More Than Two Dozen Disaster Recovery Centers Available to Serve Survivors

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September 18, 2012
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BATON ROUGE, La. – Hurricane Isaac survivors in Louisiana have more than two dozen options when it comes to speaking with recovery specialists at a Disaster Recovery Center.

Applicants may go to any of the 27 conveniently located recovery centers operating in 18 parishes. All recovery centers are open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until further notice, with the exception of the four recovery centers located in New Orleans libraries. Those hours are shown below.

Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are on hand to answer questions and provide recovery information.

For a complete list of open recovery centers and for new centers that may be opening, visit Also check the website for any outdoor centers that may close temporarily due to inclement weather.


Ascension Parish

Lamar Dixon Expo Center

9039 St. Landry Rd.

Gonzales, LA 70737


Assumption Parish

Napoleonville Community Center

4770 Hwy. 1

Napoleonville, LA 70390


Iberville Parish

St. Gabriel Community Center

1400 Gordon Simon Leblanc Dr.

St. Gabriel, LA 70776


Jefferson Parish (2 DRCs)

Grand Isle Multiplex

3101 LA Hwy. 1

Grand Isle, LA 70358


2654 Jean Lafitte Blvd.

Lafitte, LA 70067


Lafourche Parish

4876 Hwy. 1

Mathews, LA 70394


Livingston Parish

Satsuma Village Mall

28975 S. Satsuma Rd., Ste. D

Livingston, LA 70754


Orleans Parish (4 DRCs)

Algiers Regional Branch Library

3014 Holiday Dr.

New Orleans, LA 70131

Hours: Mon – Thurs:  10 a.m.–7 p.m.

                        Fri:      Closed

                        Sat:     10 a.m.–5 p.m.

                        Sun:    Closed


East NOLA Branch Library

5641 Read Blvd.

New Orleans, LA 70127

Hours: Mon – Thurs:  10 a.m.–7 p.m.

                        Fri:      Closed

                        Sat:     10 a.m.–5 p.m.

                        Sun:    Closed


Main Library

219 Loyola Ave.

New Orleans, LA 70112                    

Hours:  Mon – Fri:  10 a.m.–6 p.m.

             Sat: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

                       Sun: Closed


Robert E. Smith Library

6301 Canal Blvd.

New Orleans, LA 70124

Hours: Mon – Thurs: 10 a.m.–7 p.m.

                      Fri:      Closed

                      Sat:     10 a.m.–5 p.m.

                      Sun:     Closed  


Plaquemines Parish (3 DRCs)

Belle Chasse Auditorium

8398 Hwy. 23

Belle Chasse, LA 70037


111 Bethlehem Lane

Braithwaite, LA 70040


28028 Hwy. 23

Port Sulphur, LA 70083


St. Bernard Parish

3220 Jean Lafitte Blvd.

Chalmette, LA 70043


St. Charles Parish

Village Square Shopping Center

737 Paul Maillard Rd., Ste. A

Luling, LA 70070


St. Helena Parish

Charlie Overton Park

Daisy Loop

Greensburg, LA 70441


St. James Parish

New Zion Christian Center

216 W. Main St.

Gramercy, LA 70052


St. John Parish

1931 W. Airline Hwy.

La Place, LA 70068


St. Mary Parish

728 Myrtle St.

Morgan City, LA 70380


St. Tammany Parish (2 DRCs)

Mandeville DPW

1100 Mandeville High Blvd

Mandeville, LA 70471


Towers Building

520 Old Spanish Trail,

Slidell, LA 70458


Tangipahoa Parish (2 DRCs)

208 E. Oak St.

Amite, LA 70422


282 Tower Rd.

Ponchatoula, LA 70454


Terrebonne Parish

346 Civic Center Blvd.

Houma, LA 70360


Washington Parish

Elizabeth Sullivan Memorial

Methodist Church

510 Ave. B

Bogalusa, LA 70427  


Sweet Home of Christ Church

2200 Greenlaw Ave.

Franklinton, LA 70438


Survivors can register online at or via smartphone at They may also call 1-800-621-3362 or (TTY) 1-800-462-7585. Those who use 711 Relay or Video Relay Services may call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

For more information on Louisiana disaster recovery, click or You can follow FEMA on Twitter at or on Facebook at Also visit our blog at

Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status.  If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362). For TTY call 800-462-7585.

FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.  Follow us on Twitter at!/femaregion6, the R6 Hurricane Preparedness website at and the FEMA Blog at

SBA is the federal government’s primary source of funding for the long-term rebuilding of disaster-damaged private property. SBA helps homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes, and private nonprofit organizations fund repairs or rebuilding efforts, and cover the cost of replacing lost or disaster-damaged personal property. These disaster loans cover uninsured and uncompensated losses and do not duplicate benefits of other agencies or organizations. For information about SBA programs, applicants may call 800-659-2955 (TTY 800-877-8339).

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September 19, 2012 - 11:47
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