Covenant House New Orleans
Youth Homeless Shelter in New Orleans, LAVisit shelter homepage
Crisis Care Information611 North Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-584-1118
Since opening its doors over twenty-five years ago, Covenant House New Orleans has provided a safe haven for more than 200,000 homeless, runaway, at-risk teenagers, and young adults. We seek to rebuild and reunite families whenever possible, or offer youth the opportunity and the tools they need to build healthy, independent and productive lives. Providing them with food, shelter, clothing, medical attention, individual and family counseling, educational assistance, vocational and job training, as well as so many other life skills for them to begin healing and start building a brighter future.
Number of Beds: 138
Youth Served Every Year: 3300Visit Shelter Homepage
Covenant House New Orleans provides many resources for homeless, runaway, and at-risk youths ages 16-22. First opened in 1987 by James R. Kelly, Covenant House New Orleans specializes in crisis care, stable housing, education, employment, life skills, health and wellness, and street outreach to more than 800 young youths a year across New Orleans as well as the entirety of Louisiana.
At our homeless shelter in New Orleans, we believe the most important guiding principles of Covenant House are: choice, immediacy, communication, trust, respect, honesty, structure, and freedom. Much more than “just a shelter,” we combine our guiding principles, supportive counseling, and our expansive services to our youths with all the resources they need to begin healing. Our resources and tools help to build a healthy, independent and productive life for our residents. Covenant House New Orleans aims to build a brighter future for teenagers and young adults in need of assistance.