Southwest Louisiana AIDS Council

SLAC will be CLOSED from March 30, 2017 through April 10, 2017, as we move into our new offices. Please make sure to attend to any business before 5pm on March 29.

425 Kingsley St.  Lake Charles, LA 70601 - Click to see our calendar.

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The Southwest Louisiana AIDS Council is a non-profit community-based organization supported by grants from the HIV/AIDS Program of the Louisiana Office of Public Health, Department of Health and Hospitals, and Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), as well as other private and foundation funding. 

These grants provide HIV prevention and education programs, as well medical and social services to persons living with HIV and AIDS.  In addition, fundraisers, memorials, and other donations support the agency's mission. 

All of SLAC’s client services are confidential and free of charge.

                                         We are here for you. 


 Medicaid expansion took effect June 1st, 2016.  If your income is at or below 138% of the federal povery guidelines and you have NO Medicare or employer-provided health insurance, you may be eligible for Medicaid coverage.  You can apply at Moss-Memorial Health Clinics, SWLA Center for Health Services, or at the SLAC office. Click here for more information on Medicaid Expansion Open Enrollment information

Click HERE to find out how Medicaid expansion may affect your LaHAP coverage from the LaHAP website.

• Important information regarding Medicaid and Taxi Service.

Food Pantry Schedule:

Tuesday - Thursday:  11am - 4pm

• Rent and utility assistance funding is EXTREMELY limited this year.  A larger than usual number of requests and decreased funds means that we may NOT be able to pay total rent or utility requests.  Our assistance services are for EMERGENCIES ONLY and you must be able to demonstrate to your case manager what has caused this month’s emergency and how you will pay next month.   
PLEASE NOTEALL REQUEST NORMALLY TAKE 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS TO BE PAID. Please do not wait until your “cut off” or eviction date to request assistance.

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Southwest Louisiana AIDS Council                   425 Kingsley St. Lake Charles, LA 70601             337.439.5861