COMMUNITY

 Neighborhoods 

Destination:GNOimage

DestinationGNO was originally a site selection tool for economic developers. moreHowever it has now been made available to the public.The site highlights 48 communities around the region, includes a moving guide, and highlights information about New Orleans’ rich arts and culture, climate, cost of living, economy, education, emergency preparedness, healthcare, parenting, public safety, shopping, and transportation.The site also allows users to select lifestyle attributes important to them and populates suggested communities based on their selections. less

SELA Project Informationimage

The Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project is a massive drainage project across large sections of New Orleans. more This site, maintained by the Army Corps of Engineers and the S&W Board, gives updates on traffic, public meetings and more. less

NoticeMe – Land Use change tool for New Orleansimage

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

NOLA RoadWorkimage

RoadWork is an interactive map that shows planned, in progress, and completed infrastructure products. moreThe map is updated monthly.You can sort by funding source to see which local agency is the source of your commuter woes. less

NOLAParks

NOLAParks.com helps you see what outdoor recreation options are across the city.  The site allows you to see where various things like Dog Parks or Basketball Courts are located.

Shop Gentillyimage

Shop Gentilly has information on what’s open and available in Gentilly.

Upper Audubon Associationimage

The boundaries of the organization are St. moreCharles Avenue to the Mississippi River and Audubon Park to both sides of Broadway Street and includes approximately 400 addresses. less

Uptown Triangle Neighborhood Associationimage

contact: president@uptowntriangle.com —- The Uptown Triangle’s boundaries are Broadway Avenue, St Charles Avenue and the River (Leake Avenue).

Irish Channel Neighborhood Associationimage

Irish Channel Neighborhood Association Contact: Kara Morgan, President kara_L_morgan@yahoo.com

Preparedness Guide from Broadmoor Improvement Associmage

The Broadmoor Improvement Association has put together this guide that covers pet friendly hotels, evacuation resources for folks with specials needs and other good information on emergency preparedness.

Algiers Point Associationimage

Contact:
gallagher&#46dr@gmail&#46com

Eastern New Orleans Neighborhood Advisory Commissionimage

Old Arabi Neighborhood Association

Contacts:
Roy Matthews 277-9703
John Jackson 277-0630
Suzette Follette 324-8122
Sissy Melerine 214-6858
Peter Rusk 237-2991

Freret Neighbors Unitedimage

Contact:
neighborsunited@bellsouth.net

Touro Bouligny Neighborhood Associationimage

Contact:
James Smoak, President 504-891-4770
nolasmokehouse@aol&#46com

French Quarter Citizens, Inc.image

Contact:
info@frenchquartercitizens&#46com

Vieux Carre Property Owners, Residents, and Associates (VCPORA)image

Contact:
Meg Lousteau 504-621-4080
meglousteau@gmail&#46com

French Quarterimage

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Broadmoorimage

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Uptown/Garden Districtimage

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Mid-Cityimage

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Marigny/Bywaterimage

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Gentillyimage

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Lakeviewimage

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Claiborne University Neighborhood Associationimage

Contact:
Sandy Juarez 504-258-3846
sandy@cunanola&#46org

Carrollton-Riverbend Residents Associationimage

Contact:
Jerry Speir
jerryspeir@hotmail&#46com

Lower Ninth Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement & Development

5130 Chartres St. moreat Lizardi Street

The Center teaches stewardship of the Lower Ninth’s unique natural systems and provides resources to Ninth Ward residents including assistance in navingating the rebuilding process, information on sustainable – or “green” – technologies and materials, low- or no-cost building materials. less

Freret, St. Roch Recovery Zoneimage

Gentilly Recovery Zoneimage

Lower Ninth Ward Recovery Zoneimage

Lower Gentilly Neighborhood Development Association

Contact:
Lemona Chandler, LGNDA President, 504-430-3454

Gentilly Heights/Vascoville Neighborhood Watch Association

Contact:
Gwendolyn Hawkins, Gwenhawk59@yahoo&#46com

Hollygrove Neighborsimage

Contact:
Carol Dotson
504-399-8691
hollygroveneighbors@yahoo&#46com

Fauberg Homeowners Improvement Associationimage

Contact:
Debbie Leon, 504-427-1147 or fhiacommunity@hotmail.com

Terrytown Civic Association

Contact:
Hank, 504-362-3111 or TerrytownT@aol.com

Lake Willow Homeowners Association

Contact:
r&#46baudy@att&#46net, 504-944-7001&#46

Lake Bullard Homeowners Association

Contact:
Lisa Stafford, Lakebullard@aol.com
504-352-0227

Lower 9th Ward Neighborhood Empowerment Network Association (NENA)image

NENA is a recovery center in the Lower 9th Ward that offers assistance to displaced residents (both homeowners and renters). moreCase managers help residents with rebuilding needs, furniture and appliances, Road Home issues, small business development needs, and more

1120 Lamanche St.
NOLA 70117
504-373-6483
9am-5pm M-F less

The Natural Resources Defense Councils Maps and Information, by Neighborhood (.pdf)image

Environmental quality reports by neighborhood from the Natural Resources Defense Council.


