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United Christian Fellowship

Address:
2900 Opelousas St
Lake Charles, LA 70615

Map & Directions

(17 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 433-1517

Website:
http://www.ucfministries.net

Services:
Food & clothing available every Tuesday and Thursday, between 9 am and noon with a photo ID Available once every 60 days Also offers Christian counseling and gives out free Bibles.

Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday 9am-noon

Eligibility:
available once every 60 days

Documents To Bring:
Must bring photo I.D. or proof of food stamps(SNAP), and / or welfare.


Our Lady Queen of Heaven Church

Address:
3939 Lake St
Lake Charles, LA 70605

Map & Directions

(17 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 477-1236

Website:
http://www.olqh.org

Services:
This is a local Catholic church in Lake Charles, Louisiana which provides assistance to the population within it's church boundaries.

Furniture is for Fire and Hurricane Victims ONLY!

Hours:
Office: Monday - Wednesday 9am-11am; Friday 9am-11am no calls for assistance taken on Thursday

Eligibility:
Residents within the church boundaries. For Furniture and General Furniture Provision, the Target Population Served is for Fire and Hurricane Victims ONLY!. Check out your MAP for Geographical eligibility requirements.

Documents To Bring:
Over the phone only during hours of operation (9am-11am)


The real secret to success is enthusiasm.

-- Walter Chrysler

St Margaret Catholic Church

Address:
2500 Enterprise Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Map & Directions

(17 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 439-4585

Website:
http://www.stmargaretcatholicchurch.com/

Services:
A local food pantry affiliated with St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Lake Charles, LA.

Hours:
Tuesday and Thursday 8:00am-9:00am.

Eligibility:
First come, first serve basis. Must bring I.D. and Bill (utility). Proof Of Income.

Documents To Bring:
Must bring I.D. and Bill (utility). Proof Of Income.


New Life Counseling

Address:
631 E School St
Lake Charles, LA 70607

Map & Directions

(17 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 474-7003

Website:
http://N/A

Services:
New Life Counseling's mission is to minister to the spiritual, physical, emotional, and financial needs of women during and after an untimely pregnancy, to provide accurate information regarding abortion, adoption, single parenting, and marriage; to promote sexual purity and provide support for post abortive women.
Diapers.

Hours:
Mon-Wed&Fri 9:30am-2:30pm. CLOSED THURSDAY

Eligibility:
No age or income guidelines. Any person who is in need of resources is welcome.

Documents To Bring:
No intake process. Private consultations are available by appointment, walk-ins are accepted.


Mt Calvary Baptist Church

Address:
300 N Blake St
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Map & Directions

(17 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 439-4603

Website:
http://www.themtcalvarybc.org

Services:
Baptist Church
FOOD

Hours:
Sunday School:9:30
Sunday Worship:11:00
Mid Week Service:6:00pm Bible Study @6:00pm Prayer Meeting @7:00p

Eligibility:
None.

Documents To Bring:
Must fill out form & have picture ID for food pantry.


Hazel Rhea Hurst Community Center

Address:
1121 Causeway Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70121

Map & Directions

(17 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(504) 838-4277

Website:
http://www.jeffparish.net

Services:
The JEFFCAP Community Centers provide emergency assistance to families and individuals to include: providing transportation services to adults and children for visits to physicians, social service agencies and hospitals (children must be accompanied by an adult); providing commodities and USDA items to feed needy families under the Emergency Food Assistance Program; providing families with income tax assistance, utility payments, housing counseling, weatherizing of homes, and mortgage or rent payments to avert cut-off or eviction; providing family day care homes for those caring for no more than six children in their homes; making referrals for job training and placement for youth; providing homeless assistance to families moving from (Louisiana children

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

Eligibility:
Residents of the area who meet income requirements. Call for details

Documents To Bring:
No information given. Call for details


Luck sometimes visits a fool, but it never sits down with him.

-- German Proverb

F H Dunn Resurrection Center

Address:
1401 Moeling St
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Map & Directions

(17 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 494-7944

Website:
http://www.gsmmbc.net

Services:
We provide food, clothing, hygiene products, baby items, emergency food and furniture when we have it.

MISSION STATEMENT:
The comfort God has given us he wants us now to share with others who are suffering so they will sense His care.
F.H. Dunn Resurrection Center

Diapers.
Food.
Clothing. Baby Items. Personal Items.

Hours:
Tuesday - Thursday 10am-2pm.

