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Bayou Treme Center

The Bayou Treme Center is a collaborative re-development of the former St. Rose of Lima 4-building campus located near Broad and Esplanade. The campus will re-open with a mid-sized performance venue in the former church, modern classroom space for an open-enrollment public charter school in Building #1, and small-business and…


Benroe Housing Initiatives

Benroe Housing Initiatives (BHI) is a professional consulting management agency specializing in construction management, Architectural, Design-Build, and Engineering services to commercial and government clients. We provide high quality and responsive solutions to our valued clients, including working with other agencies and companies based upon the project’s needs to provide one…


Berean Presbyterian Church/Covenant Presbyterian Urban Ministries Institute (CPUMI)

Berean/CPUMI is a partnership of Berean Presbyterian Church and the outreach agency Covenant Presbyterian Urban Ministry Institute which has its office in the the Berean Community Center on 2128 Felicity Street. CPUMI is the outreach for Berean Presbyterian Church. It provides a food bank two times a month, helps the…


Blue Moon Fund

The blue moon fund has been investing in the recovery of New Orleans since 2006. The fund has focused on supporting a variety of organizations and initiatives that support self-organization, and build the resilience of the city through various forms of ‘connective tissue’ across neighborhoods, sectors, and interests across the…


Build Now

William and Tess Monaghan established Build Now in 2008 with the mission of building quality, affordable housing in the greater New Orleans area for people affected by Hurricane Katrina. Since the storm, our mission has expanded to assisting first time homebuyers and other residents who want to build in New…


C3/Hands Off Iberville!

Vision Statement for C3-concern, community, compassion C3 is a grassroots community, New Orleans-based organization that advocates affordable housing as a human right, a truly democratic, accountable government that secures that right, and the rebuilding of New Orleans to include all its citizens. C3 champions the shifting of federal resources away…


Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans

Respecting the dignity and potential of each human person, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans collaborates with the wider community to serve those in need. Impelled by the love and teaching of Jesus Christ, we offer life-giving programs, advocate for the voiceless, and empower the poor and vulnerable to foster…


Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal and New Orleans Rebirth Volunteer Program

The Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal, a secular nonprofit 501©(3) organization, exists to contribute to the holistic rebirth of Greater New Orleans and the Gulf Coast Region through programs and services that promote social, racial and economic justice. The Center strives to empower, inform and help build…


Central City Housing Development Corporation

The Central City Housing Development Corporation was founded approximately 30 years ago to address housing concerns in the Central City neighborhood. Our main ongoing projects include providing first-time housing, rentals, as well as assisting with renovation and in general reducing substandard housing in the neighborhood. Our main goals for the…


CNC Construction & Air Conditioing, LLC (Specialist of Solar & HVAC)

CNC Construction & Air Conditioning, LLC is general contractor licensed through the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors and insured. We complete commercial and residential work through out LA whether new or renovation. We specialize in the most competitive solar contracts in LA with our business partner BLG Solar Solutions.…


Common Ground Relief, Inc.

Common Ground Relief, Inc. supports a free Legal Clinic, Construction Skilled Volunteer Recruitment, Resident Job Training, Leadership Development, Project Planning Guidance,Food Science/Nutrition and Wetland Education Programs, Region wide wetland restoration projects and rain garden installations for rebuilt and newly constructed houses and New Home Construction and elevations as part of…


Consciously Rebuilding, Inc. (CR) and H.M Social Services, Inc. (HMSS)

H.M. Social Services, Inc. (HMSS) is a permanent 501©(3) non-profit community-based organization whose mission is to assist families in developing a more positive and stronger family composition through various programs. HMSS and Consciously Rebuilding, Inc. have collaborated to provide services that address environmental, social, economical and infrastructural elements of building…


Dillard University CDC

The Dillard CDC provide services primarily to residents of Gentilly in the areas of housing assistance, educational workshops, lawn service and case management. Recent Success: With the cooperation of city and state officials and the city’s Department of Public Works, the members of Gentilly Sugar Hill Neighborhood Association initiated and…


Family Resources of New Orleans

The mission of the agency is to enable and empower families to become self-sufficient, by building wealth through homeownership. Family Resources of New Orleans has operated a family resource center in Historical Treme’ since 1997. The Family Resources Center was established shortly after the “Welfare to Work” legislation, mandating that…


Felicity Street Redevelopment Project Inc.

