

Mary Sept
(225) 342-3240
(225) 342-0453