Address:7809 Weeks Island RdLydia, LA 70569Map & Directions
Services: Provides food and groceries to a variety of sites that help persons needing extra support.
Hours: First Fri of each month 5p-7pm Mon-Fri 8am-7pm (Toll Free Hotline Assistance)
Eligibility: Individuals and Families with low income within coverage area
Address:1201 S Hopkins StNew Iberia, LA 70560Map & Directions
Services: keywords: food soup kitchen hot food food pantry senior lunch senior meals homeless meals
St. Francis Diner provides breakfast and lunch five days per week to area residents. Delivery is available for homebound elderly and handicapped residents (family pick up).
Hours: M-F, 7A-2P
Breakfast 8:30A-9:30A; Lunch 11:30A-12:30P
Eligibility: Homeless, homebound
Documents To Bring: Arrive at diner during serving hours; emergency referrals can be made by social service agencies
Address:432 Bank AveNew Iberia, LA 70560Map & Directions
Services: keywords: food assistance clothing assistance rent utility assistance temporary lodging gasoline prescription medication assistance individual counseling family counseling milk fund
The Social Service Center helps Iberia parish residents with milk, food, spiritual counseling, clothing, rent and utility payment assistance, temporary lodging, burials, medicine and gasoline for transients
Must be at the front door when they open at 9:00 AM or at 1:00pm to be helped -- First come, first served until their daily limit is reached. Must bring evidence of income or lack of income, rent receipt and all utility bills and food stamp program sheet.
Hours: M-Th, 9A-12P & 1-2:30P
Eligibility: Serves anyone in need. Those on social sercurity, food stamps, unemployed or under-employed and others.
Documents To Bring: Must bring rent receipt, all utility bills, proof of income, food stamp award letter
Address:722 Walton StNew Iberia, LA 70560Map & Directions
Services: Keywords: Christmas ProgramsClothing Coats for Kids Emergency Disaster Assistance Financial Assistance Food Assistance Home Improvement Homeless Services Housing Counseling Job Placement Medicaid Enrollment Center Medication Assistance Mortgage Payment Assistance Outreach Parenting Skills Rental Assistance Tax Preparation Assistance VITA Transportation Assistance Transportation, Disabled Transportation, Elderly Utility Assistance HEAD START
EARLY HEAD START: Provides comprehensive early childhood development and family support services on a year-round basis for 80 children under age three and pregnant women in order to enhance children's physical, social, emotional and intellectual development. Also supports parents in fulfilling their parental roles, and helps parents move toward self-sufficiency. The program is interwoven with Head Start, and offers the same support system.
CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM (CACFP): Provides funds to assist with food service costs for the Head Start and Early Head Start Programs.
COMMUNITY SERVICES BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM (CSBG):Provides support services for community-based, anti-poverty programs and projects, such as emergency assistance, transportation, housing and weatherization.
LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHEAP): Provides direct payments to home energy suppliers on behalf of eligible households, particularly the elderly and disabled.
WEATHERIZATION: Provides energy conservation and preventive measures to eligible households.
GENERAL TRANSPORTATION: Provides transportation services (within and outside of respective parishes) for a nominal fee so that clients may attend hospital and medical appointments and social service appointments.
EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM: Provides emergency food and shelter, and helps with rent or mortgage payments and assists those families in need of emergency shelter and food.
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS: Provides emergency assistance with food, housing, clothes and prescriptions.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT PROGRAMS: Provides supplementary assistance for transportation, housing and emergencies.
COUNSELING AND REFERRALS: Provides counseling services to clients who have been referred by other social agencies. Also provides alternative services that may be available to clients.
HOMELESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Provides the homeless with the opportunity to make the transition out of poverty. Also provides social and maintenance assistance.
HUD-APPROVED COMPREHENSIVE HOUSING COUNSELING: Provides housing counseling assistance to HUD-related clients. Housing counseling activities include mortgage default, pre-purchase activities, consumer education, preoccupancy rental, rental delinquency, relocation assistance, and others.
HOMEOWNERSHIP COUNSELING: Provides the pros and cons of becoming first-time homebuyers.
RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP): Places retired senior volunteers in various social service agencies, which is beneficial to both the volunteers and the community.
STEP - TRANSPORTATION: Provides transportation for qualified participants, including clients and their preschool children who are transported to education sites and day care facilities, respectively. Previously referred to as the FIND Works Program and Project Independence, it is designed to assist certain groups of TANF clients in securing independence from outside resources.
EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANTS (ESG) PROGRAM: Provides transitional housing for homeless families, including supportive services, to help them achieve independent living.
MEDICAID APPLICATION ASSISTANCE: Assists with completing applications for clients wishing to enroll in the Medicaid Program. Eligibility determinations are made by the state.
FAMILY RESOURCE/PARENTING CENTER: Provides community education in St. Martin Parish on developmental stages of child growth, responsibilities of parenting skills, stress/anger management and self-sufficiency for protecting children.
COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY CENTER: Provides limited computer technology and internet services for community residents in St. Martin and Iberia Parishes.
Rapid Re-Housing - provides case management and some financial assistance for homeless individuals who meed HUD guidelines.
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm
Eligibility: Must meet poverty guidelines for general services.
For Rapid Re-Housing, must be homeless and meed HUD guidelines
Documents To Bring: Contact Office
Address:520 Center StNew Iberia, LA 70560Map & Directions
Services: Second Harvest Food Pantry serving those in need within service area.
Hours: Tue 7am-11am (On First Come, First Served Basis)
Eligibility: Low income individuals and families within Iberia Parish
Address:2501 Charity StAbbeville, LA 70510Map & Directions
Services: Keyword: Baby Formula Health Clinic Pregnancy Testing
Services include immunizations, prenatal care (for low risk maternity), blood pressure screening, family planning, WIC, pregnancy testing, treatment for communicable diseases, nutrition, child health assessments, and environmental health.
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm/Monday-Friday. Some Satellite offices are onl
Eligibility: Acadiana residents are eligible for services. Eligibility for some programs depends on income
Documents To Bring: Call for more information
Address:701 Chevis StAbbeville, LA 70510Map & Directions
Services: keywords: utility assistance utility disconnect assistance rental assistance Christmas program Toys for Tots transportation elderly medication assistance thrift store clothing furniture appliances food pantry food assistance food for families/seniors
Helps the needy when funds are available with:
- Utility bills (eviction notice or disconnect notice required)
- Rent (past due notification required no rental and utility deposits)
- Christmas program called Children's Treasures (1-9yrs)
- Toys for Tots
- Transportation for doctor/dental visits through COA (if qualified), doctor or dentist visits (dental extractions)
- Medication (no pain meds or controlled substances; no medical assistance given to clients with Medicaid)
- Food pantry for residents in need
- Thrift store (clothes, furniture etc.) and a Free Room where items are free of charge when qualified (good for 6 months)
- Distribution site for Food for Families from the Diocese of New Orleans.
- donations of toys accepted
Hours: Office Hours: 8:00-2:00 Monday, Wednesday & Friday; Thrift Store Hours: 7:00-12:00 Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Eligibility: Vermilion Parish (except Kaplan and Gueydan) residents are eligible for services
Documents To Bring: Proof of income for all household members, Food Stamp print out and all monthly bills, picture ID and over due bills or proof of need
Address:407 Charity StAbbeville, LA 70510Map & Directions
Services: keywords: utility assistance medication assistance food pantry food assistance rental assistance pap
ASSIST is a Social Service Agency for Vermilion parish aiding low income families with food, medication, rent assistance and pharmaceutical program applications. Utility bill assistance is available in the event of an emergency as defined by ASSIST.
Assist also helps with filing income tax forms for low - moderate income groups.
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Eligibility: Low income residents of Vermilion Parish
Documents To Bring: Through application and interview process; proper documentation is needed for each different program; call for information
Address:201 Church StYoungsville, LA 70592Map & Directions
Services: Assistance with food, utilities (no rent), advocacy, spiritual counseling and referrals to the needy of Youngsville.
Keywords: Food assistance Utility Assistance
Hours: 9:00-3:00/Monday-Thursday, 9:00-12:00/Friday
Eligibility: Any resident of Youngsville who is in need
Documents To Bring: Call Faith at the rectory for application; proof of income & expenses and reason for need; home visit
Address:3555 Verot School RdYoungsville, LA 70592Map & Directions
Services: keywords: food pantry
Food Pantry serving Youngsville and Broussard area ONLY; must obtain referral through 232-HELP/211. Accepting those who qualify per Second Harvest Eligibility of Households Guidelines (Income Levels).
Hours: M - F; 9A - 11A
Eligibility: Qualified individuals and families in the Broussard, Youngsville, Milton and SOUTH Lafayette areas
Documents To Bring: ID, Income Verification, SS cards for everyone in the home; Verification of physical address (phone/utility bill); Food stamp award letter if receiving food stamps