Address:2410 Old Sterlington RdMonroe, LA 71203Map & Directions
Services: SERVICES OFFERED: RURAL HOUSING-Eligibility Requirements: Must have household income that meets the low/moderate income criteria,be without decent,safe,and sanitary housing,be unable to obtain credit from other sources at reasonable rates and terms, be a citizen or a legal alien,have ability to repay the loan and existing debts and meet normal family living expenses,have and accept credit worthiness,and have legal capacity to incur the loan obligation. COMMUNITY PROGRAMS -Eligibility/Requirements: Legal entity (Non-profit or public body),need and demand,unable to get credit at reasonable rates and terms elsewhere,serve a rural area or town of 10,000 people or less,or up to 20,000 population if not Metropolitan Statistical Area. BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRIAL LOANS RURAL RENTAL HOUSING-(Multi-Family Housing)Eligibility/Requirements: Same as for community programs except entity could be limited profit,can also be individual cooperatives,or profit or non-profit corporation, partnership,general partnership,public body(non-profit)plus have experience&ability to operate and manage a rental housing project successfully.FREE HOMEBUYERS WORKSHOP: Hosted by Neighorhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA), a HUD certified Housing Counsel Agency is presenting a Free Homebuyer Workshop on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at 10;00am - 2:00pm, Location: New Lighthouse Baptist Church, 1623 S. 4th Street, Monroe LA 7120. To register and for more information visit: www.naca.com or Call Toll Free: 425-602-6222. -
Eligibility: Varies according to service
Address:400 Hart StMonroe, LA 71201Map & Directions
Services: homeless prevention and rapid rehousing for homeless persons and families - HPRP
Hours: 8:30am - 5pm, Monday - Thursday
8:30am - 12:00pm, Friday
Eligibility: homeless, or those who would become homeless within 14 days if not for this assistance
Documents To Bring: Walk-in, telephone, picture ID needed
Address:614 N 3rd StMonroe, LA 71201Map & Directions
Services: homeless prevention and rapid rehousing - HPRP
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday
Eligibility: low income adults who are in recovery following treatment for substance abuse, substance dependence or addictive disorder, and are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, and are a single parent family or have complex chronic medical or mental health needs which contribute to housing instability, or have housing barriers because of drug related felony convictions, or are alumnae of ROS treatment program, or are alumnae of other substance abuse treatment programs upon referral
Documents To Bring: Varies per program
Address:205 Smith AveMonroe, LA 71203Map & Directions
Services: Provides rental, utility, and other financial assistance for homeless and at-risk young adults ages 17-21 years old with or without children and 22-29 years old with small children - HPRP
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday (office); Available 24 hours/7 days a week for crisis intervention.
Eligibility: Homeless, 17-21 year olds with or without children, and 22-29 year olds with children
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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
Eligibility: See individual services
Documents To Bring: Telephone
Address:2407 Ferrand StMonroe, LA 71201Map & Directions
Services: AS 9/30/2010 There are no EFSP funds for utilities.
Services for seniors (60+) in Ouachita Parish:
7.Information and Assistance
8.In-Home Respite/Personal Care
12.Medicaid Enrollment Center
13.Medical Loan Closet
15.Meal on wheels, home delivered meals
16.Nutrition Services - Congregate meals
25.Food/Commodity Distribution (Monday-Friday as needed)
Temporary grant program: Utility assistance (water, gas, electricity bills) and/or rental/mortgage assistance available through the Emergency Food & Shelter Prorgram (EFSP)grant.
Hours: 7:30 am - 4 pm, Monday - Friday
Eligibility: Services & activities for people 60 & over. Each program has specific eligibility requirements; residents of Ouachita Parish.
EFSP Grant - anyone living in Ouachita Parish of any age experiencing a one time economic hardship.
Assistance is one time only; Bills/rent/mortgage must be within 5 days of due date or past due. Grant cannot pay deposits or late fees or more than 1 month amount. 1 month amount must guarantee service for next 30 days.
Documents To Bring: Telephone or walk-in.
EFSP - Call for appointment; Must provide ID, proof of income/expenses and be able to document one time emergency.
Address:414 Harrison StRayville, LA 71269Map & Directions
Services: 1.Advocacy-Action on behalf of senior citizens to assist them in receiving services and benefits.
2.Assessment/Screening-Gathering information and evaluation eligibility for services, health screening services.
3.Heating Help/Helping Hands Emergency - utility assistance program for low-income.
4.Homemaker services-Light housekeeping chores provided to the elderly who are physically unable to do them.
5.Information and Assistance-Linking individuals to appropriate community resources.
6.Legal Assistance-Legal advice, counseling and representation provided by Volunteer Lawyers Project.
7.Medical Equipment Loan Closet-Medical equipment such as walkers, crutches & wheelchairs available for loan.
9.Nutrition Services-(a)Congregate Meal Site at Rayville Senior Center (414 Harrison Street)and congregate meal site in Delhi at (856 One Broadway Square - 318-878-9520).(b)Home Delivered Meals: Meals delivered to home-bound persons who live alone and are unable to prepare meals for themselves.
10.Recreation-Individual and group social activities offered.
11.ACADIAN ON CALL-Emergency telephone units with remote control are leased monthly, assuring clients of immediate assistance if needed.
12.Provide medical transportation within city limits of Rayville
13.Wellness-Activities offered that support and/or improve mental and/or physical well being such as exercises.
14.Availability of fans for senior citizens who either is unable to afford air conditioner or unable to pay for the electricity to run one
Hours: 7:30 am - 3 pm Monday - Thursday;
7:30 am - 1:30 pm Friday
Eligibility: 60+ years of age; resident of Richland Parish.
Documents To Bring: Needs assessment.
Address:1128 Harrison StRayville, LA 71269Map & Directions
Services: 1.Head Start - Program for preschool children ages 3-5. Program includes dental health, nutritional, developmental and social services. 10% of enrollment serves children with disabilities. Head Start is mandated to furnish 20% volunteer services by parents and the community; No fees. Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm August-May. (See Delta Head Start - Rayville)
2. Child/Adult Care Feeding Program - Reimburses people who provide meals for children/adults they babysit in their home. Available in East Carroll, Franklin, Madison, Richland,Tensas, and West Carroll Parishes.
3. Migrant Education Program - Provides advocates to go to the homes of migrant children, ages 0-21, to tutor children & provide school supplies; Covers East Carroll, Madison, Tensas, and West Carroll Parishes.
4. Energy/Utility Assistance - L.I.H.E.A.P. Applications are taken when funds are available
5.Community Service Referrals
Hours: 8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday Quarterly food distribution
Eligibility: Low income
Address:211 Cypress StWest Monroe, LA 71291Map & Directions
Services: SERVICES OFFERED: - - THIS PROGRAM PROVIDES RENTAL ASSISTANCE FOR ELDERLY, HANDICAPPED, DISABLED AND LOW-INCOME FAMILIES TO AFFORD DECENT SAFE AND SANITARY HOUSING TO RESIDENTS WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF WEST MONROE. Section 8
Eligibility: Open to All
Address:606 E Boundry StFarmerville, LA 71241Map & Directions
Services: Services for Seniors 60+
2.Home Delivered Meals
6.Acadian on Call Unit-Emergency alert phone system.
Hours: 8 am.- 4 pm, Monday - Thursday
8 am - 2 pm, Friday
Eligibility: Must be 60 years of age or older and a resident of Union Parish.
Documents To Bring: Walk-In