Office Of Homeless Services And Strategy

The Office Of Homeless Services And Strategy program provides support and resources for those experiencing homelessness in the community. This site serves as a guide to emergency shelters, food assistance, healthcare, and other essential services available in the New Orleans area.

We aim to connect individuals and families to the help they need with dignity and compassion. Please utilize this site as a reference for emergency and long-term support options.

The Mayor's Office of Homeless Services and Strategies is pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) to support organizations that provide assistance to individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness in Orleans Parish. A total of $1,000,000 is available, to be allocated to an estimated three to five awards over a two-year grant period.

The project is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). For further information and updates on the City's ARPA investments and initiatives, please visit the official website at https://nola.gov/arpa/.  

The deadline to apply for the available funding is March 11, 2024.

Information Session - A virtual information session for interested applicants will be held on February 26, 2024 at 11AM CDT.

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Documents

Download the Notice of Funding Availability

Download the Application Packet

Office Of Homeless Services And Strategy

(504) 658-4200
1340 Poydras Street New Orleans, LA 70112

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February 19, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

City of New Orleans Office of Homeless Services and Strategy Celebrates First Year of Progress

The City of New Orleans Office of Homeless Services and Strategy (OHSS) is celebrating its 1-year anniversary this week and reflecting on the progress it has achieved. 

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March 9, 2023 | From City of New Orleans

CITY OF NEW ORLEANS ANNOUNCES CREATION OF THE OFFICE OF HOMELESS SERVICES AND STRATEGY, LED BY DIRECTOR NATHANIEL FIELDS

The City of New Orleans today announced the creation of the Office of Homeless Services and Strategy, led by Director Nathaniel Fields. This newly established office is dedicated to creating solutions to assist our unhoused population through expanding resources, outreach and partnerships in addition to focusing on the root causes of homelessness.  

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