United Way of Southeast Louisiana

Serving Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington Parishes

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Partner Agencies


American Red Cross Southeast LA Chapter
Armed Forces Emergency Services: The Service to the Armed Forces program ensures that service members, veterans, and their families have worldwide, around-the-clock access to timely and reliable humanitarian services.

Disaster Preparedness & Planning: Disasters have immense social and economic impact on families and communities. This can be dramatically reduced if proactive steps are taken. Disaster readiness is a priority of the Red Cross.

Emergency Disaster Assistance: Red Cross disaster relief services focuses on meeting basic human need of persons affected by a disaster, whether large or small.

Arc of Greater New Orleans
(504) 837-5140
Employment Services: The Arc of Greater New Orleans primarily serves individuals with intellectual or other developmental disabilities.

Family Service Coordination: Family Service Coordination is targeted case management for children birth to three with developmental delays/disabilities and their families. Through Early Steps, Louisiana's Early Intervention program, the Family Service Coordinators will coordinate needed early intervention services such as physical therapy, speech therapy and vision services to name a few. The Coordinator will also provide referrals to vital community resources as well as empower the family to advocate for their child.

Individual Options/Health and Fitness: Individual Options provides support and assistance for individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate in Community volunteer work, health/leisure activities and other community activities.

Uptown Learning Center: The Arc's Uptown Learning Center is a class "A" licensed childcare facility that provides quality child care services to children 6 weeks to 5 years of age with and without developmental delays/disabilities. Our Center is a participant in the Quality Rating System. We offer a well rounded, secure and professional environment for children to learn and grow.

Boy Scouts of America SELA Council
(504) 889-0388
Scouting: The Southeast Louisiana Council, Boy Scouts of America, has been serving youth in the Greater New Orleans region since 1910. Scouting offers educational programs that teach leadership skills, survival skills, ethical values, character, caring skills, citizenship, and responsibility. Scouting builds real self-esteem and self-respect while giving boys, young men and young women opportunities to explore new horizons, achieve recognition, and participate in physical and mental fitness programs.

Boys & Girls Clubs of SE Louisiana Inc.
(504) 566-0707
Power Hour: Making Minutes Count: Power Hour programming is at our NFL/YET, Iberville, Westbank, Slidell and Covington Clubs. Power Hour's goal is to improve the academic achievement of members by helping them become self-directed, resourceful and confident learners. This is accomplished through homework assistance and tutorial programming.

Bright School
(504) 897-2145
Language Says It All and Itinerant Services: The Bright Schools provides individualized and small group language and speech lessons in a center based program with an option for a full inclusion program in a local childcare or itinerant services in homes or other settings. The school also provides education, unbiased information and support for families, caregivers and other professionals. There is a special emphasis on children with cochlear implants.

Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans
(504) 733-5539
Health Education: CAGNO strongly believes that education is a key tool in lowering cancer incidence and mortality in the Greater New Orleans area, by offering a variety of classes in cancer prevention to area schools and businesses.

Patient Services: CAGNO's patient services program provides vital prescription medications and necessities to cancer patients who otherwise would have to do without. These include individuals who do not qualify for government assistance and cannot afford medical insurance.

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans
(504) 523-3755
Head Start Centers: Catholic Charities has a long history of quality child care services. The Head Start program's objective is to academically and socially prepare children for kindergarten. Knowledge that their children are in a safe, nurturing learning environment helps parents focus on their attention on employment and other important family issues.

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans
Education Services - Adult Education: Adult Education offers ESL, Citizenship, & Computer classes to hundreds of adult learners, annually. Morning & evening classes are available in Orleans, Jefferson, & Plaquemines Parishes.

Emergency Shelter Program: CCANO Homeless Services work together and with the wider community to provide comprehensive services to move individuals/families from homelessness to self sufficiency.

Hispanic Apostolate Catholic Charities: Provides assistance to low income individuals & families in crisis/emergency situations; helps with completing food stamp applications; offers employment services, assistance preparing tax returns; & other services.

Parish & Community Ministries: Parish & Community Ministries provides short-term case management with limited direct assistance & food distribution at 2 locations. Please call to make an appointment for case management.

