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The Diocese of Houma–Thibodaux provides a list of free resources to help families find other programs in our community that can help them.  Items are added throughout the year as new programs are discovered and it is fully updated once every year. To access this resource guide, click here. Below is the alphabetized table of contents. Simply find the topic you are interested in and to the right you'll find the page number.

RESOURCES

Table of Contents


Topic………………............................................................................Page Number
Alternatives to Abortion/Foster Care Resources……………......................…………………….1
Adoptions……………………………....................................................................................…….2
Apartments/Housing Programs based on Income……………………………………................3
Agriculture………………………………........................................................................................3
Ambulance Service………………………......................................................................................4
Anger Management Groups………………..................................................................................4
Annulments……………………….....................................................................................………..4
Assessor’s Offices……………………….....................................................................................…4
Birth/Death/Marriage/Certificates/Vital Records……………………………..................………5
BISCO (Bayou Interfaith Shared Community Organization)…………….............................…...5
Budget Counseling/Money Management…...............................................................................5
Business Counseling………………………....................................................................................6
Children………………………………….....................................................................................…7
Christmas Toy Assistance…………....................................................................................……..15
Computers, Computer Classes & Security…………………….............................……………..16
Consumer Complaints/Protection………...................................................................................16
Counseling………………………………......................................................................................17
Collectibles/Estate Items and Local Crafts……………………………........................………..19
Crime Services…………………...……....................................................................................…19
Dental……………………………………......................................................................................20
Disaster Assistance/Information…...................................................................................………21
DNA Testing……………….....................................................................................……………..22
Domestic Violence……………………….....................................................................................22
Driver’s Education…………………....................................................................................….….23
Education……………………....................................................................................……….…...23
Elections and Politics………………....................................................................................…….37
Elderly Resources……………....................................................................................…….……..37
Employment/Employment Benefits Assistance……………………........................…….……..45
Federal Government Programs Information……………………...............................….………48
Fire Assistance……………………….....................................................................................…...48
First Time Home Buyers/Mortgage Assistance…………….........................…………………..49
Fisherman……………………………….......................................................................................50
Food………………………………….....................................................................................…...50
Fraud Reporting………………………...................................................................................….55
Funerals………………………………....................................................................................…..55
Gambling Support Groups…………..................................................................................…….57
Grief and Loss Support Groups………..................................................................................….57
Hazardous Waste Pickup……………...................................................................................…...59
Homeland Security Hotline………..................................................................................………59
Homeless Assistance…………………...................................................................................…..59
Horticulture………………………………....................................................................................60
House Repairs……………………………....................................................................................60
Housing Services………………………........................................................................................61
Hunting Season Information……………....................................................................................61
Identity Theft……………………………......................................................................................61
Immigration & Resettlement…………..................................................................................….63
Income Tax Preparation and Assistance.................................................................................…63
Indian Support…………………………....................................................................................…64
Interpreters/Translators………………….....................................................................................65
Landlord Problems……………………...................................................................................….65
Legal Aid………………………………........................................................................................65
Marriage Support……………………...................................................................................…...66
Maternity Homes……………………....................................................................................…...67
Medicaid……………………………….....................................................................................…67
Medical Information……………………......................................................................................68
Motor Vehicles Departments………….....................................................................................120
Military………………………………….......................................................................................120
Parenting Support…………………..................................................................................…….120
Prison Release Assistance…………...................................................................................……122
Rape…………………………......................................................................................………….123
Rental or Eviction Assistance…....................................................................................………..124
Retirement……………………………....................................................................................…124
Safety………………………….....................................................................................……...…124
Self Employment……………....................................................................................………….126
Sexual Harassment in the Work Place………………………………................................……126
Sewer Treatment Plan Assistance……..................................................................................…126
Social Security……………………….....................................................................................….127
Spiritual Support…………………....................................................................................……..128
Substance Abuse……………………...................................................................................…..130
Suicide………………………………....................................................................................…..130
Telemarketing Calls………………...................................................................................…….132
Telephone/Internet Assistance………..................................................................................….131
Thrift Stores……………………………......................................................................................131
Transportation………………………....................................................................................…..132
Travel Information……………..……......................................................................................…132
Utility Companies Within Diocese of Houma Thibodaux.....................……………………...134
Utility Payment Assistance……………......................................................................................135
Unemployment Claims………………....................................................................................…137
Veterans Information………………....................................................................................…...137
Volunteer Opportunities…………...................................................................................……..138
Voting………………………………......................................................................................…..139
War & Terrorism……………………......................................................................................….139
Wildlife Rehabilitation/Animal Control/Pet Adoptions……………............…………………139

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