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The Office of Student Services strives to ensure all McNeese students are aware of the many avenues to receive assistance. This page includes contact information for on-campus and off-campus support services. If you have a questions about this resource list, contact the Office of Student Services at 337-475-5609 or email studentservices@mcneese.edu.

On Campus Resources

On-campus resources, except for the Kay Dore’ Counseling Clinic, are available to students at no cost.

DepartmentPhone NumberEmailServices
Accessibility Services337-475-5916tdelaney@mcneese.eduSupport and accommodations for students with temporary or permanent disabilities
Career Services337-475-5142careers@mcneese.eduCareer counseling and guidance, career testing
CARE Mentorship Program337-475-5295dgatewood@mcneese.eduFaculty and staff mentors for students, providing one-on-one support
Counseling Center337-475-5136jgrimes@mcneese.eduMental health and emotional support, conflict resolution, relationship health, etc.
Kay Dore’ Counseling Clinic337-475-5981Low-cost counseling clinic open to students and non-students
McNeese Police337-475-5711mcneesepd@mcneese.eduCampus safety, crime reporting, safety escort services
Office of Inclusive Excellence337-475-5428kyoungblood@mcneese.eduDiversity, inclusion, and equity support
Office of Student Services337-475-5609studentservices@mcneese.eduOverall support and guidance for students, incident reporting, and Title IX compliance
Student Health Services337-475-5748studenthealth@mcneese.eduAcute healthcare, COVID-19 testing, men’s and women’s clinics, STD testing
Testing Services337-475-5181aburton@mcneese.edu
Tutoring CenterTutoring for students enrolled in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and statistics courses – Located in Kirkman Hall 201
Wellness Programs337-475-5277lwentzel@mcneese.eduPhysical wellness exercise and aerobics programs, wellness education programs
Write to Excellence Center and Literature Lab337-562-4206cbadeaux@mcneese.eduAssistance and guidance with academic writing and literature concepts
On Campus Resources

Off Campus Resources

Disability Services

DepartmentAddressPhone NumberEmail or TextWebsite
Americans with Disabilities Act Information and Assistance Hotline1-800-514-0301https://www.ada.gov/
ADA Guide ADA Helpline1-800-949-4232
ImCal Developmental Disabilities DivisionOne Lakeshore Drive Lake Charles, LA 70629337-475-3100info@imcalhsa.orghttps://imcalhsa.org/developmental-disabilities/
Off Campus Disability Services

Domestic/Relationship Violence

OrganizationAddressPhone NumberEmail or TextWebsite
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233  
Oasis Safe Haven for Domestic and Sexual Violence 601 West 18th St. Lake Charles, LA 70601337-436-4552 https://oasisasafehaven.org/
Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 1-888-411-1333  
Safehorizon Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-621-4673  
United Way of Southwest Louisiana 211Text 833-898-8336https://unitedwayswla.org/HELP
Off Campus Domestic / Relationship Violence Resources

Family Support

OrganizationAddressPhone NumberEmail or TextWebsite
ABC Pregnancy Resource Center510 West 18th St. Lake Charles, LA 70601337-433-2797 https://www.abcprc.com/
Best Life Counseling Center900 Ryan St Suite 405 Lake Charles, LA 70601337-990-5308marilyn@bestlifeswla.comhttp://www.bestlifeswla.com/index.html
Compass Counseling770 Bayou Pines East Lake Charles, LA 70601337-477-0708 https://www.compasslc.com/
Lake Area Counseling715 Ryan St, Suite 105C Lake Charles, LA 70601337-414-8379info@lakeareacounseling.comhttps://www.lakeareacounseling.com/
New Horizons Counseling Center614 Esplanade St Lake Charles, LA 70607337-478-1411 https://nh-cc.com/index.html
New Life Counseling631 E. School St Lake Charles, LA 70607337-474-7003Nlcps139@gmail.comhttps://www.newlifecounselinglc.com/
Resolutions Counseling Services3501 5th Ave A Lake Charles, LA 70607337-429-5129info@resolutionscounselingservices.orghttps://resolutionscounselingservices.org/
Salvation Army of Lake Charles320 Legion St. Lake Charles, LA 70615337-721-8068roslyn.morrison@uss.salvationarmy.orghttp://salvationarmyalm.org/lakecharles/  
Off Campus Family Support Resources

