The deadline for submitting applications for Toys for Tots is fast approaching.
Organizers with the ASSIST Agency say the deadline for turning in completed applications with all necessary documentation is November 14, 2018, at 3:00 pm.
“Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. We do not accept faxed, mailed, or emailed applications.” a press release states.
Applications must be turned in to the offices in person and applicants must reside in the parish in which they apply.
Children up to 12 years old and special needs children ages 12 and above will be considered to receive Toys for Tots.
Proof of need and identification is required. Parent’s photo ID and either each child’s Medicaid card or the SNAP printout with each child’s name listed must accompany the application.
Applications are available for pick up from 8:30-4:00 Monday through Thursday at the ASSIST Agency Offices:
- Acadia – 11 N Parkerson Ave. Crowley. Phone number: 337-788-7550 x 138
- Jeff Davis – 107 E Nezpique St., Jennings. Phone number: 337-824-7800
- Vermilion – 407 Charity St., Abbeville. Phone number: 337-898-9554
For more information, call the ASSIST Agency.
The Toys for Tots website still has open applications for those looking to find a donation location or if people would like to request a toy(s) for family in parishes that are not listed above with the ASSIST Agency. That information can be found here.