Adult Day Health Care: The Adult Day Health Care Programs of Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans provide full-day services (Monday - Friday) to geriatric individuals and persons diagnosed with developmental disabilities. Services offered include: nutritional meals, health screenings and monitoring, medication administration, exercise, social activities, field trips, music, art, reminiscence and intergenerational projects.

Counseling Solutions: Counseling Solutions of Catholic Charities provides affordable mental health counseling to the Greater New Orleans Area. We have licensed mental health professionals who provide individual, couples and family therapy to children, adolescents and adults and a psychiatrist who provides medication management to adults.

Deaf Action Center: Deaf Action Center of Greater New Orleans is a community service program for Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hard of Hearing individuals that provides 24-hourinterpreter services, client support, Sign Language classes, and information and referral.

Children's Bureau of New Orleans
(504) 525-2366
Child and Family Counseling Program: Children's Bureau of New Orleans' Child and Family Counseling Program provides accessible and effective mental health services to children and families in the New Orleans area.

City Year Louisiana
(504) 561-1290
Whole School, Whole Child: City Year unites young people (corps members/18-24 year olds) from diverse backgrounds for a year of fulltime service in the nations' poorest schools with the highest dropout rates. By serving as mentors and tutors to help students academically succeed, City Year corps members are helping students stay in alcohol and on track to graduate and closing the achievement gap between the socioeconomically disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged.

Communities In Schools of Greater New Orleans, Inc.
(504) 486-8002
Eliminating Roadblocks to School Success: Eliminating Roadblocks to School Success/CIS Mentoring is an initiative which utilizes the nation's most effective model for lowering dropout rates and increasing graduation rates (Communities In Schools) in combination with the best practices in mentoring to improve the academic success of public school students. 200 volunteers will be trained and matched with CIS students in 10 schools to provide a caring adult without any other objective than to be the supportive guide and adult support that young people need as they navigate the challenges of achieving academic success and social and emotional development.

Community Center of St. Bernard
(504) 281-2512
Mustard Seed Distribution: The Mustard Seed Distribution at the Community Center of St Bernard provides weekly supplies of nutritious food to low-income families struggling to meet their basic food needs.

Community Christian Concern Slidell Inc.
(985) 646-0357
Emergency Basic Needs Services: The purpose of Emergency Basic Needs program is to provide emergency services to the vulnerable population of St. Tammany Parish including, but not limited to, homeless and low/moderate income individuals and families.

Community Service Center Inc
TORO - Training Opportunities for Returning Offenders: CSC provides holistic services through professional counseling and case management for former offenders in the areas of employment readiness and facilitation, emergency assistance, re-entry barriers reduction, socialization, and vocational guidance.

Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse for Greater New Orleans
Alcohol & Substance Abuse Prevention Education: The Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse for Greater New Orleans (CADA), founded in 1960, is a non-profit community health agency that provides substance abuse prevention, assessment, and early intervention services to individuals and families in the Greater New Orleans area (i.e., the parishes of Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, St. Charles, and Plaquemines). CADA has a comprehensive array of substance abuse prevention and early intervention services that target various constituencies of youth and adults.

Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children - CASA New Orleans
(504) 522-1962
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program: CASA New Orleans provides quality advocacy for children in the foster care system. Volunteer advocates are recruited, trained and supervised to be the eyes and ears of the court and monitor the safety and well being of children in foster care to help the juvenile court judges find safe, permanent homes for abused and neglected children in state's custody.

Dental Lifeline Network - Louisiana (formerly the Louisiana Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped)
(800) 946-6016
New Orleans Donated Dental Services (DDS) Program: The Donated Dental Services (DDS) Program helps New Orleans residents with mental or physical disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile and cannot afford or access treatment for severe dental problems. A network of 155 volunteer dentists and 57 dental labs donate comprehensive care to restore the oral health of such vulnerable individuals. During the 2012/2013 fiscal year, the DDS program will help 113 New Orleans residents access $330,000 in donated treatment.

