COVID-19 Resources




  • Training Related Resources:

    • Free Wifi:  Any McDonalds parking lot

    • Low cost internet: Xfinity $10/month for students

    • AT&T $5 - $10/month for limited income households.

    • CenturyLink Desktop Computer Financial Assistance:  Assistance to get affordable computers into homes during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Unemployment Insurance:

  • Medicaid:  If you have been laid off from work or faced a reduction in hours, you may be eligible for Medicaid. 

  • Food: 

    • Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana:  Searchable listings of food pantries for the following 12 parish region: Caldwell; East Carroll; Franklin; Jackson; Lincoln; Madison; Morehouse; Ouachita; Richland; Tensas; Union; and West Carroll

 Workforce Development Board 83 is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program

Auxiliary Aids and Services are Available Upon Request to Individuals with Disabilities
 Phone 318-387-7962 / Fax 318-361-0279 LA Relay #711  E-mail:
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This document was supported by Grant 90FX0030 from the administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS).

Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS.

HPOG is a study funded by the federal government which is being conducted to determine how these training opportunities help people improve their skills and find better jobs.  During the study, all new eligible applicants will be selected by lottery to participate in these training opportunities.  Not all eligible applicants will be selected to participate in these opportunities.  


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