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Posted on: November 8, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Toy and Coat Drive 2021 - Now accepting donations and applications!

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St. James Parish Government, Dept. of Human Resources, CAA

 2021 Toy & Coat Drive

 St. James Parish Government, Dept. of Human Resources, CAA is sponsoring its annual Toy and Coat Drive for families in need who are residents of St. James Parish. The Special Programs Department is currently accepting donations to purchase toys and coats through December 6, 2021. If you would like to donate, please send the donation to St. James Council on Aging, P.O. Box 87, Convent, LA  70723 or contact (225) 562-2305 for more information.

Also, if you would like to apply for the 2021 Toy & Coat Drive Distribution you can pick up an application beginning November 4th thru November 30, 2021, from 7:30 am – 3:30 pm Monday thru Thursday at St. James Parish Government, Dept. of Human Resources, Satellite Office located at 2430 Louisiana Avenue, in Lutcher or you may request an application by calling (225) 562-2353. Households with children, newborn to 12 years of age, are eligible to apply. Families will be assisted on a first come, first served basis.  If an applicant was assisted through the St. James Parish, DHR Toy & Coat Drive last year, he or she may only be eligible to participate if funds are available. 

Please note applicants must provide copies of the required documents listed below:

  1. Proof of residency (current utility bill)
  2. Head of household picture I.D. or driver’s license 

You may return application by mail, fax: (225) 562-2425, email: or place in a drop-box at the nearest location to you.

            Mailing Address:         St. James Parish Government, DHR

                                          P.O. Box 87

                                    Convent, LA  70723

 Drop-box Locations:

                                    Welcome Sr. Center (front of the building)

                                    7140 Park Street

                                    St. James, LA 70086

                                     Vacherie Sr. Center (front of the building)

                                    29166 Health Unit Street

                                    Vacherie, LA 70090

                                   Dept. of Human Resources (near the elevator)

                                    5153 Canatella Street

                                    Convent, LA 70723

                                    St. James Parish, DHR Satellite Office (Old Health Unit Building)

                                    2430 Louisiana Avenue

                                    Lutcher, LA 70071

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