Help us protect Louisiana's children. Report Child Abuse & Neglect: 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437) toll-free, 24 hours a day, seven days a week
The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is operating non-congregate shelters for evacuees from areas impacted by Hurricane Laura. Evacuees in need of shelter must go to the reception center to be placed at a hotel. Anyone who arrives directly at a hotel will not be admitted and will be required to go to the reception center.
The reception center will be open 24/7 until further notice:
New Orleans Reception Center
The Shrine on Airline / Zephyr Field Baseball Stadium
6000 Airline Dr.
Metairie, LA 70003
This information is also available by texting LAShelter to 898-211 or by calling 2-1-1.