MEET YOUR STUDENT SUCCESS COORDINATOR, ASHLEY KING

Ashley has lived in Knoxville, Tennessee for most of her life. She loves the Tennessee Vols and East Tennessee. She has her BS Degree in Multidisciplinary Studies from Tennessee Technological University. Since getting her degree, she has been working mostly in the education and social work areas.

SUPPORT RESOURCES IN YOUR AREA…

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.

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to […]

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program

Trade Adjustment Assistance Program The TAA Program seeks to provide adversely affected workers with opportunities to obtain the skills, credentials, resources, and support necessary to (re)build skills for future jobs. […]

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 […]

SnagAJob.com

Snagajob.com Job search site by city and zip code.  Apply for available jobs online and read helpful job tips. www.snagajob.com 

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  […]

Affiliated Blind of Louisiana -Lafayette

Description:  Offers vocational assessment, peer counseling, training in areas of Braille, keyboarding, orientation and mobility, home and personal management, computers and adaptive technology, job readiness training. Promotes the general welfare […]

Lafayette Business and Career Solutions Center -Lafayette

Description: Offer job search and resume assistance, evaluation of interests, skills and work preferences as well as providing labor market and demand job information. Louisiana Star Jobs -Explore top rates careers, find […]

Goodwill Industries of Acadiana -Lafayette

Description: Goodwill Industries of Acadiana’s is an information and referral program. It is a gateway to services for persons in search of employment and resources.  The services provided under the […]

Family Promise of Acadiana -Lafayette

Description: The Family Promise network is an organization providing shelter, meals and comprehensive support to families without homes.  It is the only program in the area that offers shelter to entire […]

Arc of Acadiana -Lafayette Parish

Description:  The Arc of Acadiana provides services for persons with developmental disabilities, helping to provide them an opportunity to develop, participate and live life to their fullest potential. Choose where […]

Catholic Services of Acadiana -Lafayette

  Description:  Offers basic human services to individuals and families experiencing hunger, poverty, and homelessness in Acadiana St. Joseph Diner -Prepares and serves free lunch meals from 11:00 am – 11:50 […]

Indeed – Resume

Indeed – Free Resume Builder Make Your Resume Make a free resume in minutes using the wizard or upload your own. Get Contacted Make your resume so that employers can […]

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition […]

KhanAcadmy.Org – Free Online Tutorials

 Khan Academy Tutorials – For free. For everyone. Forever. Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

Smile Community Action Agency -Lafayette

  Description:  SMILE Community Action Agency serves as a clearinghouse for community needs, with a focus on health, education, economic stability, and the betterment of all disadvantaged individuals, children and families […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

United Way of Acadiana -Lafayette

    Description:  Free tax prep Financial savings education and coaching Responds to crisis from hurricanes to floods by providing the basic needs and partnering with the local organizations that […]

Purdue Owl

Purdue Owl This go-to guide will help you improve your writing skills immensely in MLA and APA format. Going for writing lessons are expensive and usually not worth the money. […]

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 […]

CareerOneStop.Org – Career Services for Ex- Offenders

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. A proud partner of the  network. Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders CareerOneStop can aid in your search for a career path following incarceration by identifying […]

U.S. Department of Labor – CareerOneStop.org

your source for career exploration, training & jobs Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. A proud partner of the  network.  http://www.careeronestop.org CareerOneStop offers great information and tools for  job seekers, career […]

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources. […]

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 […]

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost […]

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 […]

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/

Head Start/Early Head Start -Lafayette

Description: Provides comprehensive early childhood development and family support services on a year-round basis for 216 children under age three and pregnant women in order to enhance children’s physical, social, emotional […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  […]

Louisiana Believes -Lafayette

Description:  CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM To support all families in accessing high quality child care, the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) provides financial assistance to low-income families while they are […]

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, […]

Creative Learning Preschool & Childcare Center -Lafayette

Description:  The Creative Learning Preschool and Childcare center specializes in early childhood education with programs for ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age, emphasizing early learning in math, science, […]

A-Bear’s Kids Only Preschool -Lafayette

Description:  Give your child an early start to success in life. Each teacher stays up-to-date on education levels. Our preschool follows state guidelines by providing daily activities to develop your […]

Enroll Lafayette -Lafayette

Description: A unified system of high quality, publicly-funded options to families to ensure more children enter school kindergarten ready. This network is comprised of a local early childhood community network that includes […]

Fisher’s Early Childhood Development -Lafayette

Description:  Pre-school program offering a unique program for your children to learn the skills they need to excel in school and life. Summer camp environment for school aged children, including field […]

Volunteers of America: Acadiana Programs-Lafayette

Description:  Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge is a faith-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families gain self-reliance, dignity and hope. Behavioral Health Services Children and Family Services […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child […]

EverydayFamily -Lafayette

Description:  A family driven website featuring a growing community of people who share in the everyday experience of parenting. Everyday Family offers: Free diapers Free trials of baby products and stage […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                      […]

Smile Community Action Agency -Lafayette

  Description:  SMILE Community Action Agency serves as a clearinghouse for community needs, with a focus on health, education, economic stability, and the betterment of all disadvantaged individuals, children and families […]

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) -Lafayette

Description:  Provides assistance to families to help pay for the child care needed in order to work, or attend school or training. URL:  https://cafe-cp.doe.louisiana.gov/edselfservice/ Address:  CCAP Household Eligibility P.O. Box 260037 Baton […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy […]

Childcare Center.us-National child care center search engine

This is a national website that allows parents to search for area child care centers, home daycares, and nannies/sitters.  The site allows you to narrow your search by zip code, […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Description:  Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures.  They nurture children and strengthen communities.  They Operate under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability […]

United Way of Acadiana -Lafayette

    Description:  Free tax prep Financial savings education and coaching Responds to crisis from hurricanes to floods by providing the basic needs and partnering with the local organizations that […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and […]

Louisiana Health Department – Immunizations

Back-to-school immunization events scheduled throughout Acadiana region Region 4 Office of Public Health is hosting back-to-school immunization events at parish health units and clinics. Vaccinations will be available following state […]

Operation Homefront

Their goal is to be the provider of choice for short-term and Critical Financial Assistance, long-term stability and recurring support programs to military families. SHORT-TERM CRITICAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (RELIEF) Critical […]

