Phone: 225-450-1006

Christy Burnett, Director

Mission Statement

The objective of the Ascension Parish Health Unit is to provide health care services and to promote the well being of the general public within the Parish of Ascension and its surrounding parishes.

Services Provided



Providing WIC services for low to moderate income families.  WIC services consist of good nutrition for infants and children up to 5 years of age, pregnant women, post-partal women and breastfeeding mothers. Call to see if you qualify for an appointment.


$10.00 per visit Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Friday 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


Provide yearly exams by appointment only for birth control which includes pap smears, breast exams and STD testing.  We also offer depo shots at minimum cost.


Testing by appointment only for Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia and HIV Treatment for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia offered at a minimum cost.


$5.00 charge
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Friday 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


Take applications to supply groceries provided by Louisiana Food Bank to low income families on a quarterly basis, the 3rd Wednesday of each quarter from 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.  The Ascension Parish Health Unit assists Food for Families in providing a contact number of 1-800-522-3333.


Providing assistance in locating agencies that provide aid to those in need:

  • Food Stamps
  • Medicaid


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