Dryades Young Men's Christian Assn.
(504) 299-4310
Day Care/Children: The Dryades-YMCA Early Childhood Program is a year round high quality childcare and aftercare service for working and continuing education parents residing in Orleans Parish, Jefferson Parish, and the surrounding parish regions. We seek to provide child care that supports and strengthens families and nurtures the healthy, successful growth and development of each child in spirit, mind, and body.

Youth Development: Youth Development Outreach Initiative provides programs that foster the development of self esteem through mental, social and physical activities. It is designed to direct the energies of the youth through sports, camping, and after school activities. Dryades YMCA strives to help each young person develop a sense of personal and social responsibility.

East St Tammany Rainbow Child Care Center Inc.
(985) 646-1603
Child Care Center: Rainbow provides quality affordable childcare and a developmental program to strengthen low-income working families.

Family Service of Greater New Orleans
(504) 822-0800
Counseling Program: Family Service of Greater New Orleans provides mental health services to individuals, children and families who are struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, addiction, strained relationships and other challenging issues. Family Service utilizes trained mental health professionals to provide a safe and comfortable environment for clients to address their treatment goals.

Family Service of Greater New Orleans
Domestic Violence Intervention Program: The Domestic Violence Intervention Program at Family Service of Greater New Orleans provides intervention services to treat the perpetrators of domestic violence. Through 26 weeks of psychoeducational group utilizing the Duluth Model, clients develop new skills to deal with conflict, anger and stress.

Foundation for the L.S.U. Health Sciences Center
Louisiana Cancer Prevention and Control Programs: The Louisiana Breast and Cervical Health Program (LBCHP) at the LSUHSC School of Public Health, is the state's CDC National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) program. Under or under insured patients who are of low-income, between the ages of 40-64 or women of any age with breast symptoms are eligible for breast cancer screening services and mammography at no cost.

The Good Samaritan Ministry
(985) 641-6421
First Step in Crisis: First Step in Crisis provides financial aid to pay bills of necessity for those stricken by crisis, while leveraging case management resources to stabilize families long-term.

Healing Hearts for Community Development
(504) 833-4673
Celebration Hope Center Trauma Counseling: The Celebration Hope Center's Trauma Counseling Program provides intensive mental health counseling for children, adolescents, and adults using evidence-based strategies to help their clients obtain sustained recovery so that they can live happy and productive lives.

Jewish Community Center
(504) 897-0143
Elderly Services: The JCC Elderly Services Program addresses the needs in our community of lack of social/community-based activities in our area for aged clients, lack of dementia services (particularly for Alzheimer's patients), and the need for caregiver/family support.

Nursery School/ Day Care: The Jewish Community Center Nursery School and day care program is committed to providing a high-quality; age-appropriate curriculum taught by a faculty of professional early childhood educators to ensure children are ready to learn when they start elementary school.

Jewish Family Service
(504) 831-8475
Counseling/Case Management: Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans' Counseling/Case Management program provides affordable individual and group psychotherapy for residents of the Greater New Orleans area including the parishes of Orleans, Jefferson, St Tammany, St Bernard, Plaquemines and Tangipahoa. JFS' main office is located in Metairie with satellite offices in Uptown New Orleans and in Mandeville on the Northshore.

Homemaker/Lifeline: The homemaker program, serving Orleans and Jefferson parishes, provides assistance with light housekeeping and transportation.The lifeline program, serving serves Orleans, Jefferson and St. Bernard parishes, is a personal electronic emergency response system which provides security at home. 

Teen Life Counts: Teen Life Counts is a suicide prevention and awareness program dedicated to preventing youth from choosing a permanent solution to a temporary problem. Teen Life Counts seeks to educate youth to recognize the warning signs of depression, anxiety, and suicide in their peers and to reach out to a trusted adult. Teen Life Counts reaches over 5000 youth each year.

Just the Right Attitude
(504) 309-2492
JTRA Food Program: JTRA is a nonprofit food bank and hot kitchen providing groceries and hot meals free of charge for low and moderate income residents in Orleans Parish in crisis.

Kingsley House
(504) 523-6221
Community Counseling Center: Our Community Counseling Center offers early intervention and preventive counseling and supportive services to individuals and families residing in Orleans, Jefferson and St. Bernard Parishes. Therapeutic intervention for depression, anxiety, grief/loss and anger management as well as marriage and family is addressed in the home or at one of our two office locations in New Orleans Metro and New Orleans East. The program also conducts life skills groups for teen-aged students in several partner schools throughout the region.

