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


• National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2019 is Thursday, February 7, 2019.  

Two (2) testing sites for Free and Confidential Testing on NBHAAD:

10am-6pm at 425 Kingsley St.    •    8am -3:30pm at 808 Walters St.


• 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

03/28/19 Sponsored by AVITA • Budgeting

04/25/19 Sponsored by Reliant/ BU CHW • Dating & Social Media


• 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

04/10/19 Sponsored by Merck

04/17/19 Sponsored by Janssen



• 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


fax:       337.436.8713



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

Food Pantry Schedule


Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday   

11am - 4pm

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

Alere Determine Combo 

20 minute finger prick test.



425 Kingsley St.        Lake Charles, LA 70605        337.439.5861