Congressional Testimony
Congressional Intro. by Rep. Waters

Report to Mayor Nagin's Rebuilding Commission

Bar Associations Providing Legal Relief

In addition to the legal relief efforts that we provide, there are a number of other bar associations throughout the country who are also committed to providing free legal assistance to victims of Hurricane Katrina. For more information, please contact those organizations directly:

American Bar Association-FEMA Partnership

For Louisiana residents: 1-800-310-7029

For Mississippi residents: 1-866-255-4495

For Alabama residents: 1-800-354-6154

Louisiana Bar Association

Mississippi Bar Association: 866-255-2495

Alabama Bar Association: 334-269-1515

Texas Bar Association: 800-504-7030

Texas Bar Hurricane Relief Efforts

Houston Bar Association: 713-228-0735

Dallas Bar Association

Georgia Bar Association

National Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Memphis Bar Association

New Orleans Bar Association: 800-310-7029

Baton Rouge Bar Association: 800-310-7029

Baton Rouge Bar Foundation Pro Bono Project
850 North Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Lafayette Parish Bar Association Pro Bono Program
P.O. Box 2194
Lafayette, LA 70502

The Pro Bono Project
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans , LA 70130

Houston Volunteer Lawyer's Program: 713-228-0735

Legal Services Organizations

Legal Services of North Louisiana
720 Travis Street
Shreveport , LA 71101

Legal Services Organization

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation

Acadia Legal Services Program
1020 Surrey Street
P.O. Box 4823
Lafayette , LA 70502

Capital Area Legal Services Corporation, Inc.
200 Third Street
P.O. Box 3273
Baton Rouge , LA 70821

Civil Rights Organizations

Lawyers, Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund: 212-965-2200

Non-Profit Organizations Providing Relief

NAACP: 866-996-2227

American Association of Retired Persons

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME): 800-272-8368

Catholic Charities USA: 800-919-8338

Coalition on Human Needs: 202-223-2532

Church World Service

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): 1-888-297-8685

National Low Income Housing Coalition


Information on Grassroots Organizations Providing Relief