Featured Highlights

  • Reach For The Stars Inspires

    Our annual Reach For The Stars Breakfast on May 14 invited donors to provide exceptional support to those we serve. Inspiration abounded from speakers such as Lincoln Norwood, who said, “With the help of Volunteers of America, my church, and my wife, I took responsibility for my behaviors and rebuilt my life." Click above to see more from the breakfast.
  • First Lady Congratulates Volunteers of America For Fighting Veterans Homelessness

    On Monday, April 20, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and First Lady of New Orleans Cheryl Landrieu hosted First Lady Michelle Obama to celebrate the city's progress on the Mayors Challenge to End Veterans Homelessness. Volunteers of America was among the honored guests that Obama congratulated for helping house more than 200 veterans last year as part of the initiative in New Orleans
  • Congratulations Peter Johnston, Winner Mercedes-Benz Raffle

    Peter Johnston, Daphne, Alabama, picks up his new CLA250 Mercedes-Benz. Johnston, a father of five, bought his ticket from a co-worker, an adoptive father.
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Programs & Services

  • Children, Youth, & Family
    Services include Adoption & Maternity, Mentoring Children of Promise, Lighthouse after-school and summer enrichment and Healthy Lifestyle Choices.
  • Developmental Disability
    Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans helps persons with disabilities live independent and meaningful lives through Community Living Services and Supportive Living Services.
  • Elderly Services
    Keeping seniors healthy, safe and as independent as possible is the goal of many Volunteers of America services in the New Orleans region.
  • Fresh Food Factor
    Provides healthy meals to students in local schools, promoting good nutrition and healthy choices while helping to reduce youth obesity.
  • Housing
    Volunteers of America has long been active in supplying affordable housing to persons in need. In the years after Hurricane Katrina, our expertise and experience are more valuable than ever because affordable housing remains scarce throughout south Louisiana.
  • Mental Health Services
    Volunteers of America New Orleans Mental Health Services provides Community Coordination to help with housing, basic needs, entitlements, family functioning, education, special education, transportation, employment, money management, medical/dental, mental health, comprehensive assessment, and services planning.
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