St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Business Resource List

Business Resource List

Wednesday, September 19, 2012


  • Business Call Center:

 For businesses who need help recovering from Hurricane Isaac call 1-888-533-7570.

 Monday – Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • Business Resource Center

 Business Center provides “one-stop shop” for businesses to receive in-person recovery assistance. Resource providers will assist businesses in securing federal or state disaster loans, providing post-disaster counseling, and offering technical assistance. All services will be free of charge.

New Wine Complex: 2015 West Airline Highway, LaPlace, LA.

Monday - Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - by appointment only on Saturdays

  • IRS Tax Relief  

For tax relief options:

or call the IRS disaster hotline at 1-866-562-522.

  • Small Business Administration Physical Disaster Loans

To apply for a loan to help replace damaged property or restore it to the condition it was in before the disaster call 1-800-659-2955 or download an application at

  • Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loans

To apply for a loan to help replace economic loss during a disaster call 1-800-659-2955 or download an application at

  • Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA):

To file a claim for DUA, visit Those without Internet access or who have difficulty filing a claim online can contact the agency toll-free at 1-866-783-5567.

Deadline for St. John the Baptist residents is October 2, 2012.

  • Free Legal Services

For free legal advice related to the disaster call 1-800-310-7029. Counselors offer free advice on insurance claims, landlord disputes, home-repair contracts, consumer protection matter and other legal issues.

  • Garbage Collection

Collection or to request pick-up of white goods:

 Progressive Waste Solutions

(985) 536- 2750 

  • Debris Removal

St. John Parish Public Works

(985) 652-4815


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