Lead Contractors

Available Programs and Services

The Housing and Urban Development (HUD) uses their Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant to partner with local organizations to identify and control lead-based paint hazards in eligible privately-owned housing. Through this program, lead abatement services are offered as no cost to a limited number of qualifying homeowners, landlords, and tenants.

For more information about this lead abatement program including eligibility requirements and applications, please visit:

  • Louisiana Housing Corporation: Serving Avoyelles, Caddo, Calcasieu, Catahoula, Claiborne, East Baton Rouge, East Carroll, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Orleans, Ouachita, Rapides, Red River, Sabine, St. Landry, St. Mary, and Webster parishes.
  • Jefferson Parish Department of Community Development: For more information about this program you can call (504) 736-6262 or email JPCommunityDevelopment@jeffparish.net
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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I have my home inspected for Lead?

To find an EPA-Certified Lead Assessor and Abatement firm in your area, call Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality at (225) 219-3181 or call the Louisiana Lead Poisoning Prevention Program at (504) 219-4413 to get a list of licensed lead inspectors. Owners can also get a list of licensed risk assessors who will test their property for lead and identify the urgent lead hazards that must be corrected for Interim Control.

How can I get more information?

CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway (Mail stop F-40)
Atlanta, GA 30341
Tel.: 770-488-7330
Website: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/default.htm

The CDC develops programs and policies to prevent childhood lead poisoning, educates the public and health care providers, provides funding to state and local health departments, and supports research to determine the effectiveness of prevention efforts at the federal, state, and local levels.

EPA National Lead Information Center

422 South Clinton Avenue,
Rochester, NY 14620
Tel.: 1-800-424-LEAD (5323)
Website: http://www.epa.gov/lead/index.html

The EPA National Lead Information Center provides information to help parents protect their children from poisoning in the home and can furnish a list of state and local contacts. Written materials and recordings are available in English and Spanish.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control (OHHLHC)

451 7th Street S.W., Washington, DC 20410
Telephone: (202) 708-1112
Website: http://www.hud.gov/offices/lead

The Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control (OHHLHC) provides information to reduce lead-based paint hazards, public outreach and technical assistance, and conducts technical studies to help protect children and their families from health and safety hazards in the home.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
4330 East West Highway
Bethesda, MD 20814
Website: http://www.cpsc.gov/

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission provides the safety of consumer products information – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals. It announces recalls of products that present a significant risk to consumers.

Louisiana Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (LCLPPP)

Louisiana Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
1450 Poydras Street, Suite 1635
New Orleans, LA 70112
Tel.: 888-293-7020 Fax: 225-242-0496
Email: Leadinfo@la.gov
Websites: https://ldh.la.gov/lead-poisoning-prevention

Louisiana Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (LCLPPP) provides information to public and private to prevent lead poisoning by reducing children's exposure to lead hazards in the environment. It also promotes early detection of lead poisoning through screening and provides services to lead poisoned children, their families, their health-care providers and pregnant women.

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