Benefits Enrollment Center


elderly_20female_20clientVolunteers of America North Louisiana’s Benefits Enrollment Center (BECs) is one of 57 funded by the  National Council on Aging to serve low-income Medicare beneficiaries.

Who do we serve?

  • Lower income senior adults
  • Younger adults with disabilities
  • Any adult ages 19 to 64 with a household income less than 138% of the federal poverty level who do NOT currently have Medicaid assistance.


We provide our clients with information and assistance to access:

  1. Income Supports
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Income (SSDI)
  1. Health
  • Medicaid Part D and Low Income Subsidy
  • Medicaid
  1. Nutrition and Food
  • SNAP
  • Elderly Nutrition Program (Group or Home delivered meals)
  1. Property Tax Relief
  2. Veteran Benefits
  3. Utility
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
  • Disaster Relief
  1. Referrals and Linkage to Other Services

Our Primary Goals:

  • Screening and application assistance for Medicare Savings Programs, Part D, Extra Help, and the Supplemental Nutrition   Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Match Medicare recipients who live on incomes less than $24,150 per year and often lack the resources needed to meet basic living expenses
  • Improve Medicare recipients financial outlook by enrolling in programs that save money on health care, medical prescriptions, food, and more
Contact Us:
Benefits Enrollment Center
(318) 213-1664
BECs are funded in part by the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, administered through the U.S. Administration fir Community Living