Louisiana Residents

Help for Louisiana Residents Impacted by Hurricane Ida 


Available FEMA Assistance:

  • Louisiana survivors in the disaster-declared parishes can apply for Individual Assistance through FEMA by calling 1-800-621-3362 or by visiting DisasterAssistance.gov
    • Find more information about FEMA Individual Assistance for Louisiana residents here

*After applying for federal assistance, FEMA will call your phone directly, so please be sure to answer even if it’s a number you don’t recognize!

  • Renters in the 25 Parishes designated for Individual Assistance who were impacted may be eligible for assistance.
    • Learn more information about FEMA assistance for renters here

Beware of Fraud & Scams:


Louisiana Shelter Openings:

FIND A SHELTER – Anyone in the affected area that needs a safe place to stay should call 211, visit redcross.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767) or download the free Red Cross Emergency app for shelter locations.

  • You can also text “LASHELTER” to 898-211
  • Louisiana survivors who are currently sheltering out-of-state can reach Louisiana 211 by dialing 1-800-755-5175.


The following Red Cross Shelters are Currently Open in Louisiana:

Ascension Parish:
  • Lamar Dixon – Gym: 9039 S St Landry Ave
., Gonzales, LA 70737
Assumption Parish:
  • Assumption Community Ctr: 4910 Hwy 308, Napoleonville, LA
East Baton Rouge Parish:
  • Raising Cane’s River Center: 275 S. River Road, Baton Rouge, LA

Jefferson Parish:

  • Estelle Playground: 5801 Leo Kerne Lafitte Pkwy, Marrero, LA
  • Kings Grant Playground: 3805 15th St, Harvey, LA

Livingston Parish:

  • Live Oak: 0830 Old LA Hwy 16, Denham Springs, LA 70706
Ouachita Parish:
  • Henrietta Johnson Rec. Center: 2800 Burg Jones Ln., Monroe, LA
  • Liller Marbles Rec Center: 2950 Renwick St., Monroe, LA
Plaquemine Parish:
  • Belle Chasse High School: 8346 Hwy 23, Belle Chasse, LA
St Mary Parish:
  • Berwick Civic Center: 300 Patti Dr., Berwick LA. 70342
  • Siracusaville Recreation Bldg.: 1110 Grace St, Morgan City, LA 70380
  • Amelia Rec Center: 2109 Duhon Rd,, Amelia, LA 70380
  • Patterson Civic Center: 116 Cotten Rd, Patterson, LA

Additional Resources:

  • GOHSEP – Hurricane Ida Page
  • Crisis Cleanup Hotline: 844-965-1386
  • For New Orleans ResidentsReady Nola Assistance
    • Text “NOLAREADY” to 77295
  • Information on Louisiana road closures can be found at www.511la.org
  • US Army Corps of Engineers – Operation Blue Roof
    • The purpose of Operation Blue Roof is to provide homeowners and permanently occupied rental properties in disaster areas with fiber-reinforced sheeting to cover their damaged roofs until arrangements can be made for permanent repairs.
    • Residents who live in Louisiana parishes approved for FEMA Individual Assistance are eligible to apply.