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St Joseph Chapel

Address:
2110 Claude Hebert Rd
Iowa, LA 70647

Map & Directions

(9 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 582-3483

Services:
This is a local Catholic church in Iowa, Louisiana.

Hours:
Monday-Thursday 9am-4:30pm
Friday 9am-12pm

Eligibility:
None.

Documents To Bring:
None.


Town of Iowa Multi Purpose Center

Address:
207 US-90
Iowa, LA 70647

Map & Directions

(9 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 582-1592

Website:
http://www.calcoa.org

Services:
It is the sole purpose of the Calcasieu Council on Aging to assist adults 60 years of age or older and their spouses to remain independent in their own home. Food for Seniors includes: Lunch served, as well as home delivered meals
*Disaster*

Hours:
Monday-Friday 8am-12pm.

Eligibility:
All services 60 years of age and older.
Homemaker services & Home delivered meals--60+ and high risk.

Documents To Bring:
Application process.


Lake Arthur Housing Authority

Address:
116 McClure Ave
Lake Arthur, LA 70549

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 774-3692

Services:
*Low income, decent, safe and sanitary housing based on income or flat base rents.
*1-2-3 and 4 bedroom units as will s units assigned for the handicapped or disabled.
*Small pets allowed for the handicapped or disabled residents.

MISSION STATEMENT: To promote and advance decent, safe and sanitary housing for persons of low income including the elderly and handicapped, within the State of Louisiana.
Secondary Services:
*Blood Pressure Screening (LF-4900.100)
*Monthly News Letter
*Monthly Pest Control
*Lawn Maintenance
*Waste-Water sewerage and trash removal

Hours:
Monday-Friday 8am-1pm.

Eligibility:
*all ages and genders with no regard to race ethnicity or religion.
NON-ELIGIBLE: Convicted felons cannot visit or reside within The Authority

Documents To Bring:
General application which includes current paystubs, social security and birth certificates for all unit inhabitants as well as criminal background checks.


St Henry Catholic Church

Address:
1021 8th Ave
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Map & Directions

(17 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 436-7223

Website:
https://sthenry.church/

Services:
This is a local Catholic church in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8am-12pm, 1pm 4:30pm
Friday 8am-12pm.

Eligibility:
None.

Documents To Bring:
None.


St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church

Address:
5495 Elliott Rd
Lake Charles, LA 70605

Map & Directions

(17 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 478-3845

Website:
http://www.stmartindeporres-lc.org

Services:
Catholic Church
Part of Manna Ministries

Hours:
Office Hours - 9:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Sunday Mass 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
Saturday Mass 4:30 p.m.
Adult Catechism

Eligibility:
None.

Documents To Bring:
None.


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)


I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. I love to keep it by me; the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart.

-- Jerome K. Jerome

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 Council On Aging

Address:
951 LA-384
Lake Charles, LA 70607

Map & Directions

(17 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 905-6000

Website:
http://parishofcameron.net

Services:
To provide a wide array of services for persons age 60 and above to help them remain in the comfort of their own homes.
Congregate Meals, Home Delivered Meals, Homemaker Services, Health Information and Referral, and Transportation.

*Disaster*

Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm

Eligibility:
60 years of age and older, resident of Cameron parish.

Documents To Bring:
Complete an assessment for the family needs, must have copy of driver's license or proof of residency.


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.


Calcasieu Parish Administration Office

Address:
1015 Pithon St
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Map & Directions

(17 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(337) 721-3500

Website:
http://www.cppj.net

Services:
The mission of the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury is to consistently and efficiently provide the highest quality of services to the people of Calcasieu Parish in a manner that is responsive to the will and the needs of its citizens. Calcasieu Parish (pronounced cal-ca-shoo) is located in Southwest Louisiana, and has a population of 178,000. The Police Jury is the governing authority of the parish. Assist with rent (LIHEAP) and Utility Deposit.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury has added to their web-site The 411 on H1N1. The link is H1N1calcasieu.com.
Animal Control

Hours:
Monday-Friday
8am-5pm.
Closed 12:00-1:00 (Lunch)

Eligibility:
LIHEAP: Based on 60% of the State's median income.

Documents To Bring:
None.


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