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LAMHPP ~ Basic Needs ~ Monroe

contact information

 

Housing


DeSiard Street Shelter
Services: 
Temporary shelter
Housing assistance (search)
Daily Meals
Phone: 318-737-7539
Website: http://www.desiardstreetshelter.org/home.html
Statewide: No
Parishes: Ouachita
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria:  No
Duration Limitation: Yes
Special Notes:  See calendar on website regarding daily meals

Salvation Army
Services: 
Temporary shelter for men, women and children
Food Pantry
Community Kitchen
Social Service Office Assistance
Phone: 318-325-1755
Website:
Statewide: No
Parishes: Ouachita
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: No
Income Eligibility Criteria:  No
Duration Limitation: Yes
Special Notes: 

Youth Access Center - Shelter & Transitional Housing
Services: 
Temporary shelter
Housing assistance (search)
Phone: 318-345-5556
Website: https://www.teen-help.com/the-yac/
Statewide: No
Parishes: Monroe
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: Yes
Income Eligibility Criteria:
Duration Limitation: Yes
Special Notes: Ages 17-24... Temporary Shelter, housing search, transitional living, homeless prevent



 

Food


The Zone
Phone: 318-323-0502
Website: http://www.raysofsonshine.com/#!the-zone/cu8k
Services:
Provides groceries, household items and clothes to the community
Statewide: No
Parishes: Ouachita
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility:
Income Eligibility Criteria:
Duration Limitation:
Special Notes:  Fridays, Program through Rays of Sonshine.


Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana
Phone: 318-322-3567
Website: https://www.foodbanknela.org/
Services:
Food Pantry
Statewide: No
Parishes: Ouachita and surrounding parishes
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility:  No
Income Eligibility Criteria:  Yes
Duration Limitation: No
Special Notes:  Must provide ID and proof of income

 


Youth Access Center
Phone: 318-345-5556
Website: https://www.teen-help.com/the-yac/
Services:
Food Pantry
Temporary Shelter
Homeless prevention
Housing Search
Statewide: No
Parishes: Monroe
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: Yes
Income Eligibility Criteria:
Duration Limitation: Yes
Special Notes: Ages 17-24.

 
Baby Items/Diapers


Life Choices-(The HOPE Program)
Phone: 318-323-2200
Website www.lifechoicesmonroe.com
Services:
HOPE Program (Helping Others Parent Effectively)-Provide resources and skills for women throughout pregnancy and babies first year of life
"Earn as you learn", Client can earn "Mommy Money" to spend at the baby store at the center
Mentors are available
HOPE Store-Has items such as:  Car seats, diapers, wipes and other baby items
Pregnancy resource center
Pregnancy tests
Ultrasounds
Emergency Help
Statewide: No
Parishes: Monroe
Catchment Area: Yes
Age Eligibility: Yes
Income Eligibility Criteria:
Duration Limitation: Yes
Special Notes: Diapers, wipes, and other baby items