The Samaritan Center is a Christian organization offering emergency assistance with food for those in our community who are in need.
Limited assistance for utilities, rent/mortgage, transportation, & medicines may be provided in some circumstances.
It is our hope that with God’s grace we may be able to assist those people in need on their path back to self-sufficiency.
The Samaritan Center offers the following programs for short-term and long-term needs.
We go by appointments, so please call (985) 626-4457 to make yours.
There are many ways you can help The Samaritan Center in our mission.
Choose a button below for more info.
Illuminating Intersections: Hunger and Health
Watch this illustrative video from Feeding America's Hunger and Health to learn more about the intersections of food insecurity, nutrition and health.
Scan the code with your smart phone to go to our mobile site.
You can then save the app to your Home Page (iPhone instructions are at the bottom of the mobile page).
Below are a few pictures from past Empty Bowl
Events with more in our Gallery
and on the Official Empty Bowl Facebook Page.
This year's Empty Bowl will be on
Sunday, Nov. 17. More information.