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New Reception Center Opens for Evacuees Seeking Shelter

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is operating non-congregate shelters for evacuees from areas impacted by Hurricane Laura. Evacuees in need of shelter must go to the reception center to be placed at a hotel. Anyone who arrives directly at a hotel will not be admitted and will be required to go to the reception center.

The reception center will be open 24/7 until further notice:

New Orleans Reception Center

The Shrine on Airline / Zephyr Field Baseball Stadium
6000 Airline Dr.
Metairie, LA 70003
Open 24/7

This information is also available by texting LAShelter to 898-211 or by calling 2-1-1.

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