Office of Service Learning
The Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal (CELSJR) is a catalyst in the New Orleans and Gulf Coast Region for nuturing a sustainable, equitable and inclusive community by promoting social, racial and economic justice.
Learner Web is a self-paced adult computer literacy program that uses online resources to teach learners about all aspects of the computer. The computer lab at
The mission of Passages Hospice is to provide "physical, psychological, social, and spiritual services defined as hospice & palliative care to those suffering with a terminal diagnosis and to their family members, caregivers, and supporters."
The Orleans Public Defenders Office (OPD) exists to provide the citizens of Orleans Parish with the highest quality client-centered legal representation in Louisiana’s criminal and juvenile justice system. Our vision is to create a community-oriented defender office built upon the zealous defense of the poor and indigent while acknowledging the strengths of clients, families and communities.
The NET is an ungraded high school program serving students aged 16 – 21 through a year-round curriculum. True to our name, the school is designed to meet students where they are; provide them with academic, career, and life training; and raise their own, their families’, and society’s expectations of their abilities and their future prospects.
The Ozanam Inn is a non-profit agency that has been serving the homeless and needy of greater New Orleans since 1955. All services are provided free-of-charge. The Inn is equipped to sleep a minimum of 96 men per night and has instituted a rotation policy to ensure fairness on every man's amount overnight shelter. In addition to housing and food, Ozanam Inn offers other services to their clients including a computer lab.
The YMCA Educational Services (YES!) program was established in 1977 to teach adults to read. It is a model for similar programs across the nation and is still the only adult education provider in the greater New Orleans area that focuses exclusively on serving those who read below the 9th grade level. Since its inception, YES! has served more than 15,000 adu
The Good Shepherd School (GSS) is a Jesuit, Catholic school serving students in grades K-7 located in downtown New Orleans. GSS provides a tuition-free, holistic education to children from families who would otherwise not be able to attend a private school. Inspired by the Nativity-Miguel model, GSS is open year-round and has an extended school day offering enrichment activities in areas such as sports, music, art, drama, and service.
Kedila Family Learning Services is a non-profit organization that was formed after Hurricane Katrina and Gustav in New Orleans to address the lack of social services as the city's population slowly returned. The current national crisis of high illiteracy rates is especially evident in the New Orleans school system. We offer hope to those who have been left behind and help to close the gap of poverty.