RESOURCES

By Parish

A V O Y E L L E S

FOOD

  •  - Food bank of Central Louisiana/Disaster Relief/ Senior Program

HOUSING

TRANSPORTATION

SENIOR SERVICES

  •   Council on Aging

    • Address - 232 S Preston St. Marksville, LA 71351​

      • Phone - (318) 253-9771​

R A P I D E S

FOOD

HOUSING

  • Housing Authority​

    • Address - 119 Boyce Gardens Rd. Dr.,Boyce, LA 71409​

    • Phone - (318) 793-4751

    • Website https://rapidespha.org/

TRANSPORTATION

SENIOR SERVICES

  •  Rapides Senior Citizen Centers, Inc.

    • Address - 209 East Shamrock St, Pineville ,LA 71360​

    • Phone - (318) 487-1561

( Eighteen Senior Centers are located through out Rapides parish. Meals and activities. )

( Home Bound Meal Program provides daily meals for those 60 years of age and older who live alone and are under to leave their home unattended. ) ​

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E V A N G E L I N E 

FOOD

  • Christian Care & Share Center

    • Address - 129 W Main St. Ville Platte, La 70586​

      • Phone - (337) 363-8041​

  • Ninth Baptist Church

    • Address - 726 N Latour St. Ville Platte, La​

    • Phone - (337) 363-4357

HOUSING

TRANSPORTATION

SENIOR SERVICES

C A T A H O U L A

FOOD

Phone - (318) 339-8352​


HOUSING

TRANSPORTATION

SENIOR SERVICES

  • Organization - Catahoula Council on Aging

    • Address - 901 1st St., Jonesville, LA 71343​

    • Phone - (318) 339-8111

 

RESOURCES

STATE WIDE SERVICES

STATE WIDE  SERVICES

FOOD


  • ​​ Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Provides food Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits (D-SNAP). Provides Child Welfare services. Provides other community support services such as TANF.


MEDICAL

  •   Louisiana Workforce Commission Louisiana Rehabilitation Services (LRS) - Assists persons with disabilities to obtain/maintain employment and/or achieve independence by providing rehabilitation services and working cooperatively with business and other community resources.

  • ​​  Adults, age 18 and over who have disabilities, including elders: DHH, Office of Aging and Adult Services, Adult/Elder Protective Services

  •  Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities – Provides services to people with developmental disabilities. Provides early intervention services to children 0-36 months who have developmental delays or who have a medical condition likely to result in a developmental disability (Early Steps).

  •  Office of Behavioral Health-Provides treatment, care and support to improve quality of life for individuals with mental illness and/or addictive disorders.

  •  Louisiana Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health Provides education, support and information to families of children and adolescents with serious emotional, behavioral, or mental disorders statewide. Also, serves as collaborative partner in the Family Recovery Project for community mobilization to ensure that families and children with mental health needs get the support needed.

  • Organization - Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) Protects and promotes health and ensures access to medical, preventive, and rehabilitative services. Contact for services and assistance related to addictive disorders, aging, mental health, developmental disabilities, public health, and Medicaid

  •  Blind Services is a section of LRS Vocational Rehabilitation Program that provides services to eligible individuals who are blind or visually impaired. The Randolph-Sheppard Business Enterprise Program and the Older Blind/Visually Impaired Program are parts of Blind Services.

    •  Phone - (225) 219-2943 or (800) 737-2958

    •  Website - http://www.laworks.net/WorkforceDev/LR S/LRS_BlindServices.asp

SENIOR SERVICES​

  •  Office of Aging and Adult Services-Serves aging adults and people with adult-onset disabilities.

  • Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs Administers a broad range of home and community based services through an aging network.

  •   Alzheimer’s Association Contact for referrals to community programs and services for people exhibiting problems with memory, decision-making, self-care, communication and disorientation. Available to address caregiver stress.

EMERGENCY SERVICES

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RESOURCES

CHARITY PARTNERS

  •   HOPE HOUSE

    •  Provide Shelter to the Homeless Hope House of Central Louisiana provides safe shelter and essential services to homeless women and their children, empowering them to independence. The vision of Hope House that  Everyone served by Hope House will become actively engaged role models demonstrating self-determination, responsibility, and citizenship.

  •   FAITH HOUSE 

  • Our mission is to provide safety, shelter, empowerment, and
    advocacy to survivors of domestic violence. For residents and their
    children, they provide safe housing, food, clothing, health screening and support, medications, advocacy, counseling; legal
    assistance; and a children’s program

  •  ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION

    • Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.  The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research
    • Phone - 318-335-8700​

  •  RE-ENTRY SOLUTIONS​ 

    •   Our mission is to work with existing community resources and to develop needed ones to break the cycle of return to arrest and imprisonment. Re-Entry’s 3 areas of focus are: employment, housing, and restoration of mind, body and soul. The goal is to help keep families together whenever possible to break the cycle of return not only for the returning citizen, but for the next generation as well

      • Website - re-entrysolutions4la.com

    • Phone - 318-443-0189​ -

  • CENLA PREGNANCY

    •  A non-profit organization that serves Central Louisiana and surrounding communities. Cenla Pregnancy Center offers a variety of professional services and resources, including: pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, consultations and more. “We believe every woman deserves truth especially when faced with news of an unplanned pregnancy. Our doors are open to everyone, our services are always free, and our professionals are kind and knowledgeable.”

  • Food Bank of Central Louisiana

    • ​Our mission is to eradicate hunger in Central Louisiana. The Food Bank is able to serve more than 22,400 people every month in our community through the generous support of individual and corporate donors. For every dollar donated, the Food Bank of Central Louisiana can provide five meals to families in need.
    • Phone - 318-445-2773
    • Website - www.fbcenla.org