COVID-19 Resources: PC’s for People

https://www.pcsforpeople.org/get-technology/ https://www.pcsforpeople.org/get-technology/

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – St. Martin Parish

Grab and Go meals will be available this summer for children in St. Martin Parish. Meals will include 5 breakfast and 5 lunch meals to be distributed once per week […]

COVID-19 Relief Assistance – Thensted Outreach Center

Thensted Outreach Center in Grand Coteau is offering a Summer Food Service Program that is scheduled to be available from Monday, May 11, 2020 through Friday, July 24, 2020 from […]

Dollywood Pre K Imagination Free Season Pass

Free Pre-K Imagination Season Pass Children born in 2015 or 2016 can visit Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country for free all season long with a Pre-K Imagination Season Pass. This […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Lafayette Public Library

The Lafayette Public Library will reopen to the public at noon on Monday, May 18, 2020. All library locations will open with regular hours with the exception of the Butler Memorial […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – U-HAUL

U-HAUL Offers 30 Days Free Self- Storage amid Coronavirus Outbreak The free month applies to new customers with college IDs and is a limited-time offer subject to availability. Please visit […]

COVID-19- Relief Resources – JOANN Face Mask Kits

MOST JOANN STORES are participating in the Take and Make masks with donated fabric and guidance. This is a free kit with supplies to make your own face mask. Due […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Face Masks Online

Two online retailers are offering to mail free face masks to your home. Flexispot and DHVANI   Please visit the website below for more information regarding ordering information.   URL: https://www.kxan.com/news/simplehealth/medical/two-places-to-get-free-face-masks-online/ […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Polar Bears International Educational Resources

Polar Bears International The Polar Bears International website has developed a curriculum for kids that provides educational information about polar bears that includes: live chats with scientists, the polar bear […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – American Museum of Natural History

Welcome to OLogy! A science website for kids from the American Museum of Natural History. The website provides educational games, activities and learning videos and live streams covering a variety […]

COVID-19- Relief Resources – The Weather Channel

We Love Weather is provided by The Weather Channel and provides educational information. This resource has weather activities for kids, step by step experiments and educational videos with experiments regarding […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – California Science Center

The California Science Center has provided easy to follow science activities for children as well as live science videos and more through their “Stuck at Home Science”. The site posts […]

COVID-19 Resources: Children’s Defense Fund- Useful Resources for Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis

Description:  Links to resources for families seeking assistance with health coverage, education, self-care and wellness and state-specific resources.  Also information for immigrant families URL:  https://www.childrensdefense.org/useful-resource-covid-19/#immigrant

COVID-19 Resources: National Low Income Housing Coalition- State and Local Rental Assistance Search

URL:  https://nlihc.org/rental-assistance

COVID-19 Resources: List of Museums, Zoos and Theme Parks Offering Virtual Tours

Description:  “Walk” through some of the world’s most prestigious cultural institutions, like The Met and The American Museum of Natural History, then go for a “ride” on Disney’s new Frozen rollercoaster with the […]

COVID-19 Resources: Virtual Exhibits for Online Learning and Fun- Cleveland

Description:  A list of museums, art galleries, zoos, and aquariums that give children a chance to learn by virtual visiting. URL:  https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/families-and-individuals/resources-for-parents-and-families/Virtual-Exhibits-Online-Learning-and-Fun

COVID-19- Relief Resources – Walt Disney Fireworks

Walt Disney World and Disneyland have been closed since March 14 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Disney Magic Moments shared a “virtual viewing” of the “Happily Ever After” fireworks show […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Virtual Games for Kids

MommyPoppins.com – has provided information about virtual activities and games for children of all ages to play with their friends. The website provides virtual games that can be accessed using […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – East Tennessee Job Opportunities

WATE news has provided a list of business that are currently hiring in the East Tennessee area. The website is updated regularly with new information. Please visit their site for […]

COVID-19 Resources: SingleCare Free Prescription Discount Card

URL:  https://www1.singlecare.com/rescare

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Resources: National Domestic Violence Hotline

URL:  https://www.thehotline.org/help/

COVID-19 Resources: Veterans Crisis Line

Call 800-273-8255 or text 838255 URL:  https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

COVID-19 Resources: Crisis Textline

Text TALK to 741741 URL:  https://www.crisistextline.org/  

COVID-19 Resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call 800-273-8255 or Chat with Lifeline URL:  https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

COVID-19 Resources: Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration- Disaster Distress Helpline

Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration:  Disaster Distress Helpline Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 URL:  https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Offers for Healthcare Workers and First Responders

Starbucks announced on March 25 that the chain would give out free coffee to anyone who identifies as a front-line responder to the pandemic through May 3. The free coffee must be […]

COVID-19 – Relief Resources – Free Meal Sites for Children

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System’s Child Nutrition Department will be serving free breakfast and lunch at multiple school sites across the parish beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020, between […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Amazon Prime for Kids

Amazon is now offering free access to some of its Prime programming for kids. You don’t need to be an Amazon Prime subscriber, but you will need to create an Amazon account […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – State Farm

In response to COVID-19, State Farm’s “State Farm Good Neighbor Relief” is returning $2 billion dividend to Mutual auto insurance customers. The website says that “On average most customers will […]

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- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign […]

COVID-19 Resources: Path to Government Benefits

URL:  https://www.benefits.gov/help/faq/Coronavirus-resources

COVID-19 Resource: Homeless Shelter Directory

URL:  https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Articles: 3 Steps you can take to stay healthy during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

URL:  https://nutrition.org/making-health-and-nutrition-a-priority-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-pandemic/

COVID-19 Articles: Simple Vegan Recipes to Try During the Quarantine

URL:  https://www.peta.org/living/food/simple-vegan-recipes/

COVID- 19 Articles: Avoid Cabin Fever With These 125 Ideas to Keep Kids Entertained During the Coronavirus Crisis

URL:  https://parade.com/1009774/stephanieosmanski/things-to-do-with-kids-during-coronavirus-quarantine/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources. […]

COVID-19 Article: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Social Distancing With Children

URL:  https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/coronavirus-social-distancing.html

COVID-19 Article: Tips for Families: Coronavirus

URL:  https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3210-tips-for-families-coronavirus

COVID-19 Article: 8 Tips for Working From Home With Kids During COVID-19

URL:  https://www.yalemedicine.org/stories/8-tips-work-at-home-with-kids-covid-19/

