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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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 »

Thank you for supporting us at Echo’s Pizza during Dining for Dollars! Thank you to everyone who supported us on August 13! Echo’s Pizza offered to donate 10% of their proceeds on August 13 to the Harry Tompson Center. Several staff, volunteers, and other supporters of the HTC were spotted at Echo’s. Thank you again… 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 »


September 18– Staff training on new Jail Diversion Program by Travers Kurr from the City of New Orleans Health Department

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…)