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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Thank you, Academy of Sacred Heart, for sending 17 volunteers on  September 15 to beautify the Rebuild Center as part of your Global Day of Service!  Staff, students and parents weeded, pruned palm and bamboo trees and cleaned up very nicely to help keep the Center a beautiful oasis for our guests. Thank you to… Read more »



Community Night at the New Orleans Museum of Art HTC guest Juston Winfield, a participant in the #EverydayNewOrleans Photo Project, and our Director, Vicki Judice were part of the “Round Table” Discussion Panel on September 7 at the New Orleans Museum of Art. The winning photographs by Juston and other participants from the Rebuild Center are… Read more »


Latest Blog Post



Blog by Nic Aziz of NOMA, posted on the NOMA website “NOMA+ connects with the Rebuild Center” Sharing parts of ourselves and longing to be heard is one of the most fundamental aspects of our humanity. Unfortunately certain social stratification within our world often restrains  our ability to comfortably share and listen to others. Illusory… Read more »

UPCOMING EVENTS

September 22 and October 6- “Fundraise the Roof” and Spooky Spokes Bike Ride fundraising events for community partner Depaul USA

October 11– Rebuild Center Staff and Volunteer Retreat

November 27“GiveCatholic” on #GivingTuesday!

March 23, 2019- Annual HTC Gala

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Stories of Courage


“When you don’t give up and quit, things will eventually change for you.”

Kevin is a guest of the Rebuild Center who is currently waiting to be placed into a permanent supportive housing program.  Here are his responses to the question “What gives you strength and encouragement to carry on?”

“I have realized that the past struggles that I have experienced are not put there to hurt me – but to show me who I can be as a person and to learn from those struggles.  Also, I  (more…)