COVID-19 Article: Working and Learning from Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak

URL:  https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/chest-lungs/Pages/Working-and-Learning-from-Home-During-the-COVID-19-Outbreak.aspx

COVID-19 Articles: Family Activities to Do During COVID-19

URL:  https://loganhealth.org/prod/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/What-to-do-at-home-with-your-kids-during-COVID-2019.pdf

COVID-19 Article: Mental health considerations for children quarantined because of COVID-19

URL:   https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanchi/article/PIIS2352-4642(20)30096-1/fulltext

COVID-19 Article: Stress and Coping

Description: The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping […]

COVID-19 Article: How to Maintain a Positive State of Mind During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Maintain a Positive State of Mind During the COVID-19 Pandemic https://www.indeed.com/hire/c/info/maintain-a-positive-state-of-mind?hl=en&cc=US

COVID-19 Resource: FindHelp

FindHelp Find food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic by zip code:  https://findhelp.org/

COVID-19 Article: COVID-19 Is Coinciding With a Loneliness Epidemic

COVID-19 Is Coinciding With a Loneliness Epidemic Description:  Emotional health. URL:   https://www.govexec.com/management/2020/03/covid-19-coinciding-loneliness-epidemic/164153/

COVID-19 Article: A Parent’s Guide to Working from Home with Kids

A Parent’s Guide to Working from Home with Kids https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/career-development/working-from-home-with-kids

COVID-19 Article: 7 Healthy Tips for a Better Night Sleep

7 Healthy Tips for a Better Night Sleep https://blog.ed.ted.com/2016/08/23/7-healthy-tips-for-a-better-nights-sleep/?fbclid=IwAR2KLWjiE4JOHhB7LsLplCuc3sMju4Zy-x_K-dP1w7naWb1FSSURfiKgNIQ

COVID-19: Get Your Home Ready

Description: This interim guidance is to help household members plan for community transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages […]

COVID-19 Article: How soap kills the coronavirus

How soap kills the coronavirus https://ed.ted.com/best_of_web/wy0p8edN  

COVID-19 Resources- Project K!d

Description: PROJECT K!D is dedicated to offering families creative and inventive ways to spend unplugged time with kids. From DIY crafts to party ideas to home décor solutions, we mix traditional craft […]

COVID-19 Article: Homeschooling Through COVID-19

Homeschooling Through COVID-19 Description: The Coalition for Responsible Home Education is offering resources to help families navigate their children’s education through this pandemic. On this page you’ll find recommendations for utilizing […]

COVID-19 Resources- National Association of School Psychologists

Description: Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 and other resources. URL:   https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/helping-children-cope-with-changes-resulting-from-covid-19

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Comcast Internet Essentials

Comcast Internet Essentials With school closings as a result of the Coronavirus and students needing Internet access for online instruction, Comcast has developed a plan to support low-income families and […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in […]

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

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 […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Food Assistance

In response to COVID-19 relief assistance, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service is has several programs to help serve those in need.   Congregate Meal Waivers – regarding summer meal […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Louisiana Utility Assistance

A list of power companies in the Lafayette area that have implemented changes to assist customers in response to COVID-19. The changes include temporarily suspending service disconnects and fees. Please […]

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 […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Spectrum Internet

In an effort to ensure Americans have necessary access to online resources, qualifying households with students can get 60 days of FREE access with a Spectrum Internet account. Available for households with […]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides daily updated information about Coronavirus (COVID-19). This website includes: tracking information of reported cases safety tips about prevention symptoms and information about COVID-19 testing sites and directions for […]

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

Operation First Response (OFR)

OFR assists wounded, injured and critically ill Service Members and Disabled Veterans from all branches. Military Assistance Program – We serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their […]

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 […]

PENFED Foundation

Our Mission Our mission is to provide service members, veterans, their families and support networks with the skills and resources they need to build a strong financial future. The Foundation […]

Sorenson Video Relay Service

Description: Sorenson Video Relay Service® (SVRS®) is a free, 24-hour service that enables users to place and receive calls through a professional American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter via a videophone and a high-speed […]

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 […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – State Farm

In response to COVID-19, State Farm’s “State Farm Good Neighbor Relief” is returning $2 billion dividend to Mutual auto insurance customers. The website says that “On average most customers will […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies […]

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 […]

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English […]

BenefitsCheckUp

This service assists seniors identify benefits for which they may not know they qualify for. This is a free service of the National Council on Aging. You can search your […]

American GI Forum – National Veterans Outreach Program

The American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program, Inc. (NVOP) currently serves veterans with employment and training services in the four general metropolitan areas of Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, El […]

VeteransPlus

Programs VeteransPlus programs were designed by Veterans and are delivered by Veterans to provide practical financial solutions geared to real life circumstances of current and former military personal. Our counselors […]

Army Emergency Relief

At Army Emergency Relief we help Soldiers and Families like you and yours everyday with scholarships, grants, and loans that are always free of interest and fees. Requests for AER […]

Yellow Ribbon Network

The Yellow Ribbon Network is a centralized online resource and clearinghouse where service members and veterans can fill out a request for assistance that is submitted to multiple non-profit funding […]

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation

UHCCF’s mission is to help fill the gap between what medical services/items a child needs and what their commercial health benefit plan will pay for. UHCCF grants provide financial help/assistance for families […]

IRS Tax Transcript- All Campuses

Description:  IRS Tax Transcript-  Taxpayers should keep copies of their tax returns for at least three years. Those who need a copy of their tax return should check with their […]

PENFED Foundation

Our Mission Our mission is to provide service members, veterans, their families and support networks with the skills and resources they need to build a strong financial future. The Foundation […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, […]

Progressive Baptist Church of Lafayette Parish

Progressive Baptist Church Provides rent, utility, and other financial assistance to persons within the Lafayette Parish (depending on fund availability). Address:  2001 E Simcoe St, Lafayette, LA 70501 Phone:  (337) […]

Spectrum Internet Assist

Spectrum Internet Assist We believe that everyone should have access to reliable, high-speed Internet.  Through the Spectrum Internet Assist program, qualified households* can receive: High-speed 30 Mbps Internet with no data caps Internet […]

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 […]

EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program for HVAC Students

The EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program Established to recognize the excellent and deserving students seeking careers in HVAC, is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program, which provides $2,500 individual […]

