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.


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

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Joe LeBlanc Food Pantry

Monthly Assistance​Clients that meet the USDA poverty guidelines may register for monthly food assistance given out on the 3rd Saturday of every month + 1 additional meal during the holidays […]

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 […]

Highland Center Ministries

Highland Blessing Dinner (offered on Thursdays) Free Tax Prep ( Mon., Wed., and Thurs. from 10:00am-2:00pm and 4:00pm-7:00pm) The Hand Up Loan (financial education, first time home buyers program, free […]

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 – Food for Students

In response to schools being closed due to COVID-19, some of the public school systems are providing students with breakfast and lunch. Bossier Parish Public Schools Bossier Schools will reinstate […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Bossier Schools Home Learning

Bossier Schools has provided links to activities and resources for students K-12. Home Learning Resources for all students Virtual Fieldtrips Technology Resources for students and parents Google Classroom and more […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tulane University Mental Health

Tulane Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Remote TeleMHC is to here to support individuals caring for young children during this COVID-19 pandemic. We can provide supportive services from early childhood […]

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 […]

Epic Learning Center

Welcome to Epic Learning Center, a state licensed Early Childhood Education Center and School Age Program. Epic Learning Center exists to provide families a quality early childhood education experience. We […]

Galilee Baptist Church of Shreveport

Galilee Baptist Church can assist with clothing, food and other services depending on funds available. Please call ahead to speak about available assistance.   Address: 1500 Pierre Avenue, Shreveport, LA […]

Grandma’s Arms Childcare & Development Center

Please contact them for more information. Address: 3095 Phelps Rd. Shreveport, LA 71107 Phone: 318-606-2974 Hours: Monday thru Friday closes at 8:00PM URL: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Grandmas-Arms-Childcare-Development-Center/865460436896475  

Summer Grove Baptist Church

Food and Clothing Assistance The Compassion House of Summer Grove Baptist Church exists to show compassion by demonstrating the love of Jesus and hope of the Gospel to our neighbors and […]

New Horizons Independent Living Center

OUR MISSION: New Horizons Independent Living Center (NHILC) is a private, non-profit, non-residential, consumer-controlled, community-based organization that exists to provide the supports and services for people with disabilities to live in their […]

Quality Support Coordination

Quality Support Coordination Inc will recognize the needs of an individual with a disability, develop support to enable the individual to live in the community and achieve desired personal choices […]

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 […]

A Place That Warms the Heart

WHO ARE WE? We are a family grieving center. Our grief support program’s mission is to provide loving support in a safe place where people experiencing loss are allowed and encouraged […]

Noel Memorial United Methodist Church

Noel Memorial United Methodist Church has a food pantry (all year around) and a Christmas Shoppe (once a year) Food Pantry Address: 520 Herndon St., Shreveport, La, 71101. (the entrance faces […]

Linwood Food Bank

Linwood Food Bank serves the immediate and short-term needs of the Lincrest Neighborhood and the cities of Shreveport and Bossier, providing canned-goods, non-perishable food items, and certain toiletry items to […]

Holy Cross Hope House

Hope House provides access to showers, a place to do laundry, access mail, use a telephone, drinks/snacks and fellowship. The following services are just some of what goes on at […]

Northwest Regional Center for (Addictive Disorders)

Northwest Regional Center for (Addictive Disorders) in Shreveport, Louisiana is a drug treatment program focusing on substance abuse treatment services. Providing substance abuse treatment with outpatient care. Adolescents or teens […]

Council of Alcohol & Drug Abuse of Northwest Louisiana

Council of Alcohol & Drug Abuse (CADA) We want you to get the help you need to fight your addiction. CADA provides 14 treatment programs for people from all walks […]

Louisiana School Based Health Centers

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

Catholic Charities Money School

Catholic Charities of North Louisiana’s Financial Education Program, The Money School offers low-income individuals an opportunity to learn how to better manage their income.  During this financial empowerment class, attendees […]

Care Pregnancy

Free and Confidential Serves Offered: Pregnancy Testing Limited Ultrasound Pregnancy Information Confidential Peer Counseling Mentoring Community Referrals Material Assistance for Mother and Baby   Address: 921 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy. Shreveport, Louisiana […]

Oakwood Home for Women

Oakwood Home for Women is a residence for women who are recovering from the illness of alcoholism and substance abuse. These are women who have demonstrated a sincere desire to […]

