Category Archives: COVID-19

Entergy New Orleans to provide bill credits with the launch of the City Council Cares Program

Effective July 1st, Entergy New Orleans customers will have an additional resource to help with electric and gas bills with the launch of the new City Council Cares Program. The City Council Cares Program provides eligible New Orleanians one hundred dollars in direct bill credits for up to four months for a total of fourRead More

City of New Orleans will begin providing a COVID-19 Meal Assistance Program

The City of New Orleans will begin providing a COVID-19 Meal Assistance Program, a cost-sharing collaboration with FEMA to qualifying residents starting in July. The City of New Orleans is beginning to take registrations for the program this week and you can register by calling 3-1-1. As this is FEMA funded and COVID19 specific, eligibleRead More

Mobile COVID testing returns to Mid-City 5/21 & 5/22

City of New Orleans Mobile Testing LCMC Health, the New Orleans Health Department, and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) will be conducting a mobile testing campaign for COVID-19 across the metro area over the coming weeks. The mobile campaign will bring walk-up testing to neighborhoods that have been heavily affected by COVID-19, withRead More

Info gathering for Jesuit HS 70119 food distribution

Mid-City neighbors and Jesuit HS are gathering info about out of work “gig” workers (laid off or furloughed service industry folks, artists, musicians, and others) to potentially do a hot meal distribution in the Mid-City/70119 area. Please use this form and share with any friends/neighbors that you know who might need a hot meal duringRead More

District B Food Pantry 04/15/20

Last Wednesday, due to the hard work of volunteers from around the City of New Orleans, our office successfully gave out 500 meals to families in need. Due to the growing need of food during this critical time, District B will be hosting a second Drive-Up Food Pantry for families and individuals affected by COVID-19.Read More

COVID19 assistance resources

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Hotline: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services has launched a toll-free civil legal help hotline to assist low-income residents of southeast Louisiana impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic.Please call the hotline at 1-844-244-7871, Monday-Friday, from 9am-5pm. Callers must meet financial and other requirements to receive free civil legal assistance. People who qualify will beRead More