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 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, […]

MyFreeTaxes.com

MyFreeTaxes.com Some “free” tax preparation products only offer federal (not state) filings, or charge extra for anything beyond the most basic forms. MyFreeTaxes is completely free for individuals and families who […]

Access Program by AT&T – Income Based Internet

Access Program – AT&T AT&T is offering low-cost wireline home Internet service to qualifying households: With at least one resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) […]

Aaron’s – Rent to Own Computers

Aaron’s If you’re in the market for new a new computer, laptop, or tablet, rent to own is a great option that allows you to avoid large upfront payments by making affordable monthly payments instead.  Once […]

Discounted Amazon Prime for EBT and Medicaid Members

EBT and Medicaid cardholders get a discount on Amazon Prime As an Amazon Prime member, you receive a free 30-day trial that includes Free Two-Day Shipping on over 100 million […]

Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill – USAGov

  Help with Bills Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill   The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) may be able to help with: Assistance to pay your heating or […]

Help with Bills USAGov

Get Help Paying phone bill …to learn more contact https://www.fcc.gov/general/lifeline-program-low-income-consumers The Lifeline program from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) helps low-income individuals and families get discounted landline or cell (wireless) phone service. The […]

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/

Groupon – Discounted Used Computers and Laptops

Groupon Groupon.com offers cheap and discounted used computers, tablets, and PC’s.  Free shipping on orders over $34.99 and free returns. URL:  https://www.groupon.com/goods/computers-and-tablets

Discount Computer Depot

Discount Computer Depot We believe in creating a BETTER experience for our customers, our community, and our planet.  That’s why we bring value and quality of life benefits; products aside, […]

Financial Help Resources

Get Help Paying Your Bills – Financial Help Resources Find government and non-profit resources to help you pay your bills We provide free resources for those under financial stress who […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by […]

Internet Essentials from Comcast

Internet Essentials from Comcast We believe that everyone should have access to the opportunities made possible by having the Internet at home. Since 2011, Internet Essentials is our answer to […]

PC’s for People

PC’s for People Computers and Low Cost Internet. PCs for People refurbishes desktop and laptop computers for distribution to eligible recipients. As a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher, we are able to […]

Affiliated Blind of Louisiana -Lafayette

Description:  Offers vocational assessment, peer counseling, training in areas of Braille, keyboarding, orientation and mobility, home and personal management, computers and adaptive technology, job readiness training. Promotes the general welfare […]

Acadiana C.A.R.E.S. -Lafayette

  Description:  Addresses the issues associated with the HIV/AIDS pandemic and provide education and services for HIV prevention and care for those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. case management […]

Amazon Prime Student

Amazon Prime Student Get fast, FREE Shipping on over 100 million items, stream thousands of TV shows and movies, and get exclusive college deals on books, electronics, and other school […]

TigerDirect – Refurbished Laptops

TigerDirect.com Online retail site with daily sales on new & refurbished laptops, tablets, and other electronics. URL:  http://www.tigerdirect.com/

Catholic Services of Acadiana -Lafayette

  Description:  Offers basic human services to individuals and families experiencing hunger, poverty, and homelessness in Acadiana St. Joseph Diner -Prepares and serves free lunch meals from 11:00 am – 11:50 […]

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition […]

Shoes That Fit

Shoes That Fit Shoes That Fit tackles one of the most visible signs of poverty in America by giving kids in need new athletic shoes to attend school with dignity […]

The American Legion – Family Support Network

Family Support Network The American Legion’s Family Support Network is ready to provide immediate assistance to service personnel and their families, whose lives have been directly affected by the ongoing […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child […]

Need Help Paying Bills?

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS . COM Help With Bills, Mortgage and Debts Help with medical bills and find access low cost health care centers or insurance policies. Free mortgage help and foreclosure prevention […]

Smile Community Action Agency -Lafayette

  Description:  SMILE Community Action Agency serves as a clearinghouse for community needs, with a focus on health, education, economic stability, and the betterment of all disadvantaged individuals, children and families […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

Financial Aid – FAFSA

Who We Are Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

GovLoans.Gov

GovLoans.Gov Your gateway to government loan information. It directs you to the loan information that best meets your needs. Loan Categories: Agriculture Education Business Housing Disaster Relief Veteran URL:  www.govloans.gov […]

Benefits.Gov

Benefits.Gov As the official benefits website of the U.S. government, our mission is to reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to benefit […]

Lifeline Program

LIFELINE PROGRAM Lifeline is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Program administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet. Eligible customers will […]

AARP – Tax Aide Program

 Tax-Aide Program AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those 50 and older – at nearly 5,000 locations nationwide or on-line. Find a location […]

United Christian Outreach Inc

United Christian Outreach can provide assistance with food, clothing, prescription expenses and financial assistance to individuals living within the city limits of Lafayette. Please contact the center for more information […]

Free Beds for Kids- Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Description:  We’re a national organization answering the call to a national problem.  We fully believe that a bed is a basic need for the proper physical, emotional, and mental support that a […]

COVID-19 Resource: Homeless Shelter Directory

URL:  https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Comcast Internet Essentials

Comcast Internet Essentials With school closings as a result of the Coronavirus and students needing Internet access for online instruction, Comcast has developed a plan to support low-income families and […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in […]

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 […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Food Assistance

In response to COVID-19 relief assistance, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service is has several programs to help serve those in need.   Congregate Meal Waivers – regarding summer meal […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Spectrum Internet

In an effort to ensure Americans have necessary access to online resources, qualifying households with students can get 60 days of FREE access with a Spectrum Internet account. Available for households with […]

Operation First Response (OFR)

OFR assists wounded, injured and critically ill Service Members and Disabled Veterans from all branches. Military Assistance Program – We serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their […]

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost […]

Love INC. of Lafayette

Love INC of Lafayette operates a local clearinghouse which maintains information on resources available to people in need through the talents of individual people, church outreach ministries, and community agencies. […]

BeAnElf.org

BeAnElf.org’s volunteers buy gifts for children with fewer privileges than other kids. At participating United States Postal Services (USPS) postal branches, volunteers select one or more letters to Santa. To […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, […]

The DesOrmeaux Foundation of Lafayette

The DesOrmeaux Foundation We are so excited to share with you our home for homeless pregnant women that is now open to pregnant women in need. The home, located in […]

