Ms. Hebert is native of Crowley, Louisiana. She been living in Lafayette for the past 13 years. Ms. Hebert has 3 children; 2 daughters in college and 1 son who is studying to be a Minster. Ms. Hebert has Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Science from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a Master of Arts in Education from Trident University International. In Ms. Hebert’s free time, she to loves spending time with her family and friends and reading her bible. Ms. Rudy is passionate about education and she is excited about assisting students to achieve their educational goals. Ms. Rudy’s main premise is that “students can accomplish anything they set their mind to once they commit to it.


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COVID-19 Vaccine Information (Louisiana)

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

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 – Free Counseling

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

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Louisiana Child Care Assistance

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

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Life Changing Solutions LLC

The Mission: This mission of Life Changing Solutions, LLC is to provide effective and innovative educational, mental health and social skill intervention to individuals and families. Multisystemic Therapy (MST) Functional […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 CAFE Customer Portal

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

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

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

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 […]

Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence-Hotline

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

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 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, […]

Bayou Recovery Area-Narcotics Anonymous

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

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 […]

Louisiana LIHEAP

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

Shoulders of Strength Behavioral Health Services

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

Vocational Rehabilitation – Louisiana Workforce Commission

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

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 […]

The Family Tree

The Family Tree: Information, Education, and Counseling Center offers the following services: Counseling:  The counseling program is comprised of licensed counselors and/or counselors working towards licensure, who provide assistance and guidance […]

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 […]

UL Lafayette Clinic for Counseling

The Clinic for Counseling offers FREE counseling services to the public, including individual counseling, family counseling, couples counseling, group therapy, and play therapy. For more information go to: http://www.facebook.com/ULLCCPD or […]

Faith House of Acadiana

Faith House of Acadiana offers the following services: Shelter:  Emergency shelter is available in Lafayette for victims of domestic violence and their children needing a safe, temporary place to live. As […]

Genesis Behavioral Hospital

Genesis Behavioral Hospital offers both inpatient and outpatient mental health services. The inpatient hospital is located in Breaux Bridge.  Their 18-bed unit serves individuals 30 years of age or older […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Family Violence Intervention Program -Lafayette

  Description:   Provides educational classes through The Duluth Model curriculum to referred domestic violence offenders and volunteer participants. The majority of clients are court-ordered as a condition of probation, but many […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Healing House -Lafayette

Description: Provides support and education for grieving children, their caregivers and the Acadiana community. Facilitated Children’s Grief Support Groups For bereaved Children, ages 4-17 & Parents or Primary Caregivers with children […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

232 HELP -Lafayette

  Description: 232-HELP/LA 211 is an information and referral agency. We exist to help those in crisis return to a healthy and productive lifestyle in the community.  232-HELP receives calls from […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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