Neighborhood Resources

Lead Paint Informationimage

NOLA Unleaded provides information and advocacy regarding lead poisoning in New Orleans.

Blighted Property Searchimage

BlightStatus is an on-line system that allows citizens to see what the City is doing about blighted properties in New Orleans.

Eat Safe Louisianaimage

The Eat Safe website is maintained by the Dept of Health and Human Services. moreIt allows users to see reports on over 30,000 food service establishments throughout the state. less

NOLA Food Co-Opimage

The NOLA Food Co-Op is dedicated to opening a Food Co-Operative store in the Bywater. moreThey are tenatively slated to open this May. less

Sankofa Farmers Marketimage

The Sankofa Farmers Market is a weekly farmers market located at 5500 St Claude Ave. morein the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood.Serving as a community anchor, its mission is to encourage healthier eating and support farmers and fishermen by providing locally grown fresh produce and seafood to residents of Greater New Orleans. less

Green Mapimage

The New Orleans Green Mapping Project, also the New Orleans Food Production Map  is in the process of creating and expanding their map of green food production sources and other green providers of goods and services.

New Orleans Food Co-Opimage

The New Orleans Food Coop is a community group that runs a buying club for local and regional food. moreThey operate a grocery store out of 2372 St.Claude in the Faubourg Marigny. less

HandsOn New Orleans Tool Lending Libraryimage

The HandsOn New Orleans Tool Lending Library is a resource for all people and nonprofits in the Greater New Orleans area. moreFor a nominal membership fee, you can have over 4800 tools at your disposal.The warehouse is located at 1204 S. White Street New Orleans, LA 70125 and is open Monday – Saturday, 10 am – 4pm (or by appointment).For more information call 504.304.4705 or email tools@handsonneworleans.org. less

Bouligny Improvement Association

Contact:
Nell Carmichael, 504-512-8607
nellcarm@hotmail&#46com

Hollygrove Market and Farmimage

The Hollygrove Market and Farm is a non-profit retail store selling locally-grown and organic produce. moreThe market is located in the Carrollton-Hollygrove neighborhood at 8301 Olive Street, New Orleans, LA 70118.Currently run as a buyers’ club (free to join), the market provides boxes of healthy and affordable fruits and vegetables for $25, available for pickup each Saturday. less

Dollar Sense: Cost-cutting Tipsimage

Find tips on cutting food, gas, electricity, and other costs on NOLA&#46com&#46

St. Claude Sankofa Community Marketplaceimage

This monthly marketplace, open from 10am to 3pm on the second Saturday of each month, features a wide range of fresh produce vendors and live entertainment, and will provide a venue for distributing information about healthy living practices&#46 The market is located in the parking lot of All Souls Episcopal Church, at the corner of St&#46 Claude and Caffin avenues in the Lower 9th Ward&#46 Visit the website for more information&#46

Lot Next Door Programimage

The Lot Next Door has stopped taking applications. The Lot Next Door (LND) program, managed by the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority(NORA), allows residents to purchase a NORA-owned property (including Road Home properties sold to the state) immediately next door to their own. moreCall 504-658-4400 or visit the NORA website for more information. less

GoGreenNola: Farmers Marketsimage

This list compiled by GoGreenNola includes farmers markets around the Greater New Orleans area&#46

NOLA Food Map Projectimage

New Orleans Food and Farm Network (NOFFN) created the NOLA Food Map Project to show residents where to find food: from grocery stores and farmers’ markets, to restaurants and emergency kitchens. moreThe interactive maps, searchable by zip code, are regularly updated as new food resources open.Printable maps are also available. less

Stay Local!image

Greater New Orleans’ Independent Business Alliance. more They connect local businesses to customers, resources, and each other. One of their programs is Office Hours, which gives business owners free access to tactical help on a variety of issues from Marketing or Accounting to IT. less

Neighborhoods Partnership Networkimage

NPN brings New Orleans neighborhood associations and organizations together to share information and resources. moreThe group meets most Wednesdays at the Musicians Union Hall at 2401 Esplanade Ave.Check out the web site to stay informed of events and information. less

St. Thomas Health Clinicimage

Saint Thomas Health Services (STHS), a full-service neighborhood medical center, is the only primary medical facility in the St. moreThomas Irish Channel Community of New Orleans, Louisiana.Located at 1020 St.Andrew Street, one block away from its original location within the St.Thomas Housing Development, the Clinic thrives within the cultural context of the African-American Community in which it is situated and under whose direction it proudly serves. less

Lakeshore Property Owners Associationimage

Contact:
141 Robert E. Lee Blvd.
Box 121
New Orleans, LA 70124

Lake Vista Property Owners Associationimage

Lakeview Civic Improvement Associationimage

Contact:
P&#46O&#46 Box 24378
New Orleans, LA 70184
504-324-2270