Eligibility:
If referred from another agency we require a letter from that agency along with clients I.D, Income Status & Social Security cards. If case worker is coming for the client that requires that they bring in necessary information.

Documents To Bring:
*1. Proof of Income
*2. Valid Driving License
*3. Social Security card for each member of household
*4. No Income must sign waiver


Catholic Charities

Address:
1225 2nd St
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Map & Directions

(17 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 439-7436

Website:
http://www.lcdiocese.org

Services:
The mission of the Catholic Charities Diocese Lake Charles is to provide help to those in need.

Disaster Relief Services

Also assists with Identification cards.

Transportation Worker Identification Credential or TWIC Identification Card Payment Assistance can only be received by those who have an official letter of intent to hire them written by the hiring company.

Air conditioners for the disabled and senior citizens only. Call to be put on a list.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance ( VITA ) Site
APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY
Provide Free electronic income tax preparation. Provide Financial aid education for low to moderate income households. Help consumers learn more about the Earned Income Tax Credit, and the Child Tax Credit

Food Pantry available 9:00am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-4:30pm

Catholic Service Center Dept of Social Services
Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana Diocese of Lake Charles

Catholic Service Center Department of Social Services.
CCDLC
C.C.D.L.C.
CCDOLC
C.C.D.O.L.C.

Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:30pm. Closed 12:30-1:30

Eligibility:
A caseworker will discuss eligibility in a telephone interview.

VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA)SITE FREE TAX PREPARATION FOR ANYONE WHOSE 2011 INCOME WAS AROUND $50,000 AND IS A U.S. CITIZEN OR LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT.

Documents To Bring:
Application/screening process. Those applying for financial assistance must call 1-337-439-7436 on MONDAY to submit an application. Once the application is complete, a staff member at Catholic Service Center will call to discuss eligibility for assistance. Appointments only, no walk-ins.
Those applying for financial assistance must call 337-439-7436 on Monday immediately after 9:00 a.m. to submit their name. A caseworker will return their call and complete a telephone application to determine their eligibility. Once the calendar for appointments is full , all callers will be asked to call back the following Monday. A limited number of appointments are reserved for emergencies. Clients with the following emergency situations may call on any day during office hours: Utility Disconnects, Home Evictions, Funeral or Burial Expense Needs, Prescription Drug Expense Needs, Emergency bus transportation. needs.

What should i bring to my Free Tax Assistance Appointment?:
*Photo Id
*Social Security card or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number(ITIN) card or letter for your self and each person to be claimed on your tax return
*Birth dates for every person to be claimed on your tax return
*W2 or 1099 forms for all jobs held in 2011
*End of the year statements for other income you received (including bank interest, social security income, unemployment, etc.) End of the year retirement plan statements (401 (k), IRA, etc.)
*Child care provider name, address and tax ID number Record of expenses (child care, education, medical, dental, etc.) For a faster refund, a blank check or deposit slip, with your account number and bank routing number


Cameron Community Action Agency

Address:
965 LA-384
Lake Charles, LA 70607

Map & Directions

(17 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 598-5158

Services:
To eliminate the causes of poverty and provide individuals with independence, pride and the ability to care for themselves and their families through self help programs and emergency assistance activities. Skills Training, Head start, After School Pregnancy Prevention Program, LiHEAP Utility Assistance, FEMA Utility Assistance, Emergency Utility and Medicine Assistance, Commodities, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Information and Referral.

Hours:
Monday-Friday 8am-4pm.

Eligibility:
Cameron resident, call for more information.

Documents To Bring:
Please call the office for more information.


Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

Address:
515 Bryan St
Jennings, LA 70546

Map & Directions

(19 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 824-1164

Services:
keywords: food pantry food assistance food bank
Food Distributor/Pantry for Jeff Davis Parish. Food is collected through various drives and donations Food is kept at Immaculate Conception Church. As calls are received from local agencies or individuals, food is then assembled and distributed after applications are processed and approved Arrangements are made for pick-up.

Hours:
8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm/Monday-Friday

Eligibility:
Anyone in need of food; must be at poverty level or emergency situation such as fire, etc.

Documents To Bring:
Interview process; Documentation of income needed


Any person who recognizes this greatest power... the power to choose. Begins to realize that he is the one that is doing the choosing and that friends, although they mean well, cannot do his choosing for him, nor can his relatives. Consequently, he develops real self-confidence based upon his own ability, upon his own action, and upon his own initiative.

-- J. Martin Kohe

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