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
Lead Paint Information
NOLA Unleaded provides information and advocacy regarding lead poisoning in New Orleans.
The Core Element is a non-profit organization bringing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs to schools in the Greater New Orleans area. moreCore Element trains teachers and equips them with hands-on, inquiry-based kits to be used in the classroom. Students engaged in more interactive STEM lessons learn the acts of observing, experimenting, keeping journals and taking measurements bringing together all the skills of a well-rounded student. less
311 Information and Assistance in New Orleans
From streetlight outages to pothole problems and blight complaints, New Orleans can call 311 and get assistance. moreFrom outside the City of New Orleans, callers simply dial 504-658-2299.Agents are ready to take your calls Monday through Friday between 8 am and 5 pm.A large number of frequently answered questions have been collected and warehoused jointly with departmental experts and by information from other shared databases is available to 311 operators.On average, NOLA 311 resolves 70% of calls without transfer, Service Request, or follow-up. less
Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights (formerly Juvenile Regional Services)
The Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights (formerly Juvenile Regional Services)
was founded in October of 2006, in response to the collapse of the New Orleans justice system after Hurricane Katrina. moreThe LCCR is the children’s public defender in New Orleans, providing a youth advocate, a social worker, an attorney, and an investigator to cases.The LCCR also provides professional development, training services, and presentations on topics ranging from juvenile defense practice to criminal law to systemic juvenile justice reform to youth development.
The Children’s Bureau of New Orleans promotes growth and resilience through prevention, advocacy, education and intervention in 1892. moreOur mission is to improve the quality of life for children and families in greater New Orleans through valid and proven programs that enhance and strengthen mental health and wellness. less
Stay Local is a city-wide initiative of the Urban Conservancy to create a strong economy based on locally owned and operated businesses in New Orleans. more Find locally owned and operated businesses or register your business in the directory. less
Sidewalk Rules and Regulations for New Orleans
Maintaining a sidewalk in a proper state, free from hazardous conditions is the responsibility of the residential or commercial property owner. Check this site, maintained by the City of New Orleans, for specifics.
Stolen Bike Reports
Bike Easy Nola and Stolen Bike Nola both are trying to raise awareness of Bicycle Thefts in New Orleans. more Bike Easy Nola does this through their website. Stolen Bike Nola is a Facebook page (search Facebook for Stolen Bike Nola). less
Film New Orleans
This site, run by the Mayor’s Office of the City of New Orleans, informs productions that wish to film in New Orleans on the processes, options and process for doing so.
EO Accelerator New Orleans
Accelerator is a national program of Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) to help businesses grow from $250,000 in revenue to over $1,000,000. moreIt features group mentoring, accountability and great programming and contact generation.The New Orleans chapter is the oldest and has the most graduates of any Accelerator chapter in the country. less
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
NoticeMe – Land Use change tool for New Orleans
NoticeMe is a personalized notification tool that emails citizens to inform them of opportunities for public input on proposed land-use changes in the City of New Orleans
Where the Katrina Money Went
From the New Orleans Advocate reporting staff, this graphic and chart shows how the top-level spending after Hurricane Katrina was allocated.
VetLaunch — go from Combat to Career
VetLaunch is a business accelerator for Veterans. more Their programs are aimed at helping Veterans leverage their military experience to start new businesses, gain new employment, and continue to make a positive statement in society. less
Louisiana Tax Calculator
This site helps you calculate your actual real estate taxes for the coming year for various Parishes throughout Louisiana.
After 41 years of operation, NOVAC is the longest continuously running media-arts 501(c)(3) nonprofit in the Southeastern US. moreWe have a mission to cultivate a sustainable film community by providing access to resources, education and locally generated content.NOVAC accomplishes this mission through education, career development, community outreach, independent productions, and special events.Whether you’re looking for a new career in the exciting creative industry or interested in developing your artistic potential, NOVAC can help!We partner with many local and national organizations and artists to bring quality media training and special events to the community at affordable prices. less
Blighted Property Search
BlightStatus is an on-line system that allows citizens to see what the City is doing about blighted properties in New Orleans.
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.
New Orleans Public Library
The New Orleans Public Library System site. more Learn about services, hours, locations and more. less