St. Landry-Evangeline United Way

Who We Are

Our mission:

To improve St. Landry and Evangeline parishes by assessing the needs of the communities, mobilizing leaders and citizens through collaboration and volunteerism, and providing resource support to create lasting positive changes in lives, neighborhoods, and communities.


Our vision: 

We envision the citizens of St. Landry and Evangeline parishes to be healthy, educated and self-sufficient..

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What We Do

St. Landry-Evangeline United Way supports local agencies and non-profits by conducting an annual fundraising campaign, primarily through workplace presentations and payroll deduction.  While this has traditionally been the main function of United Way, it is no longer sufficient or effective in tackling the challenges facing most communities today.

Today, United Ways find ways to collaborate and partner with non-profits, businesses, civic organizations and government to find solutions to the many problems the community faces.

St. Landry-Evangeline United Way leads many initiatives and projects related to the three focus areas - Education, Health, and Financial Stability (self sufficiency).  See a complete list on our website,

For over 50 years, St. Landry-Evangeline United Way has been focused on issues that really matter, supporting programs and projects that lift up our citizens, promote families, and address global issues like education, health, and income.

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Contact Information

Address Information
5367 I-49 South Service Rd. - Suite 30
Opelousas, LA 70570
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 -4:30
Contact: Ginger LeCompte
Contact Title: Executive Director
Phone: 3379427815
Fax: 3379427851
We are located in the St. Landry Economic Development (SLED) building, with entrance to our offices on the side of the building. 
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