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The following resources have been gathered to provide support in a variety of areas specific to your location. Please use the links below to connect with any number of organizations that can help you stay on track or get the assistance you need. If you feel like we are missing a specific category, feel free to reach out to your Student Success Coordinator to ensure that we are providing the best resources possible to help you achieve your goals.

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The Shepherd’s Market

We will serve the FIRST 45 families/individuals that come for food – rain or shine. Clients will only be able to shop for groceries once a month. Our focus area […]

One Way Deliverance Ministries Food Bank- Food Pantry

Who do We Serve? Food is provided to low-income families in the Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. When is the food bank open?. The food bank is open on Tuesdays […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Information (Louisiana)

The Louisiana Department of Health website provides updated information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine Am I Eligible Where Can I Get Vaccinated? Vaccination News How Can I Volunteer? Other information about […]

Gloryland Food Pantry & Clothes Closet

The Pantry provides emergency food assistance and supplemental food to needy individuals residing in the 70805 & 70806 zip code zones who meet specific eligibility and income requirements.  Applicants must […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Counseling

Office of Behavioral Health: Free Counseling services through Keep Calm Through COVID hotline Recognizing the strong emotions and associated stress many people are feeling with the COVID-19 outbreak, the Louisiana […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Louisiana Child Care Assistance

In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Louisiana Department of Education opened the Child Care Assistance Program to support essential critical infrastructure personnel. These families can access subsidized care […]

Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS)

Provides the following services: Diagnostic Services Chronic Care Management Women and Heart Care Cardiac Rehab Smoking Cessation Virtual Care Center Management Services At this time, all CIS clinics are remaining […]

Grief Recovery Center

 The mission of the Grief Recovery Center is to compassionately assist those experiencing grief, trauma and loss through counseling, support and education. Individual Counseling Family Counseling Support Groups – weekly schedule can […]

Baton Rouge Christian Counseling Center

Baton Rouge Christian Center provides counseling for all ages. Individual Family Marital and Couple Group Counseling Fees: private pay and most insurances accepted – please contact the center regarding fees […]

Money Management International (MMI)

Counseling is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by telephone so no matter where you live or what time of day you would like to talk with […]

The Times Picayune Doll and Toy Fund

The Times-Picayune Doll and Toy Fund is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that began in 1896, whose mission is to bring joy to children of families in need in the […]

Brenda’s 24 Hour Daycare

Please contact them for more information. Address: 539 Taft St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 Phone: 225-388-9411 URL: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Brendas-24-Hour-Daycare/121496857908212    

PlayDates Drop In Hourly Child Care

PlayDates Drop In Hourly Early Learning Center is a Louisiana licensed Type I center. We are located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Bluebonnet Boulevard and North Oak […]

Caring to Love Ministries

All Services are Free and Confidential  Medical Consultation Pregnancy Testing STD-STI Testing Abortion Information Life Affirming Pregnancy Counseling Physician Pregnancy Confirmation Ultrasound Education Support Abstinence Relationship Education Post Abortion Counseling […]

Pregnancy Problem Center

At Pregnancy Problem Center, we offer a wide variety of services in a safe, confidential environment to help you navigate this time in your life, including: Free Pregnancy Testing Free […]

Families First Housing

Families First Housing is offered through Catholic Charities of Diocese of Baton Rouge. Families First Housing Program is an 18-month transitional housing program. Families have access to: Two or three […]

Joseph Homes

Homeless men recently released from prison take their first steps to changing their lives at Joseph Homes Transitional Housing Program. Services include: Housing in a private, clean efficiency apartment in […]

Sanctuary for Life

Sanctuary for Life is a program offered through Adoption and Maternity Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge. Catholic Charities provides adoption services to children and families. Services offered: […]

St. Christopher’s Addiction Wellness Center

Services/Programs Offered: Detox Services Residential Treatment Extended Care Program Recovery Home Program Intensive Outpatient Family Program Heroes College and Vocational Program Sober Living Apartments Aftercare and Monitoring Wellness Center Please […]

The Career Center

ABOUT The Career Center serves our community as a catalyst for the development of a career-resilient, self-reliant workforce. The Career Center is not an employment agency or a job training […]


Baton Rouge, LA Low Income Housing The listings include: 1. Privately owned subsidized housing apartments. 2. Public Housing apartments. These are owned by the state. They are affordable rentals for […]

Louisiana Health and Rehab Options, Inc.

