At Catholic Charities of Shreveport, we strive to meet the growing needs of
our community with the following programs and services:
Needs based program for assistance with rent, utilities, food and other daily needs
as well as referrals to other local agencies that may be able to assist.
Our Immigration and Family Services practitioners work with individuals who need
help in navigating forms, legal documents, immigration standing and understanding
the requirements necessary for immigrants and their families to successfully live
in our community.
Understand the impact of one’s credit score, banking basics, how to manage your
income, predatory lending, saving for the future and asset building.
STATE BENEFIT APPLICATION ASSISTANCE
Our case worker assists individuals in completing applications for SNAP
(Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program – formerly the Food Stamp
Program) as well as other programs that help families to be whole, like:
FITAP—Family Independence Temporary Assistance
CCAP-Child Care Assistance Program
KCSP-Kinship Care Subsidiary Program
CSE-Child Support Enforcement
ESL - ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
Catholic Charities offers classes in both ESL and Citizenship in our desire to help
our immigrant neighbors have the opportunity to live and work in our community.
The classes are at several levels and are available to anyone who wants to learn
basic English language skills and to understand the path to citizenship.