Orleans County, LA Assistance Programs

Orleans County Housing Assistance Programs

Our housing assistance programs include HUD, housing assistance, Section 8, subsidized housing programs in Orleans County.

UNITY for the Homeless

2475 Canal Street, Suite 300
New Orleans, LA - 70119
(504)821-4496
UNITY for the Homeless is a collaborative of 70 agencies which provide housing, services and advocacy for the homeless population...

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Travelers Aid Society of Greater New Orleans

1615 Canal St., Suite B
New Orleans, LA - 70112
(504)586-0010
Services: Rest of the streets; Crisis intervention; Employment assistance; food/clothing; Hygiene kits; Bus tokens for stranded unemployed individuals; E-mail address for homeless people; Also the site for the Central Coordinating Office for the Large Orleans Homelessness Prevention & Rapid Re-housing Program. Hours of Operation: Monday to Wednesday and Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ..

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The Salvation Army of Greater New Orleans Men's Shelter

4500 S. Claiborne Ave.
New Orleans, LA - 70125
(504)899-4569
Emergency overnight shelter for men as well as an Emergency shelter for homeless women with or without children, children needing to be at least 6 weeks, female children no older than 17 years and males no older than 12 years (housing and case management for up to 3 months). Hours: 4:30 p.m.-12 a.m. Walk-in intake is at 4:30 daily. Morning departure is by 6:30 a.m. The first seven nights are free, and the fee is $8 thereafter or a voucher. Freeze Plan beds are available to the public...

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Armstrong Family Services Transitional Housing Program

2658 Ursulines
New Orleans, LA - 70119
(504)899-2995
Scattered site program (for up to 4 months) for families who are homeless or imminently homeless in Orleans Parish (clients cannot be pregnant, cannot be living in public housing, and cannot be receiving Section 8 vouchers). A sliding scale fee may apply. Applications are taken on Tues. and Thurs. only, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm...

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Orleans County Food Assistance Programs

Our list of food assistance programs includes: food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Orleans County.

St. George's Episcopal Church, The Dragon Café Feeding Ministry

4600 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA - 70115
(504)899-2811
Services: Offers hot meals. Hours of Operation: Thursday and Friday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Sunday breakfast 8:30 am - 9:30 am ..

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Ozanam Inn/St. Vincent de Paul Society

843 Camp St.
New Orleans, LA - 70130
(504)523-1184
Emergency shelter for homeless men; meals prepared by Ozanam Inn cooks available to the public as well at 6 a.m., 2 p.m., and 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. Intake Procedure: Men's overnight shelter registration is 7 a.m.-4 p.m.; after first night, ID will be required...

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Oxford House for Women & Children - Mirabeau

1954 Mirabeau Ave
New Orleans, LA - 70122
504-267-5832
Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit...

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Oxford House for Women & Children - Dominican

6460 Pontchatrain Blvd.
New Orleans, LA - 70124
504-218-7088
Services: Offering accommodation, food, case management, community counselling and group support. Oxford House is a self-governing, self-sustaining recovery home for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts. Funds may be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit. ..

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Oxford House for Women & Children - Crescent City Deuces

8126 Zimpel St
New Orleans, LA - 70118
(504) 518-6635
Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit...

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Oxford House for Women - Vieux Carre

1436 N. Villerie St
New Orleans, LA - 70116
504-265-0781
Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit...

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Oxford House for Women - De La Majorite

2821 Banks St
New Orleans, LA - 70119
504-309-1461
Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit...

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Oxford House for Men - Uptown

2837 Napoleon Ave
New Orleans, LA - 70115
(504) 302-2597
Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit...

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Oxford House for Men - Convocation

8228 - 8230 Sycamore Pl
New Orleans, LA - 70118
(504) 391-1376
Oxford House is a self-managed and self-sustaining recovery home for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts, where shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided. Funds may be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit. ..

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Oxford House for Men - Canal

5640 - 5642 Catina Street
New Orleans, LA - 70115
(504) 267-7630
Oxford House is a self-managed and self-sufficient recovery home for alcoholics and drug addicts where accommodation, food, case management, individual counselling and group support are provided. Funds may be available to cover the costs of the first month of rent and deposit. ..

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Lindy's Place, Inc.

2407 Baronne St.
New Orleans, LA - 70113
(504)269-0184
Residential program for unaccompanied homeless women 21 or older, including case management, meals, and other supportive services. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Call for telephone interview and appointment. Additional program requirements may apply. TB test and proof of homelessness are required...

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Orleans County Rent and Bill Pay Assistance Programs

Our financial assistance programs include rent assistance, bill pay services, prescription assistance programs, utility assistance, mortgage assistance programs in Orleans County.

Oxford House for Men - Palmer Park

8316 Sycamore Pl
New Orleans, LA - 70118
(504) 304-0060
Oxford House is a self-managed rehabilitation center for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts, providing shelter, nutrition, case management, one-on-one counseling, and group support. Funds may be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit. ..

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New Orleans Mission Women's Overnight Shelter

1129 Baronne St.
New Orleans, LA - 70113
(504)523-2116
Emergency shelter for women, including showers, dinner and breakfast, clothing distribution, and other services. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm. Intake Procedure: Intake is at 1130 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Tickets are distributed 7 days a week 5:30-7 a.m. at the intake desk or 10-11 a.m. in the day room. First 4 days free and $5 a night thereafter. Walk in with picture ID & current TB card. Intake Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 4:30-5:50 p.m.; Fri. 7-7:30 p.m.; Sat. 6:30-7 p.m.; Sun. 7-7:30 p.m...

