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Union Council On Aging

Address:
606 E Boundry St
Farmerville, LA 71241

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(318) 368-2205

Website:
http://unioncouncilonaging.com/

Services:
Services for Seniors 60+
1.Congregate Meals
2.Home Delivered Meals
3.Homemakers
4.Transportation
5.Recreation
6.Acadian on Call Unit-Emergency alert phone system.
7.Caregiver Program
8.Nutrition Education

Hours:
8 am.- 4 pm, Monday - Thursday
8 am - 2 pm, Friday

Eligibility:
Must be 60 years of age or older and a resident of Union Parish.

Documents To Bring:
Walk-In


Union Community Action Inc

Address:
202 E Water St
Farmerville, LA 71241

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(318) 368-9606

Website:
http://www.unioncaa.org

Services:
1.Food Distribution - USDA Commodities distributed quarterly.
2.Utility Assistance - Provides limited financial assistance with energy bills, as funds are available LIHEAP
3.Migrant Education - serves families w/ children who migrate for agricultural work. Provide advocacy, short term tutoring, school supplies.
4.WIA-Provides on the job training, basic skills, and occupational skills training.
5.Job Preparation and training.
6.Financial assistance for housing.

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

Eligibility:
Economically disadvantaged.

Documents To Bring:
Walk-in


West Monroe Section 8 Housing

Address:
211 Cypress St
West Monroe, LA 71291

Map & Directions

(18 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(318) 699-0575

Website:
http://www.section8@westmonroe.la.gov

Services:
SERVICES OFFERED: - - THIS PROGRAM PROVIDES RENTAL ASSISTANCE FOR ELDERLY, HANDICAPPED, DISABLED AND LOW-INCOME FAMILIES TO AFFORD DECENT SAFE AND SANITARY HOUSING TO RESIDENTS WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF WEST MONROE. Section 8

Eligibility:
Open to All


Monroe USDA Services Center

Address:
2410 Old Sterlington Rd
Monroe, LA 71203

Map & Directions

(20 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(318) 343-4467

Website:
https://offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?type=ref&agency=fsa&state=22&county=073

Services:
SERVICES OFFERED: RURAL HOUSING-Eligibility Requirements: Must have household income that meets the low/moderate income criteria,be without decent,safe,and sanitary housing,be unable to obtain credit from other sources at reasonable rates and terms, be a citizen or a legal alien,have ability to repay the loan and existing debts and meet normal family living expenses,have and accept credit worthiness,and have legal capacity to incur the loan obligation. COMMUNITY PROGRAMS -Eligibility/Requirements: Legal entity (Non-profit or public body),need and demand,unable to get credit at reasonable rates and terms elsewhere,serve a rural area or town of 10,000 people or less,or up to 20,000 population if not Metropolitan Statistical Area. BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRIAL LOANS RURAL RENTAL HOUSING-(Multi-Family Housing)Eligibility/Requirements: Same as for community programs except entity could be limited profit,can also be individual cooperatives,or profit or non-profit corporation, partnership,general partnership,public body(non-profit)plus have experience&ability to operate and manage a rental housing project successfully.FREE HOMEBUYERS WORKSHOP: Hosted by Neighorhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA), a HUD certified Housing Counsel Agency is presenting a Free Homebuyer Workshop on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at 10;00am - 2:00pm, Location: New Lighthouse Baptist Church, 1623 S. 4th Street, Monroe LA 7120. To register and for more information visit: www.naca.com or Call Toll Free: 425-602-6222. -

Eligibility:
Varies according to service


Homeless Services

Address:
400 Hart St
Monroe, LA 71201

Map & Directions

(20 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(318) 807-6200

Website:
http://wellspringalliance.org

Services:
homeless prevention and rapid rehousing for homeless persons and families - HPRP

Hours:
8:30am - 5pm, Monday - Thursday
8:30am - 12:00pm, Friday

Eligibility:
homeless, or those who would become homeless within 14 days if not for this assistance

Documents To Bring:
Walk-in, telephone, picture ID needed


Rays-Sonshine Christian Comm

Address:
614 N 3rd St
Monroe, LA 71201

Map & Directions

(20 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(318) 323-0502

Website:
http://www.raysofsonshine.org

Services:
homeless prevention and rapid rehousing - HPRP

Hours:
8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday

Eligibility:
low income adults who are in recovery following treatment for substance abuse, substance dependence or addictive disorder, and are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, and are a single parent family or have complex chronic medical or mental health needs which contribute to housing instability, or have housing barriers because of drug related felony convictions, or are alumnae of ROS treatment program, or are alumnae of other substance abuse treatment programs upon referral

Documents To Bring:
Varies per program


Our House Help For Teenagers

Address:
205 Smith Ave
Monroe, LA 71203

Map & Directions

(20 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(318) 345-5556

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

Services:
Provides rental, utility, and other financial assistance for homeless and at-risk young adults ages 17-21 years old with or without children and 22-29 years old with small children - HPRP

Hours:
8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday (office); Available 24 hours/7 days a week for crisis intervention.