Louisiana Health and Rehab Options, Inc. (LHRO) ”Where Growth Begins,” provides an extensive array of quality waiver services to developmentally, intellectually, and physically disabled individuals across the lifespan from children […]

Baton Rouge Comprehensive Treatment Center Opioid Use Disorder Program

Proudly serving the Baton Rouge, Louisiana community, our methadone clinic provides adults struggling with addiction the ability to recover from Fentanyl, heroin, oxycodone, and other opiates. Medication-Assisted Treatment Medication-Assisted Treatment […]

Baton Rouge Detoxification Area Alcohol and Drug Center

It is the mission of Baton Rouge Area Alcohol and Drug Center, Inc. to provide adult males and females with alcohol and drug addiction a safe and secure environment for […]

Connections for Life

Our Mission Connections for Life, through the collaborative networking of support services, fosters the development of a healthy lifestyle pattern for women who are single and indigent, and who are […]

Louisiana School Based Health Centers

Partners For Family Health Louisiana  Louisiana’s School-Based Health Centers are located at 63 elementary, middle and high schools in 28 parishes throughout the state. School-Based Health Centers offer many free […]

Access Pregnancy and Referral Centers

Free & Confidential Services Individualized Services At our ACCESS Pregnancy & Referral Centers, trained client advocates recognize the financial, personal and family concerns that may surface with a pregnancy. In […]

Algiers Family Health

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – 7 AM- 5 PM Thursday – Friday – 8 AM- 5 PM    ​4422 General Meyer Avenue, Suite 103 New Orleans, LA 70131 (504) 526-1179 ​Services […]

New Orleans East

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday 9900 Lake Forest Boulevard, Suite F New Orleans, LA 70127 (504) 620-0500 ​Services Provided: Behavioral Health for Adults Behavioral Health Services for […]

Baton Rouge Primary Care Collaborative, Inc.

Baton Rouge Primary Care Collaborative, Inc. (BRPCC) is a non-profit corporation created to operate two Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) – a Health Care for the Homeless Clinic and a […]

LaMOMS Program – Medicaid for Pregnant Women

LaMOMS Medicaid LaMOMS will pay for pregnancy-related services, including doctor visits, lab work, prescription medicines, delivery, and hospital care. It may provide coverage for up to 60 days following the end […]

Greater Allen Chapel AME Church

This church has a Food Bank Ministry that operates on Tuesday and Friday from 9am-11:30am. http://www.allenchapel.net/outreach-ministry/ 6175 Scenic Highway Baton Rouge (225) 356-0719  

Louisiana CAFE Customer Portal

This website allows you to apply for SNAP (formerly food stamps), the Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP), and the Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP).  FITAP provides temporary cash assistance […]

Louisiana CAFE-Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Customer Portal

This website allows you to apply for the Louisiana Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP).  CCAP provides assistance to families to help pay for the child care needed in order to […]

Capital Area Transit System (CATS)

CATS is the bus system for the city of Baton Rouge.  Prices are as follows: 31-day pass:  $56 15-ride pass:  $24.50 7-day pass:  $19 All-day pass:  $4 You can buy […]

Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Community Center

The Center has a WIC (Women, Infants, and Children).  Call (225) 388-5861 to set up an appointment. The Office of Social Services offers utility assistance and income tax service.    […]

Dr. Leo S. Butler Community Center

The Dr. Leo S. Butler Community Center serves the residents of South Baton Rouge.  They offer rent, mortgage, and utility assistance.  Applications are accepted Monday through Thursday between the hours of […]

Jewel J. Newman Community Center

The Jewel J. Newman Community Center serves the North Baton Rouge area and houses the Office of Social Services which provides services for energy and emergency assistance.  They also offer […]

EXCELth-Baton Rouge Behavioral Health

EXCELth in Baton Rouge offers the following behavioral health services: Counseling for adults, children, and adolescents Case management Assistance with applying for Medicaid Medication assistance *EXCELth accepts Medicare, Medicaid, and […]

