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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.
4‑H empowers young people to lead for a lifetime. Through hands-on learning, youth build not only confidence, creativity and curiosity, but also life skills such as leadership and resiliency to help them thrive today and tomorrow.
ABBA Home Care
ABBA Home Care began in 2016, with a goal to provide funds in support to millions of families with disabilities (kids and adults), troubled pregnancies and seniors care, who can't work, or in assisted living. ABBA Home Care is a Foundational Organization with a Goal to serve Families with professional assistance living, at no cost regardless of their financial situation. The majority of ABBA Home Care funding comes from individual donors like you, which allows ABBA Home Care to reach suffering families. Through contributions like yours, families never receive a bill for caregiving. With the estimating daily operating costs at $990,000, contributions are critical, every penny counts! Please help us in our goal of serving families in their difficult times and making families lives matter, send your donation ABBA Home Care, P.O.Bx. 2442 Opelousas, LA 70571 or go online to www.abbanow.org Thank you,
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!
Acadiana Center for the Arts
AcA serves Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermilion Parishes. We meet our mission of Fostering Art & Culture in Acadiana through: - Community development & grant making on behalf of local and state entities - Arts-in-education, serving 25,000+ children in a partnership with public schools in Lafayette, St. Landry, and Vermilion Parishes - Outreach & residencies - Producing 420 annual visual arts exhibits and monthly ArtWalks free to the community - 250 performances and events throughout Acadiana
American Cancer Society
At the American Cancer Society, we're on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we'll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer - and better.
Angel Paws Adoption Center
Angel Paws aims to aid in the rescue, adoption and welfare of local homeless animals, and in the fight against animal cruelty. We provide animals with medical care, food, shelter, love, and a second chance at life.
Beacon Community Connections
Beacon Community Connections collaborates with social service organizations, criminal justice agencies, healthcare providers and other organizations to improve community health and well-being. Beacon Community Connections is a catalyst for creating community connections to impact community well-being. We maximize community resources by connecting people and organizations. We accomplish this by fostering innovative, collaborative projects and hosting informative education events.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana
Our Vision: That all children achieve success in life Our Mission: Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Accountability Statement: We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving: • Higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships • Avoidance of risky behaviors • Educational success
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 affects 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."
The Brown House, Berwick's Heritage Museum
The Brown House, Berwick's Heritage Museum, is a project of the Berwick Historical Society. Preservation of The House will allow the Society to establish a physical property for purpose of recording and promoting Berwick's rich history through displays, archival records and educational events thus adding to the Town's cultural life.
"A safe haven for all seasons of life" Camp Refuge is a Christ-centered retreat center located in the heart of Lafayette. Our mission is to reconcile, strengthen, and establish relationships primarily through retreats wherein we foster an environment that allows for deeper connections without the distractions of everyday life.