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Cable TV
Shreveport 318-213-4100
Residential Services Ext: 1
Business Services Ext. 2

Suddenlink Communications
Cable, Phone, Internet for:
Bossier City, Tyler, Ruston, some of Shreveport

Natural Gas
Center Point Gas Center (formerly ARKLA Gas)
800-752-8036 main number
318-227-5252 alternative
Emergency 800-551-8261

Reliant Energy

AEP American Electric Power (Corporate)
Southwestern Electric Power Company
(SWEPCO] Regional division of AEP
Region: Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas
Pay bills -Shreveport locations: Krogers,
Janice Tax Service, Advance Tax Express,
Lewiss Market Food.
Power Outage 888-218-3919
Customer Service 888-216-3523

Residential 318-557-6500
Business 318-557-6000
24-automated 318-557-7777

Shreveport Water Department
Customer Service 318-673-5510
24-Hour Emergency 318-673-7600

Bossier City Water Department
Customer Service 318-741-8757
Emergency 318-741-8371 (Night Crew)

Benton Court House/Caddo Parish
Water Department 318-965-2781
318-673-7600 after hours

Sanitation Bossier

Driver's License
New Louisiana residents must purchase a Louisiana driver's license 30 days after establishing residency (military personnel excluded). Required items include certified birth certificate, Social Security Card, school enrollment form or GED (if school aged), and proof of a 6-hour pre-licensing course.

Office of Motor Vehicles
Shreveport: 318-676-7530
9310 Normandie Dr.

Bossier City: 318-741-7306
5210 Industrial Dr. Extension

Chamber of Commerce
Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
400 Edwards Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone 318-677-2500
Fax 318-677-2541

Bossier Chamber of Commerce
710 Benton Road
Bossier City, LA 71111
Phone 318-746-0252
Fax 318-746-0357
Susie Montgomery - Membership Manager
Email susie@bossierchamber.com

Bossier City Hall

Hearing Impaired Support Group

Shreveport-Bossier Apartment Association

National Apartment Association
4300 Wilson Blvd. Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22203
Phone 703-518-6141
Fax 703-248-9440
Email webmaster@naahq.org
Schools (K-12)
Requirements for enrolling children into Caddo Parish public schools:
 • Child Social Security card
 • A birth certificate
 • Last report card
 • Test scores from last school attended
 • White Louisiana health card
 • Proof of residence (utility bill)

Caddo Parish Schools

Caddo Parish School Board
Central Office 318-603-6300
1961 Midway Ave.
P.O. Box 32000
Shreveport, LA 71130-2000

Caddo Parish Special Program Center
Special Education Center 318-219-0191
3004 Knight St.
Shreveport, LA 71105

Bossier Parish Community College
Main # 318-678-0000
Admissions 318-678-6004
6220 East Texas
Bossier City, LA 71111
Human Resources Department 318-678-6040
Human Resources hr@bpcc.edu

Centenary College of Louisiana
Admissions Office 318-869-5131
Admissions Office 800-234-4448
Main # 318-869-5011
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, LA. 71104
Mailing PO Box 41188
Shreveport, LA, 71134-1188

Louisiana State University - Shreveport (LSU-S)
LSU School Main # 318-675-5000
Admissions 318-797-5061
Admissions 800-229-5957
One University Place
8515 Youree Drive
Shreveport, LA. 71115-2399
Campus Police 318-797-5082

Louisiana Tech University
LTU Ruston Campus
LTU Barksdale Campus
Main # 800-LATECH-1
Admissions 318-257-3036
Mailing Address:
305 Wisteria Street
PO Box 3178
Ruston, LA 71272

LSU Medical School in Shreveport
Main # 318-675-5000
Admissions 318- 675-5190
Registrar Office 318-675-5205
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA 77130
Campus Police 318-675-6160

Louisiana Technical College
Shreveport-Bossier Campus
General Information 318-676-7811
Administrative Office Ext 100
Financial Aid Office Ext 173
Admissions Office Ext 170
2010 North Market Street
Shreveport, Louisiana 71107

Southern University-Shreveport
Main # 318-674-3300
Admissions 318/674-6426
3050 Martin Luther King Drive
Shreveport, LA 71107

Shreveport Trade Colleges
Remington College
Shreveport, LA
Business Administration
Criminal Justice
Electronci Technology
Medical Assisting
Medical Insurance & Coding

Blue Cliff College-Shreveport
8731 Park Plaza Drive
Shreveport, LA 71105
Criminal Justice
Massage Therapy
Medical Assisting
Medical Office Administation

Career Technical College
Administration Office of Technology
Criminal Justice
Massage Therapy
Medical Assistant
Surgical Technology
1227 Shreveport Barksdale 71105
(318) 629-2889
(318) 629-2286 (fax)
(877) 266-7250 (toll-free)

Allied Real Estate Schools
Correspondence & Online
US & Military
Real Estate Appraisal License-Louisiana

American School of Business
702 Professional Drive North
Shreveport, LA 71105-5646
318-798-3333 Main #

Ayers Career College
(Formerly Ayers Institute Inc.)
8820 Jewella Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71109
318-868-3000 Main #
Judd Callicoate; Director of Operations
corp 635-0280

Guy’s Shreveport Academy of Cosmetology
1141 Shreveport Barksdale Highway
Shreveport, LA 71105
Administration: Ext 5