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 for making the Gala and GiveNOLA a success! Thanks to our supporters, not only did we meet our fundraising goal during the Gala, but we also raised an additional $2,600 on GiveNOLA day. Your assistance allows us to continue to offer our life-saving day shelter services to individuals experiencing homelessness in New Orleans. … Read more »

  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… Read more »

Latest Blog Post

Hope is not the same as optimism.  I remembered Daniel from a couple of years ago.   I was walking out of our satellite center located down the street at the VA Community Resource and Referral Center when I saw him. He was walking slowly with his walker and had stopped to catch his breath.  He had… Read more »


May 7, 2018- First Workshop of the Everyday New Orleans Photo Project

May 18, 2018- Second Workshop of the Every New Orleans Photo Project

June 8, 2018- Our community partner Lantern Light’s Gala

August 6-17, 2018- Rebuild Center closed for scheduled maintenance and repairs

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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…)

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