The Way to

Travelers Aid Society is committed to preventing homelessness and to helping homeless or stranded families and individuals regain a self-sufficient lifestyle.

Featured Success Story

“I’m destined for greater things than being homeless”

When I first met SL in the Downtown Public Library, he whispered to me across a crowded room near the circulation stacks, “I’m ready to change my life”. SL was facing daily challenges because he was trying to maintain a steady job as a professional mover, while sleeping under bridges and in public parks. SL told me that he had been homeless all summer, and that he was “tired an worn-out” from the constant instability of his life at the time. After a quick assessment (during which we discussed his employment & desired housing situation), I referred SL to the Rapid Re-Entry Housing Program at Travelers Aid Society. During his two weeks of appointments I encouraged him to. . .

We are located at 1530 Gravier St, New Orleans, LA 70112,

in the City of New Orleans Community Resource and Referral Center.

Phone: (504) 658-2944

(A V.A. receptionist will forward your call.)

Our Vision

All people should be able to live in an environment that is safe and secure, provides for their basic needs, and is free from abuse and neglect.

(Data from FY 2014-2017.)


Unduplicated number of people served


Number of Crisis-Intervention counseling hours


Number of instances of emergency rental/mortgage assistance


Number of meals provided


Number of vouchers issued for emergency overnight shelter


Number of clients who secured employment

How We Help


Crisis-Intervention Counseling/Case Management
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Job Search Assistance

Helping individuals seeking full-time permanent employment.
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Support Services

Food, clothing, bus token, out-of-town transportation, storage of belongings, etc.
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Day Shelter

We provide many categories of shelter for those in need and in need of services.
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How You Can Help

Whether you can volunteer your time, donate clothes/household goods, or need to fill an open position within your company, Travelers Aid appreciates your help!