Southwest Louisiana AIDS Council

SLAC is a non-profit community-based organization supported by grants from the HIV/AIDS Program of the Louisiana Office of Public Health, Department of Health and Hospitals, and Health Resource Services Administration (HRSA), as well as other private and foundation funding.

These grants provide HIV prevention and education programs, as well  as medical and social services to persons living with HIV and AIDS.  In addition, fundraisers, memorials, and other donations support the agency’s mission.

All of SLAC’s client services are confidential and free of charge.

We are here for you.

Breaking News

Our Food Pantry will be CLOSED Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you.

• 340B Patient Appreciation Program - Every 4th THURSDAY of the month 

12pm   -   425 Kingsley St.  Lake Charles, LA. -   Lunch is provided. - Click here for more info

• Patient Education Initiative Seminars (PEI) - Every 2nd WEDNESDAY of the month

12pm  -  808 Walters Street, Lake Charles, LA - Lunch is provided.- Click here for more info

• NOTE: Deadline for ALL ASSISTANCE requests is now FRIDAY at 12pm (noon).  

Do Not wait until your “cut-off” or eviction date to request assistance.  

Please remember that ALL REQUESTS TAKE 5 - 10 DAYS TO BE PAID.

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday:           9am - 5pm

Friday:    9am - 12:30pm

Contact Information

phone:       337.439.5861


Calls received on weekends, holidays or after hours are directed to our answering service.


Client-based food pantry, with fresh produce and bread arriving weekly.

Food Pantry Schedule

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday   

11am - 4pm



425 Kingsley St.        Lake Charles, LA 70605        337.439.5861

425 Kingsley St. |  Lake Charles, LA 


   Monday - Thursday:           9am - 5pm

   Friday:                              9am - 12:30pm

(Although this website provides general information regarding HIV, this information DOES NOT constitute medical advice and should not be used as such.  The information is NOT intended to diagnose or treat any health issues and is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation.  Visit a qualified physician or health care provider regarding individual health-related needs, concerns, or questions.)