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Housing


Catholic Charities of Acadiana-Monsignor Sigur Center
Phone: 337-235-4972
Website: http://catholiccharitiesacadiana.org
Statewide: No
Parishes: Lafayette, Acadia, Iberia, St. Martin, Vermillion
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation: No
Special Notes: Re-housing for people who are homeless.  Emergency assistance for people in danger of being homeless.


Duson Housing Authority
Phone: 337-873-4016
Website:
Statewide: No
Parishes: Lafayette
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation: No
Special Notes:  Rental housing for eligible low income families, elderly, and persons with disability.


Faith House -Emergency Shelter and Housing
Phone: 1-800-411-1333
Website: https://faithhouseacadiana.com/
Statewide: No
Parishes: Lafayette
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: No
Duration Limitation:
Special Notes: Emergency shelter for victims of Domestic Violence and their children.  DV counseling available, transitional housing, case management and Permanent Supportive Housing.


Lafayette Housing Authority
Phone: 337-233-1327
Website: https://www.thelha.com
Statewide: No
Parishes: Lafayette
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation: No
Special Notes: Rental housing for eligible low income families, elderly, and persons with disability.


Permanent Supportive Housing
Phone: 1-844-756-1562
Website: http://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/1732
Statewide: No
Parishes:
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation: No
Special Notes:  Waitlist.


SMILE Community Action Agency
Phone: 337-234-3272
Website: http://www.smilecaa.org
Statewide: No
Parishes: Lafayette
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation:
Special Notes: Emergency assistance with food, housing, clothing and prescriptions.


The Outreach Center
Phone: 337-237-7618
Website: http://www.outreachcenterlafayette.org/
Statewide: No
Parishes: Lafayette, Acadia, Iberia, St. Martin, Vermillion
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: Yes
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation: Yes
Special Notes: Housing relocation and stabilization, Short-term rental assistance, Case Management, Referrals.


Youngsville Housing Authority
Phone: 337-856-4534
Website: https://affordablehousingonline.com/housing-authority/Louisiana/Housing-Authority-of-the-Town-of-Youngsville/LA100
Statewide: No
Parishes: Lafayette
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation: No
Special Notes: Rental housing for eligible low income families, elderly, and persons with disability.  List is open for new residents.

 

Food


Acadiana Cares
Phone: 337-232-2437
Website: http://www.acadianacares.org/
Statewide: No
Parishes: Lafayette, Acadia, Iberia, St. Martin, Vermillion
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation: No
Special Notes:  Food bank for people affected by HIV/AIDS, substance abuse and homelessness.  


Catholic Charities of Acadiana-Monsignor Sigur Center
Phone: 337-235-4972
Website: http://catholiccharitiesacadiana.org
Statewide: No
Parishes: Lafayette, Acadia, Iberia, St. Martin, Vermillion
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation: No
Special Notes: Emergency food


DCFS-SNAP
Phone: 1-888-524-3578
Website: https://cafe-cp.dcfs.la.gov/selfservice/
Statewide: Yes
Parishes: All
Catchment Area: No
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation: Yes
Special Notes:  Monthly benefits that help low-income households buy food.


Full Cart-Feeding Children Everywhere
Phone:
Website: https://fullcart.org/get-started/
Statewide: No
Parishes:
Catchment Area:
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation: No
Special Notes: For $12.99 shipping and handling you can get a full bag of healthy food worth at least $40 delivered to your house.  Help low income families supplement meals.


Immaculate Heart of Mary Food Pantry
Phone: 337-235-4618
Website: http://www.ihmchurchlafayette.com/
Statewide: No
Parishes: 70501
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: No
Duration Limitation: No
Special Notes: Provides food to anyone in need on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 7am.


Second Harvest Mobile Food Bank
Phone: 337-237-7711
Website: https://no-hunger.org/
Statewide: No
Parishes: South Louisiana
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation: No
Special Notes: Mobile Food Bank, emergency food assistance. Supply groceries to anyone in need.


SMILE Community Action Agency
Phone: 337-234-3272
Website: http://www.smilecaa.org
Statewide: No
Parishes: Lafayette
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation:
Special Notes: Emergency assistance with food, housing, clothing and prescriptions.


WIC
Phone: 1-800-251-BABY (2229)
Website: https://www.wicprograms.org/
Statewide: Yes
Parishes:
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: Yes
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation: Yes
Special Notes: Supplemental nutritious foods(formula, fruits, and vegetables) for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children (under 5 years old)

 

Diapers


A Pregnancy Center and Clinic
Phone: 337-232-5509
Website: https://www.apcclafayette.org
Statewide: Yes
Parishes: Lafayette, Acadia, Iberia, St. Martin, Vermillion
Catchment Area:
Age Eligibility: Yes
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation: No
Special Notes: Provide diapers, formula, clothing, and maternity items

Utility Assistance


Cajun Area Agency of Aging
Phone: 1-800-738-2256
Website: https://cajunaaa.org/site43.php
Statewide: No
Parishes: Lafayette, Acadia, Iberia, St. Martin, Vermillion
Catchment Area:  Yes
Age Eligibility: Yes
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation: Yes
Special Notes: Utility assistance for disabled individuals in an emergency situation.  Must be able to prove disability.


SMILE Community Action Agency-LIHEAP
Phone: 337-738-3838
Website: http://www.smilecaa.org
Statewide: No
Parishes: Lafayette, Acadia, Iberia, St. Martin, Vermillion.
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation:
Special Notes: Emergency assistance with utility assistance


 

Financial Assistance


Acadiana Cares
Phone: 337-232-2437
Website: http://www.acadianacares.org/
Statewide: No
Parishes: Lafayette, Acadia, Iberia, St. Martin, Vermillion.
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria: Yes
Duration Limitation:No
Special Notes: Financial assistance for people for people affected by HIV/AIDS, substance abuse and homelessness.   Clients may get short term assistance with rent, mortgage, or utilities.