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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Building capacity to care through Parish and Community Ministries.

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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans serves the
8 civil parishesof the Archdiocese of New Orleans: Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, and Washington.
Our Food for Families/Food For Seniors serves all 64 parishes of the State of Louisiana!

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

Stories of Hope


Extraordinary Volunteerism Day By Day

Small works of kindness can make for a lifetime of extraordinary service! Volunteer Danilo Perojo lives this day by day and it is dedicated volunteers like him who make the scope of Catholic Charities' work possible! Because of his tireless commitment, accumulating over 4,000 volunteer hours for Catholic Charities, Danilo has been awarded the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for National Service.

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Fostering Peacemakers of Our Time - Isaiah 43

A group of adults and kids stand in a circle in the St. David Parish Hall in the Lower 9th Ward. They are instructed to grab the hand of someone they are not standing next to, until their arms end up criss-crossed across the center of the circle. Eventually, they realize it’s only by working cooperatively and listening to one another that they are able to unravel the circle again.

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