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[caption id="attachment_1596" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Many of the people who lived in the camp are extremely ill. UNITY is working to help this man and many others."][/caption] A little over six years ago, as our city was destroyed by flood, most New Orleanians experienced homelessness. Those of...

New Orleans Mission Presents 'Make A Move' Event NEW ORLEANS -- Hundreds of homeless people in New Orleans received free assistance from various providers Wednesday to help them get back on their feet. New Orleans Mission launched "Make A Move," the largest public assistance event for the...

Homelessness in New Orleans remains a pervasive crisis in our community.  There are 9,165 persons meeting the HUD definition of homelessness in New Orleans and Jefferson Parish on any given night.  This report provides an in-depth analysis of homelessness in our community, including factors leading...

[caption id="attachment_1447" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="A team of four housing nonprofit groups wants to turn the former Bethany Home nursing home at 2535 Esplanade Ave. into apartments for 40 formerly homeless and low-income tenants."][/caption] Published: Monday, June 06, 2011, 8:00 AM By Stephen Babcock, The Times-Picayune The Times-Picayune Despite...

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