Newcomer Information

To characterize Southwest Louisiana in so many words is almost an impossible task. It would be quite difficult to describe the region's atmosphere and the residents' lifestyle. One has to live it, experience it and enjoy Southwest Louisiana to capture what it offers.
Listed below are organizations and phone number listings that will make your stay or relocation to Southwest Louisiana enjoyable and productive.
To request that a newcomer packet be mailed to you, email Jeanie Goodeaux.

If you are planning to visit our region, the SWLA Convention & Visitors Bureau can provide you with information on area festivals, events and attractions. Call them toll-free at 1-800-456-7952 or visit their website at www.visitlakecharles.org.
 
ELECTRICITY

1-800-367-0275

1-800-256-5332

Entergy Customer Service
1-800-368-3749
 
Entergy Outage Reports
1-800-968-8243

1-800-622-6537

NATURAL GAS

CenterPoint Energy
337-477-0070

TELEPHONE

1-800-832-0679 or 1-800-335-2998
 
Cameron Telephone 1-800-737-3900 or 337-583-2111
 
337-734-4141

VEHICLE REGISTRATION/DRIVER’S LICENSE
 
 
Allen Parish:
Kinder
333 8th Street
Kinder, LA 70648
 
Oakdale
229 South 10th Street
Oakdale, LA 71463
 
Beauregard Parish:
DeRidder
2366 Highway 190 West
DeRidder, LA 70634

 
 
Cameron Parish:
Cameron
119 Smith Circle, Room 11
Cameron, LA 70631


Calcasieu Parish:
DeQuincy
101 South Pine Street
DeQuincy, LA 70633
 
Lake Charles
951 Main Street
Lake Charles, LA 70615


Sulphur
940 Beglis Parkway
Sulphur, LA 70663

Jefferson Davis Parish:
Jennings
210 South State Street
Jennings, LA 70546

FISHING, HUNTING OR OPERATOR'S LICENSE
 
SOCIAL SECURITY

1-800-772-1213

TAXES
337-491-2504
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