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

Download PDFs

Click the titles below to download a printable PDF.

Mental Health Considerations During the COVID-19 Outbreak

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

Stress Management for Kids

Are you a parent looking for family friendly activities that could help your child relieve stress while sheltering at home? Check out our list of interactive resources below. Email if you would like your resource to be considered for our list.

Academic Supports
For Students

Employment Services

LWC’s COVID-19 Unemployment Information visit

Emergency Relief for NonProfits

Small Business Resources


Emergency Childcare Assistance

Department of Education
Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)

Click the link below to download the printable PDF application for childcare assistance. 
CCAP Application