Southeast Community Health Systems

Southeast Community Health Systems offers the following services: Medical:  well child exams, immunizations, hearing and vision screens, and STD/HIV testing. Dental:  (services for children and adults)–complete oral exams, x-rays, cleanings, […]

RKM Primary Care

Services available at each location include primary medical services, well-child and well adult services, lab services,  Dental Services, Immunizations, Psychiatric Evaluation, Diabetic Clinic, Behavioral Health,OB/GYN, Pharmacy Assistance, Family Medicine, Cardiovascular, […]

Open Health Care Clinic

Open Health Care Clinic offers the following services: Primary Care Behavioral Health Dental Pediatrics *The clinic accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and most private insurances. They also do a sliding scale (based […]


CareSouth offers the following medical services: Behavioral Health:  The Behavioral Health team at CareSouth is expertly trained to treat a wide range of mild to severe mental illness in adults, adolescents […]

Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence-Hotline

Statewide Hotline:  1-888-411-1333.  Free, confidential, and 24 hours. http://lcadv.org  

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) fights for fairness for vulnerable people. They provide free, civil legal aid to low-income people in six offices, across 22 parishes throughout southeast Louisiana. Their […]

Healthy Louisiana

This website allows you to apply for Medicaid online.  It also offers directions for applying by phone or in person. http://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/subhome/48

The Christian Outreach Center

The Christian Outreach Center offers assistance to those living in the 70802 zip code.   They offer eviction assistance.  The required documentation is a current lease and eviction notice (both must […]

Catholic Charities Diocese of Baton Rouge

Catholic Charities offers individual, marriage, and family counseling at 6 locations throughout the capital area.  Please see the website for the location of each center and the number to call […]

Louisiana 2-1-1

2-1-1 is an easy to remember phone number that connects callers to information and services in times of need. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, […]

Southeast Ministries Association, Inc.

Southeast Ministries Association offers the following services:  Persons who reside within their area who meet the requirements and have no other food assistance may receive an order of food every […]

St. Agnes-Baton Rouge

This church can help with utilities depending on the funds available and the given situation. http://stagnesbr.com/social-responsibility/ 749 East Boulevard Baton Rouge, 70802 (225) 383-4127

Living Waters Outreach Ministry

Living Waters offers the following services: Substance Abuse Center:  The intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is a comprehensive and highly individualized program designed to help individuals address chemical dependancy and gambling addiction […]

Hope Ministries

Hope Ministries offers the following service: Our unique Client Choice Food Pantry creates an atmosphere of dignity for clients by enabling them to shop in a grocery store-like setting and […]

The Charles R. Kelly Community Center-Baton Rouge

The Center’s service area includes parts of ZIP codes 70805; 70811; 70812; and parts of 70818 and 70739.  The Charles R. Kelly Community Center through the Office of Social Services offers […]

Chaneyville Community Center-Baton Rouge

The Community Center serves ZIP codes 70791, 70770, and some of 70739.  Their services include:  Assist with emergency utility, rent/mortgage payments, food vouchers, and medication. Operates a Food Pantry and […]

Volunteers of America of Greater Baton Rouge

HIV/AIDS services include:  Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) consists of a tenant based housing program, a permanent supportive housing program, and a housing information services program. The tenant based housing […]

St. Vincent de Paul-Baton Rouge

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers the following services: The Society offers a hot meal in their Dining Room from 11:30am-1pm. The original Bishop Ott Shelter opened in […]

The Salvation Army of Baton Rouge

The Salvation Army is dedicated to helping individuals and families with crisis and emergency situations. Our Community Service offices provide a wide variety of assistance to individuals in need. These […]

First United Methodist Church-The Fellowship Center

The Fellowship Center offers clothing, toys, books, and non-perishable food items and offers them at very low prices.  The Center uses these funds to assist with utility payments for those […]

Healing Place Church–food pantry

This church has a food pantry on the second and fourth Friday of each month from 9am-12pm at the Highland Campus Outreach Building-19202 Highland Rd., Baton Rouge, 70809. http://healingplacechurch.org  

Bayou Recovery Area-Narcotics Anonymous

This website allows you to search for Narcotics Anonymous meetings in the Louisiana area. https://www.larna.org/