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New Orleans Mission Men's Overnight Shelter

1130 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
New Orleans, LA - 70113
(504)523-2116
Emergency shelter for men, including showers, dinner and breakfast, clothing distribution, and other services. Hours: 10:00 pm - 7:00 am overnight shelter. Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm. Intake Procedure: Tickets are distributed 7 days a week 5:30-7a.m. at the intake desk or 10-11 a.m. in the day room at $5 a night; walk in with picture ID & current TB card. Intake Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 4:30-5:50 p.m.; Fri. 7-7:30 p.m.; Sat. 6:30-7 p.m.; Sun. 7-7:30 p.m. Freeze Plan beds are available to the public...

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House of Ruth Homelessness Prevention

1111 Newton St.
New Orleans, LA - 70114
(504)366-3921
Prevention services including deposit, rent, and utility assistance as well as other support services for homeless or imminently homeless families with children. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. Individuals must make an appointment. Picture ID, Social Security card, and proof of residence are required...

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Orleans County Homeless Shelters and Homeless Assistance Programs

Our list of homeless programs include emergency homeless shelters, day shelters, homeless resources for men, women, and families. Free public showers, etc

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) New Orleans Permanent Supportive Housing Program

1538 Louisiana Ave.
Gretna, LA - 70115
(504)896-2345
Scattered site apartment program for homeless individuals families with mental illness or dual diagnosis. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Call for information or a referral form. Referrals are required from mental health agencies or professionals. Verifications of homelessness and diagnosis of mental illness are required...

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McCaleb Foundation Shelter Plus Care Program, Washington Ave.

2927 Washington Ave.
New Orleans, LA - 70113
(504)319-6031
Apartment-based program in two apartment complexes for homeless individuals with mental illness, substance addiction, or developmental disabilities. Call for an appointment or for additional intake details...

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McCaleb Foundation Shelter Plus Care Program

7819 Olive St.
New Orleans, LA - 70125
(504)319-6031
Apartment-based program in two apartment complexes for homeless individuals with mental illness, substance addiction, or developmental disabilities. Call for an appointment or for additional intake details...

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Living Witness Ministries Church of God in Christ, Inc., Nehemiah Restoration Program

1528 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
New Orleans, LA - 70113
(504)524-2959
Faith-based 6-month intensive residential recovery program for homeless males with substance addiction (boot camp style). Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Walk in, be referred, or call...

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Harry Tompson Center

1803 Gravier St.
New Orleans, LA - 70112
(504)273-5547
Day center with showers, laundry, hygiene kits, access to phones, restrooms, legal aid, notary, basic medical care, and respite from the streets for people who are homeless. Hours of Service: M-F 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Intake Procedure varies depending on the particular service...

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Drop-in Center

1428 N. Rampart St.
New Orleans, LA - 70116
(504)948-6701
Case management, behavioral health care, substance addiction counseling, hygiene supplies, mail/internet/phone for youth 15-23 years of age who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:30 - 11:00 am.; Tuesday 3:00 - 7:00 pm. Drop in during the hours listed. Call for an appointment to see a psychiatrist or social worker...

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Covenant House New Orleans

611 N. Rampart St.
New Orleans, LA - 70112
(504) 584-1111
Services: Emergency shelter for homeless young people aged 16-21 and their children. The recruitment is 24 hours 7 days a week. Individuals must meet with a registration officer upon arrival. Freeze plan beds are open to the public. ..

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Concerned Citizens for A Better Algiers / Home Again

1417 Nunez St.
New Orleans, LA - 70114
(504)362-7583
Individual apartments in an apartment complex for homeless families with HIV/AIDS..

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CCANO Voyage House

2407 Baronne St.
New Orleans, LA - 70113
(504)269-3969
They provide congregate residential program with 3 persons per room in dorm style bedrooms or independent scattered site apartments for homeless unaccompanied women 40 years or older with severe mental illness. Hours of operation: Between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM on Monday to Friday ..

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Bridge House

4150 Earhart Blvd.
New Orleans, LA - 70125
(504)522-4475
Residential treatment program for homeless men with substance addiction (residents must be 18 or older). Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Call or walk in to apply. Freeze Plan Beds are available to the public...

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Baptist Friendship House

813 Elysian Fields Ave.
New Orleans, LA - 70117
(504)949-4469
They provide a residential program for homeless women with children, including help with GED and curriculum preparation. Call them to schedule an appointment. ..

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Orleans County Alcohol and Drug Rehab Assistance Programs

Orleans County, LA Alcohol and Drug Rehab

Local Rehab Assistance: 800-780-2294
Specialists trained to find the best treatment solutions at little to no cost. Call for location and rates for rehab.

Orleans County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Orleans County.

The New Orleans Mission Day Center

1130 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
New Orleans, LA - 70113
(504)523-2116
Hours of operation: Between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM on Monday to Friday ..

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St. Jude Community Center

400 N. Rampart St.
New Orleans, LA - 70112
(504)931-6993
Lunch served to the public Monday - Thursday, 12:00 pm and Friday, 11:30 a.m.; breakfast served Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m...

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Orleans County Assistance Locations

Government and Private Assistance Programs

Housing Assistance

There are many non-profit and government based organizations dedicated to providing housing and support. We find them for you.

Food Pantry Assistance

Food pantries, soup kitchens, food baskets. We find these local resources and list them.

Free clothing assistance

Thousands of churches and religious organizations offer low-cost or free drug and alcohol treatment as part of their missions.