Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans

Contact Info


1000 Howard Ave
Suite 1000
New Orleans, Louisiana 70113
United States
Directions To Agency: Catholic Charities is located on Howard Avenue at the corner of Loyola Avenue, across the street from the train station. Catholic Charities is in walking distance from the street car stop at Lee Circle.
Primary Phone: 504-310-6962

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Shannon Murphy

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:9am-5pm
Beginning date for service:11/02/2008

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
Agency needs:
Catholic Charities has 48 different programs that help to serve the poor and the needy. Volunteers are needed to work with children, the elderly, and many other groups.

Mission statements

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. Impelled by the love and teaching of Jesus Christ, we offer life-giving programs, advocate for the voiceless, and empower the poor and vulnerable to foster a more just society.

Value statement

Our Values: Dignity through Respect; Service through Love; Justice through Advocacy and Empowerment; Unity through Prayer.

Division Mission Statements

  • El Yo Yo Head Start
  • Hispanic Apostolate Community Services Catholic Charities' Hispanic Apostolate Community Services has been serving the Hispanic community in New Orleans since 1972. Our mission is to help immigrants become independent, productive, and integral members of our society, respecting the dignity and potential of each human person. We carry out this mission-driven work by providing twelve different services to the Hispanic community. We are the leader in providing direct client services, community outreach and advocacy to the Hispanic community.
  • Independent Living Skills Program
  • Louise Head Start
  • Refugee Services Program Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans Refugee Services Program provides resettlement and self-sufficiency services to newly arrived refugees and other immigrants granted special humanitarian legal status. We are the only refugee resettlement agency in the Greater New Orleans area. The refugee services team supports clients with a wide range of resettlement needs from the moment they arrive at the airport and beyond. For more information on current internship opportunities, please click on the following link:

Populations Served by Agency

  • Adult Learners
  • Children
  • Disabled
  • Elderly
  • Elderly & Disabled
  • English as a Second Language
  • General Public
  • Homeless
  • Local Residents
  • Louisiana residents
  • Low Income
  • Low-income children
  • Mentally Challenged
  • Non-Native English Speakers
  • Schools
  • Spanish speaking
  • Vietnamese
  • Women
  • Youth Populations and Their Families

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • All topics
  • Children/Youth

Resource Needs for this agency

  • Best Practices Research
  • community support, volunteers, monetary resources
  • many different kinds of resources for the 40 programs of CCANO

Services Provided by Agency

  • Academic mentoring
  • Career counseling
  • Case work
  • Counseling
  • Housing Rehabilitation
  • Instruction
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Literacy Instruction and Mentorship
  • Medical Care
  • Mentoring
  • Social Service support

Public Service Activities

Click on name to see more detailed information about a Community Partner or a Service Activity.

Center for Public Service, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8060