Address:111 Texas AveFerriday, LA 71334Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away)
Services: Community facility for the elderly of Concordia Parish offering a wide range of services including
nutritious meals, recreation, continuing education, and wellness.
Hours: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm Monday - Friday
Eligibility: Ages 60 and older; Concordia Parish resident
Documents To Bring: Telephone
Address:107 EE Wallace BoulevardFerriday, LA 71334Map & Directions
Services: Organization that administers federal and state funded programs to help low income people become more self-sufficient through utility assistance, nutritional assistance, housing assistance, job placement(Workforce Investment) and preschool program(Head Start). Weatherization Program.
Hours: 8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday
Eligibility: Varies according to program.
Address:405 Carter St # 2Vidalia, LA 71373Map & Directions
Services: Services and programs for the elderly:
1.Concordia Senior Center - See separate listing
2.Vidalia Lunch Site - See separate listing
3.Outreach - Interventions initiated for the purpose of identifying potential clients and encouraging use of existing services.
4.Information & Assistance - (a)provides and links individuals to current information on opportunities/services available to them. (b)assesses problems/capacities of individuals.
5.Recreation - Includes such things as sports, supervised exercise classes, performing arts, trips, games and crafts.
6. Wellness - Provides, physical fitness activities and health screenings including blood pressure, vision, hearing, diabetes and clinical evaluation.
7. Medication Management - Provides sessions/screenings to educate about proper use of and management of medications.
8.Transportation - on a demand/response basis to community facilities/resources. Donation of $1 is requested from seniors; Fares range from $2 - $8 one way for persons under the age of 60.
(a) Home delivered meals (Meals on Wheels)
(b) Congregate meals
(c) Nutrition education
(d) Food for Seniors - Free groceries for elderly
10.Homemaker Service - Assists home-bound seniors with light household chores.
11.Telephoning - Routine contact by phone to determine physical status and provide comfort and help.
12.Family Caregiver Support Program - Support for unpaid family caregiver: (a)Provides public education sessions for caregiver (b)Information and Assistance; (c) In-home Respite - allows caregiver up to 4 hours relief.
13.Emergency Response System - units available for $20 pr month.
14.Legal Assistance - Call (800)256-4343
Hours: 8 am - 3 pm Monday - Friday
Eligibility: 60+ years of age
Documents To Bring: Walk-in or telephone
Address:131 Plank RdSaint Joseph, LA 71366Map & Directions
Services: 1. Provide assistance on utility bills (electric, gas, water, sewage). LIHEAP, LIHEAP Crisis, Emergency Food & Shelter Program, CSBG Emergency Energy Assistance.
2.Application Center for Medicaid
4.Distributes USDA Commodities
5.Distribute food boxes for Food for Seniors
6.CSBG CF&N Food Voucher
7.Community Service Block Grant-Transportation
8.Food for Seniors
Eligibility: Must meet poverty guidelines.
Address:3590 Front StWinnsboro, LA 71295Map & Directions
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 assistanceTo qualify for disabled status - an individual must be receiving either Social Security and/or SSI grants by the Federal governmentMust pass a criminal record check
Address:714 Adams StWinnsboro, LA 71295Map & Directions
Services: 1) Home delivered meals(60 years old)
2) Meal Sites
3) Transportation in parish
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.
Address:1125 Washington St # 108Olla, LA 71465Map & Directions
Services: SERVICES OFFERED: - - RENTAL ASSISTANCE FOR LOW INCOME FAMILIES.
Eligibility: Open to All - Must meet income guidelines
Address:722 Philadelphia RdDeville, LA 71328Map & Directions
Services: We distribute food once a month to seniors and families. We also meet emergency needs.
Hours: Church office: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm.
Food Pantry 1st Wednesday of the month 10-12
Documents To Bring: None.
Address:312 N Main StMarksville, LA 71351Map & Directions
Services: Provides Section 8 assistance to eligible individuals and families. This program supplements the rental payments of low and very low income families to the property owner on behalf of the family.
Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-4:30pm
Eligibility: Based on income level and family composition: Housing agent determines eligibility based on: 1) annual gross income; 2) Qualification as elderly, person with disability, or as family; and 3) U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status.
Address:641 Government StMarksville, LA 71351Map & Directions
Services: A non-profit Community Action Agency. Services provided include: Head Start, Energy Assistance, Commodities, Weatherization, LaHeap Energy Assistance, Community Food and Nutrition, Child and Adult Food, and Information and Referral.
Tax Preparation and EITC:
By appointment only Monday - Friday, 9a - 3p from January 24 - April 12
Hours: M-F, 8A-4:30P; Tax Preparation: M-F, 9A -3P
Eligibility: Anyone meeting federal poverty guidelines
Documents To Bring: Call for information and to schedule tax assistance appointment; items needed for tax assistance: Photo ID; original SS card or ITIN; last year's tax return; all W-2s, 1099s, and other income forms; receipts for child care along with provider's name, address & tax ID number, receipts for any charitable donations, any other tax-related documents; a voided check for direct deposit