Resources by Parish During COVID-19 Pandemic

Dial 211 or text the keyword LACOVID to 898-211 to get help with specific questions regarding COVID-19 or access mental health support. 211’s 24/7 phone, text, and chatlines are a safe space for anyone who is going through a hard time, having thoughts about suicide, or just needs to talk.

SpringFour is available on Stand's website and connects you with services and assistance in and around your zip code.

East Baton Rouge Parish-Specific Resources

Visit or call 211 for a free, confidential service that helps you find the resources you need.

EBR distance education details.

EBR plan for reopening schools.

Coronavirus updates from East Baton Rouge Parish School System.

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank supplies free nutritious meals and assistance with SNAP applications.

Companies providing transportation for seniors in Baton Rouge.

Capital Area Transit System (CATS).

The Office of Social Services is accepting applications for help with rent, mortgages, and utility bills.

Companies providing medical transportation in non-emergency situations in Baton Rouge.

Greater Orleans Parish-Specific Resources

Rent and mortgage assistance to residents in Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and Washington Parishes from UWSELA.

Roadmap to Reopening.

Child nutrition programs for families offered by NOLA Public Schools.

Catholic Charities is offering 60+ years of age who meet economic need boxes of food for pick up on the Eastbank and Westbank. Seniors who are unable to pick up their boxes may have someone go on their behalf.

NOLA Ready has compiled resources for nutrition, housing, legal services, and more.

NOLA Ready offers options to donate and volunteer.

Click here to add GNO Caring Collective’s Free Meals Calendar to your Google Calendar. It includes all known free, prepared meals and is updated regularly.

The Junior League of New Orleans is distributing diapers.

Job openings in Orleans Parish, compiled by GNO Inc. and WorkNOLA.

NOLA Public Schools coronavirus updates.

UnitedWay is offering a free FamilyWize card to everyone in select parishes to lower the cost of prescriptions for those who qualify. 

Calcasieu Parish-Specific Resources

Victims of Hurricane Delta may qualify for tax relief or deadline extensions from the IRS.

The Cajun Navy is providing relief, support, and supplies.

The Texas Diaper Bank is providing diapers to those impacted by the Hurricanes.

The Junior League of Lafayette is working with community partners to deliver diapers from their Diaper Bank.

This facebook page has many resources listed & requests for assistance can be shared.

For shelter information, call 211, text 527435837 (LASHELTER) to 898-211, or see your Parish OHSEP.

For National Flood Insurance Program questions, send an email to or call 877-336-2627.

Apply for rental assistance.

List of active homeless shelters in Lake Charles.

Public housing in Lake Charles.

SBP Disaster Recovery is in the Vinton and Sulphur area and will stay long-term to eventually assist with rebuilding needs. Those needing assistance with tarping, debris removal, mucking, or mold suppression may email

Free carbon monoxide alarms available for resident’s homes at Lake Charles Fire Department, Ward 6 Fire Dept, Westlake Fire Department, DeRidder Fire Department and Merryville Fire Department.

The Salvation Army’s regular mobile food distribution is listed on their facebook page.

Information in Select Parishes

Find your district’s Covid-19 information by navigating to their homepage. Links to select parishes are included below.

Assumption Parish plan for reopening schools

Assumption Parish Police Jury

Assumption Parish Public Schools


Jefferson Parish Government COVID19 updates

Jefferson Parish Government Civic Alerts

Jefferson Parish Public Schools COVID-19 updates


Lafourche Parish Return-to-School Plan

Lafourche Parish Government Civic Alert

Lafourche Parish Government COVID19 updates

Plaquemines Parish Government Civic Alerts

Plaquemines Parish Government COVID19 updates

Plaquemines Parish Public Schools


St. Bernard Parish Government Civic Alerts

St. Bernard Parish Government COVID19 updates

St. Bernard Parish Public Schools


St. Charles Parish Government COVID19 updates

St. Charles Parish Public Schools COVID-19 updates


St. James Parish Government Civic Alerts

St. James Parish Public Schools COVID-19 updates


St. John Parish Government Civic Alerts

St. John Parish Government COVID-19 updates

St. John Parish Public Schools


St. Tammany Parish Government Civic Alerts

St. Tammany Parish Government COVID-19 updates

St. Tammany Parish Public Schools COVID-19 page


Text TPCOVID to 888777 for updates from Terrebonne Parish Government

Terrebonne Parish Government COVID19 updates

Terrebonne Parish virtual learning enrollment form (English)

Terrebonne Parish formulario de inscripcion de aprendizaje virtual en espanol

Terrebonne Parish Mẫu Đăng Ký Học Tập Ảo

Terrebonne Parish Public Schools


Washington Parish Government COVID19 updates

Washington Parish Public Schools COVID19 page


City of Bogalusa Government COVID-19 updates

City of Bogalusa Public Schools

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Please note: inclusion of a resource in this list does not imply an endorsement by Stand for Children.

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