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Homeless Shelters and Supportive Housing

New Orleans, LA list of housing resources we have uncovered: Homeless Shelters, Supportive Housing, Halfway Housing, Transitional Housing, Day Shelters, Low Income Housing, Residential Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centers.


Shelter Listings is dedicated to serving the homeless and low-income.  We have listed out the shelters and low cost housing services we have in New Orleans, LA below. This list has homeless shelters, halfway houses, affordable housing, etc. The database consists of over 3,000 listings and includes emergency shelters, homeless shelters, day shelters, transitional housing, shared housing, residential drug alcohol rehabilitation programs and permanent affordable housing. 


New Orleans is in Orleans County, LA. Search listings by Orleans County.



Housing Authority Of New Orleans New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 670-3300
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing
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Armstrong Family Services New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70119

Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization
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Hope House New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504)525-2561
Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization
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Shelter Resources New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70117

Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization
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Desire Community Housing Corporation New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70122
504-944-2727
Non Profit Organization that provides housing assistance
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United Cerebral Palsy Of Greater New Orleans, Inc. New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504)461-4266
Non Profit Organization that provides housing assistance
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Catholic Charities Diocese Of New Orleans New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
504-310-6922
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs
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Desire Community Housing Corporation New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
504-905-1425
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs
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Enterprise Corporation Of The Delta New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70113
504-527-0688
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs
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Family Resources Of New Orleans New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70116
504-822-8520
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs
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Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70119
504-596-2100
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs
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Money Management International New Orleans New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70130
800-850-2227
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs
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Naca (neighborhood Assistance Corporation Of America) New Orleans, La New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70121
225-767-9224
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs
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Neighborhood Housing Services Of New Orleans, New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70115
504-899-5900-10
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs
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New Orleans Neighborhood Development Foundation New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70113
504-488-0155
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs
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Asi Federal Credit Union New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70117
504-940-5553
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs
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New Orleans Mission - Men's Center (for Men)
New Orleans, LA 70113
504-523-2116

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New Orleans Mission - The Women's Shelter (for Women)
New Orleans, LA 70113
504-523-2116

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New Orleans Mission - The Family Center (for Women And Children)
New Orleans, LA 70113
504-523-2116

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Covenant House New Orleans - Crisis Care (for Ages 16 To 21 And Children)
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-584-1111

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Types of Shelters and Services we provide


We provide many categories of shelter for those in need and in need of services. They include:

Day Shelters supplement homeless and low-income people when the shelter their staying in only offers shelter on an overnight basis. Case management is often provided and sometimes there are laundry and shower facilities.  Meals and basic hygiene may also be offered.  Almost all day shelters provide their services free of charge. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows clients to stay during the day is also classified under this category.

Emergency Homeless Shelters both provide short term relief for the homeless & low-income. Usually there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less. Many of these shelters ask their clients to leave during the day.  Meals and other supportive services are often offered.  3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge.

Halfway Housing helps transition individuals and families from shelters or homelessness to permanent housing. Length of stay is usually anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.  Residents are often required to pay at least 30% of their income toward program fees.  Sometimes the money they pay in fees is returned to them when they leave. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows their clients to stay more then 6 months is also classified under this category.

Permanent Affordable Housing is a long-term solution for housing. Residents are often allowed to stay as long as they remain in the low-income bracket but is sometimes limited 3 - 5 years.  Residents pay no more then 30% of their income towards rent. Emergency shelters, homeless shelters and transitional housing programs that allow their clients to stay without a maximum stay is also classified under this category.

Drug And Alcohol Rehab programs are intended to treat alcohol and/or drug dependency.  The cost of participating in one of these programs and the method of treatment range significantly. The database operated on this website only includes residential rehab programs (not outpatient programs). We also provide Access to Recovery (ATR) Grant programs for substance abuse treatment. 



Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.

Shared Housing Programs helps bring low income persons together and helps prevent homelessness by providing affordable housing options. This service is good for families, disabled persons, and others wanted more companionship. ShelterListings.org finds these shared housing locations and lists them throughout our website.

Rooming House or Boarding House A rooming house is a building in which renters occupy single rooms and share kitchens, bathrooms, and common areas. The location may be a converted single family home, a converted hotel, or a purpose built structure. Rooming houses are low cost housing and may have as few as three rooms for rent, or more than a hundred. The same goes for boarding houses. We list these types of residences throughout ShelterListings.org.

Transitional housing is affordable low cost supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessnessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficience to move towards independent living on their own. Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistanc, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information.