DeSoto Parish Police Jury Office of Community Services (OCS)

DeSoto Parish Police Jury Office of Community Services (OCS) provides a variety of opportunities for low-income households to increase their household stability and self-sufficiency levels by providing clients with emergency services such as food, shelter and safety from the elements and abusive, life threatening situations.

Contact Info:

Lynda Spivey - Executive Director 404-B Polk Street
Mansfield, LA 71052
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm (Monday - Friday)
Phone: 318-872-0880
Fax: 318-871-8616
After Hour Emergencies: 318-461-7626

Additional non-emergency services we provide help our clients become self-sufficient such as education and employment opportunities, financial help (family budgeting classes, tuition assistance). Family stability services such as weatherization, utility, clothing and counseling services in addition to Section-8 housing, emergency shelter and Veteran’s services.


Weatherization Assistance Program Application - CLICK HERE