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Social Security Office

  • Address: 2100 Robin Ave, Hammond, Louisiana 70403
  • Local Contact Number: 855-848-7937 (*Can talk to a person sooner)
  • National Contact Number: 800-772-1213

SNAP Benefits (Food Stamps)

  • Apply Online: www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/page/snap-how-to-apply
  • By Phone: 1-888-524-3578
  • Local Tangipahoa Office: 1211 NW Central Ave, Amite, LA 70422
  • Local Livingston Parish Office: 28446 Charley Watts Rd, Livingston, LA 70754

Tangipahoa Council on Aging

  • Website: www.tangicoa.com
  • Services: Hot meals, activities, transportation (985-748-6016), meal delivery, housekeeping assistance
  • Centers:
    • Amite Senior Center, 113 N.E. Central Ave, Amite, LA 70422 (985-748-7617)
    • Hammond Senior Center, 207 E. Church St., Hammond, LA 70401 (985-345-5000)
    • Independence Senior Center, 473 W. Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 (985-878-4385)
    • Kentwood Senior Center, 218 Ave. F, Kentwood, LA 70444 (985-229-5089)
    • Ponchatoula Senior Center, 300 N. 5th St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 (985-386-6061)

Livingston Parish Council on Aging

  • Denham Springs Office: 949 Government Dr, Denham Springs, LA 70727 (225-664-9343)
  • Springfield Office/Young At Heart Club: 27265 Highway 42, Springfield, LA 70462 (225-294-3812)

Capital Area Council on Aging (covers all of Southeast LA)

  • Address: 6554 Florida Blvd., Suite 221, Baton Rouge, LA 70896-6038
  • Phone: (225) 922-2525
  • Programs & Services: SCSEP, Wellness, SeniorRX, Legal Services, Aging and Disability Resource Center, Caregiver Services, Long Term Care Ombudsman

Quad Area

  • Address: 45300 N Baptist Rd, Hammond, LA 70401
  • Phone: (225) 567-2350
  • Services:
    • Information and Referral Services
    • Youthbuild (Ages 16-24): Job training in construction, GED/high school diploma attainment, job placement assistance.
    • Quad Weatherization: Thermal energy efficiency improvements, insulation, energy-efficient windows, doors.
    • Quad LiHEAP - Energy Assistance: Helps low-income households with home energy bills.
    • Head Start: Child Development Program for children 3-5 years old.
    • Foster Grandparents: Part-time employment for low-income persons 55+ to help special children.
    • Community Housing Development: Affordable housing under Louisiana Finance Housing Authority guidelines.
    • EF&S: Assistance in rent, utilities, and food.
    • Medicaid: Application for medical benefits.
  • Locations:
    • West Feliciana Parish, East Feliciana Parish, St. Helena Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Livingston Parish, Washington Parish, Ascension Parish (Contact details for each location)

Food Banks

  • Our Daily Bread:
    • Address: 1006 West Coleman Ave, Hammond, LA 70403
    • Phone: 985-542-4676
    • Services: Monthly food boxes, emergency food bags, free hot meals on Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Tangi Food Pantry:
    • Location: Hammond, Winn Dixie shopping center near Ross Dress For Less.
    • Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 1 pm- 4 pm

Housing

  • Northlake Homeless Coalition:
    • Main: 985-326-8312
    • Coordinator: 985-629-1516

Crisis Support

  • SAFE (Southeast Advocates for Family Empowerment):
    • Services: For those fleeing domestic violence.
    • SAFE Phone: 985-542-8384
    • LA Hotline: 1-888-411-1333
  • Love Moved First:
  • Restoration House:
    • Phone: 985-542-0492
    • Services: Pregnancy and new mother support.
  • Louisiana Spirit Crisis Counseling Program:
    • Text: "REACHOUT" to 741741
    • 24-Hour Hotline: 886-310-7977
  • CASA - Child Advocacy Services:
    • Address: 1504 W. Church St., Hammond, LA 70401
    • Phone: (800) 798-1575, (985) 902-9583

Catholic Charities

  • Services: Disaster recovery, counseling, adoption, child-welfare services, supportive services for pregnant women, refugees, families in poverty, ex-offenders.
  • Locations:
    • Hammond Office: 409 W Dakota St, Hammond, LA 70401 (985-542-5455)
    • New Orleans Office: 1000 Howard Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113 (504-523-3755)
    • Baton Rouge Office: 1900 S Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 (225-336-8700)
  • Website: ccdiobr.org

Southeast United Way Programs

  • Website: unitedwaysela.org
  • Programs: IDA Project, Louisiana Prisoner Reentry Initiative, Moving Families Forward
  • Contact: Jefferson (504-822-5540), St. Tammany (985-778-0815), Tangipahoa & Washington (985-542-8680)

Capital Area United Way Programs

  • Website: cauw.org
  • Address: 700 Laurel Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5634
  • Phone: (225) 383-2643
  • Programs: SingleCare Prescription Discount Cards, United4Vets, Bank On Baton Rouge
  • Need Resources?
    • Call: 2-1-1 or 225-923-2114
    • Text: Your zipcode to 898-211, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
    • Crisis Teen Text: 833-TXT-TEEN

Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana

  • Address: 4152 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 707119
  • Phone: 504-482-2130
  • Website: voasela.org
  • Services: Behavioral and Mental Health, Children, Youth and Families, Community Outreach and Investment Programs, Affordable Housing, Assistance for People with Disabilities, Veteran Services

Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana - Northshore Services

  • Address: 823 Carroll St. Suite B, Mandeville, LA 70471
  • Phone: (985) 674-0488
  • Website: voagno.org
  • Services: Mental Health Case Management, Individual Counseling, Crisis Response Program, Health Services for HIV/AIDS, LaCHIP Outreach, Adoption and Maternity, Supportive Housing, Rental Assistance for Disabled Homeless, Outreach for Disabled Homeless

Volunteers of America South Central Louisiana

  • Address: 7389 Florida Blvd., Suite 101A, Baton Rouge, LA 70806-4657
  • Phone: (225) 387-0061
  • Website: voascla.org
  • Services: Veteran Services, Senior Living and Care, Early Childhood Care and Education, HIV/AIDS services, HUD services, Housing and Homeless Services, Disability Services

Additional Resources

  • Tangipahoa Public Transportation:
    • Phone: 985-748-6016
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