Disaster Recovery Resource Fair to be held at Lamar-Dixon

Staff Report

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa has announced that Ascension Parish Government, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the US Department of Homeland Security, and the State of Louisiana are hosting a Disaster Recovery Resource Fair for homeowners and renters who were impacted by the flood.

The fair will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Trade Mart Building at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 South St. Landry Ave., Gonzales.

It will feature one-stop shopping for information and resources from a variety of federal, state, local and not- for-profit agencies to help residents in the recovery efforts. Participants will find information on the Shelter at Home program, flood insurance, foreclosure prevention, title issues and successions, disaster tax relief, loans, unemployment, housing counseling, legal services, and more.

The event is free and open to the public,Matassa said.We are doing everything we can to help our residents recover from this terrible flood.

American Sign Language interpreters, as well as Spanish and Vietnamese language translators will also be available.

For more information, call (225) 450-1009.