Samaritan Counseling Center

Services Offered: Individual counseling for depression, anxiety, anger management, self esteem, ADHD, ADD, Bi-Polar Disorder, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Learning Disabilities. Medication Management with a licensed Psychiatrist EMDR Individual sandplay […]

Behavioral Health Services & Crisis Line- Shreveport, LA

Behavioral Health Services Northwest Louisiana Human Services District Behavioral Health Services provides community behavioral health services to help individuals and families reach their greatest potential. Services provided include a comprehensive […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hope for the Homeless of Shreveport, LA

Hope for the Homeless Homeless outreach to refer and connect people to the services they need and assist with housing.  HOPE also operates the Drop-In Center at HOPE Connections which provides […]

Income-Based Apartments in Shreveport, LA

Income-Based Apartments in Shreveport These apartments are income-based and may have a waitlist.  Some may be exclusive for Seniors.   Shreveport Homes 2040 Audrey Lane Shreveport, LA – 71107 (318) […]

Shreveport/Bossier City Rescue Mission

Shreveport/Bossier City Rescue Mission GUEST PROGRAM The Guest Program exist to assist those finding themselves needing temporary emergency shelter. This program is designed to meet short term needs to help […]

St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Charity of Shreveport, LA

St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Charity Address:  3500 Fairfield Ave, Shreveport, LA 71104 Call Shreveport-Bossier City Helpline for emergency assistance: (318) 865-7807 Monday – Friday 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. 1:00 – 3:00 […]

David Raines Community Health Centers of Shreveport, LA

David Raines Community Health Centers Services for the underserved and low income: ​Dental WIC Services         ​Family Medicine Pediatric Medicine Pharmacy ​Women’s Health Services Behavioral Health Transportation Services Vision Address:  […]

Christian Service Hospitality House of Shreveport, LA

Christian Service Hospitality House Address:  2346 Levy St, Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone:  318-222-0809 Feeding the Hungry Meals are served 364 days a year (closed Christmas Day). Breakfast is served each […]

AEP Electric of Shreveport, LA

AEP Electric 24 hour help line to assistance finding agencies to help pay electric bill:  1-888-216-3523

Common Ground Community Center of Shreveport, LA

Common Ground Community Center Address:  6806 Southern Ave, Shreveport, LA 71106 Phone:  318-221-7816 Thursday Night Clothing Room & Grocery Help – 5:45 PM After School Reading Program  We are partnering […]

Open Hand Ministries of Shreveport, LA

Open Hand Ministries Address:  9325 Castlebrook Drive, Shreveport, LA 71129 Phone:  318-687-3330 Assist low income families New Life has partnered with Open Hand Ministries to provide clothing, food, and loving […]

Northwest Louisiana Food Bank in Shreveport

Northwest Louisiana Food Bank Address:  2307 Texas Ave, Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone:  318-675-2400 Our programs consist of: Food and Emergency Distribution Disaster Relief Senior Box Program Mobile Pantry Kids Cafe’ BackPack […]

Bernstein Development (Food) of Shreveport, LA

Bernstein Development, Inc. Address:  1706 Hollywood Ave, Shreveport, LA 71108 Phone:  318-636-2063 Bi-Weekly Soup Kitchen / Bi-Monthly Food Distribution:         Via partnership with the Northwest Louisiana Food Bank, non-perishable and perishable foods is distributed […]

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/

Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs – Shreveport, LA

Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs We connect you with the benefits you earned. Our community is proud to serve Louisiana’s veterans. These resources are available through dedicated community efforts. Additional […]

US Department of Veterans Affairs – Shreveport, LA

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

Timeless Tots 24/7 Child Care – Shreveport, LA

Timeless Tots 24/7 ChildCare Service **Fees are located on FB website under photos.** URL: https://www.facebook.com/TimelessTot/ Address: 635 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, Louisiana 71118 Phone: (318) 682-5839

SporTran – Shreveport, LA

SporTran: Public Transportation for  Shreveport and Surrounding Area If you are currently experiencing hardship with transportation and cannot currently afford to buy a bus pass, please see Cynthia Robertson, your […]

Deaf Action Center – Shreveport, LA

Deaf Action Center The Betty and Leonard Phillips Deaf Action Center promotes the independence of the deaf, the hard of hearing and the multi-handicapped deaf in Louisiana.  The Center has […]

Northwest Louisiana Community Development Corporation – Shreveport, LA

Northwest Louisiana Community Development Corporation Our purpose is to provide assistance, educational training, and material with respect to the development, operation and maintenance of affordable, safe, sanitary, and decent housing […]