O’Brien House

The O’Brien House offers addiction recovery services: Residential treatment:  O’Brien House offers a 3 months comprehensive, multi-phase residential program based upon the American Society of Addictive Medicines (ASAM) Levels of Care […]

Louisiana Tobacco Quitline

The Louisiana Tobacco Quitline, 1-800-QUIT–NOW, is a 24 hour a day, confidential, free tobacco cessation helpline that links people who want to quit using tobacco with trained tobacco cessation specialists […]

Capital Area Human Services

CAHS offers the following services: Adult mental health services (outpatient) and addiction recovery services (outpatient and residential).  There are seven clinics within the Baton Rouge area.  Please see the website […]

Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge

Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge offers the following services: Child and Family Counseling Center:   Its mission is to provide clinical services to any child or family in the community at […]

YWCA-Greater Baton Rouge

The YWCA has the following programs: Early Head Start:  This program is for children ages 0 to 3.  Beyond free full-day child care, EHS offers parental education and support, take-home […]

HAART (HIV/AIDS Alliance for Region Two)

HAART offers a complete continuum of care to people living with HIV/AIDS including housing, primary care, medications, case management, and an array of supportive services. In addition, HAART provides HIV […]

STAR (Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response)

STAR’s mission is to support survivors of sexual trauma.  Please call 1-855-435-STAR if you would like help with the following: Understanding and moving past the trauma of sexual assault Navigating […]

IRIS Domestic Violence Center

24-hour domestic violence response hotline:   If you are a domestic violence victim in need of a safe and confidential location with no other safe place to stay, please contact us. If you […]

Habitat for Humanity-Baton Rouge

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge serves families through 2 programs: the homeownership program and the critical home repair program. Selection for the homeownership program is based on financial […]

Louisiana LIHEAP

Louisiana LIHEAP assists with utility bills. Application to the Louisiana LIHEAP program is divided into two categories. First applicants can submit the non crisis application or the Crisis application. Non-Crisis […]

Shoulders of Strength Behavioral Health Services

Shoulders of Strength offers counseling to children ages 5 and up, adolescents, and adults.  They accept Medicaid only and currently accept all Medicaid plans. They also offer assistance to children […]

Vocational Rehabilitation – Louisiana Workforce Commission

Vocational Rehabilitation Program Vocational Rehabilitation, the flagship program of Louisiana Rehabilitation Services, is a one-stop career development program that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of services designed to […]

Department of Children & Family Services -State of Louisiana

Description:  “Working to keep children safe, helping individuals and families become self-sufficient, and providing safe refuge during disasters” URL:  http://www.dcfs.la.gov/


Cenikor offers facilities throughout Texas and in Louisiana which offer a complete line of substance abuse treatment services. Our treatment programs include medical detox; inpatient drug rehab; outpatient treatment; and […]

O’ Brien House – Baton Rouge, LA

O’ Brien House Residential Treatment O’Brien House offers a 3 months comprehensive, multi-phase residential program based upon the American Society of Addictive Medicines (ASAM) Levels of Care criteria. This program […]

US Department of Veterans Affairs – Baton Rouge, LA

  US Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care VA operates the nation’s largest integrated health care system, with more than 1,700 hospitals, clinics, community living centers, domiciliaries, readjustment counseling centers, […]

BREC Recreation – Baton Rouge, LA

BREC Facilities for a Variety of Recreational Activities BREC is the agency that connects people to parks and nature in East Baton Rouge Parish. It is a political subdivision of […]

Planned Parenthood – Baton Rouge, LA

  Planned Parenthood – Baton Rouge Health Center Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. […]

Volunteers of America North Louisiana – Baton Rouge & Shreveport, LA

Volunteers of America North Louisiana Through our hundreds of human service programs, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America touches the lives of almost 1.3 million people in over 400 […]

Children & Family Services Department – Baton Rouge, Shreveport, & Lafayette LA

Children & Family Services Department Services: Assistance Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly Food Stamps) Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP) Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP) Child Support Enforcement Services […]

