Catholic Charities

1225 2nd St.
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 439-7436
Fax: (337) 439-7435

  • Serves Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jeff Davis parishes.
  • Food Pantry on 3rd Friday each month from 10 am to 1 pm.
  • Call for requirements.

F.H. Dunn Resurrection Center Creator St. Mary Church

1401 Moeling St.
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 494-7945
Fax: (337) 494-7946

  • Offering food only on Tues. 10 am to 2 pm.
  • Offering clothing only on Mon., Wed., Thurs., and Fri. 10 am to 2 pm. Some school uniforms available.
  • Must have proof of income and valid I.D.
  • Emergency food boxes upon request.

La Familia Resource Center

114 W. Clarence St.
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 312-2906
Fax: (337) 564-5402

  • Open Mon. – Thurs. from 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fri. 9 to 12 by appointment only
  • They are a bilingual multiservice organization that offers Citizenship Classes, ESL (English as second language), Spanish, family advocacy, interpreters, translation, after school tutoring, and referrals to resources.

LIHEAP-(Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)/ Allen P. August Multi-Purpose Center

2001 Moeling Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 721-4030
Fax: (337) 721-4180

  • To assist residents in Calcasieu Parish with electric or gas bills twice a year based on income.
  • Multi-Purpose Building- Appointment only by calling (337) 721-4033. Income guidelines apply.

St. Frances Cabrini Immigration Law Center

3226 Lake Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 477-0683
Fax: (337) 477-1863

  • Provides low-cost assistance to individuals needing help with immigration issues, including applications for naturalization, lawful permanent residence, asylum, DACA and others. Attorney on staff.
  • English classes, tutoring and workplace literacy instruction for skilled workers.
  • Periodic workshops and lectures.
  • Open Mon. – Fri. from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; closed 12 – 1 for lunch