Hotline for 27,000 Displaced Louisiana State Employees

The Louisiana Department of State Civil Service has established a toll-free hotline to help its 27,000 plus state employees displaced by Hurricane Katrina to contact their agencies.

Displaced Louisiana state employees may call the hotline at 1-866-783-5462 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 10.

Civil Service can help these Louisiana state employees connect with their agencies and give them contact information regarding their health and retirement benefits. If they have internet access, they should check the Louisiana Civil Service website at