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West Carroll Housing Program

Address:
310 Skinner Ln # 100
Oak Grove, LA 71263

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away - Go to: Oak Grove, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(318) 428-8141

Services:
SERVICES OFFERED: - - Provides Section 8 Rental Assistance to Families and/or Individuals that meet the federal poverty guidelines.

Hours:
Closed for Lunch: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Eligibility:
Indivduals that meet the Federal Proverty Low-Income Requirements

He conquers who endures.

-- Persius

West Carroll Area Agency-Aging

Address:
207 E Jefferson St
Oak Grove, LA 71263

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away - Go to: Oak Grove, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(318) 428-4217

Services:
Services:
1.Advocacy-Action on behalf of older persons.
2.Adult Education & Training-A supportive service which provides older individuals with opportunities to acquire knowledge & skills suited to their interests, needs, and capabilities through either formal academic courses or informal methods.
3.Counseling-The provision of direct guidance and assistance in the utilization of needed service, and help in coping with personal problems.
4.Emergency Food & Shelter Program-Emergency funds, provided by the federal government are available for persons with referrals and documentation of their needs.
5.Assessment Screening-Assisting older persons in attaining and maintaining a favorable health condition by helping them to identify and understand their health needs and to secure necessary preventive medical care. Included are regular blood pressure checks, exercising classes, eye screening,glaucoma test, audio screening, foot care,and lectures by physicians, nurses, and other medical personnel.
6.Homemaker Service-Personal care home maimtance tasks for the elderly in their homes by a trained and supervised homemaker. Includes light house keeping.
7.Information & Assistance-Service which seek to match a wide variety of individual needs with appropriate community resources through individual advice, counseling referral and follow-ups.
8.ProBono Elderly Project-Free legal service to help those with legal problems, directly through advocacy, advice, referral, or finding a private attorney to handle a case without charge or at least at a very minimal fee.
9.Nutrition-Congregate-Nutritionally balanced meals for persons 60 & over and their spouses, provided in a group setting served at the Senior Center and Satellite Site. Home Delivered Meals (Meals-On-Wheels)nutritionally balanced meals to home bound persons 60 and over who live alone and are unable to leave their residence or prepare meals for themselves.
10.Ombudsman-A parish and statewide service which involves investigation and resolution of complaints made by or on behalf of consumers who reside in nursing homes without necessarily describing blame to any of the involved parties. Ombudsman personnel are specially trained and visit each patient in the nursing home periodically.
11.Outreach-Initial seek and search acitvities to identify isolated and hard to reach individuals in order to assist them in gaining access to needed services. A needs assessment follows each outreach.
12.Recreation-Enabling older persons to use and more fully enjoy leisure time, including individual and group social activities,and pursuits such as arts, crafts, hobbies, travel, games, sports, and trips.
13.Transportation-Transporting older persons to and from community facilities in vans,which are wheelchair lift equipped.
14.Helping Hands-An emergency assistance program provided for low-income elderly and handicapped.
15.Volunteer Opportunities-Volunteers lectures by physicians, nurses, and other medical personnel.

Hours:
7:30 am - 4 pm, Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 2 pm, Friday

Eligibility:
Services and activities for persons 60 years of age and older. Each program has specific eligibility requirements.

Documents To Bring:
Walk-in or telephone.

Western Union

Address:
407 Kay St
Oak Grove, LA 71263

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away - Go to: Oak Grove, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(318) 428-4379

Website:
http://locations.westernunion.com/us/la/oak-grove/300acd8bb5bb4cc6522af2b5368ea473?utm_source=google&utm_medium=distrib&utm_campaign=google-distrib

Services:
USDA commodities distributed quarterly.
Western Union station.
Prescription Assistance
Provides used clothing
Weatherization Application Referral
Medicaid Enrollment Center
40lb food boxes for Seniors
Food vouchers when available
School Supplies
Energy Assistance-Limited financial assistance available to assist income eligible individuals

Hours:
8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday

Eligibility:
Must meet income guidelines.

Documents To Bring:
Complete application; proof of income

The idea of thanking staff should mean giving them something that they would never buy for themselves.

-- Jayne Crook

Area Agency On Aging

Address:
2105 US-65
Eudora, AR 71640

Map & Directions

(28 Miles Away - Go to: Eudora, AR Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(870) 355-8672

Services:
Rent Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance for Older Adults

Hours:
8:00am to 4:30pm, Mon. - Fri.

Eligibility:
Ages 62 and older or an adult with a physical disability. Annual income limit for one person is $13,500 and $15,400 for two people. Must be self-sufficient.

