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 keep our communities safer. Click the logos below to be taken directly to informational websites.

Emergency Basic Needs

Hub: Urban Ministries
(food and clothing)

Salvation Army
(food and clothing)

Catholic Charities
(assistance with rent or utilities)

Providence House318-221-7887

Shreveport Bossier Rescue Mission

Hope Connections
(food, clothing, housing)

Other Basic Needs:
Dial 211 from any phone

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.

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

Louisiana Department of Health
Office of Behavioral Health

The Office of Behavioral Health offers free counseling services through the Keep Calm During COVID hotline

NWLA Mental Health Providers with Telehealth Services

All licensed mental health providers in Louisiana are now authorized to utilize teletherapy in providing treatment. Click the “View Providers” button below to be redirected to a list of local teletherapy providers. We will be updating our list each week.  To have your practice added to our list, please email

Academic Supports

For Students