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Address: 1225 2nd St Lake Charles, LA 70601 Map & Directions Lake Charles, LA Financial Assistance) 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.
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?:
*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