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Helping America's Most Vulnerable

For more than 115 years, Volunteers of America has always stepped forward to address the most challenging issues of the day and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the most underserved.

New and Events

  • St Tammany Parish President Pat Brister

    St. Tammany Parish President Issues Proclamation Honoring Direct Support Professionals

    In honor of Direct Support Professionals Week, St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister showed her support by presenting Volunteers of America with a proclamation honoring the work of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs). DSPs – also referred to as caregivers, personal assistants and direct care or homecare aides – provide daily support services for many Americans.

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  • Donate Your Vehicle

    Donating your car helps us do so much. Your donation funds charitable programs that help children seeking adoptive parents, mentoring and enrichment programs for at-risk youth and support for persons with disabilities. Donating your car helps us serve veterans who are homeless and provides lasting solutions for homeless persons in recovery from substance abuse.

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  • A Story of Gratitude

    Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans’s Katrina story, told by President and CEO Jim LeBlanc. His first-person account shows how, thanks to many dedicated staff and new friends, we safely evacuated all persons with disabilities in our care and helped others we serve to safety. Our story is one of survival and gratitude, that shows how deeply God blessed us during the catastrophe by placing friends and supporters in our path to light the way.

    Read Jim's First-Person Account