SWLA Center for Health Services - Lake Charles Office

Address

2000 Opelousas Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

(337) 439-9983

www.swlahealth.org

Date of Official Change:

September 25, 2015

AKA:

Southwest Louisiana Center for Health Services

Description:

Our Mission is to improve access and quality comprehensive, primary, preventive health care and support services in a safe environment of caring, respect and dignity in a cost effective manner for the uninsured, underinsured, and poverty-stricken populations within our target service area.

SWLA Corporate headquarters and the main site is located in the city of Lake Charles, Louisiana in Calcasieu Parish. Services are also provided at satellite clinics in the cities of Lafayette in Lafayette Parish, of Crowley, Acadia Parish and of Oberlin, Allen Parish.

The Nu-Exodus program uses the evidence based Adolescent Community Reinforcement (A-CRA) and Assertive Continuing Care (ACC) approaches to provide substance abuse to adolescents 12 - 17 years of age.

We are a community-based organization providing preventive and primary health care for the entire family regardless of their ability to pay using a sliding fee scale. We also welcome Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and self-pay patients.

COMPREHENSIVE PRIMARY CARE SERVICES SWLA Center for Health Services currently provides comprehensive primary medical care services.

Our LAKE CHARLES Location offers: Case Management Pharmacy Dentistry Laboratory HIV Testing and Education Health Education WIC Fitness Center Podiatry Behavioral Health

Hours:

Normal operating hours:
Mon/Wed/Thur-8:00am-5:00pm, Tues-10:00am-7:00pm, Fri-8:00am-12:00 Noon

Intake Process:

SWLA accepts walk-ins; Appointments are encouraged to assure continuity of services

Program Fees:

Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, a sliding fee scale for those that qualify and self-pay patients; Sliding Fee is a special program at SWLA Center for Health Services (SWLA) to assist those who are uninsured or have difficulty paying for medical care. Depending on your income and family size, sliding fee scale decides how much you and your family will pay for medical services. Please note that not all procedures may qualify for sliding fee discount.

Languages:

English, Spanish

Eligibility:

All residents of Louisiana and the immediate five parishes surrounding Calcasieu are eligible to receive services; Required Proof of Income: Current pay stub, Unemployment award letter, most current W2's, SSI award letter or a copy of the check, college grant award letter and certification letter from Medical Assistance; For more information our office.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Related Resources

Date of Official Change:

September 25, 2015

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agency does not utilize volunteers

Year Incorporated:

1978

Address Listings

Mailing

P O Box 19010
Lake Charles, LA 70616

Physical (Primary)

2000 Opelousas Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contacts

Available Staff

Primary Contact

SWLA Center for Health Services

www.swlahealth.org

(337) 439-8898

Dr. John Colligan

Obstetrics/Gynecology / Chief Health Officer

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(337) 439-9983

Fax

(337) 439-8898

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

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