Address:608 1st St #102Morgan City, LA 70380Map & Directions
Services: St. Mary Outreach Inc. is an emergency service center which helps individuals and families who have an emergency need due to illness, loss of income from lack of hours or job loss, or death with food, hygiene, household items, rent and utilities, shelter family, car seats for infants, gas vouchers, emergency dental and medical care, medications, clothing, formula, Ensure, adult and baby diapers and a large referral system.
Rental Payment Assistance Utility Assistance
Hours: 9:00am-12:00pm / Monday-Friday
Eligibility: Anyone in St. Mary Parish
Documents To Bring: Call for information
Address:2903 Lake Palourde RdAmelia, LA 70340Map & Directions
Services: Co-op Cares Program
Hours: 7:30am - 5:30pm Monday-Thursday
7:30am - 4:30pm Friday
Eligibility: Residents of St. Mary, St. Martin, Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption
Address:1407 Barrow StFranklin, LA 70538Map & Directions
Services: keywords: transportation medical transportation rental assistance utility assistance food emergency food emergency shelter foreclosure first time homebuyers loan mortgage counseling foreclosure counseling
St. Mary Community Action Agency is a private non-profit 501c3 agency dedicated to providing quality services to the families and communities of St. Mary and Vermilion Parishes.
Hours: M-F, 8A-4:30P
Eligibility: Low income; Call for specific program information
Documents To Bring: Call for program information
Address:500 Main StFranklin, LA 70538Map & Directions
Services: keywords: I&R aging council on aging homemaker services food assistance transportation medical transportation elderly medical alert senior recreation telephone reassurance utility assistance medicaid enrollment personal care attendant respite care
St. Mary Council on Aging provides the following services: homemaker services, home delivered meals, nutrition service, congregate meals, public transportation, nutrition education, information and assistance, outreach, medical alert, recreation, wellness, visiting, telephoning, utility assistance, Medicaid enrollment and personal care attendant Activities and services of St. Mary Council on Aging are open to Senior Citizens 60 years of age and older of St. Mary Parish without regard to race, color or national origin. The National Family Caregivers Support Program provides respite care to caregivers of the elderly ($2/hour donation is requested to offset the cost)
Eligibility: Senior Citizens 60 years of age or older of St. Mary Parish
Documents To Bring: Complete LA Independent Living Assessment and screening; call for information
Address:4807 LA-1Napoleonville, LA 70390Map & Directions
Services: Commodities Distribution Program assists in obtaining food for low-income individuals or families.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)- Assists individuals with direct payment of heating and cooling bills.
Assist senior citizens with food.
Section 8 Rental Housing allows low-income families to obtain safe and sanitary rentals following standards set forth by the Federal Government.
Hours: M-F, 8A-4P
Eligibility: Eligibility will vary by program.
Documents To Bring: Call to schedule an appointment.
Address:166 LA-1008Napoleonville, LA 70390Map & Directions
Services: Information & Assistance, Transportation, Homemaker Services, Recreation Services, Meals on Wheels, Congregate Meals, Emergency Response Systems, Case management, utility assistance, outreach, telephoning and material aid
Medicaid application center.
Eligibility: 60 years old and older, except for transportation which is open to anyone.
Documents To Bring: Initial assessment needs to be completed for some services.
Address:721 Canal BlvdThibodaux, LA 70301Map & Directions
Services: Help with clothing and food Also help with small bills, electric, gas and food stamps Will make referrals.
Keywords: Rental Payment Assistance Utility Assistance Food Assistance Clothing
Eligibility: Anyone is eligible
Address:8026 W Main St #101Houma, LA 70360Map & Directions
Services: keywords: clerk of court city court parish government rental assistance utility assistance medication assistance home ownership loans home repair commodities adult education section 8 youth placement services leadership development leadership development dropout program marriage certificate passports arrest records court records deed records mortgage records lien records last will and testament records voting machines election results jury duty parish council members
Parish Government Administration; Provides general information, administration, courts, cultural resources and economic development, finance and fire department.
