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May 23, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

City of New Orleans Director of Homeless Services and Strategy Attends National League of Cities’ Local Solutions to Ending Homelessness in Washington, D.C.

This week, the City of New Orleans Director of the Office of Homeless Services and Strategy (OHSS) Nathaniel Fields traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Local Solutions to Ending Homelessness Convening, taking place May 22-23. 

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May 22, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

City of New Orleans Announces Recipients of $1.14 Million in ARPA Funding for Homeless Shelter Support

The City of New Orleans today announced the organizations selected through a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) released by the Office of Homeless Services and Strategies (OHSS) for projects that provide assistance to individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness in Orleans Parish. A total of $1.14 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding is being dispersed to seven different recipients.

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April 4, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

City of New Orleans to Extend Total Community Action's Fiscal Management Services CEA for Low Barrier Shelter

The City of New Orleans will extend the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement (CEA) between Total Community Action (TCA), Inc. and the City to continue acting as the fiscal agent for the Low Barrier Shelter (LBS) through May 31.  

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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.