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Commisioner of Public Service, District 5 - Shreveport
Commissioner: Foster Campbell
415 Texas St., Ste. # 100
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-676-7464
Toll-Free 800-256-2412
Fax: 318-676-7462
Website: http://www.lpsc.louisiana.gov/district5.aspx
Hours: Monday Thru Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm 

 

Consumer Credit Complaints
Phone: 888-525-9414


Department of Motors Vehicles (DMV) - Shreveport
9310 Normandie
Shreveport, LA 71118
Phone: 318-688-6807
Website: http://www.expresslane.org/Pages/default.aspx
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Notes:
- Register Motor Vehicles, Drivers Licenses, and Picture ID's Made.


Department of Motors Vehicles (DMV) - Bossier City
3802 Kilpatrick Blvd.
Bossier, LA 71112
Phone: 318-741-7113
Website: http://www.expresslane.org/Pages/default.aspx
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Notes:
- Register Motor Vehicles, Drivers Licenses, and Picture ID's Made.
 

Department of Health and Hospitals  - Office of Aging and Adult Services
3018 Old Minden Rd.
Bossier City, LA 71112
Phone: 318-741-2700
Services Helpline: 866-758-5035
Louisiana Options in Long-Term Care: 877-456-1146
Report Adult Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation, Ages 18-59: 800-898-4910
Website: http://ldh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/subhome/12 - Click on Aging and Adult Services


Group Benefits Office
1525 Fairfield Ave., Ste. # 670
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-676-7026
Website: http://info.groupbenefits.org/
Notes:
- Flexible Benefits, Healt
h Plans, and Life Insurance.


Louisiana Justice Department - Attorney General
330 Marshall St., Ste. 777
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-227-3790
Fax: 318-676-5703
Public Service in Baton Rouge: 877-297-0995
Website: https://www.ag.state.la.us/


Louisiana Department of Health & Hospital - Shreveport

3020 Knight Street
Shreveport, LA 71105
Phone: 318-862-9862
Fax: 318-862-9950
Toll Free: 1-877-2LaCHIP (1-877-252-2447)
Website: www.lachip.org
Notes: 
- Provides no or low cost health insurance for children and families.


Louisiana Dept. of Health & Hospitals - Office of Mental Health

P.O. Box 91030
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone: 225-342-5774
Fax: 225-342-3893
Website: www.dhh.state.la.us
Notes:
- Provides crisis management services, community mental health centers, acute care psychiatric units, and specialized inpatient services.


Louisiana Department of Insurance
1702 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-342-0895
Fax: 225-342-5711
Toll Free: 800-259-5300
Website: http://www.ldi.la.gov/
Notes:
- Provides counseling and assistance to seniors who need health insurance information.
- SHIIP volunteers provide counseling, free of charge, on a variety of health insurance topics, including supplemental and long term care insurance
  policy comparisons.

Louisiana Department of Justice - Consumer Protection 
P.O. Box 94005
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Phone: 225-339-5191
Fax: 225-342-8703
Toll Free: 800-351-4889
Website: https://www.ag.state.la.us/ConsumerSafety
Notes:
- Enforces consumer laws in the state.
- The office may conduct an investigation when there is reason to believe an unfair or deceptive practice has taken place, is taking place, or is about to
   take place.


Louisiana Department of Motor Vehicles

P.O. Box 64886
Baton Rouge, LA 70896
Phone: 318-676-5858
Website: www.dps.state.la.us
Notes:
- Discounted rates for Driver License Renewal.
- No late fee for an expired license for age 70 and above.
- State ID Card: Age 60 and above.


Louisiana Department of Revenue - Taxpayer Assistance Program
Post Office Box 201
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0201
Phone: 225-219-2448
Fax: 225-219-2210
Website: www.rev.state.la.us
Notes:
- Provides information and assistance to individuals and corporations.
- The individual income tax law provides that $6000.00 of annual retirement income that is received by an individual 65 years of age or older shall be
  exempt from state income tax.


Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development

1201 Capitol Access Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA, 70802  
Phone: (225) 379-1232   
Email: dotdcs@la.gov
Website: http://wwwsp.dotd.la.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Notes:
- Provides capital assistance for the purchase of handicapped accessible vehicles to meet the transit need of the elderly and persons with disabilities
  statewide.
- Provides operating and capital assistance for general public assistance in non-urbanized areas.


Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

2000 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: 225-765-2925
Fax: 225-763-5491
Website: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/
Notes:
- Residents in Louisiana who are 60 years of age and older do not need a state license to hunt or fish; however, a federal duck stamp is needed to hunt
  ducks.


Louisiana Housing Finance Agency

2415 Quail Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: 225-763-8700
Toll Free: 888-454-2001
Fax: 225-763-8710
Website: http://www.lhc.la.gov/
Notes:
- Administers the Low Income Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).
- Eligibility is based on income.
- Priority is given to households containing young children aged 6 and under, and elderly aged 65 and over.


Louisiana Office of the Governor - Department of Veteran Affairs

P.O. Box 94095
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Phone: 225-922-0500
Fax: 225-922-0511
GOEA:  225-342-0171
GOEA Fax: 225-342-7133
Website: https://www.vetaffairs.la.gov
Notes:
- Provides professional counseling services, nursing, and domiciliary care to all eligible veterans.


Louisiana Office of the Governor - Office of Disability Affairs

P.O. Box 94004
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Phone: 225-219-7550
Fax: 225-219-7551
Website: http://gov.louisiana.gov/page/disability-affairs
Notes:
- Purpose is to maximize cooperation and working relationships among agencies, programs, and private business and other organizations, public and
  private, that address the needs of specific disability populations.


Louisiana Office of the Governor - Office of Elderly Affairs

P. O. Box 61
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone: 225-342-7100
Fax: 225-342-7133 
VA Support: 225-342-0171
VA Support Fax:  225-342-7133
VA Support Email:  abbuchert@goea.la.gov
Website: www.louisiana.gov/elderlyaffairs/
Notes:
- Allocates funding of Title III, V, and VII of the Older Americans Act to state, area, volunteer, and private agencies that provide services, such as meals,
   medication, transportation, family caregiver support services, employment services, and nursing homes.


Louisiana Public Service Commission - Do Not Call Program

P.O. Box 91154
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone: 225-342-4999
Toll Free: 800-256-2397
Fax: 225-342-2831 
Website: www.lpsc.org
Notes:
- Maintains a Do Not Call Register consisting of telephone numbers of Louisiana residential telephone subscribers who have elected to reduce telephone
   solicitations.
- Business numbers may not be included on the list.


Louisiana State Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities

P.O. Box 3455
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone: (225) 342-6804
Toll Free: 800-922-3425
Fax: (225) 342-1970
Website: www.laddc.org
Notes:
-Open to all persons seeking information.


Louisiana Toll-Free State Government Phone Numbers

Website: www.state.la.us/otm/listings/latollfree.pdf
Notes:
- Follow the website link to be taken to a complete directory of Louisiana State Government Toll Free Numbers.


Mental Health Advocacy Service State of Louisiana

2620 Centenary Blvd, Bldg 2, Suite 231
Shreveport, LA 71104
Contact: Al Sale, Attorney Supervisor
Phone: 318-676-7332
Fax: 318-676-7345
Website: http://mhas.louisiana.gov/web/14/home
Notes:
-These are attorneys who represent person/persons who are committed for mental health issues.


Mental (Behavioral )Health Office, State of Louisiana

Louisiana Department of Health
P.O. Box 629
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0629
Phone: 318-676-5111
Fax: 225-342-5568
Medicaid Customer Service: 1-888-342-6207
Healthy Louisiana: 855-229-6848
Notes:
- The Office of Behavioral Health’s provides statewide authority and accountability for all behavioral healthcare, including mental health treatment
   services, for Louisiana citizens. 
- Services include coordinating between other agencies and partnering entities that deliver and manage components of care for the behavioral health
   population, both insured and uninsured (e.g., Medicaid, human services districts/authorities, etc.). 

