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Richland Council On Aging Sr

Address:
856 Broadway St # 1
Delhi, LA 71232

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(318) 878-9520

Services:
Provides the following senior citizen 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 for low-income, senior citizens who are customers of Entergy.
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 Projects.
7 Nutrition Counseling/Education
8 Nutrition Services - (a) Congregate meal site(b)Home delivered meals (meals on wheels) delivered to home bound persons who live alone and are unable to prepare meals for themselves.
9 Recreation - Individual and group social activities offered;
10. ACADIAN ON CALL - Emergency telephone units with remote control are leased monthly, assuring clients of immediate assistance if needed.
11 Transportation - provide transportation to vital destinations within city limits of Delhi
12 Wellness - Activities offered that support and/or improve mental and/or physical well being such as exercises.

Hours:
9 am - 1 pm, Monday-Friday

Eligibility:
Residents of Richland Parish, ages 60 and older.

Documents To Bring:
Varies according to service.


Richland Council On Aging

Address:
414 Harrison St
Rayville, LA 71269

Map & Directions

(15 Miles Away)

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.


Delta Community Action Agency

Address:
1128 Harrison St
Rayville, LA 71269

Map & Directions

(15 Miles Away)

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


Delta Community Action Association

Address:
611 N Cedar St
Tallulah, LA 71282

Map & Directions

(20 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(318) 574-2130

Services:
1.Head Start - Program for preschool children ages, 3yrs old before September 30th of low income families; all racial backgrounds. Program includes dental health, nutritional, developmental and social services. Head Start is mandated to furnish 20% volunteer services by parents and the community; Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. August-May.

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. Energy or utility assistance - L.I.H.E.A.P. Applications are taken when funds are available

4. Community Service Referrals

5. Commodities(Jan,April,July,Oct)

6. Food for seniors

t. Substance Abuse Counseling

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

Eligibility:
See individual services.

Documents To Bring:
Telephone


Franklin Community Services Exctv

Address:
3590 Front St
Winnsboro, LA 71295

Map & Directions

(24 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(318) 435-7096

Services:
SERVICES OFFERED: - A FEDERALLY SUBSIDIZED HOUSING COMPLEX FOR THE ELDERLY AND HANDICAPPED MONTHLY RENT PAYMENTS ARE BASED ON THE INCOME OF EACH RESIDENT WITH DEDUCTIONS GIVEN FOR MEDICAL EXPENSES PAID DIRECTLY TO THE TENANT OFFERS ONE AND TWO BEDROOM UNITS TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS

Eligibility:
Residents must be at least 62 years of age or disabled to qualify for rental assistance

To qualify for disabled status - an individual must be receiving either Social Security and/or SSI grants by the Federal government

Must pass a criminal record check


Franklin Parish Council-Aging

Address:
714 Adams St
Winnsboro, LA 71295

Map & Directions

(24 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(318) 435-7579

Services:
1) Home delivered meals(60 years old)
2) Meal Sites
3) Transportation in parish
3) Homemaker
4) Telephoning
5) Legal Aid
6) Entergy Assistance

Hours:
7:30 am - 3 pm Monday - Thursday;
7:30 am - 1:30 pm Friday

Eligibility:
60 years or older.

Documents To Bring:
Walk-in or telephone.


West Carroll Housing Program

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

Map & Directions

(30 Miles Away)

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


West Carroll Area Agency-Aging

Address:
207 E Jefferson St
Oak Grove, LA 71263

Map & Directions

(30 Miles Away)

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

(30 Miles Away)

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


East Carroll Housing Authority

Address:
1415 Mike Ave
Lake Providence, LA 71254

Map & Directions

(31 Miles Away)

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.


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