Eligibility:
Homeless, 17-21 year olds with or without children, and 22-29 year olds with children


Omcap

Address:
4001 Jackson St
Monroe, LA 71202

Map & Directions

(20 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(318) 322-7151

Website:
http://www.omcap.org/

Services:
1.Community Services-Includes referral services to other agencies, blood pressure checks, glaucoma screening, self-defense classes, exercise classes, organizing neighborhood watch, elderly activities, family planning counseling, distress counseling and referrals, volunteer income tax assistance.
2.Utility Assistance-(gas or electric)for low-income, elderly or handicapped people. Recipients must be residents of Ouachita Parish, bring 3 previous months energy bills & certification of household income before completing an application.
3.Housing Counseling-Provides income counseling to HUD owners/renters. Counselor will aid the recipient in communication with mortgage-holders or renters. Appointment is necessary and personal interview is mandatory. Seminars with speakers from area banks/mortgage companies.
4.Medicaid Enrollment-Assists individuals in applying for Medicaid. Contact Thelma Robinson.
5.Emergency Assistance-Provides payment of rent; mortgage payments for clients who need this assistance and do not qualify for medical card.
6.Community Food & Nutrition Program-Food pantry for emergency food needs for clients who are in process of qualifying for Food Stamps and also for those who do not qualify for Food Stamps.
7.Income Tax Preparation
8.First Time Home Buyers Program - educational classes to help low-income purchase a home; will match funds up to a certain amount.
9.Individual Development Account(IDA)
10.Prescription Payment Assistance - for low income persons by appointment only, available once every 6 months
11 Weatherization Program

Hours:
8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday

Eligibility:
See individual services

Documents To Bring:
Telephone


Ouachita Council On Aging Aaa

Address:
2407 Ferrand St
Monroe, LA 71201

Map & Directions

(20 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(318) 387-0535

Website:
http://www.ouachitacoa.com

Services:
AS 9/30/2010 There are no EFSP funds for utilities.

Services for seniors (60+) in Ouachita Parish:
1.Advocacy
2.Assessment/Screening
3.Case Management
4.Heating Help
5.Helping Hands
6.Housekeeping Services
7.Information and Assistance
8.In-Home Respite/Personal Care
9.Legal Assistance
10.Material Aid
12.Medicaid Enrollment Center
13.Medical Loan Closet
14.Nutrition Counseling
15.Meal on wheels, home delivered meals
16.Nutrition Services - Congregate meals
17.Outreach
18.Recreation
19.Sitter Service
20.Telephone Companions
21.Telephoning
22.Transportation
23.Volunteer Opportunities
24.Wellness
25.Food/Commodity Distribution (Monday-Friday as needed)

Temporary grant program: Utility assistance (water, gas, electricity bills) and/or rental/mortgage assistance available through the Emergency Food & Shelter Prorgram (EFSP)grant.

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

Eligibility:
Services & activities for people 60 & over. Each program has specific eligibility requirements; residents of Ouachita Parish.

EFSP Grant - anyone living in Ouachita Parish of any age experiencing a one time economic hardship.
Assistance is one time only; Bills/rent/mortgage must be within 5 days of due date or past due. Grant cannot pay deposits or late fees or more than 1 month amount. 1 month amount must guarantee service for next 30 days.

Documents To Bring:
Telephone or walk-in.
EFSP - Call for appointment; Must provide ID, proof of income/expenses and be able to document one time emergency.


Lincoln Area Agency On Aging

Address:
1000 Saratoga St
Ruston, LA 71270

Map & Directions

(25 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(318) 255-5070

Services:
Provides services to persons 60+. Services include:
1.Congregate meals
2.Home delivered meals
3.Transportation
4.Homemaker service
5.Personal care
6.In-home respite

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

Eligibility:
Age 60 and older and resident of Lincoln Parish.

Documents To Bring:
Varies according to service.


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