A Resource Guide for LGBT Older Adults in the New Orleans Area

CONTENTS:

Adult Day Programs

Alzheimer's/Dementia Resources

Caregiver Resources

Churches/Places of Worship

Companions/Sitters

Dental Resources

Disability Resources

Resources for the Visually Impaired

Resources for the Hearing Impaired

Elder Abuse Resources

Emergency Preparedness

Energy Assistance

Food Resources

HIV/AIDS Resources

Hearing Services

Hospitals

Insurance/Medicare/Medicaid

LGBT Resources

Long-term Care Facilities (Nursing Homes & Assisted Living)

Mental Health Clinics and Programs

Mental Health Therapists (Private Practice)

Physical and Occupational Therapy

Resources for Other Specific Illnesses

Senior Living and Housing Resources

Transportation

Veterans Resources

Other Senior Resources

Adult Day Programs

Abundant Life Adult Day Healthcare

5961 Bullard Ave, New Orleans, LA 70128

(504) 240-2900

http://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/directory/detail/4970/catid/238 (Edit Later)

Abundantlife1@cox.net

 

Contin-U-Care Adult Day Healthcare

North Broad Street, New Orleans, LA 70119

(504) 266-0058

http://www.ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/directory/detail/5002/catid/238

continucare553@bellsouth.net

 

Crescent City Adult Day Healthcare

1819 Franklin Avenue, Gretna, LA 70053

(504) 367-3580

http://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/directory/detail/5003

crescetcityadhc@yahoo.com

 

John J. Hainkel Jr. Adult Day Healthcare Center

612 Henry Clay Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118

(504) 895-5920

http://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/directory/detail/12678/catid/108

laurent.lebien@hainkel.com

 

Kingsley House Adult Day Healthcare Center

1600 Constance St, New Orleans, LA 70130

(504) 523-6221

http://www.kingsleyhouse.org/

information@kingsleyhouse.org

 

Poydras Home Adult Day Healthcare

5354 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115

(504) 897-0535

https://www.poydrashome.com/

admissions@poydrashome.com

 

Alzheimer's/ Dementia Resources

 

Alzheimer’s Association

3445 N Causeway Blvd, Metairie, LA 70002

(504) 613-6505

https://alz.org/louisiana

Alzheimer's Services of the Capital Area

3772 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

(225) 334-7494

www.alzbr.org

Jewish Community Center- Alzheimer's Care & Enrichment Program

5342 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115

(504) 897-0143

https://www.nojcc.org/

allison@nojcc.org

 

Caregiver Resources

AARP Prepare to Care (LGBT)

877-333-5885

https://www.aarp.org/content/dam/aarp/home-and-family/caregiving/2017/05/prepare-to-care-guide-lgbt-aarp.pdf?intcmp=AE-CAR-P2CGD-LGBT

Churches/Places of Worship

Community Church Unitarian Universalist of New Orleans

6690 Fleur de Lis Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124

(504) 483-2918

http://www.ccuunola.org

admin@ccuunola.org

 

First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans

5212 S. Claiborne Ave. New Orleans, LA 70115

(504) 866-9010

http://firstuuno.org/

office@firstuuno.org

 

Metropolitan Community Church of New Orleans

5401 S. Claiborne Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125

(504) 270-1622

http://www.mccneworleans.com/

 

St. Anna's Episcopal Church

1313 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116

(504) 947-2121

https://www.stannanola.org/

luigi@stannanola.org (Parish Administrator)

 

St. Mark's UMC

1130 N. Rampart St., New Orleans, LA 70116

(504) 529-8044

http://www.frenchquarterumc.org/

info@frenchquarterumc.org

 

Unity of New Orleans Spiritual Center

3722 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans, LA

(504) 899-3390

https://www.unityneworleans.org/

unityofneworleans@gmail.com

 

Companions/Sitters

Home Instead Senior Care

300 W. Esplanade Ave. Ste. #200

Metarie, LA 70002

(504)455-4911

https://www.homeinstead.com/339

Visiting Angels

1929 Hickory Ave, New Orleans, LA 70123

(504) 737-0522

https://www.visitingangels.com/gno/home

 

Dental Resources

 

Delta Dental Insurance Company

(800) 521-2651

P.O. Box 1809, Alpharetta, GA 30023

https://www.deltadentalins.com/

 

Louisiana Dental Center

(985) 643-8800

1301 Eastridge Slidell, LA 70002

https://www.ladentalcenter.com/

Email

Disability Resources

 

The Advocacy Center

8325 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA 70118

(800) 960-7705

http://advocacyla.org/

advocacycenter@advocacyla.org

LATAN (Louisiana Administrative Technology Access Network)

3042 Old Forge Drive, Suite D, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

(225) 925-9500

https://www.latan.org

info@latan.org

Resources for the Visually Impaired

 

Affiliated Blind of Louisiana Training Center

409 West St. Mary Boulevard, Lafayette, Louisiana 70506

(800) 319-4444

http://www.affiliatedblind.org/

Louisiana Center for the Blind

101 South Trenton Street, Ruston, LA  71270

(800) 234-4166

http://www.louisianacenter.org

info@louisianacenter.org

 

Louisiana Council for the Blind

940 Parc Helene Drive, Marrero, LA 70072-2421

(504) 348-0003

http://www.lcb-rsvl.org

officemanager@lcb-rsvl.org

 

Lighthouse Louisiana

123 State Street, New Orleans, LA 70118

(504) 899-4501

https://www.lighthouselouisiana.org

info@lighthouselouisiana.org

 

National Federation of the Blind of Louisiana

101 S Trenton St, Ruston, LA, 71270

(800) 234-4166

http://www.nfbla.org/

pallen@louisianacenter.org

 

WRBH- Radio for the Blind

3606 Magazine Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70115

(504) 899-1144

https://www.wrbh.org

natalia@wrbh.org

Resources for the Hearing Impaired

 

Accessible Hearing Aids

5000 W Esplanade Ave, Metairie, LA 70006

(504) 738-4557

https://accessiblehearingaids.com/

 

Deaf Action Center

601 Jordan Street, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71101-4748

(318) 425-7781

https://deafactioncenter.org

info@deafactioncenter.org

Hearing Clinic of GNO

3434 Prytania St, Ste 240, New Orleans, LA 70115

(504) 301-1271

https://www.hcgno.com/

michele@hcgno.com

Louisiana Commission for the Deaf

628 N. Fourth Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802

(800) 256-1523

http://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/318

LC@la.gov

 

Elder Abuse Resources

 

Adult Protective Services

628 N. 4th Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802

(225) 342-9500

(225) 342-0144 (to report abuse/neglect of people aged 60+)

http://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/120

 

National Center on Elder Abuse

1000 South Fremont Avenue, Unit 22, Building A-6, Alhambra, CA 91803

(855) 500-3537

https://ncea.acl.gov

ncea-info@aoa.hhs.gov

 

Ombudsman

P.O. Box 61, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0061

(225) 342-7100

http://goea.louisiana.gov

StateOmbudsman@goea.la.gov

 

Emergency Preparedness

 

NOLA Ready

https://ready.nola.gov/plan/hurricane/ (Hurricane)

https://ready.nola.gov/plan/seniors/ (Special Needs and Seniors)

 

United Way for the Greater New Orleans Area

2515 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119

 (504) 824-5540

https://www.unitedwaysela.org

 

United Way for South Louisiana

7901 Main Street, Suite 210, Whitney Bank Building, Houma, LA 70360

 (985) 879-2461

https://www.unitedwaysela.org

 

Energy Assistance

 

LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)

1410 South Jefferson Davis Pkwy., New Orleans, LA 70125 (Total Community Action)

(504) 324-8609 (Total Community Action)

http://www.tca-nola.org/services-2/energy-services/ or https://www.benefits.gov/benefit/1549

energyawebinfo@lhc.la.gov (Benefits.gov)

 

Food Resources

 

Meals on Wheels (Council on Aging)

2475 Canal St., Ste. 400, New Orleans, LA 70119

(504) 821-4121

https://www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/

 

Second Harvest Food Bank

700 Edwards Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70123

(504) 734-1322

https://no-hunger.org/

help@secondharvest.org

 

Commodity Supplemental Food Program

5600 Haynes Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70126

(225) 357-9099

http://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/1506

http://ldh.la.gov/assets/oph/Center-PHCH/Center-PH/nutrition/CSFPprogram/CSFPPreliminaryCertificationForm.pdf

 

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps)

http://www.dss.state.la.us/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=93#undefined (website)

https://cafe-cp.dcfs.la.gov/selfservice/

 

HIV & Other STI Resources

 

Brotherhood Inc.

