community action

Ali Cressionie
Community action executive Director, Interim

Office of Community Action is dedicated to improving the lives of Lafourche Parish low-income families.  The agency is able to provide an array of services to help families become economically stable with funding received from federal, state, and local levels.  According to the participant’s needs, the agency is allowed to pay for rent/mortgage, utility assistance, higher education tuition and book assistance, commodity distribution and food vouchers, school uniforms, funeral assistance, emergency lodging, prescription assistance, and summer employment program.   Households must meet income guidelines for this program.  All eligible working clients must complete a job referral form and register with LA Works.  Our team of professionals look forward to serving you and your family.


Mortgage / rental
Higher education
tuition and book assistance
commodity distribution &
Food Vouchers
School uniforms
Funeral Assistance
Emergency lodging
prescription assistance
Summer employment program