Towing and Parking 101 for New Orleans
The City’s Department of Public Works/Parking Division handles towing of vehicles. more If you need a car towed (e.g., blocking your driveway) call 504-658-8100. If you think your car was towed by the city, call (504) 658-8284 or (504) 658-8285. These are available 24-hours a day. less
Sewer & Water Board Water Quality Reports
Yearly reports on the quality of water in the New Orleans Sewer & Water System.
Guide to Contracts
This guide tells you everything you need to know about what to look for in a contractor agreement BEFORE you sign anything for work to be done.
Lead Paint Information
NOLA Unleaded provides information and advocacy regarding lead poisoning in New Orleans.
Entergy Energy Smart NOLA
Entergy New Orleans encourages energy efficiency by providing rebates for ceiling insulation, wall insulation, air sealing, duct sealing, and high efficiency air conditioning and heat pumps in existing homes. moreDepending on what measures installed the customer may be able to receive rebates as much as $1,000 when installing a new high efficiency A/C, ceiling and wall insulation.
Entergy also provides incentives to new home builders for homes that are built 15% greater than the 2006 IECC Energy Code currently in place in Orleans Parish.
For more information, visit the website or call 1-866-721-0249, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. less
LouisianaRebuilds.info Contractor Rating System
Find and rate contractors working locally and help our community rebuild by getting the word out about good and bad contractors. Use our Contractor Rating System (with over 500 local listings and ratings) to rate a contractor you’ve used or search for contractor reviews before you hire.
Louisiana Appleseed’s Pro Bono Legal and Title Search
Louisiana Appleseed is a nonprofit dedicated to solving our state’s toughest problems at the root cause through policy-oriented research and advocacy. moreOne of LA Appleseed’s programs emphasizes that title to inherited property does not automatically pass to a family member (“heir”).Without clear title to the property, the heir will be unable to sell the property, get federal or state recovery funds after a disaster, or borrow money against the property.But getting clear title may be as easy as filing an Heirship Affidavit.Also see: https://www.appleseednetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Protect-Your-Property_Heir-Property-in-Louisiana-Revised-2013.pdf less
Grow Dat Youth Farm & Farmers Market
Grow Dat Youth Farm works to nurture a diverse group of young leaders through farming in a section of City Park. more They also participate in several area farmer’s markets.The farm works to produce healthy food for local residents and to inspire youth and adults to create personal, social and environmental change in their own communities.Grow Dat works to support public health, the local economy and a sustainable food system in South Louisiana. less
NOLA Food and Farm Exchange (FFEx)
We know that there’s a bunch of you that are growing a lot. moreOften you grow more than you can eat or give to friends & family.The NOLA FFEx gives you a way to move your bounty, extra compostable material, soil, tools, services, available land, etc.that you can get something in return — money, a portion of someone else’s bounty, a much needed tool, services, etc.Listings are free. less
IDIYA Summer Camps
IDIYA a makerspace, workshop and design studio that provides members with the education, tools, and access to a creative community in the interest of fostering innovation in fabricators, hobbyists, artists, entrepreneurs and DIY’ers. moreIDIYA features the latest in professional grade advanced manufacturing and prototyping equipment and is home to a wide variety of machinery and tools.Our current equipment includes CNC Milling, Lathes, Drill Presses, Band Saws, hand tools, plastic and Woodworking, Electronics testing, 3D Printers, 3D Scanners, full body 3D Scanner, CNC Laser Cutters, Vinyl Cutter/Plotter, T-Shirt Screen Printing, computers, design software and more.We also provide classes and training needed to operate the equipment properly and safely.Our goal is to provide you with the equipment, education and workspace needed to help transform your idea into reality.We have four summer camps coming up that kids from ages 12-16 are able to learn, build and enjoy building on and idea from concept to completion and acquiring new skills in the process.2705 S. Broad St New Orleans, LA 70125 less
NOLA Green Roots
NOLA Green Roots facilitates garden training for hundreds of participants. moreBy developing community gardens, we teach youth, low-income residents, and senior citizens how to grow fresh fruits and vegetables at a low cost. less
Greater New Orleans Afterschool Partnership Summer Program Directory
This directory provides a listing of programs made possible through funding by the GNOAP’s Unified Summer Grant project.
Gulfsouth Summer Youth Action Corps
The Gulfsouth Summer Youth Action Corps is a service corps comprised of a national network of college students who are dedicated to rebuilding youth services and opportunities in the hurricane affected region. moreCorps members commit to a summer of service engaging, inspiring and empowering local youth. less
Youth Run New Orleans
Youth Run New Orleans empowers youth across Greater New Orleans for a lifetime of wellness, character, and leadership through mentored training for and completion of local running events. moreWe use running as a medium to inspire and prepare students for success on the track, in the classroom, and in the community. less
STEM Summer Camp for Kids
Kids will learn new skills in science, math, robotics, engineering and computer programming, as well as interacting with successful industry professionals.
Gateway to Excellence in Math & Science Summer Camp
SUNO will host a 2-week Math and Science Camp for students who have completed between 2nd and 6th grade. moreFrom 9:30AM until 1PM daily, kids will engage in hands-on math and science activities.Lunch and materials provided free of charge.Apply by May 22nd. less
Court Watch NOLA
Court Watch NOLA’s mission is to monitor each part of the Justice System to ensure transparency and accountability at every level. moreCourt Watch volunteers attend court hearings and trials in all sections of Orleans Parish Criminal District Court and monitor the progress of cases as they proceed through the courts from arraignment through sentencing.To volunteer, visit the website.
Court Watch NOLA is supported by The New Orleans Crime Fighting Coalition. less
The Data Center (formerly the Greater New Orleans Community Data Center)
The Data Center (formerly the GNOCDC) analyzes and reports on public data about the City of New Orleans and it’s neighborhoods. moreProducers of the New Orleans Index and the Census data by Neighborhood. less
The ACE Program at Delgado
Even without a high school diploma or GED, you can begin classes at Delgado and start earning credit towards a degree and career in one of the following divisions: Healthcare, Information Technology (IT) and Technical Pathway. moreIf you are interested in pursuing a career in any of these fields, the ACE Program might be a great way for you to start pursuing a degree.The benefits of participating in the program include the ability to enroll in college prior to finishing the GED program (an early start to your college career), and the opportunity to receive partially waived tuition and book fees for your first 12 credits in ACE. less
EPNO (Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans)
EPNO is a giving circle that aims to engage young professionals in philanthropy and to increase the impact that these individuals can have by pooling their resources in a grant-making process for local nonprofit organizations. moreEach participant pledges $500 of his/her own money, and then has that matched by an employer, an outside funder, friends/family, etc.So, each person has $1000 to pool in a focus group (usually about 8-9 people per group) to then dole out the sum ($8000 – $9000) to selected grant applicants. less