2714 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119

(504) 566-7955

http://brotherhoodinc.org

 

Crescent Care

Formerly NO/AIDS Task Force)

1631 Elysian Fields Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117

(504) 207-2273

https://crescentcarehealth.org

info@crescentcarehealth.org

The Infectious Disease Center at University Medical Center 

2000 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70112

(504)702-4344

https://www.umcno.org/programs-services/infectious-disease-services/

 

The Movement

1631 Elysian Fields Ave, New Orleans, LA, 70117

(504) 945-4000

https://www.themovementnola.org

themovement@crescentcare.org

 

New Orleans Regional AIDS Planning Council (NORAPC)

2601 Tulane Avenue, Suite 400, New Orleans, LA 70119

(504) 821-7334

http://norapc.org

info@norapc.org

 

Project Lazarus

PO Box 3906, New Orleans, LA 70177

(504) 949-3609

https://www.projectlazarus.net

Info@ProjectLazarus.Net

 

Proof Positive Show

2762 Orleans Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119

(504) 358-8880

https://whivfm.org

proofpoz@gmail.com

 

SAGE Positive

https://www.sageusa.org/sage-positive-for-long-term-survivors-of-hiv/

 

Team Friendly (Mr. Friendly)

605 King Highway, P.O. Box 321, Comstock, Michigan 49041

(616) 821-4243

https://www.mrfriendly.org

TeamFriendlyInc@gmail.com

 

WHIV FM

2762 Orleans Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119

(504) 813-3594

https://whivfm.org

info@whivfm.org

 

Hospitals

 

Ochsner Medical Center- Kenner

180 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, LA 70065

(504) 468-8600

https://www.ochsner.org/locations/ochsner-medical-center-kenner

Ochsner on Napoleon Ave

2700 Napoleon Ave. New Orleans, LA 70115

(504) 899-9311

https://www.ochsner.org/locations/ochsner-baptist/

Email

Insurance/Medicare/Medicaid

 

Benefits.gov

https://www.benefits.gov/

 

Medicare Extra Help page:

https://www.medicareinteractive.org/get-answers/cost-saving-programs-for-people-with-medicare/the-extra-helplow-income-subsidy-lis-program/extra-help-basics

Humana LGBT Info

https://www.humana.com/prevention-and-care/healthy-living-and-prevention/lgbt-resources

 

Article: “Understanding Medicare Changes for LGBT Older Adults,” by Sherrill Wayland

https://www.smpresource.org/Handler.ashx?Item_ID=BD4365BD-59CB-45D5-A66D-4977F777EDD2

 

Medicare Savings Program

https://www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs/get-help-paying-costs/medicare-savings-programs

 

https://www.benefits.gov/benefit/4396

https://www.medicareinteractive.org/get-answers/cost-saving-programs-for-people-with-medicare/medicare-savings-programs-qmb-slmb-qi/medicare-savings-program-basics

 

Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) Louisiana

5143, 1702 N 3rd St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802

(800) 259-5300

https://www.ldi.la.gov/consumers/senior-health-shiip

http://ldi.la.gov/onlineservices/shiipmap/

 

Louisiana Medical Waiver Programs

http://medicaidwaiver.org/state/louisiana.html

http://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/1555 (1-855-229-6848)

 

Louisiana LGBT Enrollment Project/Navigation for a Healthy Louisiana

Statewide Initiative

(337) 478-4822

www.LAhealthcareNav.com

out2enroll@swlahec.com

 

LGBT Resources

 

AARP Pride Blog

Should I put the same information I would for AARP with the different URL?

https://www.aarp.org/home-family/voices/lgbt-pride/

 

Ambush Magazine

http://www.ambushmag.com/

info@ambushpublishing.com

 

Diverse Elders Coalition

305 Seventh Avenue 15th Floor New York, NY  10001

(646) 653-5015

www.diverseelders.org

info@diverseelders.org

 

Forum for Equality Louisiana

4519 S Claiborne Ave, New Orleans, LA 70125

(504) 569-9156

https://www.forumforequality.org

 

Gulf South LGBT Chamber of Commerce

821 Baronne St, New Orleans, LA 70113

(504) 754-5279

https://gslgbtchamber.org

 

Human Rights Campaign Louisiana

1640 Rhode Island Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20036-3278

(800) 777-4723

https://www.hrc.org/local-issues/community/new-orleans

feedback@hrc.org

 