As a CDC we have: Twenty-five blighted properties renovated and returned to commerce Fifty new permanent residents in the Lower St. Charles Corridor $2,500,000.00 in construction in the Lower St. Charles Corridor Recruited 10 first-time homeowners in the Lower St. Charles Corridor Sponsored two community concerts in the Lower St.…


First Pilgrims Baptist Church JEDC

Our organizations provides community service to the St Roch and surrounding neighborhoods. Since February 2006, we have coordinated over thirteen or more Housing Expos & Housing Fairs that included FEMA, Road Home, SBA, Corps of Engineers, Banks, Mortgage Companies, Credit Counseling Agencies, Contractors, Home Inspectors, United Way, Rebuild Agencies, Habitat…


Global Green USA

Global Green is working to address some of the greatest challenges facing humanity. In the United States our work is primarily focused on stemming global climate change by creating green buildings and cities. Global Green USA is committed to creating a green model for development and rebuilding for New Orleans…


Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center

The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) is a private, non-profit civil rights organization established in the summer of 1995 to eradicate housing discrimination throughout the greater New Orleans area. Through education, investigation, and enforcement activities, GNOFHAC promotes fair competition throughout the housing marketplace — rental, sales, lending,…


Jefferson Community Action Programs

Jefferson Community Action Programs (JEFFCAP) is Jefferson Parish’s agency dedicated to fulfilling its mission of empowering as many families of Jefferson Parish including our elderly, disabled, economically disadvantaged and youth through our various programs. Linkages have been built with federal, state, local and private agencies to provide a wide array…


LatiNola

LatiNola, a program of Puentes, is a city wide civic engagement and cultural awareness program aimed at increasing volunteerism and civic participation among the city’s Latinos. LatiNola has several components; the LatiNola Youth Leadership Council (LYLC), LatiNola Votes – a voter registration campaign-, the Welcoming Louisiana Campaign, aimed at making…


Louisiana Housing Alliance

LHA is a non-profit, statewide coalition that works to ensure the preservation and production of quality affordable housing for low and moderate income Louisianans and those with special needs.


Love Impact, Inc.

Love Impact, Inc. (Impact) was founded and established in November 2009 by Lester Love and Chery Harrison. They currently serve as President and Vice President respectively. The Mission of Love Impact, Inc. is to positively impact the New Orleans community through love and positive social action. We will consistently develop…


Metro New Orleans Area Homeownership Preservation Coalition

The Metro New Orleans Area Homeownership Preservation Coalition is a group of housing counselors, legal services providers, regulatory agencies and homeownership advocates dedicated to preserving homeownership in the metro New Orleans area.


Neighborhood Development Foundation (NDF)

A Force that has been quietly working for all of us since 1986, the Neighborhood Development Foundation (NDF) is an economic engine that converts life-long renters, with modest resources, and ready houses into entire neighborhoods of new and happy homebuyers. The ripple effect (s) of these new homebuyers are seen…


New Orleans Area Habitat For Humanity

New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH), an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, is a 501© 3 non-profit organization. NOAHH builds new homes and rebuilds existing homes in partnership with sponsors, volunteers, communities, and homeowner families to eliminate poverty housing in the New Orleans area while serving as…


New Orleans Initiative - Bard College

The New Orleans Initiative is a student-initiated response to the storms of 2005 and the long aftermath faced by the city of New Orleans. The Initiative seeks to explore and develop the many capacities of the liberal arts institution for collaborative engagement with the neighborhood revitalization process in New Orleans.…


New Orleans Mission

Meals, Showers, Over-night Emergency Shelter, and Day Room Services for men and women, Transitional Housing for women with children, and various supportive services as required. All services are provided free to the homeless and poor within the local community.


New Orleans Redevelopment Authority

New Orleans Redevelopment Authority


Phoenix of New Orleans

PNOLA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the recovery of the residents of Lower Mid-City New Orleans and its surrounding neighborhoods by rebuilding quality affordable housing and by developing the community assets necessary for a vital neighborhood.


Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans

The mission of the Preservation Resource Center: To promote the preservation, restoration, and revitalization of New Orleans’ historic architecture and neighborhoods. We at the PRC believe that preserving a city’s architecture is tantamount to preserving its soul. New Orleans would not be the city we love today without the past…


Project Home Again

“Project Home Again (PHA) is a not-for-profit development arm that was created by the Riggio Foundation. Like many other Americans, Leonard and Louise Riggio were profoundly affected by the suffering and devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina and sought to play a role in the rebuilding of New Orleans and help…


Project Homecoming

Project Homecoming (PH) is a ministry of the Presbytery of South Louisiana, in partnership with Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. PH rebuilds the homes of uninsured, under insured, elderly and disabled survivors of Hurricane Katrina in the Greater New Orleans area. Since its inception in April of 2007, PH has utilized its…


Providence Community Housing

Residents of the Lafitte Housing Development & other community members interested in credit counseling, home ownership programs, or Section 3 employment training can call LaTonya Williams at 504-821-7226. Residents of Treme/Lafitte or Tulane/Gravier community members are also encourged to our attend our monthly meetings, held on the second Wednesday of…


Puentes New Orleans, Inc.

The mission of Puentes New Orleans, Inc. is to build assets and create access for the Latino community of the Greater New Orleans area. What does this mean? It means that we aspire to create an integrated New Orleans region in which the Latino community is a vital, vibrant, and…


Rebuilding Together New Orleans

Who we are: Rebuilding Together New Orleans (RTNO) is a program of the Preservation Resoruce Center of New Orleans and an affiliate of the national non-profit organization Rebuilding Together, Inc. Utilizing both professional services and volunteer labor, Rebuilding Together helps low-income families in neighborhoods throughout New Orleans live in warmth,…


Remodelers Council of the Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans

The Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans is a professional organization representing the residential housing industry, serving our members and the community since 1941. Our membership is composed of approximately 1,100 dues paying home builders, developers, remodelers and associated businesses. The HBA proudly serving the parishes of Orleans, Jefferson,…


Renaissance Neighborhood Development Corporation

(a subsidary of Volunteers of America Inc. and Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans) Founded in 1896, Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, spiritually based organization providing local human service programs, and opportunities for individual and community involvement. Nationally, Volunteers of America provides housing for more than 11,000 families…


SHARED HOUSING OF NEW ORLEANS

We keep elderly and disabled individuals out of Nursing Homes who do not need to be there. We match them with homeless or about to be homeless individuals.The Homeowner provides room and board, the homeseeker provides light housekeeping and companionship,stays on the premises at night. There is no charge for…


Social Entrepreneurs of New Orleans

SENO’s mission is to build a powerful community and ecosystem of support for social entrepreneurs so that social entrepreneurship will thrive and all citizens can act as agents of change. Just as Silicon Valley has become known as the center for technological innovation, New Orleans will become the hub of…


Student Advocacy for Equitable Recovery

SAFER provides case management services and rebuilding assistance to families who are unable to afford to rebuild their homes. Additionally, SAFER hosts college student volunteers year round and advocates for the people and communities of New Orleans by bringing awareness to out of towners unfamiliar with the state of our…


The Green Project

The Green Project is a nonprofit retail store which sells affordable, used building and art materials to the community. We develop a culture of creative reuse by building a marketplace for reclaimed materials and cultivating a respect for their value. We also serve as a recycling drop-off site, recycle paint…


The Phoenix of New Orleans (PNOLA)

PNOLA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the recovery of the residents of the Lower Mid-City neighborhood of New Orleans by providing direct assistance as well as developing community assets that ensure a vital neighborhood. PNOLA began in 2005 to help in the recovery of New Orleans after Hurricanes…


Trinity Christian Community

Our services include: Housing rehab, construction, after school programs, youth programs, senior services, AmeriCorps, volunteer recruitment and deployment, blight reporting, neighborhood project management.


Tulane City Center

The Tulane City Center houses the Tulane School of Architecture’s applied urban research and outreach programs. Programs of the City Center vary over time, but share a focus on improving cities – particularly our home city of New Orleans – through fostering global urban research, the development of flexible and…


UnitedHealthcare Community Plan

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan mission is to help people live healthier lives by ensuring access to high quality health care services for the underserved. We accomplish that mission through innovative strategies like our Winning Priorities approach, and through innovative programs such as the Personal Care Model, Healthy First Steps, and effective…


UNITY of Greater New Orleans

A Collaborative of 60 Agencies Working to End Homelessness Bringing New Orleans Home