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Baton Rouge 2644 S. Sherwood Forest, Suite 108, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
New Orleans 110 Veterans Blvd, Suite 160, Metairie, LA 70005
Shreveport - For Mail Only 4830 Line Avenue, Suite 385, Shreveport, LA 71106
The mission of the Human Services Department is to offer an array of services through its various offices, initiatives, and collaborative networks in accordance with community needs.
CALL 2 1 1 to be connected to their services.
Capital Area United Way serves the following parishes:
West Feliciana, East Feliciana, St. Helena, Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, St. James, Ascension, and Livingston
Capital Area United Way is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) agency that works with volunteers, donors, and other local organizations to create lasting change in Education, Income Stability, Health, and Basic Needs—the building blocks for a good quality of life.
Offers practical and emotional support
The mission of the Caregiver Action Network (CAN) is to promote resourcefulness and respect for the more than 90 million family caregivers across the country.
Supports caregivers with practical help, support, and information.
Caregiver Help Desk offers free support to family caregivers across the country. It is staffed by caregiving experts who can help you find the information you need to navigate your caregiving challenges and support you on your caregiving journey. With Caregiver Help Desk you can:
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Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, housing, and other free or reduced-cost help.
If you or someone you know is in crisis, call or text 988 to reach the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, chat with them online via their website, or text HOME to 741741 (multiple languages available). If this is an emergency, call 911.
Joni and Friends envisions a world where every person with a disability finds hope, dignity, and their place in the body of Christ.
Hosts special events such as retreats, getaways, dances, etc for families and/or individuals of all ages who have been touched by disability.
See website for upcoming events, resources, andstories of inspiration.
The Salvation Army provides a wide range of traditional social services and emergency assistance programs.
There are many locations throughout the state of Louisiana.
Food, Shelter & Clothing
Medication Payment Assistance
Senior Citizen Services
Rent & Utility Payment Assistance
Substance Abuse Rehabilitation
Emergency Disaster Response
More listed on website
National association dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with a spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D). Offers resources, programs, services, support and information.
You can reach our Resource Center Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET (except federal holidays) at 1 800-962-9629 (selecting Option #2 for the Resource Center).
United Way Southwest Louisiana serves the following parishes - Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jefferson Davis.
2 1 1 Helpline is open 24/7/365
211 is a single access point for every day needs and in times of crisis.