Public Benefits

  • Unemployment Insurance: To file weekly claims for Louisiana unemployment visit or call 866-783-5567. Beginning Aug. 9, individuals will need to include work searches in their weekly filing. Assistance with Claims: CallJob 1, Mon.-Fri. 8:30am to 6:30pm at 504-658-4500. To reset username/password, email
  • Medicaid and SNAP enrollment:
  • Medicaid: Call CrescentCare at 594-821-2601 or walk-in to apply M-F from 9am-4pm at 1631 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans, 70117
  • SNAP only: contact Broadmoor Improvement Association at 504-249-5130
  • Medicaid and SNAP: Contact Mary Smith at Catholic Charities, 504-861-6360 or 504-605-9248
  • Job
  • Free, Short-Term Job Training: Contact JOB1 at 504-658-4500.
  • Free Tax Filing: File your taxes at