Stay up to date on Coronavirus with information from credible sources. We’ve collected links to resources, services and educational material on how to slow the spread of the virus and how to keep our community safe.











Emergency Resources




Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana


Hub: Urban Ministries
(food and clothing)


Salvation Army
(food, clothing, housing)


Catholic Charities
(assistance with rent or utilities)


Providence House


Shreveport Bossier Rescue Mission


Hope Connections
(food, clothing, housing)


Other basic needs:
Dial 211 from any phone or go to




Mental Health Services




American Psychiatric Association Coronavirus Resources




To provide support in the response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), APA is collecting authoritative and timely resources in this information hub. All licensed mental health providers in Louisiana are now authorized to utilize teletherapy in providing treatment.




If you are a patient or family member or friend in need of immediate assistance:




  • Disaster Distress Helpline
    Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Call 800-273-8255 or Chat with Lifeline
  • Crisis Textline
    Text TALK to 741741




LA Department of Behavioral Health
















Office of Behavioral Health offers free counseling services through Keep Calm Through COVID hotline