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Federal Government Shutdown Resources

If you or a loved one has been impacted by the current U.S. Government Shutdown, 2-1-1 may be able to help. 

Simply dial "211" to speak to a specialist, or visit http://www.vialink.org/

NATIONAL/STATE RESOURCES

An up-to-date list of resources and information related to common shutdown questions, as well as a financial relief and support being offered by banks, mortgage companies, wireless providers, and more is available at http://www.211.org/services/govshutdown.

Other helpful links: 

SNAP Information - Partial Federal Government Shutdown (Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services)

Impacts of Government Shutdown on Affordable Housing Programs (Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding) 

LOCAL RESOURCES

Dialing "211" is the quickest way to get connected to assistance in your area. Local businesses and organizations offering support for those affected by the shutdown include: 

Second Harvest Food Bank

Northshore Food Bank

Entergy

Louisiana Credit Union League

NOLA.com/The Times Picayune - "These businesses offer services to workers affected by shutdown"

*More information will be posted on this page as it becomes available. 

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