The purpose of this coalition is to the increase the capacity of the member groups to facilitate increasing capacities of direct service providers. Its mission is to foster, through cooperation in mitigation and response, more effective service to people affected by disaster.
LAVOAD has an Interactive Resource and Service Map
, which provides information on organizations and non profits that provide services during times of crisis across the State of Louisiana.
Please visit Louisiana Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters
(LAVOAD) webpage for the most up-to-date information on LAVOAD’s current disaster response efforts.
Citizen Corps was created to help coordinate volunteer activities that will make our communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to any emergency situation. It provides opportunities for people to participate in a range of measures to make their families, their homes, and their communities safer from the threats of crime, terrorism, and disasters of all kinds.
Visit the Citizen Corps
webpage for more information on how you can get involved.
State Citizen Corps Coordinator:
7667 Independence Blvd, Baton Rouge, La 70810