HELP DIRECTORY

Welcome to the Rapides Parish Help Directory!

This is your guide to find the help you need.  We have the needs you might have in categories in the Help Directory.  For example, if you have transportation needs, please look under the Transportation heading in the Directory.  We have many other categories.  The purpose for the Help Directory is to be one place you can go to look for who can help you in Rapides Parish.

Thank you for using the Rapides Parish Help Directory!

Rapides Parish Help Directory

 

COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORTS
 
Cenla Community Action Committee
(318) 314-3480
2011 MacArthur Drive
Fireside Plaza Bldg #1
Alexandria, LA 71301
*Potential rent/mortgage assistance, Pamper Me with Love (diapering service), Prescription assistance, Food for Seniors

 


 

CLOTHING ASSISTANCE 

Catholic Community Services Alexandria
(318) 445-2401 Ext 255
4400 Coliseum Blvd.
Alexandria, LA 71303
 
First Baptist Church Pineville
(318) 448-8221
901 Main Street
Pineville, LA 71360
 
Goodwill Industries – Alexandria
(318) 445-2606
5216 Jackson Street
Alexandria, LA 71303
 
Goodwill Industries – Pineville
(318) 641-7466
30 Pinecrest Drive
Pineville, LA 71360
 
Philadelphia Baptist Church
(318) 443-3692
2022 Horseshoe Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Rapides Parish School Board (Homeless Liaison)
(318) 487-0888
619 Sixth Street
PO Box 7117
Alexandria, LA 71306
https://www.rpsb.us/
School Uniforms & Supplies
 
The Salvation Army of Central Louisiana
(318) 767-1711
(318) 442-0445
620 Beauregard Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
PO Box 829
Alexandria, LA 71309
 
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store
(318) 473-0887
120 Bolton Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Volunteers of America Central Louisiana
(318) 442-8026
3704 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303
https://voanorthla.org/cenla/


EMPLOYMENT TRAINING SERVICES

Central Louisiana Technical Community College
Alexandria Campus
(318) 487-5443
516 Murray Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Central Louisiana Technical Community College
Huey P. Long Campus
(318) 628-4342
5960 US-167
Winnfield, LA 71483
 
Louisiana Rehabilitation Services/DSS
(318) 487-5355
900 Murray Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Louisiana State University Alexandria
Continuing Education
(318) 427-4441
807 Jackson Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Rapides Business & Career Solutions Center
Volunteers of America
(318) 767-6030
5610B Coliseum Blvd #B
Alexandria, LA 71303
 
Volunteers of America Central Louisiana
(318) 442-8026
3704 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303
https://voanorthla.org/cenla/

 

FOOD ASSISTANCE

Catholic Community Services Alexandria 
(318) 445-2401 Ext 255
4400 Coliseum Blvd.
Alexandria, LA 71303
 
Cenla Community Action Committee
(318) 314-3480
2011 MacArthur Drive
Fireside Plaza Bldg #1
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Department of Children & Family Services
The Economic Stability Section
(318) 487-5227
900 Murray Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
First Baptist Church Pineville
(318) 448-8221
901 Main Street
Pineville, LA 71360
 
The Food Bank of Central Louisiana
(318) 445-2773
3223 Baldwin Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Louisiana Housing Assistance Corporation
The Child and Adult Care Food Program
(318) 623-0795
(337) 298-5666
1616 Arnold Drive, Suite 6
Alexandria, LA 71303
PO Box 7207
Alexandria, LA 71306
Manna House
(318) 445-9053
2655 Lee Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
PO Box 6011
Alexandria, LA 71307
 
Philadelphia Baptist Church
(318) 443-3692
2022 Horseshoe Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Rapides Parish Food Stamp Office
(318) 487-5111
1-888-524-3578
900 Murray Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Sacred Heart of Jesus in Pineville
(318) 445-2497
600 Lakeview Street
Pineville, LA 71360
 
The Salvation Army Alexandria
(318) 442-0445
620 Beauregard Street
Alexandria, LA 71301

 

HOUSING SERVICES

Alexandria Housing Authority 
(318) 442-8843 Ext 214
2558 Loblolly Lane
Alexandria, LA 71306 
 
Bethesda House
(318) 792-7885
3215 Elliot Street
Alexandria, LA
 
Cenla Community Action Committee
(318) 314-3480
2011 MacArthur Drive
Fireside Plaza Bldg #1
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Central Louisiana Homeless Coalition 
(318) 443-0500
1515 Jackson Street
Alexandria, LA 71301 
 
