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Louisiana - Plaquemines Parish

 

This list is divided into six categories:

For additional resources, consult the lists for neighboring parishes.

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Ambulance Service
“A-MED Ambulance Service provides their services to the Greater New Orleans Region, Metairie, New Orleans, Kenner, Jefferson Parish, Orleans Parish, Saint Bernard Parish, and Plaquemines Parish.”
Phone: (504) 362-0262
Website: http://www.amednola.com

Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
“The GOHSEP coordinates State Disaster Declarations authorized by the Governor. The GOHSEP staff is poised and ready to serve the people of Louisiana at a moment’s notice.”
Contact Person: Patrick Harvey Phone: (504) 274-2476
Website: http://gohsep.la.gov/

Plaquemines Parish Emergency Medical Services
Phone: (504) 394-2761 or (504) 297-5600
Website: http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/directory/detail/1235

Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office
Phone: (504) 564-2525
Website: http://www.ppso.net/index.php

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GENERAL RESOURCES

American Red Cross- Southeast Louisiana Chapter
“The Southeast Louisiana Chapter serves Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John, Assumption, Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington Parishes.”
Phone: (504) 620-3105
Website: http://www.redcross.org/la/new-orleans

Community Action Agency
Plaquemines Parish Community Action Agency is a public agency established by council resolution in October 1982. The Plaquemines Parish Commission Council designated itself to serve as the official provider of services to the low income, economically disadvantaged elderly and disabled residents of Plaquemines Parish. The targeted group has been provided with services such as: USDA Commodities, Energy Assistance, Emergency Food & Shelter Programs Utility, Rent & Mortgage Assistance, Emergency Assistance to Fire Victims, Public Transportation, and Emergency Food Boxes.”
Phone: (504) 297-5404
Website: http://www.plaqueminesparish.com/community-action-agency

Plaquemines Parish District Attorney’s Office
“Please visit and explore this website to learn what our office can do for you. It is here to serve you – the citizens of Plaquemines Parish and those located elsewhere who need assistance here.”
Phone (504) 297-5146
Website: http://25thda.org/

Plaquemines Parish Social Services
Phone: (504) 361-6161
Snap Program: Phone: (504) 361-6111
Wic Program: Phone: (504) 247-0592
Website: http://www.coastalvitalityproject.org/?page_id=296

Plaquemines Parish Home Land Security and Emergency Preparedness
Disasters can be in the form of weather related events, such as a hurricane or tornado, or a man-made event, such as a terrorist attack. Regardless of the cause, the Plaquemines Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness have a goal and that is to provide its residents and businesses with all the necessary information needed to plan for an emergency of any kind. Life Threatening Emergencies: Dial 911
Report Suspicious Activity: 24-Hour Hotline: Dial 911
Non Life Threatening Emergencies or Assistance: 24-Hour Hotline: (504) 297-5660 Non Life Threatening Assistance Outside of Plaquemines Parish: 1-888-683-8210
Website: http://plaqueminesparish.com/homeland-security-emergency-preparedness/

Welcome Page
“Contains information on Plaquemines Parish as well as current events taking place within the area.”
Website: http://www.plaqueminesparish.com

County Office
The most accurate internet database of county government offices in the United States. Use our website to locate you county assessor, board of elections, chamber of commerce, child support offices, colleges, coroners, courts, and much more, with all relevant details.
Website: http://www.countyoffice.org

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CHILDREN'S SERVICES

Child Support
The Child Support Section (IV-D) provides services to both custodial and non- custodial parents of minor children seeking to establish, enforce, and/or modify child support. This service exists as a result of an agreement between the District Attorney and the State of Louisiana Department of Social Services, to provide support enforcement services to applicants.
Phone: (800) 256-4650
Website: http://www.plaqueminesparish.com

County Office
Website: http://25thda.org/prosecution/child-support/

Department of Children and Family Services Resources
This website displays all current facilities licensed by the Department of Children and Family Services, Licensing Section.
Website: http://www.dcfs.la.gov/

Jacob’s Ladder Learning Academy
In just 3 years of operation (Jan. 2011), Jacob's Ladder Learning Academy has provided care to many Plaquemines Parish and the surrounding area children. We are a small Child care center that is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and has a 4 star rating (out of 5) in Belle Chasse to become the only child care provider in Plaquemines Parish to have this rating from the State of Louisiana Quality Start Child Care Rating System. Jacobs Ladder provides high quality education and care in a positive and nurturing environment centered on the development of infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children from a variety of racial and social-economic backgrounds.
Phone: (504) 394-2339
Website: http://www.jacobsladderlearningacademy.com/

