310 Info, 2-1-1

Phone: (866) 310-4636

  • Call 310-INFO or 211 to find out about organizations in southwest and central Louisiana.
  • Resource information is available 24 hrs. /7 days a week; answering service after hours.
  • Open Mon. – Fri., 8 am – 4:30 pm

Best Buddies


Website: http://www.bestbuddies.org%20

  • Mentoring and friendship program for people with intellectual disabilities. Free e-mail pen pal program.

Calcasieu Parish Health Unit

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

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


Gabriel Project by the Diocese of Lake Charles

411 Iris St. Lake
Lake Charles , Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 439-7400     Ext: 371

  • Contact: Marjorie Long
  • www.rachelsvineyard.org
  • Make referrals to individual Catholic parishes to assist parents with the physical and spiritual needs of parenting.
  • Rachel’s Vineyard helps women whom had an abortion and men that were affected
  • Gabriel Project helps with items (Furniture and other items for pregnant women). 

Imperial Calcasieu Human Services Authority Developmental Disabilities Division (ImCal HSA)

3501 5th Ave #C2
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70607

Phone: (337) 475-8045
Fax: (337) 475-8055
Website: http://www.imcalhsa.org


Louisiana Dept. of Insurance

1702 N. Third St
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70802

Phone: (800) 259-5300
Fax: (225) 342-3078
Website: http://www.ldi.la.gov

  • For questions about insurance call for assistance 

Louisiana Medicaid Transportation Program – Lake Charles Area

Phone: (800) 864-6034


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

Social Security Administration

Phone: (800) 772-1213