Headstart Program: The Kingsley House Head Start and Early Head Start programs currently serve economically disadvantaged children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old, and their families. Kingsley House provides center-based Early Head Start for 32 infants and toddlers, home-based Family Child Care for 24 infant and toddlers, and center-based Head Start for 140 3-5 year old children.

Kingsley House ADHC Services: Kingsley House Adult Services provides Adult Day Healthcare to the elderly and medically disabled.

Youth Services - After School & Teen Programs: Youth Services provides high quality out-of-school time programming in our After School and Teen Programs. Services provided consist of homework assistance, tutoring, substance abuse and violence prevention education, life skills, and recreational activities, including field trips. In addition to offering a choice of activities in both small and large group interactions; cultural, drama, dance, music, and creative arts opportunities; problem solving and reasoning skills practice; opportunities for discussion, decision making, leadership and physical activities that do not emphasize competition.

Kingsley House ADHC Services: Kingsley House Adult Services provides Adult Day Healthcare to the elderly and medically disabled.

Louisiana Children's Museum
(504) 586-0725
Play Power: Play Power is an interdisciplinary enrichment program delivered by the Louisiana Children's Museum on a daily basis, embedded in regional public schools. It began in 2006, following Hurricane Katrina, in storm-ravaged St. Bernard Parish and has been in the Parish since. The program offers safe places and developmentally appropriate art, music, journaling and play-based activities with therapeutic value.

Lower 9th Ward Neighborhood Empowerment Network Association (NENA)
(504) 373-6483
Housing Counseling Program: Lower 9th Ward Neighborhood Empowerment Network Association's Housing Counseling Program provides services to vulnerable low and moderate income families in Greater New Orleans.

(504) 278-1240
lower Ninth Ward Home Rebuild: A No Place Like Home (NPLH) partner agency, lowernine.org has rebuilt over sixty homes in the Lower Ninth Ward of Orleans parish since 2007. Using volunteer labor under skilled supervision, our organization can rebuild a home for approximately one third of open market rate. In 2005, 100% of residential properties in the Lower Ninth Ward were rendered uninhabitable by Hurricane Katrina and the ensuing levee breaches. Recovery has been slowed by black mold, contaminated temporary housing units (trailers), the 2010 oil spill, contaminated sheetrock imported from China, contractor fraud, other human factors, and the insufficiency of the governmental recovery program. Studies suggest communities of low wealth take three times longer to recover from disasters, and conservative estimates have the recovery of our neighborhood taking another decade. Disasters may not discriminate, but recoveries do -- help us rebuild the Ward!

Mary Queen of Vietnam Community Development Corporation, Inc.
(504) 255-9170
Building Sustainable Communities: The Building Sustainable Communities program seeks to assist in the recovery challenges still facing the linguistically, culturally and geographically isolated community of New Orleans East.

Metropolitan Center for Women and Children
(504) 837-5400
Metropolitan Center for Women and Children: Metropolitan Center for Women and Children provides free and confidential services to survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault.

Neighborhood Housing Services of New Orleans Inc.
(504) 899-5900
Aging in Place: A No Place Like Home (NPLH) Partner Agency, Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) provides comprehensive services for first-time homebuyers and existing homeowners through counseling, classroom training, and construction management services. The Aging-in-Place program with Neighborhood Housing Service is a proven system of getting high quality repairs, retrofits and modifications made to a home with reliable and proven local contractors without the fear of contractor fraud. A trained and experienced Construction Specialist works with the homeowner throughout the entire process to answer questions and to be sure the work is done correctly and efficiently.

HomeOwnership Center: Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) provides education and tools needed to assist working class families build wealth and build communities in and around New Orleans.

New Heights Therapy Center, Inc.
(985) 796-3677
New Heights Therapeutic Riding: New Heights Therapy Center, doing business as New Heights Therapeutic Riding, provides therapeutic horseback riding to children and adults with physical, emotional and learning disabilities. The organization, located in St. Tammany Parish and serving Southeast Louisiana for over 13 years, is a 501 (c)(3) exempt organization.

