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INFORMATION & ASSISTANCE


A service for older individuals that provides the individual with current information on opportunities and services that are available in the community.  This service ensures that the individuals received the services needed and establishes adequate follow-up procedures.

What Service Can be Applied For & Utilized  to meet your needs ? 

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  • Congregate Meals

    • ​Hot Meals are served at our Senior Site -2650 Court St. in Port Allen . 

    •  Seniors are provided a meal that meets 1/3 of their daily nutritional needs, but companionship and fellowship with others are achieved.

  • Home Delivered Meal & Nutrition 

    • Our Home-Delivered Meals Program currently delivers meals each day, five days a week, to at-risk senior citizens in Port Allen, Addis, Brusly and Erwinville.

    • Weekly frozen meals, milk, bread and fruit are provided to eligible clients, meals comply with the dietary guidelines of 33 ½ percent of current daily recommended dietary allowance.

    • To be eligible for the home-delivered meals program, a person must be 60 years of age or older and have a specific health or physical need AND be homebound.

  • Transportation 

    • Daily transportation can be provided to doctor appointments (WBR and BR), VA, hospitals, Walmart/Dollar Tree trips, banking, Post Office, etc.

    • The Council provides transportation to anyone 60 years of age or older who is disabled and handicapped and has currently been assessed to participate in our services.

    • Call us as soon as you know your appointment to reserve your spot, FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE.  Call us to see if you qualify. Those who utilize a wheelchair must have an ESCORT.    Please CALL to schedule your appointment!                       

  • Well Being & Movement

    • At the center, provided are movement activities designed to support and/or improve the older persons mental and/or physical well-being, exercise/physical fitness, health screening, and FAST- Fitness and Strength Training exercises, Tai Chi and Matter of Balance classes.

    •  Here we are emphasizing joyful activities that work to contribute to the allover health of mind and body, we want to make you feel like you are with family!

 

  • Caregiver Supportive Assistance

    • Our program facilitates and coordinates relief to family members who are the primary caregiver for their elderly loved one. This program provides personal care and respite services to reduce the stress of a caregiver.  

      • **​CALL TODAY to complete intake assessment **

  • Homemaker  

    • This program provides assistance with light housework for those having difficulty with Activities of Daily Living. 

      • **CALL TODAY to get your name on the waiting list**
         

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