COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

LA ABLE will be providing essential functions remotely from July 9 — July 24, 2020.

LA ABLE will not have access to US Mail during this time of working remotely.

Disbursements may be made online or by submitting the "Request for Disbursement Form" via mail, email or fax for processing. Disbursements will be payable to the Account Administrator.

If you would like to make a deposit, you may logon to your account and on the account view page you may choose CONTRIBUTION OR SCHEDULED DEPOSITS. You may also mail in a check or money order for deposit. During these times of uncertainty with COVID-19, account owners can change and/or terminate their payroll deductions and automatic debits (ACH) without any fees or penalties.

All documents and correspondence should be submitted via e-mail or fax at (225) 612-6497, or mailed to ABLE Account Program, P.O. Box 91008, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. For questions related to START or START K12, email start@la.gov and for questions related to LA ABLE, email laable@la.gov. If you are locked out of your START, START K12, or LA ABLE account, please send an email to 529plan.access@la.gov.

For additional information, follow @startsaving529programla on Facebook.

Please note that due to measures taken to reduce the spread of COVID-19, annual account statements will not be mailed at this time. You can view your statement(s) online by logging in to your account, clicking on the Account View page, and selecting "View Statements" at the top of the page.

If additional assistance is needed, we are offering Virtual Office Hours for your safety and convenience. Click here to schedule a Zoom Meeting Appointment with a member of the LA ABLE staff.

 
About ABLE
A Louisiana ABLE 529A Saving Plan Account offers LA residents with disabilities a tax-free way to save while maintaining government benefits. Learn more about the program and its benefits.
 
Eligibility
Must be a resident of Louisiana at the time of application and have a qualifying disability with onset prior to age 26. Learn more about eligibility information.
 
 
FAQs
Get the answers to our most frequently asked questions. Don’t see your question? Contact us below.
 
 
 
Expenses
Use the money in your account to pay for any expense related to your disability – not just medical expenses. Learn more about which expenses are acceptable.
 
Deposits
Contribute up to $15,000 per year. Choose from among seven different investment choices. Learn more about deposits and investment options available.
 
Resources
See our list of resources and other helpful information.
 
 

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