DCFS and United Way of Southeast Louisiana Launch Effort to Expand Workforce Training for SNAP Recipients in Seven Parishes

SNAP Employment & Training Program Promotes Self-Sufficiency through Training, Experience

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) are partnering to help expand workforce training programs to recipients of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in seven parishes in Southeast Louisiana. 


RU Meeting 11-15-2018

Thursday, November 15th
10:00 - 11:00am

United Way of Southeast Louisiana Main Office
2515 Canal Street NOLA

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Williamson’s Notes: Growing Jefferson Parish

Earlier this month, I was fortunate to attend the announcement of new ownership of Avondale Shipyard hosted by the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO), Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.), and Governor John Bel Edwards. Avondale Marine LLC, a joint venture between T. Parker Host and Hilco Redevelopment Partners, finalized the purchase of the valuable real estate on October 3.

Pink and Preoccupied

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As a three-time cancer survivor, first diagnosed in 2001, this work isn’t a once-a-year wardrobe decision. It’s a constant preoccupation, and I’m fortunate to volunteer with an organization that shares my commitment to ensuring that people of all ages enjoy a high quality of life and wellbeing – especially when it comes to cancer.