St. Joseph Shelter for Men of Lafayette, LA

St. Joseph Shelter for Men Provides emergency and transitional housing for up to 32 homeless men per night, 365 days per year. Residents participate in case management where they are […]

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, […]

RentAssistance.us

RentAssistance.us RentAssistance provides a directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that will help you pay your rent. Some listings are government organizations.  Other are non-profits and charities that offer […]

Outreach Center: Rapid Re-Housing Program

The Rapid Re-Housing Program empowers individuals and families experiencing homelessness to move into housing quickly by making funds available to local residents who are currently homeless.  Assistance may include: rental […]

Second Harvest Food Bank-South Louisiana

Second Harvest Food Bank offers assistance with the following services: • Food pantry referrals • assistance with applying for SNAP (Food Stamps) •assistance with applying for FITAP – Family Independence […]

Foodpantries.org

This website allows you to search for food pantries in your area.  You can search by your state and then your city. http://www.foodpantries.org

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/

ShelterListings.Org – Find Shelter & Housing

Mission Statement To help the needy find shelter and assistance. This nation is going through tough times and providing a helping hand can help make the world a better place. […]

Habitat for Humanity -All

Description:  Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and in approximately 70 countries. Habitat’s vision is of a […]

National Resource Directory (NRD) for Veterans and Military

National Resource Directory (NRD) The NRD is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides […]

LowIncomeHousing.us

This website allows you to search for affordable rentals and housing options in your area.  Simply go to the website and click on your state and then your city. URL:  http://www.lowincomehousing.us

Homeless Shelter Directory website

This website allows the user to click their location on a map to find a local homeless shelter.  The website also allows you to search for soup kitchens, rent assistance […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by […]

The ExtraMile -Lafayette

Description:   Helping those in need with family programs, and through donations by the public.  Enhances and enriches the quality of life for all persons served by the state of Louisiana by […]

New Start Center -Lafayette

  Description: Assists abused women and their children.  Services are available free of charge to all physically or emotionally abused women, men and their children.  Temporary shelter Education Support groups […]

Goodwill Industries of Acadiana -Lafayette

Description: Goodwill Industries of Acadiana’s is an information and referral program. It is a gateway to services for persons in search of employment and resources.  The services provided under the […]

Acadiana C.A.R.E.S. -Lafayette

  Description:  Addresses the issues associated with the HIV/AIDS pandemic and provide education and services for HIV prevention and care for those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. case management […]

The Outreach Center -Lafayette

  Description:  We provide individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Acadiana with the resources they need to secure a second chance at life.  Since 1990 we have helped hundreds of families […]

J & K Hope Center -Lafayette

Description:  Housing and treatment for homeless men with alcohol/drug addiction and mental illness ( Dual Diagnoses). Other services offered include:  Case Management Life Skills Training Transportation Assistance URL:  http://jkhopecenter.com/main.html Address:  814 […]

Housing Authority of Lafayette

Description: Provides information on our programs and services.  LHA is committed to the creation, preservation and expansion of quality, affordable housing opportunities throughout Lafayette, Louisiana. Calendar of Events feed from the […]

Family Promise of Acadiana -Lafayette

Description: The Family Promise network is an organization providing shelter, meals and comprehensive support to families without homes.  It is the only program in the area that offers shelter to entire […]

Arc of Acadiana -Lafayette Parish

Description:  The Arc of Acadiana provides services for persons with developmental disabilities, helping to provide them an opportunity to develop, participate and live life to their fullest potential. Choose where […]

Catholic Services of Acadiana -Lafayette

  Description:  Offers basic human services to individuals and families experiencing hunger, poverty, and homelessness in Acadiana St. Joseph Diner -Prepares and serves free lunch meals from 11:00 am – 11:50 […]

Summer Food Service Program -Lafayette

Description:  The Summer Food Service Program is a program that provides free, nutritious meals to all children during the summer vacation period. Who is Eligible Any child 1-18 years of […]

The American Legion – Family Support Network

Family Support Network The American Legion’s Family Support Network is ready to provide immediate assistance to service personnel and their families, whose lives have been directly affected by the ongoing […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Programs Available: Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) Eligibility & How to Apply Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Participant Eligibility The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Participant Eligibility Supplemental […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                      […]

Smile Community Action Agency -Lafayette

  Description:  SMILE Community Action Agency serves as a clearinghouse for community needs, with a focus on health, education, economic stability, and the betterment of all disadvantaged individuals, children and families […]

Foodnet Food Bank of Lafayette

Description: Provides food to those in need, generate community support and create awareness.  A referral letter from “232-HELP” is required each month. Individuals can obtain only one order of food […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

Homeless Shelters Directory

Homeless Shelters Directory Helping the Needy of America. The Homeless Shelter Directory was started as a list of homeless shelters. We now provide listings for the following: Homeless Shelters Homeless […]

Foodpantries.org

Foodpantries.org  Foodpantries.org have set up this directory of Food Banks, Soup Kitchens, and non-profit organizations committed to fighting hunger. The information is collected manually and is as accurate as possible.  […]

Feeding America

Feeding America Feeding America is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS.  Our mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage […]

United Way of Acadiana -Lafayette

    Description:  Free tax prep Financial savings education and coaching Responds to crisis from hurricanes to floods by providing the basic needs and partnering with the local organizations that […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and […]

Louisiana Health Department – Immunizations

Back-to-school immunization events scheduled throughout Acadiana region Region 4 Office of Public Health is hosting back-to-school immunization events at parish health units and clinics. Vaccinations will be available following state […]

COVID-19 Resources: Children’s Defense Fund- Useful Resources for Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis

Description:  Links to resources for families seeking assistance with health coverage, education, self-care and wellness and state-specific resources.  Also information for immigrant families URL:  https://www.childrensdefense.org/useful-resource-covid-19/#immigrant

COVID-19 Resources- National Association of School Psychologists

Description: Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 and other resources. URL:   https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/helping-children-cope-with-changes-resulting-from-covid-19

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

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 […]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides daily updated information about Coronavirus (COVID-19). This website includes: tracking information of reported cases safety tips about prevention symptoms and information about COVID-19 testing sites and directions for […]

Southwest Louisiana Primary Healthcare Center, Inc.

Since 1993, Southwest Louisiana Primary Health Care Center has been providing affordable outpatient medical and dental healthcare services to our community which includes St. Landry Parish, Northern Lafayette Parish, and […]

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc.

