Guide to Resources in New Orleans LA

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Strong Youth Strong Communities Support to Help You

Guide to Resources in New Orleans LA

Resources for Youth in the New Orleans, LA area

The SYSC Resource Guide links you to services and programs in your community that supports health, wellness, and overall well-being. These resources are intended to help in building a network that will enable and empower you to become a Stronger Youth and help us to create a Stronger Community.  We hope that you will engage them as needed and share these contacts with friends, family, neighbors, and peers as tools to address the various challenges that you and others may face today or in the future.

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ACLU Louisiana

the ACLU of Louisiana has worked to advance and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and the State of Louisiana.

Pro Bono Project

The Pro Bono Project’s continuing mission is to provide free, quality civil legal services to the underserved members of our community. Our work today is as important as at any time in our thirty year history.

Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights

Using direct representation and advocacy, we fight to keep children out of the justice system so that they can thrive in their homes and communities.

Metropolitan Center for Women and Children

We answer the call to support and shift power back to people affected by relationship abuse.

The NET Charter High School

Provides youth with academic, career, and life training; and raise youth’s own, their families’, and society’s expectations of their abilities and their future prospects.

Liberty’s Kitchen

Social and Soft Skills Training Occupational Skills Training, Individual Case Management, Job Placement and Transition Services Kitchen Job Training and Case Management

Louisiana Green Corps (LAGC)

The Youth Construction and Conservation Corps Summer School-to-Work Transition Program for students between the ages of 14 and 21 with intellectual disabilities.

NOLA Youth Works (summer employment program)

5 week programs, NORDC teen camps, Work and learn program (age 15), Signature Program(age 15-16), Traditional Program(AGE 16-21), and Intern NOLA (age 18-21)

UNITY of greater New Orleans

end youth homelessness

Children's Hospital Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Center

Children’s Hospital is a 229-bed, not-for-profit pediatric medical center offering a complete range of healthcare services for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South.


NAMI New Orleans

NAMI New Orleans offers hope, help, and healing to people with mental illness – and to those who share their lives – through family support, education and advocacy, and quality psychosocial services. Our work helps individuals live with dignity and independence within the community, enriching all of our lives.

Greater New Orleans Adult & Teen Challenge

Louisiana Adult & Teen Challenge exists to provide youth, adults, and families with an effective residential, biblically based solution to life-controlling problems. Our purpose is to produce graduates who function responsibly and productively in society, and who have healthy relationships in the workplace, family, church and community.

BACH Therapeutic Counseling Services

BACH's mission is to improve behavioral and population health efforts, by fostering awareness and/or skill development through interventions, best practices, or policies at the individual or community level.

New Orleans Family Justice Center

New Orleans Family Justice Center is a partnership of agencies dedicated to ending family violence, child abuse, sexual assault, and stalking through prevention and coordinated response by providing comprehensive client-centered, empowerment services in a single location.

Children's Bureau of New Orleans

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for children and families in greater New Orleans through valid and proven programs that enhance and strengthen mental health and wellness.

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

To achieve justice for low-income people in Louisiana by enforcing and defending their legal rights through civil legal aid, advocacy, and community education.