Address:2320 West StWinnsboro, LA 71295Map & Directions
Services: Faith-based ministry that provides food, clothing Household items are provided to those who have had a disaster or other emergency situation.
Hours: 8 am - 12 Noon, Tuesday and Thursday
Eligibility: Clothing - live, work, or go to church/school in Franklin Parish.
Food - *Families in crisis situations such as house fires.
*Elderly singles with limited income or $75 or less in Food Stamps;Once every 3 months.
Household items - For persons in disaster/emergency situations;
Documents To Bring: Walk in; Documentation required:
Clothing: ID (Driver's License or Social Security Card) and proof of income;
Food - ID, proof of income, Food Stamps or referral from Office of Family Support.
Disaster victims need referral from Red Cross or fire report;
Address:1214 Rosa StRayville, LA 71269Map & Directions
Services: Provides food and clothing for those in need. Also provides school supplies for those signed up for food.
Hours: 8 am - 12 noon, Tuesday & Friday
Eligibility: Must be AFDC recipient, senior citizen, or have had a housefire.
Documents To Bring: Proof of Income; I. D.; Needy family application.
Address:103 Adams StColumbia, LA 71418Map & Directions
Services: Clothing and food ministry.
Hours: 9 am - 2 pm Thursdays & Fridays
Eligibility: Need photo ID, proof of residence, income (for food only).
Documents To Bring: Walk-in
Address:811 Desiard StMonroe, LA 71201Map & Directions
Hours: 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm., Monday - Thursday
Eligibility: Applicant must be head of household and fall within 130% of poverty guidelines. Total gross income of all household members must be verified. Applicant must reside in Ouachita Parish. Applicant must meet one or more of the following criteria: (a) Household composed solely of food stamp recipients; (b) Receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI); (c)Receives general assistance or Temporary Assistance to Needy Famiiies (TANF); (d)Is unemployed; (e) Receives assistance annually
Documents To Bring: Applications taken on a walk-in basis. Intake Form completed in the office; Applicant must have proper ID, Social Security number, proof of income, and other information related to their monthly expenses.
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Address:105 Hart StMonroe, LA 71201Map & Directions
Services: Lodging, meals, clothing, supportive services including referrals to area agencies depending on clients needs for up to 14 days in a six month period.
Hours: 24 hours/7 days week
Eligibility: Upon entering the shelter, a form to obtain a background check is given and must be conducted at the Monroe Police Dept. before entering facility for the night. NO FEE for background check. Breathalizer conducted nightly on each adult. NO drugs/alcohol allowed.
Time limit for entrance:
Weekday Nights (Sunday - Thursday)
Females 7:00 pm
Males 8:30 pm
Weekend Nights (Friday & Saturday)
Females 8:00 pm
Males 9:30 pm
Documents To Bring: Varies with programs.
Address:1935 Winnsboro RoadMonroe, LA 71202Map & Directions
Accepts school clothing.
Hours: 9 am - 4 pm, Monday & Wednesday
9 am - 12 pm, Saturday & Sunday
Eligibility: Proof of income & ID - Services Ouachita and surrounding areas for clothes & household goods. Only serves food for Ouachita parish.
Documents To Bring: Walk-in; Telephone
Address:4001 Jackson StMonroe, LA 71202Map & Directions
Services: 1.Community Services-Includes referral services to other agencies, blood pressure checks, glaucoma screening, self-defense classes, exercise classes, organizing neighborhood watch, elderly activities, family planning counseling, distress counseling and referrals, volunteer income tax assistance.
2.Utility Assistance-(gas or electric)for low-income, elderly or handicapped people. Recipients must be residents of Ouachita Parish, bring 3 previous months energy bills & certification of household income before completing an application.
3.Housing Counseling-Provides income counseling to HUD owners/renters. Counselor will aid the recipient in communication with mortgage-holders or renters. Appointment is necessary and personal interview is mandatory. Seminars with speakers from area banks/mortgage companies.
4.Medicaid Enrollment-Assists individuals in applying for Medicaid. Contact Thelma Robinson.
5.Emergency Assistance-Provides payment of rent; mortgage payments for clients who need this assistance and do not qualify for medical card.
6.Community Food & Nutrition Program-Food pantry for emergency food needs for clients who are in process of qualifying for Food Stamps and also for those who do not qualify for Food Stamps.
7.Income Tax Preparation
8.First Time Home Buyers Program - educational classes to help low-income purchase a home; will match funds up to a certain amount.
9.Individual Development Account(IDA)
10.Prescription Payment Assistance - for low income persons by appointment only, available once every 6 months
11 Weatherization Program
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday
Eligibility: See individual services
Documents To Bring: Telephone
Address:2009 Auburn AveMonroe, LA 71201Map & Directions
Services: If needed, they receive extra tutoring, counseling, school supplies, school unitorms, medical attention and other personal needs and services Transportation is provided Each school has a staff member designated to identify homeless students as the students are registered.
Hours: 8 am - 4:41 pm, Monday - Friday
Eligibility: Homeless students attending MCS.
Address:2007 Roselawn AveMonroe, LA 71201Map & Directions
Services: 1.Health and educational resource center providing accurate information on pregnancy and fetal development, abortion, adoption and Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
2.Counseling by trained volunteers; and marriage and family therapy interns.
5.Post abortion counseling.
6.Hope Program - Has baby items to distribute that you earn while you are enrolled. (one time emergecny assistance).
Hours: 10 am - 2 pm, Monday
9 am - 5 pm, Tuesday - Thursday
Eligibility: Women who are, or think they may be pregnant.
Documents To Bring: Appointment required.
Address:1600 Jackson StMonroe, LA 71202Map & Directions
Services: Serve lunch from 11:30-1 Mon/Wed/Fri; Can receive up to one bag of food a month and able to shop in clothing store. Bible study ministry for children Thursdays at 3:30; After school tutoring.
Hours: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, Monday,Wednesday,Friday
Eligibility: Open to the public