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Disaster Information and Resources

News and Information


Text Message for the Latest Updates
State Shelter Information Text LASHELTER to 898211 or call 2-1-1
Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) Information Text LASNAP to 898211
Orleans Updates Text NOLAREADY to 77295
Foster Parent Support
Foster Parent Support Line 833-788-1351
Kinship Navigator Text KINSHIPLA to 898-211

Disaster Assistance


FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA provides disaster survivors with information, support, services, and a means to access and apply for disaster assistance through joint data-sharing efforts between federal, tribal, state, local, and private sector partners.

Louisiana 211
It's single access point for details about food pantries and other food assistance sources near you. 211 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community.
CrisisText Line Text REACHOUT to 741741 (24/7)
Emergency Management for Disability and Aging Coalition: Oxygen Exchange Sites 800-270-6185
Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP)
Louisiana Department of Health: Human Services Directory
Louisiana Department of Health: Office of Behavior Health Keep Calm Line 866-310-7977 (24/7)
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Louisiana
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255 (vets press 1)
En Español: 888-628-9454
Deaf/HoH: TTY 1-800-799-4889

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline 800-985-5990
Text TALKWITHUS to 66746
Home Maintenance
Crisis Cleanup 844-965-1386
Operation Blue Roof
Legal Aid Disaster Resource Center: Hurricane Ida
Louisiana Workforce Commission

Outreach Resources

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