New Orleans Family Justice Center
(504) 592-4005
New Orleans Family Justice Center: The New Orleans Family Justice Center is a comprehensive victim's services center serving victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. The center co-locates under one roof, service providers representing community-based domestic violence and social services agencies, law enforcement, prosecution, civil legal services providers, sexual assault providers, etc.

New Orleans Neighborhood Development Foundation
(504) 488-0155
Access to Public Incentives N.O.: The 12-hour Financial Fitness Course provides participants with knowledge, skills, and abilities to examine their financial status, eradicate credit blemishes, and build a good credit profile.

New Orleans Speech and Hearing Center
(504) 897-2606
Outpatient Rehab - Adults: NOSHC provides hearing evaluations and dispenses hearing aids resulting in improved quality of life through improved communication, increased independence and socialization, and diminished isolation.

Outpatient Rehab- Children: NOSHC addresses the needs of children with communication disorder through early identification, evaluation, and treatment. Through the therapy process the children develop to their maximum capacity.

NO/AIDS Task Force
(504) 821-2601
HIV Prevention: NO/AIDS Task Force's mission is "To reduce the spread of HIV infection, provide services, advocate empowerment, safeguard the rights and dignity of HIV affected individuals, and provide for an enlightened public." The HIV Prevention Department of NO/AIDS provides many services & programs: HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral, Outreach & Prevention Materials Availability, RESPECT, Mpowerment programs, Comprehensive Risk & Counseling Services, CDC National HIV Behavioral Surveillance Project (NHBS), GLBTQ Health & Wellness program, Curbing HIV/AIDS Transmission (CHAT) for at-risk minority adolescents, and an outreach component to the SAMHSA Intensive Outpatient Program for individuals who are dealing with being HIV infected and substance use/abuse.

NO/AIDS Task Force Medication Assistance Program: The purpose of the NO/AIDS Task Force Medication Assistance Program is to provide life-saving medications for men, women, and children living with HIV disease in the Greater New Orleans area. The organization's Medication Assistance Program helps people living with HIV/AIDS adhere to their prescribed treatment regimen by paying for medications for which the individual has no other payment source.

Northshore Disaster Recovery Inc., dba The Epworth Project
(985) 781-7990
The Epworth Project: Epworth Project is a No Place Like Home Partner Agency that recruits volunteers nationally to assist regional low income and elderly homeowners with rebuilds and repairs of their homes that have been damaged by natural disasters, fires and / or deferred maintenance. The Epworth Project provides housing, food, transportation, recreation, tools, equipment, funding and project management to our volunteers while providing case management services and a well-established range of referral resources to our clients who reside in St. Tammany, Washington, Orleans, Jefferson, and St Bernard parishes in Louisiana, and Pearl River County in Mississippi.

Odyssey House Louisiana Inc.
(504) 821-9211
Residential Treatment Program: Odyssey House provides an adult residential program for the treatment of substance abuse addiction within the framework of a "therapeutic community."

Plaquemines Community C.A.R.E. Centers Foundation, Inc.
(504) 393-5750
Behavioral Health in Plaquemines Parish: The agency fosters the behavioral health morale of the community by enhancing the quality of life of residents and utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach by serving as an Advocacy Center for Children, Elderly, and Disabled Persons, and a comprehensive, multi-service Counseling, Resource and Wellness Center for children, families, individuals, couples, and victims in Plaquemines Parish. Areas Addressed in Counseling:
Relationships, Anger, Depression, Self-Esteem, Abuse and Violence, School, Educational, or Career, Adjustments, ADHD, Anxiety, Phobias, Parenting, and Divorce. Other services available include Tutoring, Parenting and Cooperative Parenting Groups, Psychological Testing for Children and Adolescents, Psychiatry, and Counseling in area schools.

Substance Abuse Treatment in Plaquemines Parish: The Substance Abuse Treatment Program provides assessment for level of treatment needed in regards to substance use. Referrals are made for inpatient treatment. Intensive Outpatient Treatment utilizing the Matrix Model is provided as well as drug education classes.