LGBT Aging Issues Network

575 Market St., Suite 2100 San Francisco, CA 94105-2869 USA

(415) 974-9600 or (800) 537-9728

www.asaging.org

 

LGBT Community Center of New Orleans

2727 South Broad Street Suite 101 New Orleans, LA 70125

(504) 333-5412

www.lgbtccneworleans.org

support@lgbtccneworleans.org

 

Mantalk – Men’s Group Meetup

https://www.meetup.com/ManTalk/

(504) 872-0360

 

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

305 Seventh Avenue 6th Floor New York, NY 10001

(212) 741-2247

www.lgbtagingcenter.org

 

NOAGE (New Orleans Advocates for GLBT Elders)

1631 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

(504)517-2345

www.noagenola.org

info@noagenola.org

 

PFLAG New Orleans

PO Box 15515, New Orleans, LA 70175

(504) 862-5912

https://www.pflagno.org

info@pflagno.com

 

Prime-Timers

5972 Louisville St. New Orleans LA 70124. (Not 100%)

(504) 681-5728

https://www.primetimersww.com/neworleans/

nopt@cox.net

 

SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders)

305 7th Avenue 15th Floor New York, NY 10001

(212) 741-2247

www.sageusa.org

 

SAGE National LGBT Elder Hotline

(888) 234-7243

Long-Term Care Facilities (Nursing Homes and Assisted Living)

 

Lambeth House

150 Broadway Street, New Orleans, LA 70118

(504) 865-1960

https://www.lambethhouse.com

 

Park Provence Assisted Living and Memory Care

1925 Possum Hollow Rd, Slidell, LA 70458

(985) 781-0072

http://www.parkprovence.com/

info@parkprovence.com

 

Woldenberg Village

3701 Behrman Pl, New Orleans, LA 70114

(504) 367-5640

https://www.touro.com/woldenberg-village/

Joe.Townsend@LCMCHealth.org

Mental Health Clinics and Programs

 

The Guidance Center, INC

2626 Charles Dr Chalmette, LA 70043

(504) 278-4006

https://www.guidance-center.com/

guidance@guidance-center.com

 

Jefferson Human Service Authority (East Jefferson Health Center)

3616 S. I-10 Service Road W., Suite 100, Metairie, LA  70001

(504) 838-5257

https://www.jphsa.org/

 

Jefferson Parish Human Service Authority (JPHSA)

5001 West Bank Expressway, Suite 100, Marrero, LA  70072

(504) 349-8833

https://www.jphsa.org/

 

JPHSA Mental Health Mobile Crisis Line

(504) 832-5123

 

Maison Vie New Orleans Therapy and Counseling

1799 Stumpf Blvd. Building 3, Suite 2, Terrytown, LA 70056

(504) 452-5937

http://maisonvieneworleans.com

info@maisonvieneworleans.com

 

Metropolitan Human Service District

3100 General De Gaulle Drive, New Orleans, LA 70114

(504) 568-3130

https://www.mhsdla.org/

 

MHSD Mental Health Crisis Response Team Hotline

(504) 826-2675

 

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) New Orleans

1538 Louisiana Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115

(504)896-2345

http://www.namilouisiana.org

info@namilouisiana.org

Mental Health Therapists (Private Practice)

 

Leah Foster LCSW, JD

643 Magazine Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

(347) 334-6632

http://www.nocmbh.com

info@nocmbh.com

 

Lynn Friedman PhD,  LPC,  LMFT, LRC

4721 Loveland Street, Metairie, Louisiana 70006

(504) 914-6569

 

Terry Mayers LCSW

1412 Thalia St New Orleans, LA 70130

(504) 524-5973

 

Catherine Roland, Ed.D., LPC

3001 5th St, Metairie, Louisiana 70002

(973) 943-1273

catherineroland12@gmail.com

Liz Simon, LCSW, BCD

4902 Canal St, Ste 404, New Orleans, LA 70119

(504) 482-4012

Physical and Occupational Therapy

 

The Movement Science Center

111 Veterans Memorial Blvd Ste 470 Metairie, LA 70005

(504) 834-9259

http://www.movementsciencecenter.com/

 

Southern Flex Rehabilitation

2901 Ridgelake Drive, Suite 107, Metairie, LA 70002

(504) 309-0868

http://www.southernflex.com/

 

Star Physical Therapy

6100 Hamburg St Ste D New Orleans, LA 70122

(504) 302-2500

https://starptclinics.com/

 