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc. (LHRC), a 501(C) 3 CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accredited substance use disorder, mental health, homelessness, and HIV/AIDS provider. We presently operate the […]

Acadian Counseling Center

Acadian Counseling Center started with a simple premise: Help people to improve their lives. Here at Acadian Counseling Center, we provide necessary therapy to improve the quality of life. This […]

The Family Tree

Mission To improve the quality of life for individuals and families over the life course through education, counseling and information services that are delivered in a professional, accessible, and compassionate […]

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 […]

The DesOrmeaux Foundation of Lafayette

The DesOrmeaux Foundation We are so excited to share with you our home for homeless pregnant women that is now open to pregnant women in need. The home, located in […]

SWLA Center for Health Services

SWLA Center for Health Services offers the following services: Behavioral Health, adult and children’s dentistry, primary care services for adults and children, and OB/GYN services. *SWLA offers services at a […]

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

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 […]

A Pregnancy Center and Clinic (APCC)

A Pregnancy Center and Clinic (APCC) supports pregnant women with FREE, CONFIDENTIAL pregnancy services.  Services include pregnancy testing, ultrasounds, confidential counseling on pregnancy options, on-going pregnancy support counseling, and material […]

232-HELP-Project Rx

232-HELP is a helpline specifically for Louisiana residents.  They can offer resource referral for concerns such as bill payment, healthcare, counseling, etc.  Project Rx is a specific program offered by […]

Eldercare Locator -Nationwide

Description: The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. Since 1991, the Eldercare Locator has been linking those who need […]

Veterans Crisis Line

If you are a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, call the Veterans Crisis Line 24/7 to reach a responder with the Department of Veterans Affairs.  They serve all […]

Financial Help Resources

Get Help Paying Your Bills – Financial Help Resources Find government and non-profit resources to help you pay your bills We provide free resources for those under financial stress who […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by […]

A Pregnancy Center And Clinic -Lafayette

Description:  An educational resource center & medical clinic.  Free services to lower income families who are preparing for a child or already have children. Pregnancy tests & ultrasounds Abortion education Parenting […]

The National Domestic Violence -Lafayette

Description:  The National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence.  Provides confidential, one-on-one support Offers crisis intervention, […]

Hearts of Hope -Lafayette

  Description:  A non-profit agency that responds daily to those affected by the trauma of sexual violence in our community Provides education, advocacy and empowerment services and programs Counseling Referrals […]

Cadence of Acadiana -Lafayette

Description:  Support coordination services and  case management for the elderly, MR/DD, EPSDT, infants through 3 years and children’s choice.  CADENCE is an acronym for “Coordinate, Advocate, Direct, Educate Neighborhoods, Communities & […]

LARC -Lafayette

  Description:  Supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in reaching their goals of self-sufficiency, quality of life and self-worth.​ Community Supports & Services Residential Services Vocational Services URL:  http://www.lafayettelarc.org/ Address:  303 […]

Affiliated Blind of Louisiana -Lafayette

Description:  Offers vocational assessment, peer counseling, training in areas of Braille, keyboarding, orientation and mobility, home and personal management, computers and adaptive technology, job readiness training. Promotes the general welfare […]

Acadiana C.A.R.E.S. -Lafayette

  Description:  Addresses the issues associated with the HIV/AIDS pandemic and provide education and services for HIV prevention and care for those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. case management […]

St. Joseph Hospice -Lafayette

Description: St. Joseph Hospice provides peace, comfort, and dignity to those facing terminal illness.  St. Joseph Hospice embraces the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of both the patient and his or her family. […]

Hospice of Acadiana -Lafayette

  Description: A local non-profit organization of compassionate, well-trained professionals, support staff, and volunteers who provide a comprehensive program of medical care, counseling, and spiritual direction to persons with life-threatening conditions […]

Arc of Acadiana -Lafayette Parish

Description:  The Arc of Acadiana provides services for persons with developmental disabilities, helping to provide them an opportunity to develop, participate and live life to their fullest potential. Choose where […]

Psychology Today–A National Listing of Treatment Centers, Therapists, Psychiatrists, and Support Groups

Psychology Today is a national website that allows the user to search for treatment centers, therapists, psychiatrists, and support groups located near their residence.  You can also narrow the search […]

Catholic Services of Acadiana -Lafayette

  Description:  Offers basic human services to individuals and families experiencing hunger, poverty, and homelessness in Acadiana St. Joseph Diner -Prepares and serves free lunch meals from 11:00 am – 11:50 […]

Ryan White HIV Programs

Ryan White & HIV Programs The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program provides a comprehensive system of care that includes primary medical care and essential support services for people living with HIV […]

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition […]

Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; […]

Volunteers of America: Acadiana Programs-Lafayette

Description:  Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge is a faith-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families gain self-reliance, dignity and hope. Behavioral Health Services Children and Family Services […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

State and Local Health Departments – Vaccinations

State & Local Health Departments State and local health departments are a great resource for vaccinations.  They may also have information about state vaccine requirements and free and low-cost vaccines, […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child […]

Smile Community Action Agency -Lafayette

  Description:  SMILE Community Action Agency serves as a clearinghouse for community needs, with a focus on health, education, economic stability, and the betterment of all disadvantaged individuals, children and families […]

Louisiana Department of Health -Lafayette

Description:  WIC Medicaid Aging & Adult Services Behavioral Health Developmental Disabilities Public Health Licensing/Certification Abortion Alternatives Resources Emergency Preparedness Quit Smoking Preventing Opioid Abuse Vital Records Water Regulations/Inspections URL:  http://ldh.la.gov/ Address: 628 […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, […]

American Association of Poison Control Centers

  Description:  The American Association of Poison Control Centers supports the nation’s 55 poison centers in their efforts to prevent and treat poison exposures. Poison centers offer free, confidential, expert medical […]

American Red Cross

Description:  The American Red Cross prevent and relieve suffering here at home and around the world. Disaster Relief- Hurricanes, Floods, Earthquakes, Tornado, Wildfires, Superstorms Lifesaving Blood- Blood Donations Training & Certification […]

Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corp – Free Health Care

REMOTE AREA MEDICAL 2200 Stock Creek Blvd. Rockford, TN 37853 (865) 579-1530  info@ramusa.org   Remote Area Medical (RAM) is a major nonprofit provider of mobile medical clinics. Our mission is […]

