Individual assistance in some parishes has been approved. How to apply
- Online: Disasterassistance.gov
- Download FEMA app on phone
- Phone: 1-800-621-3362
No hotel programs currently. Can submit for possible hotel/motel stay reimbursement
through FEMA. Need to make sure that there are records that applicants stayed there,
or hotel is willing to cooperate when needed to verify information If no printed receipts
were given. Airbnb documentation needs to have name, company, physical address, phone
number and amount.
FEMA might offer Critical Needs Assistance as well. Virtual inspections on homes can be scheduled if applicants answer their phone to schedule virtual inspections when contacted.
Contact homeowner’s insurance provider and ask if they provide Alternative Living Expenses.
Homeowners can call 844-965-1386 for help with mucking and gutting.
SNAP Food Stamps:
If you have lost your SNAP card, call 1-888-997-1117 Customer Service Center at 1 (888) LAHELPU (1-888-524-3578)
You can pre-register for DSNAP benefits: http://www.dcfs.la.gov/page/dsnap-registration
Operation Blue Roof
Register for Operation Blue Roof: https://www.mvn.usace.army.mil/Missions/Emergency-Operations/Blue-Roof-Information/
Connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their home communities. Reach Louisiana 211 by dialing 1-800-755-5175.
- For updated shelter information in Louisiana, text the keyword 𝗟𝗔𝗦𝗛𝗘𝗟𝗧𝗘𝗥 𝘁𝗼 𝟴𝟵𝟴-𝟮𝟭𝟭 Information is subject to change.
- If you live in Orleans, text 𝗡𝗢𝗟𝗔𝗥𝗘𝗔𝗗𝗬 𝘁𝗼 𝟳𝟳𝟮𝟵𝟱 for local alerts.
Volunteer Louisiana is sharing the following information regarding donations and volunteers for Hurricane Ida. https://volunteerlouisiana.gov/donate
Visit https://www.ladrc.org/disasters/louisiana-hurricane-ida/ for resources and information to navigate this disaster.