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2nd Street and Huey P. Long Ave.
Gretna, LA 70053
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  • Business:  (504) 363-1500
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Relocation Guide

This relocation guide was developed to provide new residents with useful information regarding re-locating to the Gretna area.  Please browse the list or jump to one of the following sections:
 
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EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
 
State of Louisiana Department of Labor Workforce Development 
Louisiana Works:
Career & Business Solutions
1900 Lafayette Street
Gretna LA 70053
Phone: (504) 227-1283
http://www.theworkforceconnection.com/
 
Jefferson Parish Employment
200 Derbigny Street
Gretna LA 70053
Phone: (504) 364-2730
http://jeffparish.net/index.cfm?docID=0


APCO Personnel Services
Permanent and Temporary Services
1600 Barataria Blvd. Ste. B         
Marrero LA 70072                                                                                                                    http://www.apcopersonnel.com/
West Bank (504) 341-5253

Civil Service - New Orleans
1300 Perdido Street
New Orleans LA 70112
(504)-658-3500
http://wwwcityofno.com
Custom Staffing, Inc.


Kelly Services
2550 Belle Chasse Highway
Gretna LA 70053
Phone: 1-888-222-6495

UTILITIES
 
Electricity
Entergy - http://www.entergy-louisiana.com/
Southeast Louisiana
Phone: 1-800-368-3749 /  Power Outages 1-888-968-8243
Natural Gas
Jefferson Parish & Plaquemines Parish
Phone: 1-800-621-1867  /  Customer Service 1-888-286-6700
Water
Jefferson Parish - http://www.jeffparish.net/
West Bank
Phone: (504) 349-5060

City of Gretna - http://www.gretnala.com
Phone: (504) 363-1560
Phone Service
Residence 1-888-757-6500
Business 1-866-620-6000
Cable Service

Cox Communications http://www.cox.com
(504) 304-8444


POSTAL SERVICE
UPS, United Parcel Service
2112 Belle Chasse Hwy. Ste. 11
Gretna LA 70056
(504) 391-2345
http://www.theupsstorelocal.com/3341
 
USPS, United States Postal Service
Local Main Post Office - http://www.usps.com/
400 Gretna Boulevard
Phone: 1-800-275-8777
NEWSPAPER
Times Picayune Main Office
3800 Howard Avenue
New Orleans LA 70125
Phone: (504) 826-3279
http://www.timespicayune.com
 
New Orleans and Metro Area, Circulation Department
Home Delivery & Customer Service
Phone: (504) 822-6660
 
Times Picayune West Bank Bureau
22520 Belle Chasse Highway
Gretna LA 70053
Phone: (504) 826-3740
TRANSPORTATION
Local Taxis
Glenn's Cab
639 Monroe Street
Phone: (504) 361-3555 (504) 366-9911
Gretna LA 70053
 
West Bank Cab Company
639 Monroe Street
Gretna LA 70053
Phone: (504) 368-3300
TRANSIT SYSTEMS
RTA, Regional Transit Authority, Orleans Parish
Rideline, Routes & Schedule Information
Phone: (504) 827-8300
http://www.norta.com/
 
Jet, Jefferson Transit, Jefferson Parish
 http://www.jeffersontransit.org/
West Bank (504) 364-3450

LOCAL FERRIES
Algiers/Canal Street - 7 days, 6:00am- midnight
$1.00 for vehicles, free for pedestrians (504) 376-8180

FERRY SERVICE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO MECHANICAL ISSUES
 
Gretna/Canal Street - Free Ferry -  PEDESTRIAN ONLY -Leaves Canal St. on the hour, Gretna on the half hour
Sunday - Thursday - 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday - 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday - 12:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
 
Toll Bridge
 
Crescent City Connection also known as Mississippi River Bridge
$1.00 toll from West Bank to East Bank
Electronic Toll tags with dedicated  lanes available for regular commuters
Free from the East Bank to the West Bank
http://http://www.dotd.louisiana.gov/operations/cccd/
AIRPORT
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
900 Airline Highway
Kenner LA 70062
(504) 464-0831
http://www.flymsy.com


Airport Shuttle -departure 24 hours prior  (504)522-3500
http://ww.airportshuttle.com/

SCHOOLS

Gretna No. 2 Academy
Pre- K-5
701 Amelia Street
Gretna LA 70053
Phone: (504) 366-3582
Fax: (504) 364-1268
http://gretnak.jppss.k12.la.us/gretnak/

 
Gretna Middle School 7-9th
910 Gretna Blvd.
Gretna LA 70053-6999
Phone: (504) 366-0120

Johnson-Gretna Park Elementary School-Shirley T. K-6th
1130 Gretna Blvd.
Gretna LA 70053-7598
Phone: (504) 366-1660
 
William Hart Elementary School
2001 Hancock Street
Gretna LA 70053-3597
Phone: (504) 366-4346
 
Kate Middleton Elementary School
1407 Virgil Street
Gretna LA 70053-2340
Phone: (504) 366-8164
 
McDonogh No. 26 School
1200 Jefferson Street
Gretna LA 70053-3159
Phone: (504) 362-9929
 
Thomas Jefferson Senior High School
17 Gretna Blvd.
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone:(504) 363-4300
Fax:(504) 361-1114
http://tjeff.jppss.k12.la.us/tjeff/
 
Ruppel Academy 7-9
815 Huey P. Long Ave.
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone:(504) 347-4739
Fax: (504) 348-3707
http://ruppel.jppss.k12.la.us/ruppel/

For information on all Jefferson Parish Schools please visit:
http://www.jppss.k12.la.us/school-directory/

St. Cletus Catholic School
3610 Claire Avenue
Gretna LA 70053
Phone:(504) 366-3538
Fax:(504) 366-0011
http://www.stcletuscolts.com/

St. Anthony Catholic School
900 Franklin Avenue
Gretna LA 70053
Phone:(504)367-0689

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this service, please contact Nevelyn Goff.