Area Served:
All of Carroll County Arkansas.

Documents To Bring:
Contact agency.

East Carroll Housing Authority

Address:
1415 Mike Ave
Lake Providence, LA 71254

Map & Directions

(30 Miles Away - Go to: Lake Providence, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(318) 559-3134

Services:
SERVICES OFFERED: - - Provides rural housing rental assistance to low-income families throughout East Carroll Parish and outside city limits of Lake Providence -

Eligibility:
Must meet income guidelines as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Guilt is the source of sorrows, the avenging fiend that follows us behind with whips and stings.

-- Nicholas Rowe

East Carroll Parish Section 8

Address:
209 Hood St
Lake Providence, LA 71254

Map & Directions

(30 Miles Away - Go to: Lake Providence, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(318) 559-1993

Services:
SERVICES OFFERED: - - HANDLES SECTION 8 HOUSING - RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR EAST CARROLL PARISH INCLUDING CITY LIMITS OF LAKE PROVIDENCE

Eligibility:
Families must be of low to moderate income as defined by HUD.

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East Carroll Council On Aging

Address:
600 1st St
Lake Providence, LA 71254

Map & Directions

(30 Miles Away - Go to: Lake Providence, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(318) 559-2774

Website:
http://www.ecvcoa.org/

Services:
1. Advocacy-Action on behalf of older persons to secure needed services and benefits.
2. Homemaker Program
3. Information & Referral
4. Material Aid
5. Medical Alert
6. Nutrition-Congregate and home delivered meals
7. Outreach
8. Personal Care
9. Telephoning
10. Utility Assistance - for low-income elderly and handicapped. Heating Help: an emergency energy assistance program provided to low-income elderly and handicapped each year.
11. Wellness Program and pursuits such as arts, recreation,crafts,hobbies,travel,games,sports,
and trips.
12. Sitter Service - A list of older persons who serve as sitters for children or elderly is maintained at the Center.
13. Volunteer Opportunities - Volunteers from the community assist with each of the programs provided by ECCOA.
14. Material Aid - Goods or surplus food, clothing, smoke detectors, eyeglasses, medical equipment, security devices,etc.
15. Pro Bono Legal Services
16. Adult Education & Training - Supportive service which provides older individuals with opportunities to acquire knowledge & skills suited to their interests,needs & capabilities through either formal academic courses or informal methods.
17. Assessment/Screening - Assisting older persons in attaining & maintaining a favorable health condition by helping them to identify & utilize necessary preventive medical care. Regular blood pressure checks, exercising classes, eye screening, glaucoma tests, audio screening, foot care, and lectures by physicians, nurses, and other medical personnel.

Hours:
7 am - 2 pm, Monday - Thursday
8 am - 1 pm, Friday

Eligibility:
60+, Male or Female; reside in East Carroll Parish.

Documents To Bring:
Must submit an application.

humility is honesty about one's greatest flaws to a degree in which he is fearless about truly appearing less righteous than another.

-- Criss Jami

East Carroll Community Action

Address:
409 2nd St
Lake Providence, LA 71254

Map & Directions

(30 Miles Away - Go to: Lake Providence, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(318) 559-0004

Website:
http://www.eccaa@bayou.com

Services:
1.Commodities(Jan,April,July,Oct)
2.Energy Assistance-(LIHEAP)Financial assistance with electric or gas bills,when available.
3.Emergency Food and Shelter Program-Financial assistance with rent,utilities,and food;when available.
4.Clothing Bank-Used clothing, household goods,and occasionally furniture and appliances given to those in need.
5.Assistance in filling out applications.
6.Outreach and Referral.
7.Prescription Medication Program
8.Medicaid Applications
9.Assist in completing Drug Program Applications
10.Senior Food Program
11.Vita Program
12.Weatherization application referral.

Hours:
8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday
VITA - January 15 - April 18
2:30 pm - 6:00 pm; Mon, Wed, Thurs

Eligibility:
Based on household income on all except FEMA.

Documents To Bring:
Telephone

VITA by appointment only

Richland Council On Aging

Address:
414 Harrison St
Rayville, LA 71269

Map & Directions

(32 Miles Away - Go to: Rayville, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(318) 728-2646

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.
8.Nutrition Counseling/Education
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.

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

-- Malcolm Forbes

Delta Community Action Agency

Address:
1128 Harrison St
Rayville, LA 71269

Map & Directions

(32 Miles Away - Go to: Rayville, LA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(318) 728-2418

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
6.Commodities
7.Weatherization applications

Hours:
8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday Quarterly food distribution

Eligibility:
Low income

Documents To Bring:
Telephone

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