LOUISIANA – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE

Federal And State Emergency Relief

Federal Assistance:

Contact FEMA For Latest On Hurricane Relief

State Assistance:

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

New Orleans Rescue Mission

1129 Baronne St

New Orleans LA 70013

504-523-2116

Bishop Ott Shelter

1623 Convention Street

Baton Rouge LA 70802

225-383-7343

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Our House Shelter

205 Smith Ave

Monroe LA 71203

318-345-5556

Acadiana Outreach Center

125 S Buchanan St

Lafayette LA 70501

337-237-7618

 

Youth Oasis Shelter

260 S. Acadian Thruway

Bowling Green KY 42101

Baton Rouge LA 70806

225-343-6300

Calcasieu Women’s Shelter

601 W 18th St

Lake Charles LA 70601

337-436-4552

Covenant House

611 N Rampart St

New Orleans LA 70112

504-584-1111

Providence House

814 Cotton Street

Shreveport LA 71101

318-221-7887

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING 

HERITAGE SQUARE APARTMENTS

1005 VOELKER ST

LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA 71254-3619

318-559-1464

VERNON MANOR

131 Winco Blvd

Leesville, LA 71446-3148

337-239-3144

 

LIVINGSTON MANOR APTS

8045 VINCENT RD

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA 70726-6244

PECAN VILLA

611 S BONNER ST

RUSTON, LA 71270-5063

318-251-9960

 

FRANKLIN HOPE HAVEN

412 9th St

Franklin, LA 70538-5915

337-828-4028

AUBURN PLACE

720 E North St

Deridder, LA 70634-3655

337-462-3296

 

ST. JULES APARTMENTS

1706 WEST IBERT

FRANKLIN, LA 70538-5339

337-828-2421

OPTIONS FOR LIVING

101 Memorial Dr

Donaldsonville, LA 70346-4336

225-293-6774

 

OAKWOOD APARTMENTS

1610 OAKWOOD DR

LEESVILLE, LA 71446-5228

337-238-0393

RIVERVIEW APTS

811 CATALPA ST

DONALDSONVILLE, LA 70346

225-473-3158

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TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – LOUISIANA

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: 225-342-394

LOUISVILLE LEGAL AID

If you are homeless or going through a financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services. The following organization(s) can provide you with information on free and low-cost legal assistance: New Orleans New Orleans Legal Assistance Corporation

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES

Baton Rouge Food Bank 5546 Choctaw Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70805, 225-359-9940
Food For The Family 1325 Airline Hwy Baton Rouge, LA 70805, 225-355-2081
Friendship Food Bank 1019 North First Avenue Lake Charles, LA 70601, 337-433-5022
Glad Tidings Ministry Food 3400 Texas Ave Lake Charles, LA 70607 337-582-2121
Washington Parish Food Pantry 2009 Main St. Franklinton, LA 70438 985-839-5167

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – LOUISIANA

The Louisiana food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: Louisiana Department of Social Services Dept. of Children & Family Services, Division of Programs 627 North 4th Street, 5th Floor Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802 Phone: (225) 342-2342

MORE HELPFUL RESOURCES:

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Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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