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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

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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

Stronger Together


Our volunteers and community partners make our work possible! We enjoy the generosity of dozens of local volunteers, including students and senior citizens.

Join us! 

Call (337) 662-5838 or (337) 351-0003

for info. 

Hearty thanks to our all our community partners who make our mission possible!

Local supporters:

Acadiana Center for the Arts

Catholic Charities of Acadiana

Cleco Power

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

National supporters:

Home Bank


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

Call us!

We are responding to every individual

who needs assistance.


Call (337) 662-5838 or (337) 351-0003 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!

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