Homelessness Prevention

Programs designed to prevent the incidence of homelessness, such as programs providing rent and/or utility assistance

UNITY OF GREATER NEW ORLEANS HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION AND RAPID RE-HOUSING PROGRAM (HPRP)
Temporary grant for rent/utilities/deposit assistance (1 to 3 months) for families or individuals of very low income who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness in New Orleans, including short- to medium-term direct assistance with case management HPRP Central Coordinating Office, located at Travelers Aid Society Office:
1615 Canal St., (entrance on N. Robertson St.)
PHONE: 504-569-8949
Intake Procedures: Call for an appointment (available depending upon grant openings). At appointment, bring ID, proof of income, proof of homelessness or proof of eviction.
Participating Agencies in HPRP, Homelessness Prevention: Alternatives Living Community Service Center, Episcopal Community Services, Family Services of Greater New Orleans, Hope House, Lower 9th Ward Neighborhood Empowerment Network Association, Project Lazarus of New Orleans, Total Community Action
Participating Agencies in HPRP, Rapid Re-housing: UNITY of Greater New Orleans Welcome Home Program, Covenant House—New Orleans, Odyssey House Louisiana, The Salvation Army, Travelers Aid Society of Greater New Orleans

ARMSTRONG FAMILY SERVICES
Prevention in the form of rent/deposit assistance for families with very low income (with children) living in Orleans Parish (clients cannot be pregnant, cannot be living in public housing, and cannot be receiving Section 8 vouchers)
2658 Ursulines; New Orleans, LA 70119
Office Hours: M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
PHONE: 504-899-2995 OR 1-888-899-2995
Intake Procedure: Call for an appointment. Picture ID and Social Security card are required.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW ORLEANS 
Long-term or short-term case management with direct assistance for individuals/families with very low income (with some programs also available at neighborhood community centers as listed below)
Intake Procedures: Call the appropriate center below for information or an appointment , or see the web site for a more complete listing of centers in LA.

CCANO COMMUNITY CENTER GNO LOCATIONS:

Gert Town
Serving Orleans & Jefferson Parishes
3425 Audubon Court; New Orleans, LA 70125
Hours: M-F 8-4
PHONE: 504-488-4818
 
Hope Haven
Serving Jefferson Parish West Bank
1101 Barataria Blvd.; Marrero, LA 70072
Hours: M-F 8-4
PHONE: 504-371-7742

Incarnate Word Center
Serving Orleans & Jefferson Parishes
8326 Apricot St.; New Orleans, LA 70118
Hours: M-F 8-4
PHONE: 504-861-6345

St. Bernard Center
Serving St. Bernard Parish
1519 E. Judge Perez Dr.; Chalmette, LA 70043
Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30
PHONE: 985-735-7673

St. Gabriel the Archangel
Serving Orleans Parish
4700 Pineda St.; New Orleans, LA 70126
Hours: M-F 9-4
PHONE: 504-286-0829

St. John the Baptist
Serving Orleans Parish & UNITY clients
1920 Clio St.; New Orleans, LA 70113
Hours: M-F 9-4
PHONE: 504-581-4987

CITY OF KENNER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT HPRP PROGRAM
Kenner office for HPRP, temporary grant for rent/utilities/deposit assistance (1 to 3 months) for families or individuals of very low income who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness in Kenner, including short- to medium-term direct assistance with case management
Main Office: 2100 3rd St.; Kenner, LA 70062
PHONE: 504-468-7588
Intake Procedure: Residents of Kenner can call for an appointment (available depending upon grant openings). At appointment, bring ID, proof of income, proof of homelessness or proof of eviction.

GREAT EXPECTATIONS FOUNDATION
Short-term rent, mortgage, & utilities assistance for individuals living with HIV/AIDS
4298 Elysian Fields Ave. Suite B; New Orleans, LA 70122
Office Hours: M-F 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
PHONE: 504-288-7818
Intake Procedure: Walk in or call.

HOPE HOUSE, INC.
Rent/utilities assistance and case management for families of low income facing imminent eviction
916 St. Andrew St.; New Orleans, LA 70130
Office Hours: Mon. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; T, W, TH, F 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
PHONE: 504-525-2561 OR 504-522-5881
Intake Procedure: Call for an appointment and eligibility criteria as well as to zip code area served.

HOUSE OF RUTH HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION 
Prevention services including deposit, rent, and utility assistance as well as other support services for homeless or imminently homeless families with children
1111 Newton St.; New Orleans, LA 70114
Office Hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
PHONE: 504-366-3921 OR 504-366-6774
Intake Procedures: Individuals must make an appointment. Picture ID, Social Security card, and proof of residence are required.

JEFFERSON COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS (JEFFCAP)
Emergency food assistance and rent/mortgage & utility assistance to prevent eviction or utility cut-offs, and other services for residents with low income in Jefferson
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 402; Jefferson, LA 70123
PHONE: 504-736-6900
Intake Procedure: Call for information or an appointment.

JEFFERSON PARISH HPRP
PHONE: 504-723-7961
Intake Procedure: Call for a phone assessment.

JPHSA – DIVISION OF COMMUNITY SUPPORT
One-time rental or utility assistance to clients who meet eligibility requirements and are currently attending one of JPHSA’s mental health or substance abuse clinics.
PHONE: 504-838-5700
Intake Procedure: Call for information or Have case manager call if attending one of JPHSA’s mental health or substance abuse clinics.

NO-AIDS TASK FORCE
Short-term rental assistance for individuals/families affected by HIV/AIDS
2601 Tulane Ave., Suite 500; New Orleans, LA 70119
Office Hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
PHONE: 504-821-2601
Intake Procedure: Call for an appointment.

THE SALVATION ARMY OF GREATER NEW ORLEANS EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Emergency assistance for individuals and families with rent, mortgage, utilities, transportation, medication, furniture, and clothing (depending upon assessment and availability)
4500 S. Claiborne Ave.; New Orleans, LA 70125
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
PHONE: 504-899-4569 EXT. 300 OR 301
Intake Procedure: Intake is Mon.-Thurs. by appointment.

TOTAL COMMUNITY ACTION
Prevention services including energy or rent assistance to individuals/families with low income, including job counseling, youth work experience, transportation for elderly and disabled individuals, and other support
1420 S. Jefferson Davis Parkway; New Orleans, LA 70125
PHONE: 504-872-0334, 504-872-0347, OR 1-866-273-6942
Intake Procedure: Call for an appointment and procedures.
 
TRAVELERS AID SOCIETY OF GREATER NEW ORLEANS
Respite and various basic necessities; location for UNITY of Greater New Orleans’ HPRP Central Office Travelers Aid
PHONE: 504-586-0010
Intake Procedure: Walk in or call.