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Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government

Address:
8026 W Main St #101
Houma, LA 70360

Map & Directions

(10 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(985) 868-5050

Website:
http://www.tpcg.org/

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)

PROGRAMS:
? 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

Documents To Bring:
Call for information


Start Corporation houma La

Address:
420 Magnolia St
Houma, LA 70360

Map & Directions

(10 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(985) 879-3966

Website:
http://www.startcorp.org

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.


Terrebonne Council On Aging

Address:
995 W Tunnel Blvd
Houma, LA 70360

Map & Directions

(10 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(985) 868-8411

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.

Hours:
8:00am-5:00pm/Monday-Friday

Eligibility:
Disabled individuals and the elderly ages 60 or older

Documents To Bring:
Call for information on specific programs


Catholic Charities

Address:
1220 Aycock St
Houma, LA 70360

Map & Directions

(10 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(985) 876-0490

Website:
http://www.htdiocese.org

Services:
Catholic Social Services is a non-profit ministry of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux providing services to the community without regard to income or religious affiliation. The agency offers direct aid to clients needing emergency assistance or disaster relief and provides training for first-time homeowners and entreprenuers. Other services include adoptions, referrals to Food Bank or St. Vincent DePaul Pharmacy, daycare, support on immigration issues, and prison ministry. Catholic Services has been certified by LANO as meeting their standards of excellence.

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

Eligibility:
Services are available to all persons; those asking for assistance must offer proof of income and expenses

Documents To Bring:
Telephone; By Appointment only; referral required by a local church for rent and utility assistance;
Picture ID required/Proof of Residence/Food Stamp printout or proof of bills and income


Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws; trust in Providence.

-- St. Augustine

St Joseph Co-Cathedral

Address:
721 Canal Blvd
Thibodaux, LA 70301

Map & Directions

(22 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(985) 446-1387

Website:
http://www.stjoseph-cc.org/

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

Hours:
8:00am-4:00pm/Monday-Friday

Eligibility:
Anyone is eligible

Documents To Bring:
Call for information


Louisiana Workforce Commission

Address:
737 Paul Maillard Rd Ste 2A
Luling, LA 70070

Map & Directions

(30 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(985) 783-5030

Website:
http://www.stcharlesgov.net/Community_Serv/index.htm

Services:
The Department of Community Services administers and supervises various programs and services that are designed to provide assistance to low income, elderly, handicapped and/or other disadvantaged residents of St. Charles Parish Programs and services include weatherization, commodity distribution, emergency assistance, and energy assistance.

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

Eligibility:
Low-income, elderly, handicap, etc. Picture ID, Social Security Card, Proof of Residence required.
Requirements: Must meet income guidelines, food stamp recipients, receive SS, SSI, VA, or AFDC income.

Documents To Bring:
Telephone for service


You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.

-- Sam Levenson

South Louisiana Electric Co-Op

Address:
2903 Lake Palourde Rd
Amelia, LA 70340

Map & Directions

(32 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(985) 876-6880

Website:
http://www.sleca.com/

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

Documents To Bring:
Call for information


St Mary Outreach

Address:
608 1st St #102
Morgan City, LA 70380

Map & Directions

(33 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(985) 385-0525

Website:
http://stmaryoutreach.org/

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


The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.

-- Confucius

Jefferson Community Action

Address:
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd # 402
New Orleans, LA 70123

Map & Directions

(37 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(504) 736-6900

Website:
http://www.jeffparish.net

Services:
This JEFFCAP program provides families with utility payments and rent/mortgage payments to avert cut-off or evictions, thus enabling them to keep their residence. Locations include any one of our seven JEFFCAP Community Centers
Bridge City Community Center
301 Third Emanuel Street, Bridge City, LA 70094
Phone: 504-349-5464 - Diana Smith, Center Supervisor

Marrero Community Center
1425 Cross Street, (Temporary), Marrero, LA 70072
Phone: 504-349-5454 - Anthony Williams, Center Supervisor

Harvey Community Center
1501 Estalote Street, Harvey, LA 70058
Phone: 504-227-1221 - Sam Ridgley, Center Supervisor

Dorothy B. Watson Community Center
1300 Myrtle Street, Metairie, LA 70003
Phone: 504-736-6480 - Luisa Cazabon, Center Supervisor

Hazel Rhea Hurst Community Center
1121 S. Causeway Blvd., Jefferson, LA 70121
Phone: 504-838-4277 - Joyce Sullivan, Center Supervisor

Avondale Community Center
4008 U.S. Highway 90, Avondale, LA 70094
Phone: 504-349-5414 - Shedrick Figaro, Center Supervisor

Gretna Community Center
1700 Monroe Street, Gretna, LA 70056
Phone: 504-376-2130 - Dr. Clara Byes, Center Supervisor

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

Eligibility:
No information given. Call for details

Documents To Bring:
Walk in at 9am to schedule an appointment


Assumption Parish Housing

Address:
4807 LA-1
Napoleonville, LA 70390

Map & Directions

(37 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(985) 369-2026

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.
Weatherization Program

Hours:
M-F, 8A-4P

Eligibility:
Eligibility will vary by program.

Documents To Bring:
Call to schedule an appointment.


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