Food Insecurity

OrganizationAddressPhone NumberEmail or TextWebsite
Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana1225 2nd Street Lake Charles, LA 70601337-439-7436www.catholiccharitiesswla.com 
Feeding Louisiana543 Spanish Town Rd. Baton Rouge, LA 70802225-308-2038 https://www.feedinglouisiana.org/
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)1500 Broadway
Suite 1101
New York, NY 10036
1-800-931-22371-800-931-2237https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/
Second Harvest Food Bank215 E Pinhook Rd. Lafayette, LA 70501504-734-1322help@secondharvest.orghttps://no-hunger.org/
United Way of Southwest Louisiana 211Text 833-898-8336https://unitedwayswla.org/HELP
Off Campus Food Insecurity Resources

Housing Insecurity

OrganizationAddressPhone NumberEmail or TextWebsite
Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana1225 2nd Street Lake Charles, LA 70601337-439-7436www.catholiccharitiesswla.com
Calcasieu Women’s Shelter601 West 18th St. Lake Charles, LA 70601337-436-4552 
The Lord’s Place (Men’s shelter)126 Kirkman St. Lake Charles, LA 70601337-494-6277LordsOutreach2@aol.comhttp://www.lordsoutreach2.tvheaven.com/custom2.html
Potter’s House (Women’s shelter)3233 Kirkman St. Lake Charles, LA 70601337-477-1116 337-249-7395LordsOutreach@aol.comhttp://www.lordsoutreach2.tvheaven.com/custom.html
Salvation Army of Lake Charles320 Legion St. Lake Charles, LA 70615337-721-8068roslyn.morrison@uss.salvationarmy.orghttp://salvationarmyalm.org/lakecharles/  
United Way of Southwest Louisiana 211Text 833-898-8336https://unitedwayswla.org/HELP
Off Campus Housing Insecurity Resources

LGBTQ Services

OrganizationAddressPhone NumberEmail or TextWebsite
LGBT National Hotline1-888-843-4563https://www.glbthotline.org/
The Trevor Project 1-866-488-7386Text “START” to 678678https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
Off Campus LGBTQ Services

Mental or Physical Health

OrganizationAddressPhone NumberEmail or TextWebsite
Crisis Text Line  741741 
ImCal Behavioral Health Services4105 Kirkman St. Lake Charles, LA 70607337-475-8022info@imcalhsa.orghttps://imcalhsa.org/adult-behavioral-health-services/
ImCal Behavioral Health Services2651 E. Napoleon St. Sulphur, LA 70663337-625-6750info@imcalhsa.orgImCal Behavioral Health Services
ImCal Crisis Hotline1-800-272-8367
National Alliance on Mental Illness Helpline1-800-950-6264Text NAMI to 741741https://nami.org
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline1-800-273-8255 https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org  
Oceans Behavioral Hospital302 W. McNeese St.
Lake Charles, LA 70605
337-474-7581lakecharlesinfo@oceanshealthcare.comhttps://oceanshealthcare.com/lake-charles
Southwest LA HIV/AIDS Comprehensive Care Unit1715 Common St. Lake Charles, LA 70601337-439-5145  
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline1-800-622-4357 https://www.samhsa.gov  
United Way of Southwest Louisiana 211Text 833-898-8336https://unitedwayswla.org/HELP
Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255Text 838255https://www.va.gov/
Off Campus Mental or Physical Health Resources

Sexual Violence

OrganizationAddressPhone NumberEmail or TextWebsite
National Sexual Assault Hotline1-800-656-4673
Oasis Safe Haven for Domestic and Sexual Violence 601 West 18th St. Lake Charles, LA 70601337-436-4552 https://oasisasafehaven.org/
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) 1-800-656-4673 https://www.rainn.org/
Safehorizon Rape and Sexual Assault Hotline 1-212-227-3000  
United Way of Southwest Louisiana 211Text 833-898-8336https://unitedwayswla.org/HELP
Off Campus Sexual Violence Resources