Abraham’s Tent

2424 Fruge Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 821-7211

  • Serves Food 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. six days a week (closed Sunday).

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.

Child Support Enforcement / La. Dept. of Children & Family Services

Phone: (888) 524-3578
Website: http://www.dcfs.la.gov

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program(SNAP), Louisiana Combined Application Project (LaCAP), Child Care Assistance Program(CCAP), Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP), and Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP)

Christian World

2001 E Gauthier Rd.
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70605

Phone: (337) 475-0157

  • Food pantry serves 4 zip codes: 70605, 70607, 70630, and 70647. Open on Thurs. from 9:30 to 10:30 in fellowship hall. Must have photo ID, proof of hardship or income and social security card on everyone in household. FOOD ONLY!

Crisis Housing

Phone: (337) 497-0034
Fax: (337) 497-0229

  • Transitional housing within an apartment complex that provides supportive services to homeless adults who have a mental illness.

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.

Faith & Friends Food Pantry

4009 Legion St.
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 478-8389

  • Monday – Thursday 1 to 2:30 pm
  • Bring photo ID, proof of income and residence, SS card for each person in household
  • Only for Calcasieu Parish Residents

Food Stamps & Governmental Food Assistance (LA. Dept. of Children & Family Services)

Phone: (888) 524-3578
Website: http://www.dcfs.la.gov

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program(SNAP), Louisiana Combined Application Project (LaCAP), Child Care Assistance Program(CCAP), Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP), and Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP)


Glad Tiding/ Doreas Room Ministry

3400 Texas St.
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70607

Phone: (337) 477-7774

  • Mon. – Thurs. 9 to 11:30 am. Bring photo ID and proof of gross income and Social Security cards
  • For every member of household and copy of current household bill with home address.
  • Can use once every 30 days.
  • Only serving those in area codes 70605 & 70607. Must have mail with a stamp.

Manna Ministries – St. Luke Simpson United Methodist Church

1500 Country Club Road
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70605

Phone: (337) 802-3729

  • Every Wednesday 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. for food assistance. No appointment needed.
  • Financial and utility assistance (electricity, gas & water – no phone, cable, rent or gasoline) Must call (337) 802-3729 to register. ( Name, Phone Number, Last four of Social) 
  • Eligible zip codes: 70601, 70605, 70607, 70609, 70615
  • Must bring in a picture i.d. and social security card.

Oak Park Food Pantry at 1st Christian Church

1611 17th Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 478-3034

  • 8 to 9 am Tuesday & Thursday
  • For residents south of Broad Street, north of McNeese St., east of Lake St., west of Hwy 14.
  • Need current utility bill and SS# for each member of household
  • Do not serve single men unless they have a child in their household
  • If person needs further info call Mary at St. Margaret Catholic Church at (337) 439-4585.

Saints Memorial Church of God in Christ

1717 Moeling St.
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 439-8680

  • Food Pantry opens (1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month) from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Call to verify the week before.
  • Bring proof of income and ID

South Beau CARE Ministries

2465 Texas Eastern Rd.
Ragley, Louisiana, 70657

Phone: (337) 526-1825
Email: sbcarecenter16@yahoo.com

  • Serves Beauregard, Jeff Davis and Calcasieu parishes on Tuesdays, 9 am – 11 am and Thursdays 2 pm to 4 pm
  • Food is distributed during these times
  • MUST have a Ragley or Longville address

SW LA Aids Council

1715 Common St.
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 439-5861

  • Must be HIV positive and register with this organization
  • Good is given on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 11 am – 4pm.

Westlake United Methodist Church

704 Johnson Street
Westlake, Louisiana, 70609

Phone: (337) 433-8424
Fax: (337) 433-9905

  • Food Pantry for residents of the Westlake, Mossville and Moss Bluff areas operating Mon. 9:00 to 10:00 am, Wed. 5:00 to 6:00 pm, and Fri. 9:00 to 10:00 am; Proof of residence in Westlake/Moss Bluff/Mossville required, as well as proof of income for everyone in the household. Bring picture ID and one other item with name and address.