LA Department of Health – Baton rouge, LA

LA Department of Health Aging & Adult Services Behavioral Health Developmental Disabilities Healthy Louisiana WIC Apply for Healthcare URL: http://ldh.la.gov/ Address: 628 N. 4th Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 Phone: […]

Floynell KinderCare – Baton Rouge, LA

Floynell KinderCare Programs Offered: Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years) Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years) Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years) Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years) Before- […]

Kids’ Cove Daycare and Learning Center – Baton Rouge, LA

Kids’ Cove Daycare and Learning Center Our goal is to provide quality childcare and learning experiences for children in a safe and caring environment by helping them develop and grow […]

London Bridge Early Learning Center – Baton Rouge, LA

London Bridge Early Learning Center London Bridge Early Learning Center, L.L.C. has two locations in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. LBELC North is located in the Village of Monticello Subdivision and LBELC […]

Color Wheel Learning Center – Baton Rouge, LA

Color Wheel Learning Center The Color Wheel Learning Center provides a nourishing environment in which a child can develop mentally, physically, socially, and emotionally to their fullest potential. By giving […]

Peak Behavioral Health – Baton Rouge, LA

Peak Behavioral Health PBH is a facility that provides behavioral health services, such as mental health services for adults, adolescents, and children and presents itself to the public as a […]

The Grove Counseling & Wellness Center – Baton Rouge, LA

The Grove Counseling & Wellness Center The Grove is a dual-diagnosed (co-occurring disorder) treatment facility with residential homes for both men and women. Services include outpatient, IOP, and PHP w/housing. Counselors […]

Jefferson Oaks Behavioral Health – Baton Rouge, LA

Jefferson Oaks Behavioral Health Our intensive treatment program is designed to meet the needs of each patient. Our goal is to assist the patient in identifying the roots of their […]

Capital Area Human Services – Baton Rouge, LA

  Capital Area Human Services Services: Adult Mental Health & Addiction Mental Health – Outpatient Compulsive Gambling Treatment Addiction Recovery – Outpatient Co-Occurring Disorders – Outpatient Addiction Recovery – Residential […]

Baton Rouge Housing Authority – Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge Housing Authority The East Baton Rouge Housing Authority was established in 1941 to provide a decent home and suitable living environment for low-income families. The Housing Act of […]

Baton Rouge Dental Center – Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge Dental Center Services: General Dentistry Preventative Dentistry Root Canal Therapy Tooth Extractions Periodontal Care TMJ Disorder Therapy Stem Cell Therapy Laser Dentistry Sleep Apnea Orthodontics Restorative Dentistry Tooth-colored […]

BR Dental Care – Baton Rouge, LA

BR Dental Care Services: Cosmetic Dentistry Dental Bonding Lumineers® Teeth Whitening Dental Technology Digital X-Rays Intraoral Cameras Panorex General and Family Dentistry Dental Bridges Dental Crowns Dental Fillings Dental Implants […]

Galliano Family Dentistry – Baton Rouge, LA

Galliano Family Dentistry URL: http://www.smilesbygalliano.com/ Address: 2915 S Sherwood Forest Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70816 Phone: (225) 296-0212

Sherwood Dental Care – Baton Rouge, LA

Sherwood Dental Care Services: Cosmetic Dentistry Porcelain Veneers Lumineers Teeth Bonding Teeth Whitening Zoom Whitening Porcelain Crowns Missing Teeth Dental Implants Dentures Affordable Dental Implants Overdentures Partial Dentures Facial Collapse […]

Primary Care Plus – Baton Rouge, LA

Primary Care Plus Services: Primary Care Diabetes Care Rheumatology Patient Forms URL: https://primarycareplus.com/ Address: 2645 O’Neal Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70816 Phone: 225-926-7200

Baton Rouge Clinic Urgent Care Center – Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge Clinic Urgent Care Center Services: Primary Care Medical & Surgical Subspecialties Specialty Centers Clinical Support & Diagnostics Patient Information URL: https://batonrougeclinic.com/ Address: 7373 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA […]

Baton Rouge General Medical Center – Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge General Medical Center Medical Services Patients & Visitors   URL: https://www.brgeneral.org/   BlueBonnet Campus 8585 Picardy Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70809 (225) 763-4000   Mid City Campus 3600 […]

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