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.

What's New

Each year, we spend thousands of dollars on buying necessary items, such as toothbrushes, laundry detergent, OTC medicine, and cleaning supplies. Check out our new amazon prime wishlist, a new way for supporters to donate to the HTC! You can use the link to go directly to our wishlist, or, search under “find a list”… Read more »

  On October 10, 6 HTC guests were honored as finalists in the 2018 MyNew Orleans Photo Project Calendar. Their winning photographs are featured in the 2018 MyNew Orleans Photo Project Calendar. The Exhibit Reception for MyNew Orleans Photo Project was held at the Downtown New Orleans Public Library from 5-8 p.m. Nick, one of the finalists from last… Read more »

Latest Blog Post

Sweat and Tears. by Vicki Judice, Executive Director of the Harry Tompson Center September 30, 2017 That’s what it took 10 years ago when The Rebuild Center was built  –  Sweat and Tears.  It didn’t come easy.  No one handed us the $1.1 million dollars it took to construct this Center.  We had to ask… Read more »

Stories of Courage

“I am starting to be able to build my life back up.”

You might recognize Nick as a finalist from last year’s MyNew Orleans Photo Contest.  We are happy to report that now, thanks to help from the HTC case management team, Nick has been housed! Nick has conquered many hardships, and is on his way to rebuilding his life.

Nick is originally from California, and used to travel the country as the caretaker of horses at the racetracks. Unfortunately, during one such show in New Orleans, Nick had all of his belongings stolen, including his only form of identification. He suffered


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