Preservation Alliance of New Orleans dba Preservation Resource Center
(504) 581-7032
Rebuilding Together New Orleans: A NO Place Like Home (NPLH) Partner Agency, Rebuilding Together New Orleans (RTNO) is a non-profit construction program that uses both volunteer and professional labor to rebuild and repair homes at no cost to qualified clients. A program of The Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans and an affiliate of the national nonprofit organization Rebuilding Together, Inc., RTNO operates with a mission to improve the quality of life of low income homeowners through home repair and revitalization of the following nine target neighborhoods in Orleans Parish: Algiers Riverview, Broadmoor, Esplanade Ridge/Tremé, Faubourg St. Roch, Gentilly, Hollygrove, Holy Cross/Lower Ninth Ward, McClendonville, and Mid-City. Following the catastrophes of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, RTNO increased its capacity to suit the needs of the community and grew from a local annual build to a year-round
effort driven by local and non-resident volunteers. Since the program was founded in 1988, RTNO has completed over 1,300 projects, directly assisted over 2,000 people, and mobilized nearly 20,000 volunteers.

Project Homecoming
(504) 942-0444
Homebuyer Program: This program develops energy efficient, durable homes that are affordable for low and moderate homebuyers and provides homebuyers with case management and ongoing support to insure successful achievement of homeownership.

Job Training Program: The Job Training program provides supervised, structured on the job construction training for at risk young adults and low-income, unemployed adults who apply these skills to building affordable housing.

Project Homecoming: A No Place Like Home (NPLH) Partner Agency, Project Homecoming is a faith-based, nonprofit community development organization building resilient neighborhoods in the Greater New Orleans. We assist low-income, elderly and disabled homeowners in Orleans Parish with the rebuilding of their homes. We have rebuilt over 175 houses with the assistance of over 10,000 volunteers. We also transform blighted properties into safe, durable, affordable, and energy efficient homes for low-income homebuyers. Our On-the-Job training program offers unemployed workers in New Orleans an opportunity to gain workforce skills and experience in the construction industry. We work with volunteers locally and nationally who assist in our housing and community development initiatives.

Project Lazarus
(504) 949-3609
Supportive Services: Project Lazarus provides comprehensive supportive services to people living with HIV/AIDS that include transitional housing, three nutritious meals daily, case management services, medical prescription refill assistance and transportation to important appointments.

Raintree Children and Family Services
(504) 899-9045
Raintree House- Afterschool Girls Club: Raintree House provides an array of services to at-risk girls in the Greater New Orleans Area. Raintree House identifies academically at-risk teenage girls and provides an afterschool educational component through the Afterschool Girls Club. The girls are taught social-emotional skills and provided tools to help them succeed in school and in life. The goal is to successfully increase positive social and emotional outcomes among at-risk teenage girls.

Raintree Support Coordination Program: Raintree Family Support Coordination Program provides case management services to infants and toddlers from birth to 36 months who have been determined to have a developmental delay.

Rosary Child Development Center
(504) 254-1528
Rosary Child Development: At Rosary CDC, we believe that young children are inquisitive and eager to explore, create, and learn. Therefore we provide the children with stimulating environments that enhance growth in all areas of development: physical and intellectual, social, psychological, emotional, spiritual and moral.

Royal Castle Child Development Center
(504) 488-1045
Child Development Center: Royal Castle C.D.C. opened February 1996 Class A licensed childcare center. Located in Orleans Parish in the Hollygrove/Carrollton area, the center currently is licensed to serve 100 children and their families. Royal Castle C.D.C. is Nationally Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and has 5 stars in Louisiana Quality Start. Royal Castle provides high quality care and education with a low child-teacher ratio. Royal Castle is a place where we are preparing today's children to meet tomorrow's challenges.

St. Bernard Project
(504) 277 6831
St. Bernard Project Rebuilding Program: A No Place Like Home Partner (NPLH) Partner Agency, St. Bernard Project's (SBP) Rebuilding Program rehabilitates homes for low-to-moderate income homeowners who cannot afford to hire a contractor. SBP’s vertically-integrated construction model keeps costs low with in-house skilled labor and uses AmeriCorps members to supervise volunteers. SBP’s volunteer experience is turn-key and engages volunteers in a variety of construction projects. SBP serves low-to-moderate income residents with a focus on families, the elderly, disabled persons and war veterans in the Greater New Orleans Area.

