Our Services

Our Services

At Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana we offer a variety of services intended to help those in our need gain stability in their lives.  We can offer all of the following services:

  • Emergency Rental Assistance
  • Medical Transportation
  • Utilities Assistance
  • Funeral Expenses
  • Prescription Medication
  • TWIC Assistance
  • Identification Card and Birth Certificate Help
  • Disaster Operations
  • Pastoral Services and Social Ministry

We also offer food, basic necessities, baby food and formula, non perishables, drinking water, cleaning supplies, religious information, bus tickets for medical transportation and help for Veterans. 

To receive help please review and bring the necessary documents stated below:

  • Must be a resident of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, & Jeff Davis Parishes

  • Must have an valid income, examples: Check stubs, Social Security, Child Support, Unemployment, Retirement, VA Benefits, Current Income Taxes (*subject to change)

  • Rental Lease

  • Current Utilities (electric, water, gas, etc.)

  • Picture ID & Social Security Cards for all household members


Food Bank

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

•    Picture ID for each adult in the household

•    Social Security card for each person in the household

•    Proof of one month's income for the Household: Food Stamp Letter, SSI, TANI, Social Security, Child Support Letter, Retirement, Unemployment, Veterans                   Benefits, Payroll Checks

•    Proof of Residency - a utility bill or copy of current lease and rent receipt

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