PO Box 2747
Lafayette, Louisiana 70502
Phone:  (337) 237-7618
Fax:  (337 ) 237-7650

Toll Free: (877) 673-8434

 

 

 

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At The Outreach Center, we meet women everyday who are poor, lonely, addicted and struggling. They lack transportation, food, clothing, childcare, and are often mentally and spiritually drained. It's our mission to provide critical recovery services to help these families become sober, housed, and employed.

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Charity Challenge Golf Tournament

3-Man Scramble at Le Triomphe Golf Course on Monday, April 14th. 

 

Presented by:

Concentric Logo andLOGA 2011

 

Co-sponsored by:

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"The Outreach Center has given me my life back.  Had I not come here, I would be dead."
Lisa W.

"The Center has helped me tremendously to turn my life around.  They helped me to be strong and taught me life skills, job readiness skills and relapse prevention skills.  Through the program, I have built courage, confidence and skills to become self-sufficient, clean and sober."
Phyllis P.

 

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Are you or someone you know suffering from addiction or homelessness?  We are here to help.  Please call 337. 237. 7618 or email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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Help Wanted:  Case Manager


We are looking for a dedicated and compassionate individual to fill the part -time position of Case Manager.  Could that person be you?

 

This individual will work with the homeless to assist them in accessing mainstream benefits and permanent housing.

 

DUTIES INCLUDE:

Intake and assessment of homeless, resource referral and advocacy; assistance with applying for mainstream benefits such as food stamps, disability assistance and Medicaid; and re-housing assistance, such as housing search, landlord and housing subsidy negotiations, locating and moving furniture into homes; and housing stability case management, including budgeting and follow ups, ensuring clients remain housed for at least six months.

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE EXHIBITS:

An understanding of mental illness and substance abuse issues, demonstrates compassion and  has an ability to communicate and develop trusting relationships with individuals coming from all walks of life, is fearless and willing to go above and beyond to assist the most challenging of clients within our community.

 

ADDITIONALLY THE CASE MANAGER WILL:

 

1.       Create and maintain client files using ServicePoint™, a web-based homeless management information system database, as well as paper files, keeping accurate and up-to-date client information, service transactions, case notes and creating reports as needed

2.          Travel and working with clients out of the office approximately 25% of time worked

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires that an individual have a high school diploma and a minimum of two years social service experience. Computer literacy, good communication and interpersonal skills, and patience and compassion for those in need are a must. Applicant must have a valid Louisiana driver’s license, acceptable driving record and reliable transportation.  Prior Case Management / HPRP / ServicePoint experience a plus. 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience working with underserved or at risk populations , and/or experience providing housing services. A working knowledge of community resources and services is helpful.

 

COMPENSATION:

Salary deemed upon experience. 

 

To apply for this position, email a cover letter stating interest in the position as well as a resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Attention Albertsons Shoppers:

Now there is an even easier way to support all the programs and services that we provide, and it's as simple as something you are already doing.... buying groceries!

 

albertsons-tagIf you shop at Albertsons, please drop us an email and request one of these special key tags because everytime you shop at any Albertsons, they will scan your tag, and we will earn 1% back as a monetary donation. Just send us your mailing address, and we will drop one in the mail for you.

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