The ASSIST Agency has received a grant to help Acadia 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.
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 or Vermilion Parish. Applicants who received assistance within the last 12 months are not eligible.
If you believe you may qualify, please call the ASSIST Agency for an appointment: Acadia Office 337-788-7551 x 138; Vermilion Office 337-898-9554.