We are a non-profit organization created with collaborative partners to follow the vision of Father Harry Tompson, who in 1999 began to minister to persons experiencing homelessness in downtown New Orleans.

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The HTC Medical Clinic is back in business for the new year! The clinic is buzzing with activity during this cold season as our guests come in with sniffles, coughs, and other ailments. Shannon Daigle, Volunteer Intake Specialist at the Friday clinic, is already busy conducting intakes for patients as well as preparing packets of vitamins and… Read more »

December 7, 2017 On Monday night, 300 people of different faiths joined together in memory of the 62 homeless individuals who passed away in New Orleans since January. Archbishop Aymond was the principal celebrant for the prayer service and was joined by ministers of many different faiths. The service also included the testimonials of two… Read more »

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Our job is to provide service, but our work is to be human. By Katey Lantto, JV 2017-2018 October 2017 “Hey baby girl, get me my shaver. Please.” Sure Wayne, here you are. How you doin’? “Which one for me?” Hi Mr. Jack! Last one on the left should be open. Don’t go falling asleep… Read more »


February 13, 2018- Fat Tuesday

April 21, 2018- The 2018 Harry Tompson Center Gala

May 1, 2018- GiveNOLA Day

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Stories of Courage

“I live in a palace now.”

“Where did you live before?”

“Until last week, the bushes behind Harrah’s Casino…”

David is a sweet and kind gentleman who has been going to weekly church service at St. Mark’s Methodist Church since coming to New Orleans almost two decades ago. David was recently housed with the Rapid Rehousing for Chronically Homeless Individuals Project, a housing program administered


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