Safe Harbor
(985) 626-5710
Domestic Violence Program and Shelter: Safe Harbor is a non-profit, non-governmental agency that provides free, confidential, twenty-four hour service to survivors of domestic violence in St. Tammany and Washington Parishes. Established in 1992, Safe Harbor is the only domestic violence program in St. Tammany Parish that provides shelter exclusively for survivors who are rendered homeless because of domestic abuse. The program incorporates crisis intervention, shelter, safety planning, a comprehensive children's program, empowerment advocacy, legal advocacy, court escort and referrals to community based

programs to design a safe, workable solution of the survivor's choice. Safe Harbor's goal is to help women make empowered decisions for alternatives to abusive situations and to give practical as well as emotional support during the process.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans & Acadiana
(504) 734-1322
Surplus Food Distribution Program: Each year Second Harvest feeds approximately 262,800 individuals and provides 20 million meals through a network of 325 member food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and programs for children and seniors.

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
(504) 529-1000
Landlord Tenant Legal Work: SLLS will provide legal help to tenants with housing problems including disputes with landlords that could lead to evictions, actual evictions, and potential loss of housing subsidies.

St. Bernard Battered Women's Program, Inc.
(504) 277-3177
St. Bernard Battered Women's Program, Inc.: St. Bernard BWP strives to resolve crises in order to ensure participants have their immediate needs met and move towards self-reliance. We provide for the immediate needs--food, clothing, shelter--and work towards assisting with finding/maintaining jobs, housing, and child care. Our outreach includes, legal/court advocacy, education/training, and efforts to produce social change for any agency/program that touches the lives of women and children who have been impacted by domestic violence. Collaborations involve facilitating parenting groups, case management, and referrals to batterer intervention groups for the perpetrators.

(985) 641-0197
Noah's ARC Child Development Center: Noah's ARC Child Development Center is an inclusive child care program that is unique for serving both typical children and children with developmental delays and/or disabilities. We develop and implement the best care and instruction possible through age appropriate activities. We surround our children with opportunities to learn and succeed. We work with families to ensure every child's well-being, growth, and development to their fullest potential.

Jacob's Ladder Adult Day Care: Jacob's Ladder Adult Day care provides structured activities in a stimulating environment to individuals with severe physical and/or intellectual disabilities. STARC meets the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities who are aging by providing quality care that enhances self-esteem, independence and respect.

Solid Rock Elderly Services: Solid Rock Elderly Services provides opportunities for seniors to interact socially with others and receive assistance with daily living in a dignified manner; enables participation in activities designed to assist seniors with achieving their maximum level of independence thus preventing or delaying onset of additional mental or physical problems and/or institutionalization.

Supported Employment: Supported Employment enables adults with disabilities to secure and maintain employment with the assistance of skilled staff. A process of referrals, assessments, and training helps determine vocational placement.

St. Tammany Community Health Center
UWSELA partners with St. Tammany Community Health Center on the St. Tammany Suicide Prevention Support Program - a multi-tiered initiative created to reduce the unacceptable number of suicides and suicide attempts in St. Tammany Parish. STCHC is one of over 20 agencies and businesses acting as partners with each holding an essential piece to the program.  For more information about the Suicide Prevention Support Program, please visit www.itsoktotalkaboutit.org.

The Salvation Army Area Command
(504) 899-4569
Emergency Assistance: The Emergency Assistance Program provides aid to homeless individuals and families who are in need of immediate assistance as funds are available.

Travelers Aid Society of Greater New Orleans
(504) 586-0010
Crisis Intervention/Case Management: The crisis intervention program offers emergency assistance, crisis counseling and extended case management services focused on long term or housing needs on a walk-in basis to anyone who is homeless or displaced.

Self-Help Employment Program: The Travelers Aid Self-Help Employment Program is designed to teach homeless individuals job search skills, self-sufficiency skills and provides financial/ancillary supports to remove barriers homeless individuals face while seeking permanent employment.

