American Red Cross
The Red Cross continues to work closely with local officials and partners to provide support to those affected by flooding in New Orleans this past weekend. Currently, the Red Cross is coordinating with local government to assist with damage assessment, as well as providing cleaning kits and recovery planning support to affected individuals and families. Contact the American Red Cross at 504-620-3105.
If you need assistance with cleanup, sign up on the website or call Windy at 504-982-6333.
Louisiana Civil Justice Center
The Louisiana Civil Justice Center is a non-profit that provides civil legal assistance for low-income, elderly, and disaster-affected residents of Louisiana through a toll-free hotline, court-based help desks, and community legal clinics. The Louisiana Civil Justice Center can help survivors of the August 2017 flooding who need legal advice. Callers may take advantage of free legal counseling via a toll-free hotline. Counseling is offered on the following legal issues: insurance claims, landlord-tenant issues, home-repair contracts, consumer-protection matters, and replacement of legal documents destroyed in the storm.
LSU AgCenter can provide information on flood recovery, mold, hurricane preparation, and other relevant information.
NOLA Tree Project
NOLA Tree Project can coordinate volunteers, tools, and cleaning supplies to help with cleanup activities. Contact them for volunteer opportunities or to request assistance.
Rebuilding Together New Orleans
Rebuilding Together New Orleans, a program of the PRC, helps homeowners with critical home repair services by utilizing volunteers. If your home received damage and you need help, contact the intake department at 504-581-7032. If you want to help, contact Volunteer Manager Kat at 504-636-3075 or email@example.com.
SBP can help homeowners whose homes were impacted by the flooding. Volunteers can assist with gutting and mold remediation. Contact Judy at JMartens@SBPUSA.org for volunteer opportunities. Homeowners in need of assistance should contact the client services department at 504-644-4639. SBP provides free resources (mold remediation, basic insurance guide, avoiding contractor fraud) for residents affected by disasters. These guides can all be accessed and downloaded from http://sbpusa.org/start-here/.
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services can provide legal assistance to tenants who are being evicted or who are being asked to pay for repairs by their landlords due to flooding. Go to their office at 1010 Commons Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 9-3 and bring proof of income, lease, and any other important documents.
If your organization is accepting volunteers or offering services for residents affected by flooding and would like to be listed here, email firstname.lastname@example.org.