***HURRICANE RELIEF PROGRAM APPLICATIONS ON HOLD***

At this time, we do not have any more available funding to support requests for hurricane relief and have temporarily closed our hurricane relief application process. However, we are actively fundraising and hope to be able to reopen applications soon. CLICK HERE to sign up for email notifications when the Hurricane Relief Programs applications may reopen.

***ADDITIONAL RESOURCE***

We recommend that you contact 211, a free 24-hour phone call from any land line or cell phone. They have trained counselors who can refer you to any programs or organizations providing the resources you may need within your local community. You can also search their online database at https://www.louisiana211.org/.

***NON-HURRICANE EMERGENCY***

If you are a Louisiana hospitality industry worker that has experienced an emergency such as an unexpected illness, injury, death of an immediate family member, or house fire, CLICK HERE to see if you are eligible to apply for the Hospitality Worker Crisis Grant Fund.

***HURRICANE RELIEF PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY***

Applicants requesting emergency financial assistance due to the impacts of Hurricane Ida will have to meet the following program eligibility requirements:

  • Proof of Residency: Applicant must live in one of the 25 parishes identified by FEMA as a disaster area
  • Industry Employment: Applicant must be directly employed at a Louisiana restaurant, hotel or bar
  • Financial Burden: Applicant must have experienced a housing or utility financial emergency as a result of Hurricane Ida