Faith House
(318) 448 0884
220 Hospital Blvd.
Pineville, LA 71360 
 
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 
1-800-621-3362
5856 Greenwell Springs Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
 
The Grace House Alexandria (POA) 
(318) 487-8976 ext. 300
2817 Rapides Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Hope House of Central Louisiana
(318) 487-2061
5115 South MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, LA 71302
PO Box 7477
Alexandria, LA 71306 

 

House of Mercy Women’s Shelter
(318) 473-9492
2804 Hynson Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
The Inner City Revitalization Corporation
(318) 442-1502
1902 Main Street
Alexandria, LA 71302
 
Pentecostals of Alexandria – Mercy House
(318) 487-8976
2817 Rapides Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71301 
 
Pineville Housing Authority
(318) 473-9729
2731 Highway 28 East
Pineville, LA 71360
 
Rapides Habitat for Humanity
(318) 449-9804
1320 Monroe Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Rapides Parish Housing Authority
(318) 793-4751
119 Boyce Garden Drive
Boyce, LA 71409
 
The Salvation Army of Central Louisiana 
(318) 767-1711
(318) 442-0445
620 Beauregard Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
PO Box 829
Alexandria, LA 71309 
Volunteers of America Central Louisiana
(318) 442-8026
3704 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303
https://voanorthla.org/cenla/


INFORMATION & REFERRAL 

Alexandria Police Department
Non-Emergency: (318) 449-5099
1000 Bolton Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
American Red Cross Central Louisiana
(318) 442-6621
425 Bolton Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Central Louisiana Homeless Coalition
(318) 443-0500
1515 Jackson Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Pineville Police Department
(318) 442-6603
910 Main Street
Pineville, LA 71360
 
Rapides Parish Library
(318) 445-6436
411 Washington Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office
(318) 473-6700
700 Murray Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
State of Louisiana
Governor’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
(225) 925-7500
 
United Way of Central Louisiana
(318) 443-7203
1101 4th Street, Suite 202
Alexandria, LA 71301
https://www.uwcl.org/
 
Volunteers of America Central Louisiana
(318) 442-8026
3704 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303
https://voanorthla.org/cenla/

LONG TERM RECOVERY ASSISTANCE

Volunteers of America Central Louisiana
(318) 442-8026
3704 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303
https://voanorthla.org/cenla/

PHYSICAL HEALTH/MEDICAL SERIVES & MEDICATIONS

Catholic Community Services Alexandria
(318) 445-2401 Ext 255
4400 Coliseum Blvd.
Alexandria, LA 71303
 
Cenla Aids Support Service (CLASS)
(318) 442-1010
1785 Jackson Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Cenla Medication Access Program (CMAP)
(318) 443-7494
(888) 443-7494
1101 4th Street Suite 101A
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital
(318) 487-1122
3330 Masonic Drive 
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Community HealthWorx
(318) 767-9979
1543 McGinnis St.
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Huey P. Long Medical Center
(318) 448-0811
352 Hospital Blvd
Pineville, LA 71360
 
Kisatchie Medical Center
(318) 473-1921
3425 North Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Medicaid Office - Rapides Parish   
(888) 342-6207
1505 Washington Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Rapides Primary Health Center
(318) 487-4400
1217 Willow Glen River Road
Alexandria, LA 71302
 
Rapides Regional Medical Center
(318) 769-3000
211 4th Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
State of Louisiana Public Health Office
(318) 487-5262
5604 Coliseum Blvd. Ste B
Alexandria, LA 71303

TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE/SERVICES 

Avoyelles Council on Aging
(318) 253-9771
224 South Preston Street
Marksville, LA 71351
 
City of Alexandria, LA Bus Transit (ATRANS)
Bus Information: (318) 441-6087
ADA Van Service: (318) 441-6087
Atrans Bus Scheduling Information: (318)-441-6087
 
Pecan Grove Training Center
(318) 448-0291
5000 Third Street
 
Volunteers of America Central Louisiana
(318) 442-8026
3704 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303
https://voanorthla.org/cenla/

 

UTILITY ASSISTANCE 

Cenla Community Action Committee
(318) 314-3480
2011 MacArthur Drive
Fireside Plaza Bldg #1
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Philadelphia Baptist Church
(318) 443-3692
2022 Horseshoe Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
 

 

