Updated September 2, 2016
if you Need Assistance
If you have been affected by the recent flooding and need assistance, please utilize the following resources:
DisasterAssistance.gov includes resources for applying online for disaster assistance.
If you need assistance with home cleanup in Louisiana and Mississippi, call 1-800-451-1954. Crisis Clean-up will be helping to coordinate clean-up efforts with relief agencies working in the area.
Visit our Deaf Action Center webpage for a list of videos from FEMA that help navigate the disaster recovery process.
if you want to help
Please see below for information on how you can continue to help. We will keep you updated as needs change.
Support the Affected Dioceses in Louisiana
The Diocese of Lafayette and Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge are providing assistance to those in their region affected by the floods. Please visit their websites to make a donation or to get more information on how you can help.
Visit the volunteerlouisiana.org website for a list of organizations that need volunteers in the affected parishes.
Second Harvest Food Bank
Second Harvest Food Bank, an affiliated ministry of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, is collecting monetary donations, food and cleaning supplies at their Elmwood Warehouse at 700 Edwards Ave, at their Lafayette location at 215 E Pinhook and at local Rouses. Please visit Second Harvest Disaster Response for more information.