Hurricane & wildfire financial assistance

Kidney patients affected by recent hurricanes and wildfires and need emergency financial help, should contact a social worker at their dialysis center for information on applying, call the American Kidney Fund directly at 1.800.795.3226, or submit an application directly at gms.kidneyfund.org

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Find resources for kidney patients affected by Hurricane Sally.

Hurricane & wildfire financial assistance

Kidney patients affected by recent hurricanes and wildfires and need emergency financial help, should contact a social worker at their dialysis center for information on applying, call the American Kidney Fund directly at 1.800.795.3226, or submit an application directly at gms.kidneyfund.org

Submit an application

Louisiana

Second Harvest Food Bank - Feeding South Louisiana

Public Assistance Helpline: 1.855.392.9338
Email: help@secondharvest.org
https://no-hunger.org/
https://no-hunger.org/preparing-for-the-hurricane-season/

State of Louisiana - Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Phone: 225-925-7500
https://gohsep.la.gov/
http://gohsep.la.gov/RESOURCES/Disaster-Assistance

Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (DSNAP) - Louisiana

Helps low to moderate-income households with help buying groceries due to lost income or damages following a disaster
Phone: 1-888-524-3578
Email: LAHelpU.dcfs@la.gov or program.intake@usda.gov
http://www.dss.state.la.us/page/dsnap#registration

City of New Orleans - City Assisted Evacuation

Helps people in the New Orleans Parish who cannot self-evacuate during a mandatory evacuation.
https://ready.nola.gov/plan/hurricane/evacuspot-survey/

Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (OHSEP)

List of Parishes in Louisiana including phone numbers, email and specific websites for each parish.
http://gohsep.la.gov/ABOUT/PARISHPA

FEMA - Louisiana Hurricane Sally (EM-3543-LA)

Preliminary FEMA page that will update financial assistance information
https://www.fema.gov/disaster/3543

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Mississippi

MEMA (Mississippi Emergency Management Agency)

Provides information about shelter openings, recovery, response,housing and assistance.
866-519-6362 Public information line.
https://www.msema.org/

FEMA - Mississippi Hurricane Sally (EM-3544-MS)

Preliminary FEMA page that will update financial assistance information
https://www.fema.gov/disaster/3544


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Alabama

FEMA - Alabama Hurricane Sally (EM-3545-AL)

Preliminary FEMA page that will update financial assistance information
https://www.fema.gov/disaster/3545

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Nationwide resources

AT&T

Offering promotions and discounts such as: 25% off eligible power accessories, flexible payment arrangements, and waiving coverage charges to provide unlimited talk, text, and data to those across the entire state of LA, AL, MS, and parts of Northwestern FL.
https://about.att.com/pages/disaster_relief/storm_sally.html

FEMA

FEMA’s mission is to support the citizens and first responders to promote that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
Phone: 1.800.621.3362
https://www.fema.gov/

Operation Blessing

Deployed disaster relief assessment team in Tennessee/Virginia area and are preparing for Hurricane Laura.
Disaster relief supplies, emergency food and water, also resources to protect against COVID-19 such as handwashing stations, masks and gloves.
https://www.ob.org/preparing-hurricane-laura/

Red Cross

Emergency shelters and food, health services, access to case workers to help you with disaster recovery, childcare, and laundry.
Phone: 1.800.733.2767
https://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter.html

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Provides crisis counseling, information, and resources - available 24/7
1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
Online chat through SAMHSA's website
https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

FoodPantry.org

Helps patients find a local food pantry or soup kitchen. Search by zip code or state
https://www.foodpantries.org

PantryNet.org

Helps patients find a local food pantry, search by zip code or select the state by clicking on the map.
Email: info@PantryNet.org
http://pantrynet.org/

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ocs/programs/liheap/about
Apply by state: https://liheapch.acf.hhs.gov/profiles/energyhelp.htm
Phone: 1-866-674-6327,
Email: energy@ncat.org
Provide federally funded assistance in managing costs associated with home energy bills, energy crises and weatherization and energy-related minor home repairs

Rx Open

https://rxopen.org/
Find nearby open pharmacies in areas impacted by disaster

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