Disability Assistance

DSS/LA Rehabilitation Services
(318) 487-5355
900 Murray Street

Volunteers of America
(318) 442-8026
3704 Coliseum Blvd

Evergreen Life Services
(318) 445-4470
920 Main Street – Pineville

New Horizons Independent Living Center
(318) 484-3596 or (318) 459-9233
3717 Government St. Ste 7
(Hearing Aids) 

Mental Health

24 Hour Crisis Hotline
(800) 654-1373

Crisis Counseling
(866) 388-9651

Mental Health Adult Services
(318) 484-6850
242 Shamrock St. – Pineville

Mental Health Children’s Services
(318) 484-6915
242 Shamrock St. – Pineville 

Cenla Alliance for Mentally Ill
(318) 484-6209

Central State Hospital
Community Mental Health
(318)445-6522
1785 Jackson Street

Families Helping Families
(318) 445-7900
(Special Needs)

Crossroads Psychiatric Hospital
(318) 445-5111
110 John Eskew Drive

River North Hospital
(318) 640-0222
5505 Hwy 71 N. – Pineville

Family Counseling Agency
(318) 448-0284
1404 Murray Street 

Red River TX Center – Central
(318) 484-8400

LA Campaign Tobacco Free
(318)487-5279

Volunteers of America Central Louisiana 
(318) 442-8026
3704 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303
https://voanorthla.org/cenla/

 


 

ADDICTIVE DISORDERS

Central Louisiana Human Services District
(318) 487-5191
5411 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303
 

LA Addictive Disorders
(318) 487-5191
401 Rainbow Drive

Crossroads Psychiatric Hospital
(318) 445-5111
110 John Eskew Drive

River North Hospital
(318) 640-0222
5505 Hwy 71 N. – Pineville

Alex/Pine Alcohol Drug Abuse
(318) 487-5191

Choice of Louisiana
(318) 445-1250
2116 North Bolton Avenue

Rainbow Detoxification Center
(318) 484-6400
Pineville

Alcoholic Anonymous Clubhouse
(318) 443-3938
3416 MacArthur/Lee


 

SENIOR SERVICES/PROGRAMS

Allen Council on Aging
(318) 335-3195
602 East 5th Avenue
Oakdale, LA 71463
 
Avoyelles Council on Aging
(318) 253-9771
224 South Preston Street
Marksville, LA 71351
 
Catholic Community Services Alexandria
(318) 445-2401 Ext 255
4400 Coliseum Blvd.
Alexandria, LA 71303
 
Cenla Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
(318) 484-2260
1 (800) 454-9576
1423 Peterman Drive
Alexandria, LA 71315
PO Box 13027
 
Rapides Council on Aging, Inc.
(318) 445-7985
204 Chester Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Rapides Senior Citizens Centers, Inc.
(318) 487-1561
209 East Shamrock Avenue
Pineville, LA 71360

 


Social Security

Card Replacement or Benefit Verification
www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount
(800)772-1213


 

Worker’s Compensation

Office of Worker’s Compensation
3724 Government Street – Alexandria
(318) 487-5966 or (800) 209-7329


 

VETERAN SERVICES 

Alexandria VA Health Care System
(318) 466-2061
Tammie Arnold- Public Affairs Officer
2495 Shreveport Highway 71 N
Pineville, LA 71360
1-877-424-3838 (24-hour)

YOUTH SERVICES/PROGRAMS

Department of Children & Family Services
The Economic Stability Section
(318) 487-5227
1-855-452-5437
900 Murray Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
 
Louisiana Housing Assistance Corporation
The Child and Adult Care Food Program
(318) 623-0795
(337) 298-5666
1616 Arnold Drive, Suite 6
Alexandria, LA 71303
PO Box 7207
Alexandria, LA 71306

 

Other

Crisis Line Rape/Battered Women
(318)445-2022

VA Hospital
(318) 473-0010
Hwy 71 – Pineville

Office of Community Services
(318) 487-5054
Report Child Abuse

National Teen Runaway Hotline
(800) 621-4000

School Board Office – Rapides
(318) 442-8891

Department of Social Services
(318) 487-5025
Child Protection

Central LA Technical Community College
(318) 487-5443
4311 South MacArthur Dr.
GED

First Baptist Church – Pineville
(318) 448-8221
902 Main Street – Pineville
English as a Second Language 

Toys for Tots
(318) 481-1686