Athens, LA
Financial Assistance

Everyone needs a little help sometimes. Whether you need some free food, diapers for your baby, a quick cash loan, assistance with your rent and utilities, some fresh clothing or a homeless shelter, you'll find the resources in and near Athens, LA here to help you now.

Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 92 food pantries in the Athens, LA area.

Utility & Rental Assistance

When you need money to pay your rent, utility bills or get through a difficult time, there are 39 utility payment and rental assistance programs in the Athens, LA area.

Homeless Shelters

Temporary free housing for people in need. There are 15 homeless shelters in the Athens, Louisiana area.


Programs for free and reduced cost clothes and household goods. There are 47 programs in the Athens area that offer clothing and other necessities.

Child Care

Free diapers, clothing and free or reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 8 child care programs in Athens, Louisiana.

Payday Loans

Payday Loans are quick easy loans for people in financial distress. There are 11 cash loan programs available to residents in the Athens, Louisiana area.

It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching.
-- St Francis Assisi

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Quitman, LA: 28 miles away
Posted: August 15, 2018

I am a single disabled woman I have immune disorders, neck and back surgeries that have failed and I am at the end of my rope. I am on disability a total of less than $600 a month and I do not have an...

Bossier City, LA: 39 miles away
Posted: August 15, 2018

Please help us with $500. My rent, lights and water is behind. Child Support has stopped and I just have no where else to turn to....

Bossier City, LA: 39 miles away
Posted: August 15, 2018

Was recently hospitalized after coming down with pnumonia and later it turned inyo the Swan flu. I was told that I was a miracle after waking up 3 months later from being in a come. At one time I had ...

Shreveport, LA: 47 miles away
Posted: August 15, 2018

Hi I'm a single mom of four small children and I need help with paying my rent and electric bill I got in to this situation by trying to keep up with my car payments to have transportation which I no ...

Shreveport, LA: 47 miles away
Posted: August 15, 2018

Hi! I am requesting assistance with my electricity and rent. I was laid off in January due to business sending the jobs out of the country. I am having a hard time finding a job and on Friday my car ...

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