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WE CARE ~ Certified Community Care Navigator specialists provide early intervention and resource support for people in times of personal and family crisis, and advocate for those who require extra support to access needed services. Our wide-range of services include counseling, support groups, drug and alcohol treatment, health insurance programs, and more!! WE LISTEN ~ Your story is important to us and we want to provide you with the resources you need to move forward with your story. At 232-HELP, information and referral involves much more than just looking up a phone number. It is the process of helping people to understand and enable them to make informed decisions regarding possible solutions, cutting through the maze of social service programs. WE CONNECT ~ 232-HELP is committed to helping individuals, families and communities identify, understand and effectively use all available resources. These resources help strengthen their capacity for self-reliance and self determination through education, affirmation, advocacy, collaborative planning and problem solving.
Acadiana Animal Aid
Acadiana Animal Aid is a 'no-kill' cat and dog rescue organization in south-central LA. The dedicated volunteers/staff at AAA are fueled by passion, responsibility to educate, advocate, rescue, and protect all animals in our care "until they all have a home". On any given day, we care for more than 100 dogs and 150 cats at our shelter, and more in our network of foster families. Our cats and dogs come to us as strays, owner surrenders, rescues from negligent situations, and mainly from euthanizing shelters. In 2017 AAA rescued 2,733 dogs & cats. AAA, in collaboration with other rescue groups are dedicated in assisting our community to embrace 'No-Kill' - including AAA's invitation to get Target Zero's involvement. AAA has extended its hand to our local municipal shelter as we work together to save as many precious lives as possible. Please donate to support AAA's efforts to provide shelter, food, and medical attention to the animals in our care!
Bishop's Services Appeal (BSA)
The annual Bishop's Services Appeal (BSA) has been Supporting the Works of Christ by raising funds to provide financial support to over 40 programs, ministries and services. Your support has helped to serve others and minister to those in need since 1973. The BSA is an annual Appeal to support our 121 church parishes and 28 missions located across 5,779 square miles and eight civil parishes. Your support allows the Diocese of Lafayette to fund the following case elements; Seminarians & Vocations, Catholic Charities of Acadiana, Catholic Education, and a wide array of ministries and services, all to support the Works of Christ!!
Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana
Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow - all while having fun. It is the place where great futures are started each and every day. In every community, boys and girls are left to find their own recreation and companionship in the streets. An increasing number of children are at home with no adult care or supervision. Young people need to know that someone cares about them. Boys & Girls Clubs offer that and more. Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow - all while having fun. It is the place where great futures are started each and every day.
Bridge Ministry of Acadiana
Bridge Ministry of Acadiana is teaching Christ-like character coupled with educational, relational, and spiritual support to at-risk youth in an under-resourced community. "Generational poverty greatly effects the education of countless children in our 'four-corners' community," says Joel Greene III, executive director of Bridge Ministry of Acadiana. "Investing in these precious young champions allows Bridge Ministry of Acadiana and our elementary school,The Church Academy, to advance our students from notoriously poor academic performers to over-achievers with Christ-like character."
Christian Youth Theater (CYT) develops character and creativity in kids of all ages through quality theater arts training that brings families and communities together while reflecting the Creator.
DesOrmeaux Foundation, Inc.
The Pro-Life, Pro-Family mission of The DesOrmeaux Foundation, Inc. Is to defend human life at all stages of development, born and unborn. The non-profit organization is dedicated to defending the sanctity of marriage and to promote chaste relationships as the norm in our culture.
Disch-DeClouet Social Service Center
The Disch-DeClouet Social Service Center has provided assistance to poor and needy individuals and families of Iberia Parish for 42 years. We help with utilities, rent, food, clothing (including coats, school uniforms and work clothing), diapers, medicine, medical and dental bills, school supplies, emergency shelter and other basic human needs. We provide counseling on reducing expenses (such as energy saving tips); increasing income (such as training referrals, job seeking information and adult education information); and healthy living. We try to provide a safety net for families who often have no ability to save for emergencies, such as car or home repairs; medical expenses; medical problems resulting in missing work; cutback in hours, or weather related spikes in utility bills. In 2017 we provided 65 tons of food to hungry families; utility and housing assistance over 5000 times; and clothing over 1000 times.
Down Syndrome Association of Acadiana
The mission of the Down Syndrome Association of Acadiana (DSAA), a non-profit organization, is to provide information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of life for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and our community.
Our mission is to foster a positive learning environment to students with learning disabilities.
The Family Connection Inc.
Mission: The Family Connection Inc. is a non-profit that offers life skills, transitional housing services, educational development, and career guidance for older foster youth. Vision: Equipping families and individuals with the necessary resources for success. Here's how you can help! $100 - Bronze Level Connector: Provides life skills curriculum, education and career resources for one individual. $500 - Silver Level Connector: Provides life skills curriculum, education and career resources for five individuals. $1000 - Gold Level Connector: Provides one month of rent and living expenses for a young adult transitioning from Foster Care. $3,000 - Platinum Level Connector: Provides three months of rent and living expenses for a young adult transitioning from Foster Care.
FoodNet Food Bank
To reduce hunger in Lafayette Parish. We provide food to those in need, generate community support and create awareness of food insecurity. We do this through a viable process for the collection and distribution of food in an accountable and compassionate manner.
Foster Friends of Acadiana
Our goal is to raise public awareness about the need for foster and adoptive families for children and to provide unexpected blessings for the foster children in the Acadiana and surrounding areas. We are dedicated to making foster children in Acadiana feel extra special at Christmas time, for their birthday, and throughout the year.
Girls on the Run South Louisiana
We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Trained coaches help girls in 3rd-8th grade develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health & fitness.
Healing House; Hope for Grieving Children
Healing House exists to provide grief support and education for grieving children, their caregivers, and the Acadiana community. All children attending Healing House have experienced the death of either a parent, sibling, or primary caregiver.