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Find local resources for your housing issues in your state. You can find legal aid groups to call for help. You can see what rental assistance programs may help you. Or you can use tools to write letters or file court documents to protect yourself.

Last updated on July 9, 2021

Legal Help in Louisiana

for assistance with housing, benefits, work, domestic violence, custody, discrimination, and other issues

Serves all local counties and cities

Louisiana Free Legal Answers online clinic

https://la.freelegalanswers.org/

Serves all local counties and cities

Acadiana Legal Service Corporation

https://www.la-law.org(800) 256-1175

Serves local areas: Acadia Parish, Allen Parish, Avoyelles Parish, Beauregard Parish, Bien...

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Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation

https://slls.org(800) 349-0886

Serves local areas: Ascension Parish, Assumption Parish, East Baton Rouge Parish, East Fel...

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Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from Hello Landlord

https://hellolandlord.org/

Serves all of US

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from No Rent

https://www.norent.org/en/

Serves all of US


Financial Assistance for Housing in Louisiana

for help paying rent, utilities, and other housing-related costs

Louisiana 2-1-1

https://www.louisiana211.org/Call 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all local counties and cities

Louisiana Emergency Rental Assistance Program (LERAP)

https://www.lastaterent.com/

Serves all local counties and cities

East Baton Rouge Emergency Rental Assistance Program

http://www.ebremergencysolutions.com/renters.html

Serves local areas: Baton Rouge

Caddo Parish's Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program

https://caddo.covidrenthelp.org/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2F

Serves local areas: Caddo Parish

Serves local areas: Calcasieu Parish

Jefferson Parish Covid Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://www.jpera.org/

Serves local areas: Jefferson Parish

Serves local areas: Lafayette Parish

New Orleans Emergency Rental Assistance Program (NOERAP)

https://ready.nola.gov/incident/coronavirus/assistance/#rent

Serves local areas: New Orleans

St. Tammany Rental Assistance Program (STRAP)

http://www.stpgov.org/residents/news/item/5038-strap-underway

Serves local areas: St. Tammany Parish

National United Way/211

https://www.unitedway.org/find-your-united-wayCall 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all of US

Find Help/Aunt Bertha services directory

https://findhelp.org

Serves all of US

Catholic Charities services and assistance

https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/find-help/

Serves all of US


Other Services to Help in Louisiana

for domestic violence, health coverage, food benefits, mental health, and other issues

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org1-800-273-8255

Serves all of US

National Domestic Violence Hotline

https://www.thehotline.org/1-800-799-7233Text LOVEIS 22-522

Serves all of US

Crisis Text Line for mental health support

https://www.crisistextline.org/Text HOME to 741-741

Serves all of US

CDC + Apple COVID-19 Screening Tool

https://www.apple.com/covid19

Serves all of US

Serves all of US

Medicare & Medicaid Services' Insure Kids Now page

https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/

Serves all of US

USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps)

https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/recipient/eligibility

Serves all of US