Avoyelles Parish County Welfare (Louisiana)


Avoyelles Parish WIC Offices provide access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional program in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. Avoyelles Parish WIC Offices process applications to join the Avoyelles Parish welfare program, provide nutrition education, and administer food services to eligible people. Pregnant and recently pregnant women, infants, and young children are eligible for the program if they meet income requirements and are at nutrition risk. Avoyelles Parish WIC Offices determine eligibility for benefits and accept applications, and they may conduct assessments for determining nutrition risk. WIC Office services may be available through their website.

Bunkie Parish Health Unit WIC Office Bunkie LA 406 Walnut Street 71322 318-346-2586

Marksville Avoyelles Parish Health Unit WIC Office Marksville LA 657 Government Street 71351 318-253-4302


Avoyelles Parish Food Stamp Offices administer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a form of nutrition assistance provided to income-eligible households in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. Local Avoyelles Parish Food Stamp Offices can process applications for SNAP benefits, help determine eligibility for the program, and provide nutritional education. They also help administer monthly benefits, distribute food assistance benefits, and accept applications from individuals and Avoyelles Parish households. Food Stamp Offices in Avoyelles Parish may also monitor compliance with SNAP rules. Food Stamp Offices provide access to information and services on their websites.

Marksville Avoyelles Parish Economic Stability Food Stamp Office Marksville LA 607 Tunica Drive West 71351 888-524-3578


The Avoyelles Parish Social Services Department provides a range of health and human services and programs in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. They often administer safety net programs, provide basic necessities, and protect children, the elderly, and dependent or vulnerable adults. Avoyelles Parish Social Services may administer assistance programs such as SNAP or TANF, as well as Medicare or Medicaid and any state health programs for low-income uninsured or underinsured groups. They may also provide Avoyelles Parish housing services, substance abuse and addiction services, energy assistance, and mental health services. Social Service Departments in Avoyelles Parish provide online access to many of their services and programs.

Marksville Social Service Department Marksville LA 930 North Main Street 71351 318-253-7734