Emergency Contact Info & Resources

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Lafourche Parish utilizes computer hurricane tracking software, video surveillance, and decision-making tools to plan for each storm event.  Emergency personnel attend regional conference calls to coordinate a unified response to storms that threaten Lafourche and the Louisiana Coast.  During a declared emergency, the Lafourche Parish Emergency Operations Center is staffed 24 hours a day.

Download our two-page Emergency Quick Reference Guide to keep important emergency info at your fingertips.

Contact Information

Lafourche Parish Government - Emergency Operations Center
(985) 537-7603  or  (800) 794-3160
City of Thibodaux (City Hall)
(985) 446-7218
City of Thibodaux (Police Department)
(985) 446-5021
Town of Lockport (Town Hall)
(985) 532-3117
Town of Lockport (Police Department)
(985) 532-9799
Town of Golden Meadow (Town Hall)
(985) 475-5212
Town of Golden Meadow (Police Department)
(985) 475-5163
Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office
(985) 532-2255 or (985) 449-2255
Louisiana State Police - Troop C
(985) 857-3683
Fire Protection
Consult our Fire Station Directory for specific contact numbers for the fire department serving your area.
Department of Health & Hospitals
(985) 447-0916
BISCO (Bayou Interfaith Shared Community Organizing)
(985) 446-5364
Port Fourchon (Administrative Office)
(985) 632-6701
Port Fourchon (Harbor Police)
(985) 396-2750
(985) 526-3647 Lafourche Crossing & North
(985) 532-4023 Lafourche Crossing & South
(800) 368-3749 Toll-Free to Report Outages
Sandbag Locations
Thibodaux Field Office - 2565 Veterans Blvd, Thibodaux
Raceland Field Office - 129 Texas Street, Raceland
Lockport Field Office - 6236 Hwy 308, Lockport
Galliano/Cut Off Field Office - 128 West 97th Street, Cut Off
Bayou Blue Field Office - 104 Myrtle Place, Houma
Choctaw Field Office - 122 Choctaw Barn Road, Thibodaux

Stay Informed

Lafourche Parish Government issues press releases and emergency updates using local media and the Lafourche Parish Government website. Stay tuned to local television stations, listen to the radio or check the Internet as often as possible for official news and instructions as they become available.

Other sources for hurricane forecasts and local conditions include:

On the Web...

National Weather Service
National Hurricane Center


On the Radio...

100.3 FM "The Ragin' Cajun" (Larose)
870 AM WWL Radio (New Orleans)
96.7 FM KCIL (Houma)
106.3 FM KXOR (Houma)


On Television...

HTV (Houma)
WWL Channel 4 (New Orleans)
Fox Channel 8 (New Orleans)
ABC Channel 26 WGNO (New Orleans)
WAFB Channel 26 (Baton Rouge)