Metropolitan Center for Women & Children

24-hour Crisis Line in the Greater New Orleans area call: 504-837-5400
Toll Free: 1-888-411-1333
National CDC STD/HIV Hotline: 1-800-342-2437

Louisiana 211 Network

Call 211

This network provides assistance statewide with locating community resources by dialing 211 or by going to their website.

Louisiana Relay Services

STS Users: 1-888-272-5530
TDD Users: 1-800-846-5277
ASCII Users: 1-888-550-5277
Voice Users: 1-800-947-5277
Information: 1-888-699-6869

Justice and Accountability Center

Operates a free expungement hotline at 504-345-8911.

US Department of Veterans Affairs —

Benefits: 1-800-827-1000,

Medical Centers: 1-877-222-8387

Persian Gulf War Helpline: 1-800-749-8387

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans:, 1-800-838-4357

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans Hotline: 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838) or

Veterans Health Administration: VISN 16

Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs: (LDVA) – 1800-935-8317 or go to or

Disabled American Veterans: Dept. of Louisiana (225) 925-8396

Veterans of Foreign Wars: Post Locations (225)938-5025

Vietnam Veterans of America: Louisiana State Council (337) 984-0437

Focus On Recovery Helpline:  A 24-hour national alcohol and drug abuse addiction and treatment hotline: 1-800-888-9383

National AIDS Hotline: Talk to someone who knows about HIV / AIDS and can tell you about AIDS services in your city or state: 1-800-822-7422

National Suicide Prevention Hotline:  1-800- 273-TALK (8255)

Louisiana American Legion: Baton Rouge, Louisiana (225) 923-1945 or go to

Work Force Commission of Louisiana: 1-800-259-5154 or

Social Security Administration: Benefits After Incarceration: What you need to know – call 1-800-772-1213; TTY 1-800-325-0778.