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).

Calcasieu Community Clinic

P.O. Box 91775, 550 East Sale Rd. Ste 217
Lake Charles , Louisiana, 70609

Phone: (337) 478-8650
Fax: (337) 478-6196

  • McNeese State University campus Juliet Hardtner Hall
  • For low-income, working uninsured adults. One person in household needs to work at least 20 hours per week.
  • Diabetes Management Program.
  • Open Mon-Thurs 8-4; Fri from 8-12.

Calcasieu Parish Health Unit

3236 Kirkman St., Lake Charles 70601
Lake Charles , Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 478-6020
Fax: (337) 475-8613


Children’s Special Health Services Unit

Calcasieu Parish Health Unit 3236 Kirkman St.
Lake Charles , Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 478-6020
Fax: (337) 475-8613

  • For children in Louisiana with special health care needs. A child with special needs is a child with a health problem that affects how they grow, move, and act; and a child who needs more health services than most other children.
  • Call for eligibility information.
  • Has a sliding scale for reproductive health
  • Accept Medicaid and most major insurances
  • Open 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Mon. – Fri.
  • Provide immunizations for all. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.  on Wednesdays (Appointment Only) 

Evergreen Presbyterian Ministries

1146 Hodges St.
Lake Charles , Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 433-9495

  • Help individuals with developmental disabilities through housings, jobs, etc

Families Helping Families

2927 Hodges St. Lake Charles
Lake Charles , Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 436-2570

  • Education and training for individuals with disabilities
  • Services are free

Healthy Louisiana (Formerly Bayou Health)

Louisiana,

Phone: (855) 229-6848
Website: http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov

  • How most of Louisiana's Medicaid and LaCHIP recipients receive health care services

Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council

Phone: (800) 450-8108
Website: http://www.laddc.org


Louisiana Rehabilitation Services

Lake Charles , Louisiana, 70607

Phone: (337) 475-8038
Fax: (337) 475-8037

  • Toll Free: 800-520-0589 TTD# 337-475-8036
  • Provides services to help persons with disabilities to obtain the job skills and other resources they need to get a job, keep a job and develop a career.

Nurse-Family Partnership

Calcasieu Parish Health Unit - 3236 Kirkman St
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 478-6020     Ext: 6049
Fax: (337) 479-2522

  • Pre-natal and early childhood intervention program to improve the health and social functioning of income eligible, first-time mothers and their babies.
  • First home visit must be initiated before 28 weeks gestation, and visits continue until child is 2 years.
  • Nurse home visitors housed at Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu and Jeff Davis Parish Health Units
  • Services are free

OB Care Clinic of LCM Health Systems

1420 18th Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70602

Phone: (337) 562-0510
Fax: (337) 562-0810

  • 8am to 4:30 pm Monday thru Friday
  • Prenatal care from beginning to end of pregnancy
  • Medicaid applications available
  • Run by Nurse Practitioners
  • Taking new patients
  • Babies delivered at LCMH Women Campus

Partners for Prescription Assistance

Phone: (888) 477-2669
Website: http://www.pparx.org

  • helps pay for medicine

Patient Advocate Foundation

Phone: (800) 532-5274
Fax: (757) 873-8999
Website: http://www.patientadvocate.org

  • Offers free help in navigating healthcare systems
  • Assist with insurance, job & debt financial issues and assist patients with chronic life-threatening illness
  • Mon – Thurs, 8 am – 8 pm; Fri, 8:30 am – 7:00 pm EST

Rescare

3220 2nd Avenue Lake Charles
Lake Charles , Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 478-2299

  • Must have developmental disability
  • Accepts Medicaid and Private Pay 

Resource Management Services

1333 Common St. Lake Charles
Lake Charles , Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 478-2299

  • Assist mentally ill through counseling and mentoring
  • They accept Medicaid 

Southwest Louisiana AIDS Council (SLAC)

1715 Common Street
Lake Charles , Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 439-5861
Fax: (337) 436-8713

  • Contact Don 
  • Provides services for clients living with HIV/AIDS – HIV counseling, testing, teen education, case management, food pantry, support groups, transportation, dental and eye care. They also offer free community presentations.
  • 1-800-256-5145

Southwest Louisiana Center for Health Services

2000 Opelousas St.
Lake Charles , Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 439-9983
Fax: (337) 439-8898
Website: http://www.swlahealth.org

  • Provides comprehensive health services, including primary and preventative health services for the uninsured, underinsured, and poverty-stricken populations in southwest Louisiana
  • Mon. & Tues 8 am – 7 pm; Wed., & Thurs. 8 am – 5 pm; Fri. 8 am – noon. Appointments only.
  • Sliding Scale 

Southwest Louisiana Independence Center (SLIC)

4320 Lake Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70605

Phone: (337) 477-7194
Fax: (337) 477-7198
Website: http://www.slic-la.org

  • Medical equipment available for elderly or disabled who qualify.
  • LCD Hearing equipment and Interpreter Services
  • Free advocacy, info, referrals, transition and life skills training
  • Supported Employment Services with a referral from LRS.