ABC Pregnancy Resource Center
510 W 18th St, Lake Charles, LA 70601
9 am – 3 pm Mon - Thurs
Child and Adolescent Response
1-800-272-8367 (after hours, weekends and holidays)
Assistance for children and parents experiencing a crisis.
Counseling Service of Southwest LA
112 State St, Lake Charles, LA 70605
Family & Youth Counseling
220 Louie St., Lake Charles LA 70601
Kay Dore’ Counseling Clinic at McNeese
4250 Ieyoub Family Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70605
New Life Counseling
631 E. School Street Lake Charles, 70607
Appt. only Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm & Walk-ins MTW 9:30 am-2:30 pm
Rehab Services of SWLA
751 West Bayou Pines Ste. C, Lake Charles, LA
Specializing in mental health of children, adolescents and adults. Medicaid recipients ONLY
Foreman-Reynaud Community Center
215 Albert St., Lake Charles, LA 70601
After school program from 4 pm to 6 pm Mon – Thurs.
Free to anyone who needs homework help ages 5 and up.
Youth achievement program for ages 12 & above
Free VITA tax services
La Familia Resource Center
650 Dr. Michael Debakey Dr., Lake Charles, LA 70601
Open Mon. – Thurs. from 9:00 am to 4 pm, by appointment only
A bilingual multiservice organization that offers Citizenship Classes, ESL (English as second language), Spanish, family advocacy, interpreters, translation, after school tutoring, and referrals to resources.
Volunteers of America Parenting Education Classes
Common Sense Parenting Curriculum with free classes to families with a child or adult receiving services through OBH or some private agencies. Sliding scale fee for others.
Childcare available and refreshments provided. Call to RSVP.
AmeriCorps - Impact Lake Charles AmeriCorps
2000 Opelousas St., Lake Charles, LA 70601
Now ran by SWLA Center For Health Services
Louisiana Workforce Commission –Business and Career Solution Center Calcasieu Consortium
337-721-4010 & 866-783-5567
2424 3rd Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Job search, resume help, job fairs and more. Call for information. MTWF 8-12, 1-5, Th. 8-12, 1-3
Goodwill Workplace Training & Assistance Center
1202 Kirkman St. Ste. A Lake Charles, LA
Food and Clothing
2424 Fruge Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Lunches Served 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Mon-Sat
1225 2nd Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Food Pantry on 3rd Friday each month from 9 am to 12 pm
East Gauthier Road, Lake Charles, LA 70607
Open the 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month from 9 am to 11 am.
Must have photo ID, proof of address and income for everyone in household.
Food Stamps & Governmental Food Assistance
Glad Tidings Food Pantry
Food pantry 9 am to 11:30 am Mon-Thurs.
Bring photo ID, proof of gross income, Social Security cards for every member of household, and copy of current household bill with home address.
Can use once every 30 days.
Greater St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church/F.H. Dunn Resurrection Center
337-494-7945 or 337-302-4456
1401 Moeling, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Offers food only on Tues. 10 am to 2 pm.
Offers clothing only on Mon., Wed., Thurs., and Fri. 10 am to 2 pm. Some school uniforms available.
Must have proof of income and valid I.D.
Emergency food boxes upon request.
Water’s Edge Gathering
2760 Power Centre Parkway, Lake Charles, LA 70607
Food Pantry on Thursdays 10 am- 2 pm
Calcasieu Parish Human Services Dept. / Continuum of Care Access Center
Open 8 am to 5 pm, Monday – Friday
SNAP Benefits Rental Assistance (Only if threatening eviction)
Utility Assistance (Call for eligibility status)
Lake Charles Housing Authority
Louisiana Housing Search Service
LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
Assists with rent, mortgage payments to prevent eviction, utilities, food, and medical prescriptions.
Appointment ONLY by calling on Mondays.
This program offers short term help with food and utility bills.
Apply by calling the information help line by dialing 2-1-1 from any phone.
St. Luke’s Church
Leave a message on the voicemail for an appointment
1500 Country Club Rd. Lake Charles LA 70605
Utility and Food pantry