- KNOS knows that the mental health of your family is important now and always. To support our students & families, we set up a hotline for emergency mental health support. If you or someone you love is experiencing a mental health crisis - any situation in which a person's feelings and behaviors can lead to them hurting themselves or others – please call 504-373-6269, extension 1061.
- Catholic Charities- (504) 861-6343, website: ccano.org
- Childrens Hospital - Contact: Theresa Jacobson, Phone: (504) 896 6673
- Starting March 18th, 32 community feeding locations will be active! Please visit nolapublicschools.com/covid19/nutrition for a list of locations!
- Second Harvest Food Bank - Food support and afterschool food to any children that shows up at the following NORD locations: Joe Brown Park, Lyons Center, Behrman Center, Stallings Center, St Claude Center, Rosenwald Center, Milne Center, Sanchez Center, Gernon Brown, Cut Off, & Treme
Those meals will be served from 4 to 6 pm.
- Melba's Old School Poboys - Breakfast (7:00am-9:00am) Lunch (12:00pm-2:00pm). 1525 Elysian Fields New Orleans, LA 70117
- The Good Shepherd School - Mon-Fri Breakfast and Lunch (9:00am-11:00am). 1839 Agriculture St. New Orleans, LA 70119. Please enter on Orleans St.
- NOLA Tree Project
- Total Community Action’s Food Pantry
- If you or a child you know need homework help, online tutors are available for Kindergarten - College everyday from 2pm-midnight by logging on to nolalibrary.org.
CCANO Jefferson CARE Center – (504) 347-0772
New Orleans Women and Children's Shelter – (504) 522-9340
Internet & Communications services
- COX is now offering a low-cost internet service, Connect2Compete, free for 30 days including premium remote desktop support. They have also partnered with PCs for People where families can purchase discounted refurbished computers. More information can be found at cox.pcsrefurbished.com!
Free online tutoring for students
- HomeworkLouisiana, a service of the State Library of Louisiana, has extended its free online tutoring hours to support students during remote learning.
- Cox Communications - Free 60-day internet service offer for K-12 families and their opening up of Wi-Fi hotspots,
- AT&T - is now also offering two months of free internet services to families who sign up for their Access From AT&T program, which provides lower-cost internet for families that make a limited income.
Child care assistance
- CCAP Pandemic Protective Services Crisis Application - Parents and caregivers who provide “essential services” during this time, such as those in healthcare or public works, can now receive subsidized child care by filling out this form.
Unemployment assistance funds and benefits enrollment
- United Way of Southeast Louisiana - have launched funds for the support of those working in the hospitality, tourism, and service industries.
- Greater New Orleans Foundation - have launched funds for the support of those working in the hospitality, tourism, and service industries.
- Arts Council New Orleans - have compiled lists of resources, including funds, specifically for artists and musicians affected by the pandemic.
- Preservation Hall Foundation have compiled lists of resources, including funds, specifically for artists and musicians affected by the pandemic.
- Catholic Charities are offering help with applying for SNAP, Medicaid, Medicare, and unemployment benefits.
- The City of New Orleans is offering help with applying for unemployment benefits.
Grocery Home Delivery
- We know it can be difficult to leave your home during this public health crisis. Top Box Foods Louisiana is now offering direct deliveries of fresh produce to New Orleans families. You can even purchase a grocery box with SNAP benefits. To learn more or to order, visit topboxfoods.com.
- Have at least one child that is a K-12 student at home.
- Participate in one of these government subsidies programs: The National School Lunch Program, SNAP, TANF or Public Housing.
- Are not a current Cox Internet customer.