Jan 7, 2014 12:38 PM by MELISSA CANONE
The ASSIST Agency has received a grant from FEMA to help Acadia Parish residents who are struggling financially due to emergency situations.
Money is available to help with utilities and rent or mortgage. To be eligible you must live in Acadia Parish, have experienced a recent emergency situation, and meet eligibility requirements. Many situations can qualify as an emergency, such as car repairs, illness, temporary reduction of income, very high utility bill, and more. If you believe you may qualify, please call the ASSIST Agency at 788-7550 x 138 for an appointment.