Our Services

We are able to assist with any of the following:

  • Emergency Rental Assistance
  • Transportation
  • Utility Assistance
  • Funeral Expenses
  • Prescription Medication
  • TWIC Assistance
  • Identification Card and Birth Certificate Help
  • Disaster Operations
  • Pastoral Services and Social Ministry
  • Food Bank
  • SNAP (food stamps) application assistance
  • Mobile Laundry Shower Trailer

To receive help, you must be a resident of one of the following parishes: Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, or Jefferson Davis. Please review below and be able to provide copies of any or all of the following upon request.

  •   Picture ID and Social Security cards for all household members 
  •   Income (paycheck stubs, Social Security, child support, unemployment, retirement, VA Benefits, current income taxes (*subject to change**)
  •   Rental Lease Agreement
  •   Utility bills (electric, water, gas, etc.)

Food Bank

Those wishing to register or recertify to receive food  must bring the following items to receive food:

  • Picture ID
  • Proof of Residency (utility bill, car registration, rental lease agreement)
  • Proof of SNAP benefits (food stamps), Supplemental Security Income, or TANF

For further information, call Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana at 337- 439-7436.