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HUD Louisiana

portal.hud.gov

Provides information on homeownership and foreclosure avoidance

Louisiana Housing Corporation

www.lhfa.state.la.us

(225) 763-8700

Provides assistance and affordable housing to Louisiana residents

Louisiana Mortgage Associates

www.swlahome.com

(337) 310-4663

Provides refinancing and mortgage assistance to Louisiana residents

Lean In Circles

leanincircles.org

Support Groups focusing on women's advancement in the workplace throughout the state

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamp Program)

www.dss.state.la.us

1-888-524-3578

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides monthly benefits that help eligible low-income households buy the food they need for good health.  For most households, SNAP funds account for only a portion of their food budgets; they must also use their own funds to buy enough food to last throughout the month. Eligible households can receive food assistance through regular SNAP or through the Louisiana Combined Application Project (LaCAP).

Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP)

www.dss.state.la.us

1-888-524-3578

The Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP) provides cash assistance to families with children when the financial resources of the family are insufficient to meet subsistence needs. The goal of FITAP is to decrease the long-term dependency on welfare assistance by promoting job preparation and work. Public assistance is no longer a lifetime benefit but an opportunity to become independent after a financial crisis.

East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority

www.ebrpha.org

(225) 923-8100

Provides housing assistance to the residents of East Baton Rouge Parish (inc. City of Baton Rouge)

Louisiana Workforce Commission

www.laworks.net

 (225) 342-3111

The LWC’s Business and Career Solutions system is built around a standardized, yet flexible, framework to ensure that our customers’ needs are consistently met and our system achieves a high level of customer satisfaction. Services include: 1) Online local, state and national job listings 2) Assessments of education, skills and interests 3) Job counseling, job placement assistance and referrals 4) Web-based job search assistance 5) Job search workshops 6) Community resources information

West Bank Orleans Career Solutions Center - Job 1 Algiers

www.laworks.net

504-658-4580 

Use the Career Solutions Center as your job search central - contact employers by telephone, fax, or online. Submit resumes and applications, follow-up on job leads and get better results. If you are looking for a job - meet with a Career Solutions Center representative to develop an employment plan to transition you to your next career choice. If you are looking to move up the career - meet with a Career Solutions Center representative to assist you with your plan of action for career advancement. If you are starting a new career - meet with a Career Solutions Center representative to develop a career plan. Get guidance to help match you to a career.

New Orleans Area Housing Resources

nolahousing.wordpress.com

Provides a directory of housing in New Orleans

Housing Authority of New Orleans

www.hano.org

(504) 670-3300

Provides affordable housing to residents of New Orleans

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