Tiger Love Community Services

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Tiger Love Community Services is a program designed to connect students with local community agencies and resources that will help them stay in school.

The Idea – Connect SOWELA students to multiple state and federal government benefits, local community resources, and receive assistance in accessing those benefits.
The Purpose – Ensure students matriculate with guidance, resources, and support to graduation.
The Result – Alumni contributing to the greater good of the Southwest Louisiana community!

Our Services

The Tiger Love Community Services staff can provide information, referrals, and assistance in the following areas:

  • Health Care Referrals
  • Legal Counseling Referrals
  • On-site Tax Preparations
  • Tiger Love Food Pantry
  • Child Care Assistance Information and Applications
  • SNAP, FITAP, and KCSP Information and Applications
  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Referrals
  • Referrals for Inexpensive Short Term Housing
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Program (WIOA) Prescreening Applications/Referrals
  • City of Lake Charles Bus Route Information
  • Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Transit Applications
  • Free Legal Clinics
  • Free Tax Preparations Workshops
  • And Much More!

SOWELA is an official Gold Star Community Site for the Department of Children and Family Services Site #101218.

All of our services are free for SOWELA students and their families.

Contact Info

Ms. Susan Sykes
susan.sykes@sowela.edu
(337) 421-6974

To schedule an appointment, please use the form below. No walk-in appointments will be allowed for the Fall 2020 semester. Appointments are available at the following times:

  • Monday: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM