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ASSIST Agency receives grant to help Acadia, Jeff Davis and Vermilion Parish residents struggling due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted at 11:39 AM, Aug 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-07 12:39:32-04

The ASSIST Agency says that they have received a grant to help Acadia, Jeff Davis and Vermilion Parish residents who are struggling financially due to COVID-19 pandemic.

The funds are provided by Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) CARES Act funds. Help is available for rent or mortgage, utilities, and other necessities.

ASSIST says that the COVID-19 virus must have directly affected at least one member of the household that is applying. Written proof that the virus was the cause of the situation is required. Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements and live in Acadia, Jeff Davis or Vermilion Parish.

Those that meet those criteria can call the ASSIST Agency for an appointment: Acadia Office 337-788-7551 x 138; Jeff Davis Office 337-824-7800, Vermilion Office 337-898-9554.

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