Providing Help, Creating Hope

Respecting the dignity and potential of each human person, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans collaborates with the wider community to serve those in need regardless of race, religion, age, ethnicity or economic status. We offer life-giving programs, advocate for the voiceless, and empower the poor and vulnerable no matter who they are.

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Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey: Disaster Response
Get a list of efforts underway in the Archdiocese of New Orleans to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Stat Focus

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233 children and teens received support through Catholic Charities’ School-Based Counseling, while 234 adults received assistance through our Counseling Solutions program in 2015-2016.

If you or someone you know needs help, please call us today at 1 (866) 891-2210.

Stories of Hope

Stories of Hope: Immigration and Refugee Services

A Journey of Courage & Faith: Immigration Services

Nelson always felt like he was meant to be in the United States. However, his journey to reunite with his mother was not what he imagined. Fearful for his life and the safety of his grandmother and family, Nelson was forced to make a difficult decision – to stay and endure the horrors of Honduras or attempt to escape. His decision to escape took courage and faith.

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Stories of Hope: Cornerstone Builders

Rehabilitation Through Service: Cornerstone Builders

In 1980, Kaven Donald, then 28, was sentenced to 198 years at the Louisiana State Penitentiary for heroin charges. After serving 32 years of his sentence, he was released on parole in 2012 at the age of 60. Luckily, he was connected with Catholic Charities' Cornerstone Builders, who helped him secure documents, housing, work and more.

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