United Way of Acadiana -Lafayette

    Description:  Free tax prep Financial savings education and coaching Responds to crisis from hurricanes to floods by providing the basic needs and partnering with the local organizations that […]

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  Description: 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress Prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones Best practices for professionals. URL:   https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Phone Number:  1-800-273-8255 Hours:  […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated […]

Sight For Students

Sight For Students Sight for Students, a Vision Service Plan (VSP) program, provides eye free exams and free glasses to low-income, uninsured children. The program operates nationally through a network […]

NeedyMeds-Prescription Assistance

NeedyMeds is an excellent source of information on prescription assistance.  They offer discount drug cards and a list of assistance programs for a specific medication or diagnosis.  They offer information […]

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) We educate. Offered in thousands of communities across the United States through NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates, our education programs ensure hundreds of thousands of families, […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and […]

COVID-19 Resources: National Low Income Housing Coalition- State and Local Rental Assistance Search

URL:  https://nlihc.org/rental-assistance

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, […]

The DesOrmeaux Foundation of Lafayette

The DesOrmeaux Foundation We are so excited to share with you our home for homeless pregnant women that is now open to pregnant women in need. The home, located in […]

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, […]

Affordable Housing

This website allows you to search for affordable housing and Section 8 housing across the nation.  Just enter your city, state, or zip in the search bar. http://affordablehousingonline.com

RentAssistance.us

RentAssistance.us RentAssistance provides a directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that will help you pay your rent. Some listings are government organizations.  Other are non-profits and charities that offer […]

ForRent.COM

Description:  Your Trusted Apartment Rental Source Years of experience and trusted customer service separates ForRent.com from any other apartment finder service. Search for your next home with confidence knowing that […]

Outreach Center: Rapid Re-Housing Program

The Rapid Re-Housing Program empowers individuals and families experiencing homelessness to move into housing quickly by making funds available to local residents who are currently homeless.  Assistance may include: rental […]

Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill – USAGov

  Help with Bills Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill   The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) may be able to help with: Assistance to pay your heating or […]

Housing Authority of Lafayette

Description: Provides information on our programs and services.  LHA is committed to the creation, preservation and expansion of quality, affordable housing opportunities throughout Lafayette, Louisiana. Calendar of Events feed from the […]

US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

HUD.GOV Topic Areas: Resource Locator in My Area Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) HUD Homes Information for Disabled Persons Information for Senior Citizens Rental Assistance Veteran Information Affordable Apartment […]

Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers

Description: Provides free civil legal services to indigent citizens of Lafayette Parish. Applicants must first apply and be accepted as a client at Acadiana Legal Services Corporation. Applicant is responsible […]

Acadiana Legal Services Corporation of Louisiana

Acadiana Legal Services Corporation Offers pro bono services for consumers, education, family, juvenile, health, housing, civil rights, etc. URL:  http://www.la-law.org/ Lafayette Office 1020 Surrey St, Lafayette, LA 70501 337-237-4320 Alexandria Office […]

Lafayette Bar Association

The Lafayette Bar Association The Lafayette Bar Association has been serving the legal profession and public since its formation in 1969. Today, it serves over 900 members by providing helpful […]

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, […]

Acadiana Legal Service Corporation

The Acadiana Legal Service Corporation offers free legal assistance to those in need.  They handle various types of cases including bankruptcy, education, employment, family, juvenile, health, housing, civil rights, etc.  […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by […]

Goodwill Industries of Acadiana -Lafayette

Description: Goodwill Industries of Acadiana’s is an information and referral program. It is a gateway to services for persons in search of employment and resources.  The services provided under the […]

15th Judicial District Court Specialty Court Division -Lafayette

  Description:   Adult Drug Court -A specialized court designed to handle cases involving less serious drug-using offenders through a supervision a treatment program.  The program includes frequent drug-testing, case management, substance […]

Acadiana Legal Service Corporation -Lafayette

Description:  A private, non-profit law firm that provides free legal assistance in civil cases to those who could not otherwise afford it. We are funded solely by grants and donations.  Consumer […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

Smile Community Action Agency -Lafayette

  Description:  SMILE Community Action Agency serves as a clearinghouse for community needs, with a focus on health, education, economic stability, and the betterment of all disadvantaged individuals, children and families […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

COVID-19 Resources: Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration- Disaster Distress Helpline

Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration:  Disaster Distress Helpline Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 URL:  https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

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 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This website allows you to search for local substance use and mental health treatment programs. https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/locator

Oxford House

Purpose  Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. The number […]

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc.

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc. (LHRC), a 501(C) 3 CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accredited substance use disorder, mental health, homelessness, and HIV/AIDS provider. We presently operate the […]

Acadiana Recovery Center of Lafayette

Acadiana Recovery Center Our treatment programs include: Residential Treatment (Inpatient) Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Transitional Living Outpatient (OP) Treatment Group Therapy Dual Diagnosis/ Co-occurring Disorder Treatments Family Therapy Trauma Counseling Grief […]

Compass Health of Lafayette

Compass Health Compass Health can provide the elements needed to ensure a hospital or outpatient program is clinically sound and financially prosperous. In an effort to meet your organizational needs, […]

Townsend Outpatient Addiction Treatment Center of Lafayette

Townsend Outpatient Addiction Treatment Center Offers Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP).  Accepts most insurance.  Call 888-364-9635 to speak to a payment consultant about free insurance options. Address:  4540 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy […]

Solutions Drug & Alcohol Recovery Center of Lafayette

Solutions Drug & Alcohol Recovery Center Our Intensive Outpatient Program is designed for individuals 18 years and older seeking primary treatment for alcoholism and addiction. This program provides assessment and […]

Victory Addiction Recovery Center of Lafayette

Victory Addiction Recovery Center Intensive Outpatient Program Provides the benefits of treatment with added flexibility. With sessions at night, you are able to continue to live your life going to […]

Vermilion Behavioral Health Systems (Addiction Treatment) of Lafayette

Vermilion Behavioral Health Systems Individuals who enroll in IOP attend treatment three days per week, and participate in five groups each day, for a total of 15 groups each week. […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Substance Rehab Center -Lafayette