Administrative departments are:
Clerk of Courts: 7856 Main St., Houma, LA 70360
City Court: 7887 Main St., Houma, LA 70360
Recreation: 126 Boundary Rd., P. O. Box 2768, Houma, LA 70361, Sterling Washington, Director
Housing and Human Services: 809 Barrow St., Houma, LA 70360, Darrel Waire, Director (985) 873-6584, (985) 873-6798 (community development aimed at reducing poverty)
? Emergency Assistance: with rent, utilities and medications for low-income individuals (985)873-6817;
? First Time Home Buyers Program: assists first time buyers with home loans. Melanie VanBuren (985) 873-6528;
? Housing Rehabilitation: assists low-income families to bring their existing homes up to parish codes. Must meet low-income guidelines. Application necessary. Call Kelly Cunningham at (985) 873-6837;
? Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program: provides assistance to low-income, seniors and others who experience a financial situation every 6 months with utility bills. Must meet low-income guidelines. Application necessary. Call Reggie Billot at (985) 873-6817;
? Needy Family Food: distributes USDA commodities to seniors and low-income families Must meet low-income guidelines. Application necessary, Call Reggie Billot at (985) 873-6817;
? Project Learn: provides a literacy program for adults who want to improve reading and writing skills and improve language skills;
? Section 8 Rental Assistance Program: allows low-income families safe and sanitary rental housing. Housing must meet standards of federal government. Must meet low income guidelines. Application necessary. Call Myra Fanguy a (985) 873-6799;
? Youth Build Terrebonne: offers counseling, education leadership, construction training, job placement and follow-ups. Targets youths between the ages of 16-24 who have dropped out of high school. Call Michael LaGarde at (985) 873-6891.
Hours: 8:00am -4:30pm Monday - Friday
Eligibility: Residents of Terrebonne Parish
Address:420 Magnolia StHouma, LA 70360Map & Directions
Services: Fresh Start assists clients, who are homeless and have an identified physical or mental disability, in acheiving and maintaining permanent housing by providing a wide range of services, including case management, life skills training, mental health treatment, and transportation.
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Eligibility: Fresh Start assists clients who are homeless and also have a documented physical or mental disability.
Documents To Bring: Call Casey Guidry @ (985) 879-3966 to arrange for an intake assessment.
Address:995 W Tunnel BlvdHouma, LA 70360Map & Directions
Services: keywords: I&R aging food assistance meals on wheels homemaker services respite care personal care attendant utility assistance fans transportation transportation medical elderly employment long term care ombudsman programs medicaid application independent living skills
Offers services to the elderly and individuals with disabilities. Services include:
Information and Assistance: Monitors services that allow homebound elderly to remain in independent living situations.
Congregate and Home-Delivered Meals: Offers nutritionally balanced meals to persons 60 and older in a group setting. Also offers home delivery for individuals with a 60 or older spouse and/or homebound and meals are delivered for people with disabilities.
Employment (Title V: Locates part-time job opportunities for individuals age 55 years and over in St. Mary and Terrebonne Parishes.
Transportation: Provides transportation to elderly persons age 60 and older and to all disabled individuals.
Energy Assistance Program: Provides one-time assistance annually for utility bills. Services for this program are coordinated through LIHEAP, FEMA, Helping Hands, Community Action Agency and Co-OP Care for clients 60 yeas or over. Applicants must have proof of income.
Medication Applications: Applications for Medicaid are filled out for all ages, schedule appointment at (985) 537-3446.
Homemaker Services: Provides light housekeeping, preparation of food, non-medical personal care and errand services for the homebound.
Legal Services: Provides legal advice and counseling through Capital Area Legal Service to elderly.
Health Screening: Provides preventive medical services such as blood pressure readings, health education and counseling.
Outreach: Provides a search and identify program for hard to reach individuals to assist them in gaining access to needed services.
Material Aide: Provides material goods such as blankets, electric fans or commodities to the elderly.
Recreation: Provides activities such as sports, trips, games, supervised exercise classes and crafts.
Respite Care: Provides relief to caregivers who attend and care for frail elderly and disabled individuals.
Ombudsman: Addresses nursing home residents rights, complaints of abuse, neglect and exploitation, planning and protective services and public benefit.
Personal Care: Provides personal care services for homebound individuals 60 and older.
Eligibility: Disabled individuals and the elderly ages 60 or older
Documents To Bring: Call for information on specific programs