United Negro College Fund New Orleans Area Office
(504) 581-3794
Emergency Assistance Fund: The UW/UNCF Emergency Assistance Fund exists to provide deserving students from low-income families attending Dillard and Xavier Universities with financial assistance when they experience an unforeseen emergency so that the student can overcome the crisis and remain in college.

Urban League of Greater New Orleans Inc
(504) 620-2332
College Track: Urban League College Track College Track provides intensive academic support for students who are rising freshmen until their entrance into college. The program's design focuses on developing the model college applicant with a focus on academics, community service and leadership development. Students participate through summer experiences and after-school programming throughout the school year. Ninety percent of ULCT students report taking better notes in class, completing their homework, practicing skills learned in school and having a better understanding of their coursework.

Early Head Start: The Urban League Early Head Start Center (ULEHS) promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families.

(504) 895-5550
UWSELA partners with VIALINK/2-1-1 on the St. Tammany Suicide Prevention Support Program - a multi-tiered initiative created to reduce the unacceptable number of suicides and suicide attempts in St. Tammany Parish. VIALINK/2-1-1 is one of over 20 agencies and businesses acting as partners with each holding an essential piece to the program.  For more information about the Suicide Prevention Support Program, please visit www.itsoktotalkaboutit.org.

Information & Referral/Crisis Intervention: The 2-1-1 Call Center provides information and referral to health and human service agencies utilizing the VIA LINK Community Resource Directory. Telephone crisis intervention and suicide prevention are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. VIA LINK generates comprehensive reporting on caller demographics and needs, services provided, and identified gaps in community resources.

Volunteers of America of GNO Inc.
UWSELA partners with Volunteers of America of GNO Inc. on the St. Tammany Suicide Prevention Support Program - a multi-tiered initiative created to reduce the unacceptable number of suicides and suicide attempts in St. Tammany Parish. VOA is one of over 20 agencies and businesses acting as partners with each holding an essential piece to the program.  For more information about the Suicide Prevention Support Program, please visit www.itsoktotalkaboutit.org.

YMCA of Greater New Orleans
(504) 568-9622
Plaquemines Community Centers YMCA of Greater New Orleans: The YMCA Plaquemines Parish Partnership will operate four community centers in lower Plaquemines Parish that include Port Sulphur, Buras, Davant and Boothville. These centers will provide community services related to youth development, healthy lifestyles and social responsibility. These centers will also include other non-profits and government agencies that will provide a variety of services for the community. Our community centers will operate daily and offer programs such as fitness, senior activities, after school programs, teen leadership, and aquatic activities seasonally.

YMCA Educational Services (YES!): YMCA Educational Services (YES!) gives adults the reading and math skills they need to succeed in the workplace, help their children learn, and be active, engaged citizens.

Youth Service Bureau of St Tammany
(985) 893-2570
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA): Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is a program that trains and supervises community volunteers from all walks of life to be advocates and the voice in court for abused and neglected children, helping judges find them safe and permanent homes.

Families in Need of Services (FINS): FINS provides intervention/educational programs and support for at-risk youth who have demonstrated ungovernable behaviors at home and/or in school, in an attempt to keep the 5-17 year olds in school and engaged in the education process. Families are provided with parenting and family communication classes.

Truancy Assessment & Services Center (TASC): TASC Truancy Reduction Program is a prevention program that provides resources and support for children in grades K-5 and their families in order to reduce truancy and prevent juvenile delinquency.

Crossroads: Crossroads is a delinquency intervention program that provides services and programs for youth who have broken the law, offering them the opportunity to choose a new direction.

Options Clinical Services Program: Options is a family-focused, licensed outpatient treatment program for adolescents who are experiencing problems with alcohol and/or other drugs.



The organizations listed below do not receive annual program funding from United Way. These agencies are listed because they have a working relationship with us outside of program funding.

Affiliated Agencies

American Social Health Association
Childhood & Family Learning Foundation
Girl Scouts Louisiana East
JUMA Ventures
Louisiana Appleseed
Money Management International
New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation, Inc.
New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation, Inc.
United Service Organization (USO)
Youth Rescue Initiative

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