In LOUISIANA and need shelter due to Laura?
Do not go to TEXAS.
At this location, you will register and be assigned a hotel as one becomes available.
Alexandria Mega Shelter/Reception Center
8125 Hwy 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302
Registration in Alexandria is required to qualify and be placed in a hotel shelter.
Pets can be accommodated.
Do NOT go straight to a hotel. If you go to a hotel without a shelter placement at the hotel, you will not receive a room and be referred to the Alexandria Mega Shelter /Reception Center.
Louisiana resident currently in a TEXAS shelter?
Those already in TEXAS-sponsored hotels and from a parish with major damage have been offered continued shelter. You can see eligible zip codes for continued sheltering at https://bit.ly/2HbgrZH.
Those from parishes with minor damage are asked to return home.
If you are a LA evacuee currently in Texas and still needing shelter, but not in a Texas-sponsored hotel, please go to the Alexandra Reception Center.