Last Updated on September 14, 2023 by Lori Pace
Louisiana helps its low-income families by providing single parents assistance programs to struggling residents.
Single parents assistance in Louisiana
Help for the Hungry
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides cash assistance for food purchases through an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card. Purchase food products and seeds to grow fruits and vegetables using the EBT Card. Visit their website or contact the SNAP Hotline 888-524-3578 for more information.
Energy Assistance for Single Mothers.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
The LIHEAP gives bill payment assistance to qualified low-income households, renters or home owners. Visit this page or call 888-454-2001 for more information.
The Mission of the Louisiana Housing Corporation
They help Louisiana residents to have safe, affordable, energy efficient housing. Contact them at 225-763-8700 or 888-454-2001.
The Power to Care is helping neighbors in need
This organization helps with paying for energy bills of low-income, elderly, single mothers or disabled customers. Contact them at 800-368-3749
This is a list of resources to help you save energy every day.
The Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) can give free legal assistance to low-income single mothers that are being threatened of eviction by their landlords. Contact the SLLS or apply for assistance online.
Telephone Discount for single mothers
The Lifeline, a federal program, provides monthly discounts to the seniors, disables, and low-income qualified households. They aim to give access to telephone service affordable for everyone. Visit their website or contact your local service carrier to learn more.
Do you need a place to stay? Are you in a dangerous environment? Fortunately, there are numerous shelters throughout Louisiana.
These are shelters throughout Louisiana:
For Male and Female minors (10 – 17 year old) that are homeless or ran away from home
- Bridges (Safe Havens Program)
for the homeless, mentally ill, single or two parent families, and adult couples.
- The House of Ruth
New Orleansfor seniors and disabled homeless
This is a list of shelters in Louisiana
The Martin Luther King Health Center and Pharmacy has nine outreach clinics and is the safety net of patients without health care and pharmacy services. Contact them at 318-227-2912 to learn more about them and book an appointment. Visit the website to find out more.
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) offers medicines for free or low-cost, helping uninsured and low-income patients lacking prescription coverage. The program is free and offers a single access point to information on more than 475 public and private patient assistance programs (more than 40 assistance programs for health needs of children)
This is a list of medications and companies donating low-cost or free prescriptions to those who qualify.