Where food, water, supplies are being given out in Southeast Louisiana; see parish-by-parish list | Hurricane Center

Leonor Wertheimer

As residents in Southeast Louisiana deal with widespread power outages and a lack of resources because of Hurricane Ida, distribution centers have been set up across the region to offer badly needed supplies to those in need of help.

Below is a list of locations in each parish in the region where people can gain access to some of these supplies, including water, ice, food, tarps.

Cooling centers and charging stations have also been set up.

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Tarps, water and MREs will be available on Thursday from noon to 5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Terrebonne Civic Center – (Ice available)
  • Montegut gym – (Ice available)
  • Front of South Terrebonne High School (Ice available)
  • Teche Action Clinic on Grand Caillou Rd.
  • Ward 7 Citizens Center – Chauvin
  • Dulac Fire Station 

(Bayou Blue Central Fire Station will also soon offer supplies)

Water and ready-to-eat meals will be available daily at the two following locations:

  • Wallace Fire Station – 5733 Hwy 18 in Vacherie, La.
  • REGALA Gym – 200 REGALA Park Rd. in Reserve, La.

Sites are open daily 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Water, tarps, MREs and ice will be available at the following locations:

  • Thibodaux Family Church – 785 North Canal Boulevard, Thibodaux
  • Raceland Ag Center – 100 Texas Street, Raceland
  • Lockport Central Fire Station – 806 Crescent Avenue, Lockport
  • Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church -723 North Bayou Drive, Golden Meadow

The Point of Distribution Site opened Thursday morning. Water, MREs and ice will be available at the following location: 

  • First Baptist Church in Covington, La., off Bootlegger Rd. at HWY 1085, near HWY 21.
  • The parish is awaiting approval for a POD on the east side of the parish.

Ice, water and MREs are available at West Bank Bridge Park in Luling from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or until supplies run out.

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All 3 POD locations opened at 8 a.m. on Thursday at the three Walmart locations: 

  • Hammond: 2799 W Thomas St, Hammond, LA 70401 
  • Amite: 1200 W Oak St, Amite City, LA 70422 
  • Ponchatoula: 1331 US-51, Ponchatoula, LA 70454

A cooling center is located at the Val Riess Multipurpose Building from 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Residents can cool off and charge electronic devices.  

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Water, ice, MREs and tarps are available at 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., or until they run out of supplies, at these locations: 

  • Alario Center at 2000 Segnette, Blvd. in Westwego, La.
  • The Shrine on Airline in Metairie, La. 

Charging stations are available at Fire Station 20 at 4110 Hudson Street in Metairie, La., and Fire Station 81 at 808 MacArthur Ave. in Harvey, La.

Water, ice and MREs are available at 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Thursday at the following location: 

  • Plaquemines Parish Government Complex at 333 F. Edward Hebert Blvd. in Belle Chasse, La. 

From 12 p.m.-6 p.m., the Salvation Army will provide free hot meals to the public at Belle Chasse Middle School.

More locations will open throughout the parish in the next few days. 

A POD location will provide ice, water and MREs from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Thursday on Franklinton High School at 1 Demon Circle in Franklinton, La. 

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MRE’s and Water are available 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the following locations: 

  • West Bank Location: St. James High School in Vacherie
  • East Bank Location: Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Gramercy

Water and ice are available at the Winn-Dixie in Gramercy, La., with a limit of two each per person until supplies run out.

A cooling center has been set up at the Welcome Senior Center at 7140 Park St. in St. James, La.

Drive-through PODS have been set up to distribute MREs, water and a limited supply of ice on Thursday.

  • Joe Brown Park at 5475 Read Blvd. (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
  • Mahalia Jackson Auditorium at 14510 Basin St. (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
  • Skelly Rupp Stadium at 2515 Vespasian Blvd. (12 p.m. – 6 p.m.)

Walk-up cooling centers have been set up at locations that will be open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on Thursday, offering water, charging stations, air-conditioned buses (for people and pets), limited pet food and FEMA disaster assistance. 

  • Treme Recreation Center at 900 N. Villere St. in New Orleans    New Orleans, LA  Mealtime:  4:00 PM
  • Cut Off Recreation Center  at 6600 Belgrade St. in New Orleans.    Mealtime:  4:00 PM
  • Gernon Brown Recreation in Lakeview at 1010 Harrison Ave. in New Orleans. 
  • Milne Recreation Center in Gentilly at 5420 Franklin Ave. in New Orleans. 
  • Stallings St. Claude Recreation Center at 4300 St. Claude in New Orleans.
  • John P. Lyons Recreation Center at 624 Louisiana Ave. in New Orleans. 
  • Joe W. Brown Recreation Center at 5601 Read Blvd in New Orleans
  • Rosenwald Recreation Center at 1120 S. Broad Ave. in New Orleans.
  • New Philippians Church at 5234 N. Claiborne Blvd. in New Orleans.
  • Level Up Community Center at 1123 Lamance Str. in New Orleans.
  • Arthur Monday Center at 1111 Newton St. in New Orleans.
  • Committee for Better New Orleans and Faubourg & St. Roch Neighborhood Association at 1800 St. Roch Ave. in New Orleans
  • Inspire #35 High School at 4000 Cadillac Street in New Orleans. 

Bethany Church

As part of their Hurricane Ida response effort, Bethany Church is serving 500 meals for lunch and 500 meals for dinner to anyone in need. All food is available at Bethany’s Mid-City location, located at 3700 Canal Street. Lunchtimes are from 12 p.m. while supplies last, and dinner times are from 5 p.m. while supplies last.

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