New Orleans has dealt with more than its share of housing problems in the years following Hurricane Katrina. To stem this crisis, nonprofit aid organizations and government agencies provide rental assistance to help move residents from homelessness to permanent rental housing.
(Request from Bonnie in Harvey, Louisiana) I would like to know if you can help me. I’m in $2000 debt, and I don’t have the money to pay off, every month I have to struggle to pay my bills. I am 63 yrs old, suffering from chronic hypertension, diabetes and kidney problems. I gets a check, […]
ASI Federal Credit Union has served as a pilot program for the Kiva global microloan project. As such, ASI provides small unsecured loans to local tenants who need help with a number of financial needs, including rent, car payments, utility bills or starting a business.
(Request from Robin in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) How do I get help I’m close to eviction rent is over due and I need help coming up with the money I could cover the late fees if I could only get $700 I’m a single parent and this month has just been hard for me and I’m […]
Catholic Charities Southwest Louisiana has been serving the poor and needy across five parishes. This organization provides a whole host of community service options that can help families avoid the additional hardship associated with homelessness.
Your local government may be able to keep you in your current home. Assumption Parish is a key provider of rental assistance to lower income families.
The Terrebonne Council on Aging operates out of three centres in Terrebonne Parish, two of which (including the agency’s headquarters) are in Houma. It is one of Louisiana’s thirty-one Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs), local aging programs that provide information, services and a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them.
Headquartered in the St. Albert Student Activity Center in Hammond, the Catholic Charities Serving Tangipahoa Program is just one of the many branches of the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge.
The St Charles Parish Department of Community Services provides a range of services and programs aimed at supporting the healthy development of young people and children, and at providing assistance to low-income families, the elderly, people experiencing disability and other disadvantaged groups in St Charles Parish.
The Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans has been in existence in one form or another since 1727, when Ursuline nuns first arrived in Louisiana and began caring for local citizens. Three centuries later their legacy continues through the existing organization, which took its current form in 1938.
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