Address:58050 Meriam StPlaquemine, LA 70764Map & Directions
Services: Community services offered are utility, medical and food (commodities) assistance.
Hours: M-F, 8A-4:30P
Documents To Bring: N/A
Address:58105 Court StPlaquemine, LA 70764Map & Directions
Services: Serves the elderly to enrich and enhance their quality of life through advocacy efforts, creative planning, coordination and provision of needed services. Services provided: Congregate meals, Home Delivered Meals, Recreation, Utility Assistance, Outreach Program, National Family Caregiver's Program, Nutrition Education, Transportation, Medication Management, Medical Alert, and general home repairs.
Hours: M-F, 8:00A-4:30P
Eligibility: Adults 60 years and older
Documents To Bring: Call for an appointment.
Address:7808 St George DrBaton Rouge, LA 70809Map & Directions
Services: Pays some utilities and rent
Services are limited to those people within their church boundaries.
St. George Church Parish boundaries
70809 and part of 70810
Approximately: Area west of Airline Hwy from I-12 to the Ascension Parish Line (Bayou Manchac); South of Essen Lane, and North of and along Perkins Road.)
Remember to make note that it is Church parish boundaries not civil.
Hours: M-F, 8A-5:30P
Closed 12:30P-1P for lunch
Eligibility: People within church boundaries, any denomination
Documents To Bring: Phone call & interview
Address:476 Sharp RdBaton Rouge, LA 70815Map & Directions
Services: Persons who reside within their area who meet the requirements and have no other food assistance may receive an
order of food every two weeks for a period of two months then after a waiting period of six months from the date of first service may apply again for services.
In some cases, those receiving other assistance may receive food every 3 months to supplement their present food supply.
An emergency food order may be extended to a client outside our service area when the circumstance warrants.
Hours: M-Th, 10A-3:30P
Eligibility: Those in need, see description above for more information.
Documents To Bring: Interview and identification required each visit. Call to schedule an appointment.
Picture ID and SS cards are required for all residents of household. Bring proof of
residence, proof of income for household, rent receipt, current lease agreement.
Address:220 St Vincent De Paul DrBaton Rouge, LA 70802Map & Directions
Services: See programs: Society of St Vincent de Paul; Bishop Ott Shelter; St Vincent de Paul Thrift Store; St Vincent de Paul Dining Room; and St Vincent de Paul Pharmacy, Katrina Aid Today
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Baton Rouge provides the following services to the local community:
Uniforms for Kids
Hours: M-F, 8A-4P
Eligibility: This program is for those individuals and families at risk for becoming homeless. Financial assistance for those who qualify, call for more information.
Documents To Bring: Call for process and fund availability.
Address:4025 W Brookstown DrBaton Rouge, LA 70805Map & Directions
Services: Social Services is a program designed to prevent homelessness, by providing help with rent, utilities, groceries, furniture vouchers, clothing, household goods, and prescriptions
Clothing and emergency furniture vouchers are distributed Monday through Thursday from 9A-11A to the first ten people applying. Groceries are provided on Friday from 9A-11A.
Eligibility: Based upon need and income
Documents To Bring: Contact office for details
Address:728 North BlvdBaton Rouge, LA 70802Map & Directions
Services: There are two populations of persons facing housing instability that are eligible to receive funding under the HPRP: 1) individuals and families who are currently in housing but are at risk of becoming homeless and need temporary rent or utility assistance to prevent them from becoming homeless or assistance to move to another unit (prevention), and 2) individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness (residing in emergency or transitional shelters or on the street) and need temporary assistance in order to obtain housing and retain it (rapid re-housing).
Eligibility: Client must be classified as homeless and chronically mentally ill. Read the description for more information on program eligibility.
Address:4523 Plank RdBaton Rouge, LA 70805Map & Directions
Services: Low Income and Families in need food program
Project Care for the elderly
FEMA program when funds are available
Income tax assistance and Electronic Filing available
Headstart program for 3-4 yr olds, income based
Emergency rent payment assistance
Help with prescription medicines
Administers funds for LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
Contact nearest community Service Center
Hours: M-F, 8A-5P
Eligibility: Based upon income
Documents To Bring: Application process for many services
Address:9700 Scenic HwyBaton Rouge, LA 70807Map & Directions
Services: Food pantry, clothing closet, rent assistance, utility and medication assistance.
*GBR FOOD BANK MEMBER AGENCY
Hours: Thursdays, 9A-10:30A
Eligibility: Call for boundary specifications.
Documents To Bring: Call for more information.
Address:2121 Wooddale BlvdBaton Rouge, LA 70806Map & Directions
Services: Rental and utility assistance for the homeless or at risk of being homeless