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St Martin Council On Aging

Address:
391 Cannery Rd
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

Map & Directions

(9 Miles Away - Go to: Breaux Bridge, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(337) 332-3063

Services:
keywords: advocacy senior food assistance meals on wheels homemaker services I&R aging legal information senior utility assistance medicaid enrollment long term care ombudsman programs personal care attendant senior recreation transportation elderly transportation medical senior employment
Services provided by the COA include:
ADVOCACY to secure needed services and benefits which may assist the older individual.
CONGREGATE MEALS which provides nutritional balanced meals, five days a week to individuals 60+ in a congregate setting.
HOME DELIVERED MEALS, commonly called Meals on Wheels, which provides a daily nutritional balanced meal delivered five days a week to individuals who are home-bound.
HOMEMAKER services which include light house keeping and errands.
INFORMATION and ASSISTANCE which provides information to meet the individual needs, through advice, counseling, referral and follow-up.
LEGAL which assists the individuals in the accessibility of legal representation.
MATERIAL AID which offers emergency utility assistance.
MEDICAID ENROLLMENT CENTER where individuals can apply for Medicaid on Wednesdays and Fridays by appointment.
NUTRITION EDUCATION which provides education to individuals 60+ and can acquire knowledge and information regarding nutritional balanced meals and health related issues.
OMBUDSMAN - NURSING HOME provides volunteers trained to resolve problems and concerns of the residents, family, friends and staff for the quality care or residents in the nursing home.
OUTREACH identifies isolated and hard to reach individuals, to assist them in gaining access to needed services.
PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANTS which assists those 65+ under the Medicaid waiver program with bathing, dressing, feeding, grooming, shopping, laundry, and acquisition of certain independent living skills.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION transporting clients of all ages within St. Martin Parish and in the City of Lafayette and New Iberia to medical facilities, shopping, food stamp office, etc. for a small fee. Children under the age of 12 require an escort.
RECREATION encourages senior citizens to use their free time through social activities, arts, dancing, travel, games and sports.
RESPITE CARE provides temporary relief to a caregiver from continuous care of an individual with developmental disabilities or services for frail elderly.
SENIOR CENTER PROGRAM seeks to create an atmosphere that acknowledges the value of human life.
SENIOR EMPLOYMENT trains persons 55+ who qualify for placement in jobs within the community.
SENIOR HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (SHIPP) which helps seniors evaluate supplemental health insurance in order to make an informed decision.
VISITATION staff visit clients who are lonely or isolated in order to provide comfort, support and/or help.
WELLNESS promotes wellness through exercise and health screening, such as blood pressure checks, flu shots and eye screenings.
Keywords: Meals on Wheels Transportation Medical Utility Assistance

Hours:
M-F, 7:30A - 3:30P

Eligibility:
Elderly citizens of St. Martin Parish who are 60 years or older.

Documents To Bring:
Assessments are taken by the Case Managers as mandated b the Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs, and an aggregate score is determined; recommended services are provided upon availability

There's no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love. There is only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen.

-- Wayne Dyer

Woodvale Place Apartmemts

Address:
411 Woodvale Ave #101k
Lafayette, LA 70503

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away - Go to: Lafayette, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(337) 984-2776

Website:
http://www.laf-coa.org/Woodvale-Place.html

Services:
Low income housing, some with rental assistance.Gated, multifamily housing complex with 175 one and two bedroom units

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8am-4pm (Office)

Eligibility:
Low income family or individual

Progressive Baptist Church

Address:
125 Gallian St
Lafayette, LA 70501

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away - Go to: Lafayette, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(337) 234-3924

Website:
http://progressivebaptistchurchlaf.com/

Services:
Benevolence Program provides assistance to persons within Lafayette Parish. Services:Rent payment assistance (fund availability)Utility payment assistance (fund availability)After school tutoringSummer Enrichment Camp offering educational and recreational activities for studentsGriefShare Support Group for people grieving someone's death

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

Eligibility:
Individuals and families with low income living in Lafayette Parish

I am bigger than anything that can happen to me. All these things, sorrow, misfortune, and suffering, are outside my door. I am in the house and I have the key.

