Community Action Agency


Plaquemines Parish Community Action Agency is a public agency established by council resolution in October 1982. The Plaquemines Parish Commission Council designated itself to serve as the official provider of services to the low income, economically disadvantaged elderly and disabled residents of Plaquemines Parish. The targeted group has been provided with services such as: 

  • Crisis and Non-Crisis Energy Assistance
  • Emergency Food Boxes
  • Energy Client Education
  • Public Transportation
  • USDA Commodities

Mission Statement

Plaquemines Parish Community Action Agency strives to promote economic and social opportunities to the families and individuals by providing access to resources and opportunities that will strengthen and guide families into self-sufficiency.

The Community Action Promise

Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

Information & Referrals

Clients often come to our department with multiple and complex needs that cannot always be solved through our programs. In these instances, we provided information and referrals to other agencies including: