Life Touch

Life Touch is the first phase of assistance that we provide for those living in Downtown Baton Rouge in the 70802 zip code. This includes:

– Meal Bags (Mon-Fri). We give out between 25-30 bags a day, beginning at 8 am, and they usually go fast.

– Hygiene Bags (Wed).

– Clothes closet/blankets (Mon-Fri).

– Computer Lab

– Eviction Assistance Required Documentation:

  • Current lease and eviction notice (both must be in renter’s name).
  • Income verification (2 most recent pay stubs and/or all government assistance).
  • Current picture ID.
  • Note: We don’t provide first month’s rent or deposit.

– Utility Cut Off Assistance Required Documentation:

  • Disconnect notice
  • Current lease in renter’s name.
  • Income verification (2 most recent pay stubs and/or all government assistance).
  • Current picture ID.

– ID Cards Required Documentation:

  • Discharge paperwork indicating release from prison.
  • Proof ID is needed to attend new employment orientation.
  • Proof ID is needed for obtaining a medical prescription.
  • Proof ID is needed for a doctor’s/medical appointment.
  • Note: This service is provided one time per individual.
  • Note: We don’t provide Birth Certificates or Drivers License.

– Bus Pass Required Documentation:

  • Proof of a scheduled interview for employment.
  • Proof of new employment orientation.
  • Proof of needing transportation for a pre-scheduled doctors/medical appointment.
  • Note: We don’t provide out of state Greyhound tickets.

– TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Required Documentation:

  • Proof of pending employment in Louisiana.

– Funeral Assistance

  • Information/proof from the funeral home.