Lake Charles/Southwestern Louisiana Continuum of Care

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Continuum of CareMission:
To create and maintain a collaboration of member agencies and organizations, which are concerned for the plight of the homeless in our region, by developing and maintaining a system of coordination and information sharing among service providers that create programs and projects that deliver services to end homelessness in Region V of the State of Louisiana.

5 Parishes in Region V include:
     • Allen
     • Beauregard
     • Calcasieu
     • Cameron
     • Jefferson Davis

Staff Members:
Albertha Mills-Chavis – CoC Coordinator
Umeih Thomas – CoC Assistant
Mary Jones – Access Center Staff 
Priscilla Eaglin – Experience Works Senior Helper

Access Center:

The Access Center is a collaboration between Abraham’s Tent and the CoC to enhance the availability of the program within the community. The Access Center will aid homeless and low-income individuals in the process of applying for Social Security, SNAP Benefits, Medicare and Medicaid, rental assistance, utility assistance, and any additional resources available.

Access Center:
Continuum of Care Map2001 Moeling Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: 337.721.4030 ext. 5101
Fax: 337.721.4180
Monday – Friday: 9am-1pm

CoC Admin:
2001 Moeling Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Main Number 
Phone: 337.721.4030
Albertha Mills-Chavis
337.721.4030 ext. 5118
Umeih Thomas
337.721.4030 ext. 5045
Fax: 337.721.4180
TDD: 1.800.947.5277 FREE or 711




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