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United Way of Southwest Louisiana is committed to helping everyone in Southwest Louisiana. Recognizing that it's hard to ask for help, we've added confidential, 24/7/365 help that can be received in any way you prefer to communicate.
Whether you've been struggling or an emergency just happened, United Way of Southwest Louisiana has several ways to assist you and receive the support, resources or advice you need.
Please text our hotline specifically for ages 13-22. 833-TXT-TEEN
Dial 2-1-1 or Text 898-211 in order to find out what resources there are for someone in this position.
Crisis Online Chat is perfect for this situation. unitedwayswla.org/crisischat
A free helpline operated 24-hours-a-day, and every day of the year, this call center has trained specialists answering calls from those in need. Top calls for help are consistently for basic needs: food, rent/mortgage assistance, utility assistance and medical prescriptions.
2-1-1 is a valuable community resource with the most comprehensive database of social services available for our community. Encourage individuals who need help to dial 2-1-1.
For over 79 years, United Way of Southwest Louisiana has been committed to building strong, successful families and strengthening our community.
815 Ryan Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Toll Free: 888.433.1088