Thank you for connecting with Louisiana 211 for emergency disaster sheltering information.

Text  “LASHELTER” to 898-211 for Hurricane Laura Shelter Information.

Find road closure information at and additional disaster info at 

Louisiana 211 is here to help.  Simply dial 211 to reach us anytime!

Shelter updates available as of October 20, 2020 at 2:43pm

Information for Hurricane LAURA:

Shelter info related to LAURA ... If you're in a hotel shelter, remain in place until you receive further guidance from the Red Cross. If your home has minimal damage, the state is working with parish officials to get you home as soon as it’s safe.

If you return home and have more significant damage than reported, you can request a reassessment at

If your home is reassessed into the "major damage" category, you can be reassigned to a hotel shelter by registering at the reception center at the Alexandria Mega Shelter - 8125 Hwy 71 South, Alexandria, LA 71302.

Information for Hurricane DELTA:

Dial 211 for sheltering information.   If your home parish has issued guidance for Delta Sheltering, 211 will provide you this information.  Specific guidance has been established for the parishes in the SWLA region of the state.

In many parishes, 211 may refer you to the OEP office for your home parish.  

Safe travels everyone. Road closures are found at Find a list of essential evacuation items at