Plaquemines Community C.A.R.E. Center
“The CARE center is organized to provide assistance to residents of Plaquemines Parish, particularly children with emotional, mental health, and behavioral challenges and their families and to assist victims of child sexual and physical abuse, neglect or maltreatment, spousal and dating partner abuse, family member abuse, elder abuse, and disabled person abuse, and to assist in securing services in support in the community by using an integrated system of care.”
Phone: (504) 393-5750
Website: http://www.pcccf.org/

Plaquemines Parish School Board
“It is the mission of the Plaquemines Parish Public School System to provide the highest quality instruction for every student so that we produce the best authentic readers, writers, thinkers and listeners.”
Phone: (504) 595-6400
Website: http://www.ppsb.org

YMCA
Phone: (504) 392-9622
Website: http://www.ymcaneworleans.org/bellechasse/

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES

Attorney General’s Office Resource Links
“Domestic violence is a crime. No one has the right to hurt or threaten you. If a family member or partner has victimized you, you have the right to seek legal protection. This can include calling the police, having the abuser arrested, going to court for an Order of Protection or to testify and hold the offender accountable for the crime of Domestic Abuse Battery.”
Website: http://www.25thda.org/other-services/helpful-links

Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Office
Phone: (504) 297-5169
Website: http://25thda.org/victim-services/domestic-violence/

24 – Hour Crisis Line and Shelters

St. Bernard Battered Women’s Shelter
Phone: (504) 277-3177

Metropolitan Battered Woman’s Program
Phone: (504) 837-5400

Crescent House Phone: (504)-866-9554 YWCA
Phone: (504) 486-0377

Plaquemines Community C.A.R.E. Center
Phone: (504) 208-1290

Plaquemines Parish Outreach Program
Phone: (504) 275-6336

Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence
“The Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence is the federally designated statewide coalition of shelters, non-residential programs and individuals working to end domestic violence in Louisiana. Our programs serve people from everywhere in Louisiana and who come from all backgrounds.”
Hotline 24/7: 1-888-411-1333
Website: http://www.lcadv.org

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HEALTH SERVICES

Department of Health and Hospital Services Clinic List
List of all clinics in Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard, parishes including the type of care and phone numbers of clinics.
Website: http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/directory/home#c159

Plaquemines Health Department
Phone: (504) 394-3510
Website: http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/directory/detail/4850

Plaquemines Medical Center
Plaquemines Medical Center provides prompt emergency and non-emergency healthcare services in Plaquemines Parish.
Phone: (504) 564-3344
Website: http://www.plaqueminesmedicalcenter.com/

Rheumatoid Arthritis
“The Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network (RASN) is dedicated to providing up- to-date information and resources for rheumatoid arthritis patients. Our goal is simple. We want RA patients to know their options and fully understand their diagnosis. You can take steps, right now, to improve symptoms and your quality of life.”
Phone: 1(800) 405-4043
Website: https://www.rheumatoidarthritis.org/

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MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES

Mental Help. Net
Our searches list 484 licensed alcohol and drug treatment centers throughout Louisiana. MentalHelp's comprehensive treatment directory can help you make the perfect Louisiana substance treatment program decision for yourself, your spouse or your child.
Website: https://www.mentalhelp.net/care/substance-abuse/la/

Metropolitan Human Services District:
If you are a resident of Orleans, Plaquemines or St. Bernard Parish and you have a mental illness, developmental disability or addictive disorder related to gambling, alcohol or drugs, then Metropolitan Human Services District (MHSD) is here to help you get the services you need in order to live a healthy, productive life.
Care Center: (504) 568 3130
Crisis Line: (504) 826-2675
Website: http://www.mhsdla.org/

St. Bernard Mental Health Clinic
“The St. Bernard Mental Health Clinic provides individual and group counseling, aftercare, appointments, chemotherapy, and a re-socialization program for those adults who meet the target population criteria. Psychiatric, psychological, and psychosocial evaluation are performed after acceptance in the Mental Health Center.”
Phone: (504) 278-7401
Website: http://www.stbernards.info/specislties-services/behavioral-health-services

Plaquemines Behavioral Health Center
Phone: (504) 394-1200

Plaquemines Parish Center for Addictive Disorders
Substance Abuse Services Phone: (504) 393-5624
Hotline: (800) 613-7960
Website: http://www.acadianaaddiction.com/

Rehabs.com
“Rehabs.com was founded in 2011 with two goals in mind: to provide information for those suffering with substance abuse and behavioral addictions - either personally or through loved ones - and to connect those people with the treatment programs that can help them.”
Phone: 1(888) 823-3169
Website: http://www.rehabs.com/guides/substance-abuse-and-anxiety-disorders

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