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New Orleans and Jefferson Parish transitional housing and shelter.

Find information on low income or free transitional housing programs and shelter in the Orleans and Jefferson Parish Louisiana area. The goal of many of the non-profits is to pro-actively prevent evictions and homelessness. If that can’t be done, then the transitional programs can help individuals and families regain housing stability.

As part of the services offered, participants will usually need to attend some form of case management service. This will help the individual obtain a job, improve their financial condition, increase their income, and gain new skills. Families will also be able to work with a specialist on locating a new, affordable home or apartment in the greater New Orleans or surrounding area. As you go through this process, be sure to inquire into financial assistance for paying first month’s rent or a deposit. This rehousing assistance is a key service offered.

Many of the leading non-profits and organization are below. Some of the shelters or housing programs focus on a certain client, such as veterans or women. It is recommended to call for additional details. If a center can’t help you, then they may have referrals to other Jefferson Parish agencies or resources in New Orleans.

Armstrong Family Services
Address is 1210 Governor Nicholls Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70116
Dial 504-899-2995
Eviction prevention in the form of rental assistance may be provided. In addition, case managers can work with the low income and homeless on obtaining transitional housing and apartments. The non-profit also relies on HUD funds.

Baptist Friendship House
813 Elysian Fields Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70117
The charity organization runs a short term, transitional housing program. It provides clients with a place to stay. Other services available include a job readiness program, ESL program, GED and literacy preparation, computer classes, nutrition classes, health education, and general counseling.





Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans - Baronne Street Transitional Housing
Office is located at 2407 Baronne Street
New Orleans, LA 70113 United States
Intact as well as single-parent homeless families can get a room to stay in. Additional case management services in New Orleans and Jefferson Parish includes money management, parenting, advocacy, and support in finding a new home. Also learn about emergency rental and security deposit assistance.

Belle Reve
New Orleans, LA 70117
Call 504-945-9455
Assistance is for HIV patients and their families.

Covenant House New Orleans
611 North Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Main phone number for intake - (504) 584-1111
Short term housing is available. Social workers can also advise the poor and low income on long term solutions. The goal is to prevent and reverse homelessness and poverty in New Orleans parish. So learn about free food programs, clothing resources, job search, and additional assistance emergency programs too.

House of Ruth
Address: 111 Newton Street
New Orleans LA 70114 United States





Last Hope, Inc.
1302 Magazine Street
New Orleans LA 70130 United States
The organization runs as independent living center and offers low income housing for males over the age of 17 years.

Lindy's Place - Shelter for women
2407 Baronne Street
New Orleans Louisiana 70113-1621
Main number - (504) 269-0184

New Orleans Mission
1130-40 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
New Orleans Louisiana 70113
This location can provide transitional housing assistance for entire families, including children. They also have units for women and parents.

Women's Shelter
PO Box 3520
New Orleans, LA 70177
(504) 442-1683
Provides transitional housing services with other support. It can help deal with domestic violence, counselors will advocate for the low income and homeless, and administer other case management services in Orleans and Jefferson Parish.

Odyssey House Family Center
1125 N Tonti St.
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 821-921




Saint Vincent DePaul Ozanam Inn
843 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Main number (504) 523-1184
The main housing resource is the Ozanam Inn Extended Service Program. It can provide both emergency and more mid term shelter and housing for men. The center also provides a job program, meals, and referral for medical assistance. Females and women with children may receive a voucher to a motel, though this is rare.

Project Lazarus
2824 Dauphine Street
New Orleans Louisiana 70117
Call (504) 949-3609
The location serves as a facility for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Social services, financial aid, and housing assistance are available to Jefferson Parish and New Orleans residents.

Salvation Army
4500 South Claiborne Avenue
New Orleans LA, 70125
(504) 899-4569
The non-profit runs a low income, transitional housing program for adults. It can provide assistance for up to 6 months and is also for their children, if applicable. Adults must attend Salvation Army case management workshops and meet to set goals around employment, life skills, money management, and more. Also get help in finding low income, safe housing in the region. Some funds may be available for housing expenses such as rent or security deposits and an emergency shelter is available too.

Hope House
Address is 916 St Andrew St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 525-2561
Referrals to shelters, transitional housing, and even food may be offered.

Volunteers of America of Greater New Orleans
127 South Solomon Street
New Orleans LA 70119
Telephone - 504-483-3558
Housing assistance for income qualified residents with mental health issues. They also provide resources for homeless veterans and those with a substance abuse challenge. Another VOA center is at 4152 Canal Street in New Orleans.

ACC/Care Center
New Orleans
Call (504) 822-3751 for hours.

Community Christian Concern
New Orleans, Louisiana
Main phone number is (504) 245-3689

Bridges to Self Sufficiency Transitional Housing - Catholic Charities
Office is at 1108 Barataria Boulevard
Marrero LA United States
Phone: 504-361-5087
This resource is for homeless women and children and single moms in Jefferson Parish.

Resources for Human Development - Pathways - RHD
1901 West Bank Expressway
Harvey Louisiana 70058
Low income and transitional housing for individuals experiencing mental illness with substance abuse issues. Get information on government programs such as subsidized housing, section 8 vouchers, and other aid.





Reconciliation Restoration and Recovery/McDonold Trust Housing Outreach Ministries
Address is 166 Laroussim Street
Westwego, LA 70094
Telephone - 504-333-0614

Housing Authority of Jefferson Parish
1718 Betty Street
Marrero, Louisiana 70072
Phone: 504-366-5344
Offers low income housing, section 8 vouchers, referrals, eviction prevention advice and other support. Or find other details on section 8 apartments in Louisiana.


By Jon McNamara

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