Hurricane Laura Associate Assistance Relief Fund

CHRISTUS Ochsner Southwestern Louisiana Foundation is helping employees affected by Hurricane Laura.

Employee Assistance Policy

This program was established out of the generosity of an anonymous donor’s significant gift to the CHRISTUS Ochsner Southwestern Louisiana Foundation for the purpose of providing limited financial assistance to CHRISTUS Ochsner Southwestern Louisiana Health System Associates and Contract Partners who are experiencing personal short-term crisis situations related to damage sustained from Hurricane Laura in August 2020. The fund is set up to be used to assist with essential expenses such as housing, food, utilities,medical expenses and other expenses related to post-Hurricane Laura recovery.

Eligibility Requirements

Any CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwestern Louisiana Associate, CHRISTUS Health Contract Associate Partner or non-physician Ochsner Associate working in the CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwestern Louisiana ministry meeting the qualifications listed below is eligible to apply for assistance. Family members of Associates are not eligible for assistance requests. The amount an Associate may receive from this Fund is based on need, on the eligibility requirements outlined, and on a tiered structure determined and reviewed by theHurricane Laura Associate Assistance Relief Fund Committee.

To be eligible for consideration for assistance, the Associate must:

  1. Be currently employed and actively working as a Full-Time, Part-Time or PRN Associate with CHRISTUS Ochsner Southwestern Louisiana Health System, a CHRISTUS Health Contract Associate Partner or non-physician Ochsner Associate working in the CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwestern Louisiana ministry. Executives are ineligible for this program.
  2. Have recently been, through no fault of their own, subject to the damage associated with Hurricane Laura and as a result is
    currently causing significant documentable hardship, financial or otherwise, to the Associate.
  3. Submit completed application with supporting documentation (i.e., quotes, invoices, adjustor reports, pictures, etc.) by Friday,
    October 30, 2020.

To apply for assistance, please thoroughly complete the PDF form. You can also download it by clicking the image.

Then upload your completed form below:


Hurricane Laura Associate Assistance Relief Fund Application (Fillable)

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