Address:218 E Bayou Narcisse RdGonzales, LA 70737Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away)
Services: Financial assistance for rent and utilities
Hours: M-F, 9A-5P
Eligibility: Varies by circumstance
Documents To Bring: Walk-ins and appointment. Picture ID, social security card, proof of income and proof of bills.
Address:717 E Ascension StGonzales, LA 70737Map & Directions
Services: Liheap energy assistance, weatherization, food vouchers
Foster Grandparents Program
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention
Hours: M-F, 8A-4:30P
Eligibility: Income guidelines
Documents To Bring: Interview
Address:813 S Burnside AveGonzales, LA 70737Map & Directions
Services: Food Pantry, electricity assistance, prescription assistance, clothing, and transportation to doctor's visits.
*GBR FOOD BANK AGENCY MEMBER
Hours: M-F, 9A-12P & 1P-2P
Eligibility: Must provide valid picture ID, proof of income, proof of residence in East Ascension parish and social security cards for everyone in the home. In addition, must have proof of paid bills for last two months.
Documents To Bring: N/A
Address:101 Bocage DrDonaldsonville, LA 70346Map & Directions
Services: ***SUMMER PROGRAM PROVIDES FANS TO THE ELDERLY WHO DO NOT HAVE A/C***
Provides directly and coordinates the full range of services available through State and Federal Agencies to the elderly of Ascension Parish
Home Delivered Meals
Prescription expense assistance
Utility bill payment assistance
Provides applications for Ship Medical Alert
Hours: M-F, 7:30A-4:00P
Eligibility: Residents 60 years and over.
Documents To Bring: Call for an appointment.
Address:5153 Canatella StConvent, LA 70723Map & Directions
Services: Emergency assistance such as payment of medical or doctor bills or medication, utilities, rent/mortgage, food, clothing, or similar or other documented emergencies for seniors living in St. James Parish.
Call for information on food pantry.
A Capital Area United Way Agency.
Hours: M-Th, 7:30A-4:30P; Friday, 7:30A-3:30P
Eligibility: Elderly or low-income residents must have an income at or near the federal poverty level; Applicant must have a documented emergency that could not have been prevented or met with available resources and must have exhausted all other sources of assistance.
Documents To Bring: Clients complete application and provide documentation. Appointments available upon request.
Address:58050 Meriam StPlaquemine, LA 70764Map & Directions
Services: Community services offered are utility, medical and food (commodities) assistance.
Address:58105 Court StPlaquemine, LA 70764Map & Directions
Services: Serves the elderly to enrich and enhance their quality of life through advocacy efforts, creative planning, coordination and provision of needed services. Services provided: Congregate meals, Home Delivered Meals, Recreation, Utility Assistance, Outreach Program, National Family Caregiver's Program, Nutrition Education, Transportation, Medication Management, Medical Alert, and general home repairs.
Hours: M-F, 8:00A-4:30P
Eligibility: Adults 60 years and older
Address:7808 St George DrBaton Rouge, LA 70809Map & Directions
Services: Pays some utilities and rent
Services are limited to those people within their church boundaries.
St. George Church Parish boundaries
70809 and part of 70810
Approximately: Area west of Airline Hwy from I-12 to the Ascension Parish Line (Bayou Manchac); South of Essen Lane, and North of and along Perkins Road.)
Remember to make note that it is Church parish boundaries not civil.
Hours: M-F, 8A-5:30P
Closed 12:30P-1P for lunch
Eligibility: People within church boundaries, any denomination
Documents To Bring: Phone call & interview
Address:476 Sharp RdBaton Rouge, LA 70815Map & Directions
Services: Persons who reside within their area who meet the requirements and have no other food assistance may receive an
order of food every two weeks for a period of two months then after a waiting period of six months from the date of first service may apply again for services.
In some cases, those receiving other assistance may receive food every 3 months to supplement their present food supply.
An emergency food order may be extended to a client outside our service area when the circumstance warrants.
Hours: M-Th, 10A-3:30P
Eligibility: Those in need, see description above for more information.
Documents To Bring: Interview and identification required each visit. Call to schedule an appointment.
Picture ID and SS cards are required for all residents of household. Bring proof of
residence, proof of income for household, rent receipt, current lease agreement.
Address:220 St Vincent De Paul DrBaton Rouge, LA 70802Map & Directions
Services: See programs: Society of St Vincent de Paul; Bishop Ott Shelter; St Vincent de Paul Thrift Store; St Vincent de Paul Dining Room; and St Vincent de Paul Pharmacy, Katrina Aid Today
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Baton Rouge provides the following services to the local community:
Uniforms for Kids
Hours: M-F, 8A-4P
Eligibility: This program is for those individuals and families at risk for becoming homeless. Financial assistance for those who qualify, call for more information.
Documents To Bring: Call for process and fund availability.