Treatment Centers in Lafayette, LA Description:  Database of substance abuse treatment centers located in Lafayette, LA.  Browse by services offered at any of the 27 treatment facilities located in Lafayette, LA. […]

Substance Rehab Center Database

Substance Rehab Centers Description:  Our extensive database of substance abuse treatment centers throughout the United States is one of the largest on the Internet. We have organized our site in a way to […]

J & K Hope Center -Lafayette

Description:  Housing and treatment for homeless men with alcohol/drug addiction and mental illness ( Dual Diagnoses). Other services offered include:  Case Management Life Skills Training Transportation Assistance URL:  http://jkhopecenter.com/main.html Address:  814 […]

15th Judicial District Court Specialty Court Division -Lafayette

  Description:   Adult Drug Court -A specialized court designed to handle cases involving less serious drug-using offenders through a supervision a treatment program.  The program includes frequent drug-testing, case management, substance […]

Psychology Today–A National Listing of Treatment Centers, Therapists, Psychiatrists, and Support Groups

Psychology Today is a national website that allows the user to search for treatment centers, therapists, psychiatrists, and support groups located near their residence.  You can also narrow the search […]

Catholic Services of Acadiana -Lafayette

  Description:  Offers basic human services to individuals and families experiencing hunger, poverty, and homelessness in Acadiana St. Joseph Diner -Prepares and serves free lunch meals from 11:00 am – 11:50 […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

Smile Community Action Agency -Lafayette

  Description:  SMILE Community Action Agency serves as a clearinghouse for community needs, with a focus on health, education, economic stability, and the betterment of all disadvantaged individuals, children and families […]

Louisiana Department of Health -Lafayette

Description:  WIC Medicaid Aging & Adult Services Behavioral Health Developmental Disabilities Public Health Licensing/Certification Abortion Alternatives Resources Emergency Preparedness Quit Smoking Preventing Opioid Abuse Vital Records Water Regulations/Inspections URL:  http://ldh.la.gov/ Address: 628 […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

MentalHealth.Gov

What is Mental Health? Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  Description: 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress Prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones Best practices for professionals. URL:   https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Phone Number:  1-800-273-8255 Hours:  […]

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

Description:  The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse is a national nonprofit research and policy organization focused on improving the understanding, prevention and treatment of substance use and addiction. Conduct […]

Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families […]

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, […]

Ways to Work Inc.

Description: Links to Car Ownership Programs URL: https://www.waystowork.org/ Phone Number: 866.252.7171   

National Resource Directory (NRD) for Veterans and Military

National Resource Directory (NRD) The NRD is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by […]

Acadiana C.A.R.E.S. -Lafayette

  Description:  Addresses the issues associated with the HIV/AIDS pandemic and provide education and services for HIV prevention and care for those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. case management […]

J & K Hope Center -Lafayette

Description:  Housing and treatment for homeless men with alcohol/drug addiction and mental illness ( Dual Diagnoses). Other services offered include:  Case Management Life Skills Training Transportation Assistance URL:  http://jkhopecenter.com/main.html Address:  814 […]

Catholic Services of Acadiana -Lafayette

  Description:  Offers basic human services to individuals and families experiencing hunger, poverty, and homelessness in Acadiana St. Joseph Diner -Prepares and serves free lunch meals from 11:00 am – 11:50 […]

CarpoolWorld for Students -Lafayette Campus

Description:  CarpoolWorld is an application that works to help commuters and other travelers find others in nearby locations with similar transportation needs, to make ride-sharing arrangements.  An account has been […]

ridesharing.com –

Benefits for everyone – The guarantee Ridesharing.com in case of cancellation or no-show Public questions to the driver prior to a ride booking Customer service by chat, email and telephone […]

Car Insurance Companies

                         

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for […]

RideLTS -Lafayette

  Description:  Public Trasnportation ADA Accessible Daytime Routes Night Service Real Time Map Mobile Tracker Daily Fares Discount Passes URL:  http://www.ridelts.com/   Address:  705 West University Avenue Lafayette, LA 70506 Phone […]

Smile Community Action Agency -Lafayette

  Description:  SMILE Community Action Agency serves as a clearinghouse for community needs, with a focus on health, education, economic stability, and the betterment of all disadvantaged individuals, children and families […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit […]

NeedyMeds-Prescription Assistance

NeedyMeds is an excellent source of information on prescription assistance.  They offer discount drug cards and a list of assistance programs for a specific medication or diagnosis.  They offer information […]

United Christian Outreach Inc

United Christian Outreach can provide assistance with food, clothing, prescription expenses and financial assistance to individuals living within the city limits of Lafayette. Please contact the center for more information […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Comcast Internet Essentials

Comcast Internet Essentials With school closings as a result of the Coronavirus and students needing Internet access for online instruction, Comcast has developed a plan to support low-income families and […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Louisiana Utility Assistance

A list of power companies in the Lafayette area that have implemented changes to assist customers in response to COVID-19. The changes include temporarily suspending service disconnects and fees. Please […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Spectrum Internet

In an effort to ensure Americans have necessary access to online resources, qualifying households with students can get 60 days of FREE access with a Spectrum Internet account. Available for households with […]

Operation First Response (OFR)

OFR assists wounded, injured and critically ill Service Members and Disabled Veterans from all branches. Military Assistance Program – We serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, […]

Progressive Baptist Church of Lafayette Parish

Progressive Baptist Church Provides rent, utility, and other financial assistance to persons within the Lafayette Parish (depending on fund availability). Address:  2001 E Simcoe St, Lafayette, LA 70501 Phone:  (337) […]

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, […]

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 […]

Access Program by AT&T – Income Based Internet

Access Program – AT&T AT&T is offering low-cost wireline home Internet service to qualifying households: With at least one resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) […]

Circuit by Entergy – Help Lower Your Energy Bill

DIY Videos to Help Lower Your Energy Bill

American Red Cross – Sound the Alarm

American Red Cross – Sound the Alarm Sound the Alarm is a series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events across the country. Together with fire departments and other […]

The American Legion – Family Support Network

Family Support Network The American Legion’s Family Support Network is ready to provide immediate assistance to service personnel and their families, whose lives have been directly affected by the ongoing […]

Need Help Paying Bills?

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS . COM Help With Bills, Mortgage and Debts Help with medical bills and find access low cost health care centers or insurance policies. Free mortgage help and foreclosure prevention […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                      […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of […]

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