Boys Hope Girls Hope of Greater New Orleans provides children in need between the ages of 10 and 18 with a stable home, positive parenting, high-quality education, and the support needed to reach their full potential.
The LRA and OCD will review these cases to ensure that homeowners received due process under the Road Home and that cases did not fall through the cracks.
For your case to be considered, you can do one of three things:
Note the suggestions from the Citizens Road Home Action Team (CHAT)
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org with “Road Home Appeal” in the subject line
CHAT suggests that you cc: email@example.com to send a copy to them for the record
- Call (225) 342-1700 to find out how to request an appeal
CHAT suggests that you DO NOT CALL – operators are not familiar with appeals at this time
- Mail a letter to:
Louisiana Recovery Authority
ATTN: Ty Larkins
150 Third Street, Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA, 70801
(certified mail is best; save the receipt)
CHAT suggests that you fax a copy to them at 504-988-1763 for the record
Resources and Assistance
GNO Inc has created the Coastal Vitality project as a resource for those affected by the Oil Spill from the Deepwater Horizon – This site answers short and long-term questions and helps people find the resources they need.
Some areas addressed by the site:
- Detailed information on accessing Gulf Coast Claims Facility/BP Claims, including organizations providing technical assistance
- Detailed information on Workforce Training and Worker Support Programs available to fishery and other impacted workers
- Comprehensive information on resources and services available for small businesses in Louisiana
- Parish-specific information on resources in impacted communities
- Industry Forecasts of economic sectors impacted by the oil spill
This program to require the Federal Government and BP to commit to spend the money needed to restore the gulf.
GNO Inc., the regions economic development agency, has compiled a listing of important spill resources.
Having recently installed their 100th bike rack, Where Ya’ Rack is a project of the Young Leadership Council to help spread bike racks all around New Orleans.
Modest Needs offers grants of up to $1,000 to help people meet unexpected and potentially catastrophic expenses such as an unexpected auto repair, unanticipated trip to the doctor, or an unusually large utility bill. For information or to apply, visit www.modestneeds.org.
MON, WED, FRI from 1PM TO 3PM
1423 Pauline Street (504) 599-9499
Bishops Henry and Ella O’Neill – program directors
Total Community Action (TCA) coordinates a quarterly food give-away sponsored by Second Harvest.Residents must register with TCA and show a valid Louisiana state I.D.and proof of income (employment, social security, unemployment, etc…).Packages of dry and canned goods are distributed according to size of family.Call (504) 872-0337.
For information about food banks throughout Louisiana, download the most recent list of active food banks from Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana at http://www.no-hunger.org/AgencyInfo/agency_list.pdf or call (504) 734-1322. less