Acadiana Legal Services

Capital One Tower, One Lake Shore Dr., Ste.800
Lake Charles , Louisiana, 70629

Phone: (337) 439-0377
Fax: (337) 439-0636
Website: http://www.la-law.org

  • Provide free legal assistance in civil matters such as divorces, child custody, consumer issues, housing and public benefits
  • No criminal cases
  • Application is over the phone
  • Must have a Social Security Card and ID
  • Mon – Fri 8:30 am– 12 pm & 1 pm – 5 pm

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)

Southwest Louisiana Law Center

Louisiana,

Phone: (337) 436-3308
Fax: (337) 433-2523
Website: http://www.swla-law-center.com

  • Non-profit law firm - provides low cost legal services - fees charged on sliding scale
  • By appointment only - $75 up-front, consultation fee required
  • 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, Closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for lunch
  • Photo ID required
  • Civil matters only – no criminal matters
  • Not “Legal Aid”