MLK Health Center – Shreveport, LA

MLK Health Center The Mission of the MLK Health Center & Pharmacy is to extend comprehensive primary healthcare and pharmacy services at no cost to uninsured and under-insured patients with […]

The Hub: Urban Ministries – Shreveport, LA

The Hub: Urban Ministries T.H.U.M. exists to walk those in poverty through a process that gives them hope, friendship, community, a place they belong and the skills needed to become […]

Providence House – Shreveport, LA

The Providence House The Providence House helps families address the root causes that leads to homelessness and ultimately moves them toward their highest level of self-sufficiency. How We Help Education […]

Caddo Community Action Agency – Shreveport, LA

Caddo Community Action Agency, Inc. Assistance Programs Caddo Community Action Agency, Inc. changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes Caddo a better place to live. […]

Southern Hills Park & Community Center – Shreveport, LA

Southern Hills Park & Community Center Features After School Programs Computers Exercise Equipment Lighted Ballfield Playground Recreation Center Swimming Pool Tennis Courts Trail Overview Southern Hills Park and Community Center […]

Salvation Army – Shreveport, LA

Salvation Army The Social Services Department assists qualifying community members with food boxes, utility and rental assistance, special seasonal needs and disaster relief coordination of clothing and items for the […]

Child’s Play Development Center – Shreveport, LA

Child’s Play Development Center Child’s Play Development Center is a private developmental school that follows a strong academic curriculum for children as young as 8 weeks old through kindergarten, with after […]

Counseling Services of Shreveport – Shreveport, LA

Counseling Services of Shreveport: Janet Huff, MA, LPC Make an Appointment Services Provided Individual Counseling Marriage Counseling Couples Counseling Family Counseling Group Counseling Rates & Insurance Links & Resources URL: http://www.counselingservicesofshreveport.com/ Address: […]

Peaceful Alternatives Counseling and Therapy – Shreveport, LA

Peaceful Alternatives Counseling and Therapy Hours: M-F, 9:30am-5:30pm Address: 5902 Buncombe Rd, Shreveport, LA 71129 Phone: (318) 670-8898

Guerin Counseling, LLC – Shreveport, LA

Guerin Counseling, LLC Hours: Monday 9AM–5PM Tuesday 10AM–5PM Wednesday 10AM–5PM Thursday 10AM–4PM Friday 9AM–1PM Saturday Closed Sunday Closed URL: http://guerincounseling.com/ Address: 460 Ashley Ridge Blvd, Suite 700, Shreveport, LA 71106 Phone: (318) 349-5590

Shreveport Housing Authority – Shreveport, LA

Shreveport Housing Authority The housing authority strives to empower residents of the City of Shreveport with the ability to achieve self-sufficiency and financial independence by providing affordable housing, employment opportunities, […]

Shreveport Bossier Family Dental Care – Shreveport, LA

Shreveport Bossier Family Dental Care Services: Cosmetic Porcelain Veneers Teeth Whitening Invisalign Reconstruction Full Mouth Reconstruction Dental Implants Dental Crowns Dental Bridges Dentures Endodontics Sedation IV Sedation No Insurance? Join […]

Sterling Dental Center – Shreveport, LA

Sterling Dental Center Services: General Dentistry Exams And Cleanings Dental Cleanings and Polishing Digital X-Rays Tooth Extractions Mouth Guards NTI Oral Cancer Screening Gum Disease Wisdom Teeth Extractions Cosmetic Dentistry […]

South Shreveport Family Practice – Shreveport, LA

South Shreveport Family Practice Services: Wellness care – well physical exams Hypertension screening and treatment Treatment for chronic and acute conditions including high cholesterol, heart disease, ulcers, diabetes, asthma, urinary […]

The Healthplex Family Clinic & First Care – Shreveport, LA

The Healthplex Family Clinic & First Care Hours: M-F, 8AM TO 5PM URL: https://www.healthplexfamilyclinic.com/ Address: 9425 Healthplex Drive Ste. 101, Shreveport, La.  71106 Phone: 318-683-5171

The Philadelphia Center – Shreveport, LA

The Philadelphia Center The major component of Client Services is the provision of Case Management. Within Client Services and Case Management are services including: transportation, nutritional assistance, housing, utility/rental assistance, […]

Willis-Knighton Health System – Shreveport, LA

  Willis-Knighton Health System https://www.wkhs.com/   Willis-Knighton Medical Center (Closest to Campus) Address: 2600 Greenwood Rd, Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: (318) 212-4000   Willis-Knighton South & the Center for Women’s […]

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

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

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

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

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