Office For Addictive Disorders - Region VII 
8932 Jewella Ave.
Shreveport, LA,71118
Phone: 318-632-2040
Contact: Trudy L. Abner, M.A. CPS 
Phone: 318-632-2040 Ext. 111
Email: tabner@dhh.la.gov 
Website: www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?ID=23
Notes: 
- OAD Region VII provides services to prevent and reduce the severity of alcoholism, other drug dependencies, gambling and related problems.
- Services include primary prevention, outpatient, inpatient, and residential treatment
programs are customized to specific needs. 


Office For Citizens With Developmental Disabilities
3018 Old Minden Rd., Ste. 1211
Bossier City, LA 71112
Phone: 318-741-7455
Website: http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/subhome/11
Notes:
- Serves as the Single Point of Entry (SPOE) into the developmental disabilities services system and oversees public and private residential services and
  other services for people with developmental disabilities.

Office Of Elderly Affairs
P. O. Box 6
Baton Rouge, LA 7082
Phone: 318-676-5200
Fax: 225- 342-713
Website: www.louisiana.gov/elderlyaffairs/
Notes:
- Administers the Older Americans Act (OAA) program services: congregate Meals, home delivered meals, nutrition counseling, 
  nutrition education, assisted transportation, and information & assistance.


Office Of Family Support
1525 Fairfield St.
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-676-7600
Email: vemerson@dss.state.la.us
Website: www.dss.state.la.us
Notes:
- The Caddo Parish Food Stamp Program, part of the Office of Family Support, determines eligibility for food stamps.
- Applicants must meet income and resource criteria.
- All income must be verified.


Official Website for Louisiana Government

Website: www.louisiana.gov


Public Health Office
Louisiana Department of Health
P.O. Box 629
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0629
Contact: Dr. Stephen Martin
Phone: 225-342-9500
Fax: 225-342-5568
Medicaid Customer Service: 888-342-6207
Healthy Louisiana: 855-229-6848
24-Hour EMERGENCY Number: 504-458-9537
Website: http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/directory/detail/376
Notes:
Our goal is to provide laboratory services needed for creating and sustaining a healthy and prosperous Louisiana, where citizens are
  born healthy and can live and grow in an environment that promotes their continued 
health.


Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
Louisiana Department of Insurance
1702 N. 3rd St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-342-5301
Toll Free: 800-259-5301
Website: https://www.ldi.la.gov/consumers/senior-health-shiip
Notes:
- The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) helps Medicare beneficiaries better understand their Medicare coverage options and
  benefits.
- Counselors help seniors make informed decisions by providing free and unbiased guidance via telephone or face-to-face interactive sessions.


State Police Office

5300 Industrial Drive Extension
Bossier City, LA 71112
Phone: 318-741-7411
Fax: 318-741-7414
Toll Free: 866-853-6580
Email: lspg@dps.la.gov
Website: http://www.lsp.org

Taxpayer Assistance
Department of Revenue
Post Office Box 201
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0201
Phone: 318-676-7500
Toll Free: 855-307-3893
Website: https://esweb.revenue.louisiana.gov/contactus/default.aspx?who=individual
Notes:
- Check the status of your refund: WHERE'S MY REFUND?


Veterans Affairs Office
1031 Creswell Ave.
Shreveport LA 71101
Contact: Robert Petrus or Joel Welch
Phone: 318-676-7540
Fax: 318-676-7555
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Website: https://www.vetaffairs.la.gov

 

Vitals Records Registry
Louisiana Department of Health
P.O. Box 629
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0629
Phone: 225-342-9500
Fax: 225-342-5568
Medicaid Customer Service: 1-888-342-6207
Healthy Louisiana: 1-855-229-6848

Website: www.dhh.state.la.us/offices/page.asp?id=252&detail=6489
Notes:
The Louisiana Center for Records and Statistics consists of official records of birth, death, fetal death, and Orleans Parish marriage records.
- These records are essential for just administration of our law and for the protection of individual rights. In addition, the statistical data from these
  records are of great value to public health and other agencies.
- Certified copies of records for: 
passports, school enrollment, employment, proof of citizenship, governmental benefits, and insurance.


Updated on 3-10-2017