-- Charles Fletcher Lummis

St. Joseph's Diner

Address:
613 W Simcoe St
Lafayette, LA 70501

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away - Go to: Lafayette, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(337) 235-4972

Website:
http://www.catholicservice.org/monsignor-sigur-center/

Services:
Serves homeless and impoverished individuals and families through emergency financial assistance and resource referrals. Some services include:Bus FareUtility Payment AssistanceRental Application Fee AssistanceBurial Expense Assistance

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8am-3pm

Eligibility:
Utility Assistance: Household must have loss of income through no fault of their own, or unexpected expense that is necessary to maintain health and safety of the household (with documentation of the financial emergency)Funeral Assistance: Household must have no burial insurance and low incomeTransportation: Bus fare available for HOMELESS persons to return home to live with family

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AcadianaCares

Address:
809 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Lafayette, LA 70501

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away - Go to: Lafayette, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(337) 233-2437

Website:
http://www.acadianacares.org/

Services:
Emergency Solutions program will provide homeless prevention assistance for HIV positive persons with or without families.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm

Eligibility:
HIV positive individuals or families in need of homeless prevention services Must be client of Acadiana CARES Must be a Louisiana resident within service area Income cannot exceed 200% of the federal poverty guidelines Verifying documentation of residency, income, need

Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws; trust in Providence.

-- St. Augustine

United Christian Outreach Inc

Address:
422 Carmel Dr
Lafayette, LA 70501

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away - Go to: Lafayette, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(337) 234-0162

Services:
keywords: Medication Assistance Utility Assistance food pantry Food Assistance

UCO provides clothing, partial utility payment assistance, food, prescription expense assistance to qualifying individuals. All workers are volunteers; no paid staff workers. Funding is from individual contributions and church donations.

Hours:
M-W & F, 10A-1:30P

Eligibility:
Clients must have city of Lafayette address to be eligible. Church referrals from a member church are required for financial assistance. 232-HELP/LA 211 referral required for food assistance.

Documents To Bring:
Church referral needed for financial assistance, which can only be received once every 3 years. 232-HELP/LA 211 must provide a food referral in order foo client to receive food. Client must show proof of identity (ID and SS card), low-income, residence, utility bill (for utility assistance), prescription costs (for prescription assitance).

St Edmond Catholic Church

Address:
4131 W Congress St
Lafayette, LA 70506

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away - Go to: Lafayette, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(337) 981-0874

Website:
http://www.st-edmond.org

Services:
The St. Vincent DePaul provides emergency assistance with utilities.

Keywords: Utility Assistance

Hours:
M & W, 8A-12P & 1P-5P

Eligibility:
First preference given to parishioners; then those residing in the geographic area of St. Edmond, specifically the 70506 zip code.

Documents To Bring:
Application required on site by director; interview, proof of residence and identification, and church referral

You always pass failure on your way to success.

-- Mickey Rooney

Smile Community Action Agency

Address:
501 St John St
Lafayette, LA 70501

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away - Go to: Lafayette, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(337) 234-3272

Website:
http://www.smilecaa.org

Services:
Non-profit community agency that assists low-income clients We assist with Job Counseling, On-Job-Training, Job Readiness, Fraud & Scam Prevention Education, Consumer Education, Infant / Toddler Head Start / Early Start, Parenting Skills, Computer / Technology Skills, Budget Counseling, LIHEAP Support, Housing Counseling and Landlord / Tenant Advocacy, Housing Services, Emergency Medication, Rent / Mortgage Assistance, Food and Cash Assistance, Information and Referral, Transportation Components, Volunteer Recruitment, and Health Screenings and Immunizations.

*Disaster*

Hours:
Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm.

Eligibility:
Please call for information regarding eligibility requirements.

Documents To Bring:
Please call for information regarding intake process.

The Salvation Army's Men's Shelter/Offices

Address:
212 6th St
Lafayette, LA 70501

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away - Go to: Lafayette, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(337) 235-2407

Website:
http://salvationarmyalm.org/lafayette/

Services:
The Salvation Army is a benevolent interdenominational religious organization which provides a variety of services within the community.This shelter is for men only 21 years of age and older although any is welcome to.Children under the age of 18 accompanied by an adult.

Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday; Closed for lunch: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Call the number listed.

Documents To Bring:
Come into facilities.

The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun.

-- John D Rockefeller

Monsignor AO Sigur Services Center

Address:
401 St John St
Lafayette, LA 70501

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away - Go to: Lafayette, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(337) 233-7788

Website:
http://catholicservice.org

Services:
keywords: Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Programs HPRP Programs
This program provides homeless prevention and rapid re-housing services through direct assistance, case management, and housing location.

Hours:
8:30am - 4:00pm Monday thru Friday

Eligibility:
Normal need for homeless prevention assistance must be established through proof of loss of income or unexpected expense. Rapid re-housing assistance limited to homeless applicants residing in shelters

Documents To Bring:
Persons seeking assistance must apply in person.

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