Senior Centers

Ouachita Council on Aging
Local organization which provides senior services such as Meals on Wheels, nutrition education and counseling, transportation, and caregiver support.

West Ouachita Senior Center
A community center serving senior citizens. Services include early voting center, transportation, recreational activities, and senior education.

Senior Housing

Monroe Housing Authority
A local, government housing program that offers support to retirees.

Ouachita Parish Police Jury Section 8 Housing
Ouachita Parish Police Jury Housing program provides housing assistance throughout Ouachita Parish.

West Monroe Housing Authority
This program provides rental assistance for elderly, handicapped, disabled and low-income families.

Services for Seniors

Christian Community Ministries
This non-profit offers numerous forms of financial assistance to those in need. They offer prescription and medication help, clothing, local transportation and food help.

Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs
The Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs (GOEA) is the administrator of the Older Americans Act program services such as congregate and home delivered meals, assisted and medical transportation, adult day healthcare, caregiver sitter service, counseling, legal assistance, medication management, and utility assistance.

Louisiana Department of Health, Aging and Adult Services
The Office of Aging and Adult Services (OAAS) is a healthcare reform initiative, bringing together all of the long-term care programs that serve senior citizens and people with adult-onset disabilities.

The official site of Medicare allows users to sign up, customize their plans, and get information on supplemental insurance.

Ouachita Parish Multi-Purpose Community Action Program (OMCAP) serves as an anti-poverty agency in conjunction with government and community organizations. OMCAP provides assistance with food, finances, housing, utilities, and prescription payments. OMCAP also provides resources for community health, such as screenings, self-defense lessons, exercise classes and senior activities. OMCAP can provide help with Medicaid and government program enrollment.