If you know an individual or small business affected by the spill …
Click the link above, and the page has links to resources for individuals, small businesses, those wishing to report environmental issues and other helpful resources.
A group of state agencies is working to ensure that Louisiana residents impacted by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico have access to the resources they need, including information about applying for unemployment benefits and getting assistance to help their families. The state has compiled a list of resources available to the public. This list will be updated as more information becomes available.
Click on the appropriate category to find out about ways you can get assistance:
RESOURCES FOR INDIVIDUALS – Information for people who need help
RESOURCES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES – Information for business owners affected by the oil spill
RESOURCES FOR PARISH/LOCAL LEADERS – Information for leaders of areas affected by the oil spill
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES – Information for those wishing to report environmental concerns
OTHER – Miscellaneous hotlines