There is HOPE. Below are resources that can help to improve your situation. Click on any resource below to go to their website and to see how they can help you. If you would like to talk to us, click on the button below and fill out the form.
Bienville Community Coalition
The mission of the Bienville Parish Community Coalition is to plan and implement strategies that prevent and reduce youth substance use and its associated consequences through community and parish-wide collaborative efforts.
Community Support Programs
Community Support Programs, Inc. operates innovative programs for the region’s homeless population diagnosed with chronic mental illnesses. CSP also provides services to abused and neglected children, their families, and foster care families in northwest Louisiana. Lastly, CSP helps develop and locate housing for low-income and disabled families.
Easter Seals of Louisiana
Families Helping Families
Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana
Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit agency that serves people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Goodwill currently provides services to 26 parishes in North Louisiana. In addition to this, Goodwill operates retail facilities in Shreveport, Bossier City, Haughton, Minden, Ruston, Monroe, West Monroe, Natchitoches, Alexandria, and Pineville.
HOPE For the Homeless
Louisiana Department of Health
Medicaid provides medical benefits to low-income individuals and families. Although the federal government establishes the general rules for Medicaid, specific requirements are established by each state. In Louisiana, over a million residents receive health care coverage through Medicaid, most of whom are children under 19. The Louisiana Medicaid Program operates within the Department of Health and Hospitals.
Louisiana Kids’ Dashboard
Louisiana Rehabilitation Services (LRS) assists persons with disabilities in their desire to obtain or maintain employment and/or achieve independence in their communities. For instance, LRS provides rehabilitation services and works cooperatively with business and other community resources.
The Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) serves as the Single Point of Entry (SPOE) into the developmental disabilities services system. In additon, they also oversee public and private residential services and other services for people with developmental disabilities.
Social Security Administration
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the nation’s behavioral health. Furthermore, SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.