Important Phone Numbers

We strive to offer comprehensive lists of all the numbers our citizens may need…..from Jefferson Parish Councilmen’s offices, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office to general Jefferson Parish numbers if you need to register a complaint or have a questions.

Jefferson Parish has a comprehensive department list at:

To contact any of the Jefferson Parish Councilmen's offices (Waggaman is Council District 3):

Remember, our Sheriff’s office encourages our citizens to always call 911 if you see any suspicious people or activities. The police cannot be everywhere at once, so it is up to us to keep a diligent watch in our neighborhoods.

Need the name & contact of a parish official? Check out Jefferson Parish’s list:

Community Development Programs

Jefferson Parish

Department of Community Development

1221 Elmwood Park Blvd, Suite 605 Jefferson, LA 70123 Phone: 504-736-6262 Fax: 504-736-6425 website:

Some important services and numbers are:

Metropolitan Women’s and Children’s Center Provides a safe residence for battered women and their children while they receive assistance to re-establish their independence. Contact Metro Center at 504-837-5400.

First-Time Homebuyer Training and Financial Fitness Class provides instruction on family budgeting, home maintenance, and the rights and responsibilities of homeownership to low-and moderate-income persons. Contact JeffCAP at 504-736-6900.

Housing Counseling provides counseling in money management, rental and purchase procedures to low- and moderate-income persons. Contact JeffCAP at 504-736-6900.

Homeless Shelter & Assistance prvides residential shelter for homeless adults and their children. The shelter is located at the Hope Haven/Madonna Manor campus on Barataria Blvd in Marrero, LA. Contact Jefferson Family Care Center at 504-347-0772.

Repairs on Wheels for the Elderly provides minor home repairs for eligible homeowners age 60 and older in Jefferson Parish. Labor is free but homeowner must pay for the cost of materials. For more information please contact Volunteers of America (VOA) at 504-482-2130.

Parish Info And Complaint Phone Numbers

Jefferson Parish
Police, Fire, Ambulance 911
Drugs 3 NO DRUG (366-3784)
Parish Information 736-6100
American Red Cross -- Southeast Louisiana 504-620-3105
Abandoned Vehicles 364-3543
Canal Dumping 736-6440
Code Enforcement, Building Section 364-3500 or for an anonymous report, call 73NoWay (736-6929)
Code Enforcement for Permitting 364-3512
Crime Stoppers 822-1111
DEQ (non-emergency) 471-2800
DEQ (emergency) 342-1234
Drainage 437-4939
Emergency Evacuation Transportation (Citizens with Disabilities) 736-6068
Emergency Management Office 349-5360
Entergy 1-800-368-3749
Environmental Affairs 736-6102
Found/Abused Animals 349-5111
Garbage Pickup 736-6102
Gas -- Atmos 1-800-547-4321
Gas Emergency 1-800-654-6669
General Code Violations 364-3500
Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness 504-658-8700
Jefferson Transit 364-3450
Mosquito Control 366-0084
Litter Hotline 1-888-LITRBUG (1-888-548-7284)
Power Outage 1-800-968-8243
Sewerage 736-6675
Streets 349-5800
Street Light Out PARISH 736-6941 Entergy
1-800-9OUTAGE 1-800-968-8243
Water 349-5088

Report Landfill Odors

Detect a smell? Give the parish officials a call….now!

Call (504) 377-0303 IESI will respond to complaints 24-hours a day.

We must continually report any smells if we are to have a chance at keeping the landfill operators diligently working on the effect that they have on our community.

Let’s keep the landfills responsible…report any odors you detect….if not, they can only assume that there are no odors. To report odor to LDEQ: Between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM call: 736‑7701 After hours call: 225–342-1234

Other Contact Phone Numbers:

Jefferson Parish Dept. of Enviromental Affairs: 736‑6102 Jefferson Parish Sanitary Landfill: 436‑0152 River Birch Landfill: 436‑1288