Resources for south Louisiana residents

Resources for south Louisiana residents
Weather-related resources (Source: Canva)

This website is a portal provided by the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) to provide critical information that will help you and your family before and after a storm.

FOR EMERGENCIES, call 911 in all areas. FOR NON-EMERGENCY INFORMATION AND REFERRALS, CALL 211.

GOHSEP - 225-925-7500

National Weather Service Forecast Office

  • (New Orleans/Baton Rouge) – 504-522-7330
  • (Lake Charles) – 337-477-5285

Louisiana State Police - 225-925-6325 or *LSP from any cell phone

Louisiana Attorney General Hurricane Hotline - 1-800-351-4889

American Red Cross - 1-866-GET- INFO (1-866-438-4636)

State employees should be aware of the following phone numbers to call, which will be updated with information regarding office closures: 1-800-360-9660 or 225-342-0498.

ENTERGY - 1-800-368-3749 or to report power outages and emergencies, 1-800-968-8243

DEMCO - 225-261-1160 or 1-800-262-1160


PARISH-BY-PARISH

ASCENSION PARISH

  • Citizen Service Center for info on the storm: 225-450-1200
  • Road Closures: See Ascension Parish social media accounts (sheriff and/or OEP pages)
  • AP Sheriff’s Office non-emergency calls: 225-621-8300
  • Gonzales City Hall 225-647-2841 (can call city hall to deliver sandbags for ELDERLY or DISABLED people)

EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH

  • For damage/downed lines: 311
  • For general information: 411
  • Baker Emergency Operations: 800-953-5933 (info on shelters, sandbags, blocked roadways, etc. will be partially activated at 6 a.m. on Sunday, June 7)
  • Baker PD non-emergency: 225-775-6000
  • Baker residents can text LABAKER UPDATES to 468311 to subscribe to local official notifications
  • Constable’s Office: 225-278-7944 for anything

We will continue to add new information as it becomes available.

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