Featured Highlights

  • Attend Community Workshop On Leadership Styles

    Learn about effective leadership in the social service profession from our President/CEO James LeBlanc. Approved for continuing education credits, the session will be from 9 am to noon on Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Dominion Center at Audubon Zoo. Click on the headline to learn more and register online.
  • Team Depot Salutes Veterans In Need

    Serving our nation's veterans is a major priority at Volunteers of America. Joining us as a valued partner in serving veterans has been Home Depot and Team Depot. On July 8, volunteers from the seven Home Depot stores in the New Orleans district and PPG Industries came together to do repairs and spruce up work at our Gayoso Street veterans facility. Click on the headline to see more of their work. Learn more about how we serve veterans in need.
  • Breakfast Inspires Reach For The Stars

    Volunteers of America adoptive parent Newell Normand, Jefferson Parish Sheriff, speaks at our recent Reach For The Stars Breakfast, which drew record crowds of generous supporters. If you attended, you can fulfill your pledge online. Click on the headline to see more event video and photos and learn more.
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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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