State Use Work Centers

LSU encourages the use of services and products provided by Louisiana's State Use Program. This special purchasing program, established in statute, is exempt from the bid process and provides a means of employment to persons with disabilities.

Over 80 Work Centers in over 55 cities across Louisiana are ready to provide services and/or products through the State Use Program. Each center must meet high quality quidelines established by State Use in order to be certified to sell.

How to use the Work Centers

Employment Development Services, Inc. (EDS)

EDS, as designated by the State Use Council, represents all certified workshops as per Louisiana Act 109, 1984, Paragraph C. EDS, while it does not perform the work itself, is the sole negotiator with state use customers and will allocate the work to the workshops. EDS monitors performance on all contracts to ensure your satisfaction.

Shredder services are available to all campus departments for use as needed. To schedule services contact the performing work center specified in the attached letter.

To order any product or service listed below, contact Employment Development Services by phoning (800) 927-1610 or by faxing your order to (225) 272-7771. Request an EDS Catalog via email or find them on the web at www.edsla.com.

Services

Assemble
Laundry
Copying
Window Curtains, Draperies
Grounds Maintenance
Mail Preparation
Sewing
Janitorial Service
Painting
Woodworking

 

Cleaning Products

Brooms
Mops
Mop heads & handles
Hand Towels
Scrubbers
Brushes
Handles & Supports
Toilet Bowl Deodorants

Office Products

Paper ProductsLaser Printer Cartridges
Post-It Note Holder
Writing Pens
Computer Monitor Risers
Tray/Computer Document Holders
 

Other Products

Kitchen/Cooking Products
Office Furniture
Signs, Regulatory, & Directional
Aprons
Drills Cloth Rolls
Jean Cloth Rolls
Pillow Cases
Plumber Rolls
Wiping Rags

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