PROGRAMS WE OFFER

CSBG EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Provides assistance with utilities, rent/mortgage, prescription drugs, must have a disconnect, termination of services or eviction notice, high medical bill and some sort of income.

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SENIOR CITIZENS ASSISTANCE

Provides assistance with utilities, rent/mortgage, prescription drug, must be 60 years or older, meet Federal Income Guidelines and have not been assisted in the last 6 months.

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FOOD FOR FAMILIES/FOOD FOR SENIORS​

Seniors receive 40 pounds of food monthly, must be 60 years or older and meet USDA Income Guidelines.

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LIHEAP​ CRISIS

Provides assistance with utilities must have disconnect or termination of service notice and have not been assisted in the last 12 months.

Please fill out the form below if you are in need of assistance. PLEASE NOTE: You must first call our office at (318) 314-3480 to get a coordinator code to fill out form.

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LIHEAP

Provides assistance with utilities must meet Federal Income Guidelines and have not been assisted in the last 6 months.

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FEMA

Provides assistance with emergency food purchase, must meet Federal Income Guidelines, demonstrate a need for food and receive little or no food stamps.

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ADOPT-A-SENIOR

Seniors receive 50 pounds of food monthly, must be 65 years or older, meet USDA Income Guidelines and have a sponsor. The sponsor is responsible for paying the Food Bank $150.-- that will entitle the recipient to receive the food box for 12 months.

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VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA)

Free Income Tax preparation with automatic EITC determination and e-filing for clients earning up to $54,000 annually.

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DHHS MEDICAID AND SNAP APPLICATION ASSISTANCE

Provides assistance with online completion of applications for services provided through the Department of Health & Human Services. These services include Medicaid and SNAP benefits.

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PAMPER ME WITH LOVE

Provides diapers for infants and adult incontinence supplies

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HUD  COUNSELING

Receive free counseling in the areas of first-time homebuyers, budget/money management, and renter's rights.

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HiSET PROGRAM

Covers the cost of HiSET testing for students taking/passing the GED Exam.

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USDA SURPLUS COMMODITIES

Receive food items quarterly (January, April, July, & October), must meet USDA Income Guidelines.

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ATMOS

Provides assistance for ATMOS Energy customers, must have a disconnect notice, reduction
 income or an increase in necessary expenses. Priority shall be given to the elderly, families with your children and persons with disabilities.