Serving Acadiana since 1982
Our mission is to build up people of all ages and social backgrounds, without regard to race or religion, as they strive for healthier, more fulfilling and self-sufficient lives.
We attend to the educational, material, spiritual, and independence needs of children and teens, senior citizens, single parents, veterans, people with disabilities and housebound residents.
Voted "2021 Agency of the Year"
by St. Landry-Evangeline United Way
Thensted Center exercises careful stewardship of resources to address the needs within the community.
Your tax-deductible contribution will have an immediate, transformative impact.
Use the Donate Button to donate via Pay Pal or donate by check to:
Thensted Outreach Center
PO Box 341
Grand Coteau, LA 70541
Our volunteers and community partners make our work possible! We enjoy the generosity of dozens of local volunteers, including students and senior citizens.
Call (337) 662-5838 info.
Hearty thanks to our all our community partners who make our mission possible!
Acadiana Center for the Arts
Catholic Charities of Acadiana
F & R Air Conditioning
Harper Family Foundation
JB Mouton LLC
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation
Robert Charles Guidry Sr. Charitable Trust
Russell's Food Center
Second Harvest of Acadiana
Stuller Family Foundation
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
St. Landry-Evangeline United Way
JP Morgan Chase Bank
Society of the Sacred Heart U.S. - Canada
U.S. Central & Southern Province of the Society of Jesus
Union Pacific Foundation
Walmart Community Grants Program
We are responding to every individual
who needs assistance.
Call (337) 662-5838 so we can ensure someone is available to assist you with your specific concern.
Food Pantry pick up is available - please call first. We also deliver meals and essentials to senior citizens and housebound residents.
We welcome individuals and families displaced by disasters to contact us for assistance.
All are welcome at our table!