Star Physical Therapy

5931 Bullard Ave Ste 6 New Orleans, LA 70128

(504) 243-6777

https://starptclinics.com/

 

Resources for Specific Illnesses

 

American Cancer Society

2605 River Rd, New Orleans, LA 70121

(504) 833-4024

https://www.cancer.org/about-us/local/louisiana.html

 

American Diabetes Association

2424 Edenborn Ave, Metairie, LA 70001

(888) 342-2383

http://www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/local-offices/new-orleans-louisiana/

 

American Heart Association

110 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Metairie, LA 70005

(504) 830-2300

https://www.heart.org/en/affiliates/louisiana/new-orleans

 

American Lung Association of LA

2325 Severn Ave # 8, Metairie, LA 70001

(504) 828-5864

https://www.lung.org/

 

Cancer Association of GNO

824 Elmwood Park Blvd Suite 154, New Orleans, LA 70123

(504) 733-5539

http://www.cagno.org/wp/

 

Ochsner Smoking Cessation Services

(504) 842-7490

(844) 371-5806

https://www.ochsner.org/services/smoking-cessation-clinic

 

Senior Living and Housing Resources

 

Christopher Homes

1000 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113

(504) 596-3460

https://www.christopherhomesinc.org

info@chi-ano.org

 

Garden Oaks Towers

3200 Garden Oaks Dr, New Orleans, LA, 70170

(504) 366-8430

https://www.gardenoaksapthome.com/

 

Terraces on Tulane

3615 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA, 70119

(888) 786-7715

https://www.voa.org/housing_properties/the-terraces-on-tulane

ihall@voagno.org

 

Tivoli Place

1040 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

(504) 304-6128

https://www.seniorhousingnet.com/seniorliving-detail/tivoli-place-apartments_1040-saint-charles-ave_new-orleans_la_70130-631937

 

The Trace Senior Community

19432 Crawford Road Covington, LA 704033

(985) 241-4310

https://www.thetraceseniorliving.com/

Email

 

Woldenberg Village

3701 Behrman Pl, New Orleans, LA 70114

(504) 367-5640

https://www.touro.com/woldenberg-village/

Joe.Townsend@LCMCHealth.org

Transportation

 

GoGoGrandparent

(855)464-6872

https://gogograndparent.com

 

The Lift (New Orleans Regional Transit Authority)

2817 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119

(504) 827-8345

https://www.norta.com/Accessibility/Paratransit

 

Mobility Impaired Transit System (MITS)

118 David Drive, Metairie, Louisiana 70003

(504) 889-7155

https://jeffersontransit.org/accessibility/

info@jeffersontransit.org

 

Regional Transit Authority Elderly ID Cards

6700 Plaza Drive, New Orleans, LA 70127

(504) 248-3900

http://www.norta.com

 

Veterans Resources

 

Dr. Jamie Buth

1555 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70112

(504) 556-7312

https://www.va.gov/find-locations/facility/vc_0717V

 

New Orleans Regional VA Office

1250 Poydras St. Suite 200, New Orleans, LA 70113

(800) 827-1000

https://www.benefits.va.gov/RONEWORLEANS/index.asp

 

New Orleans Vet Center (Medical Care)

1250 Poydras Street, 4th Floor, Suite 400, New Orleans, LA 70113

(504) 507-4977

https://www.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?ID=5456&dnum=All

 

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System

2400 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119

(800) 935-8387

https://www.neworleans.va.gov/

 

Other Senior Resources

 

AARP New Orleans Community Resource Center

3502 S. Carrollton Avenue, Suite C, New Orleans, LA  70118

(866) 448-3620

https://local.aarp.org/new-orleans-la/

la@aarp.org

 

Assisted Living Recommendations from retirementliving.com

https://www.retirementliving.com/assisted-living/new-orleans-louisiana

Council on Aging

2475 Canal St. Suite 400 P.O. Box 19067, New Orleans, LA 70179-0087

(504) 821-4121

http://nocoa.org

 

PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly)

Hope Haven at St. John Bosco PACE Center

1131 Barataria Blvd. Marrero, LA 70072

(504) 835-0006

http://www.ccano.org/pace/

Senior Directory/Senior Resource Guide – New Orleans

https://www.seniorsresourceguide.com/directories/NewOrleans/

 

Shirley Landry Benson Center

4201 N. Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

(504) 835-0006

http://www.pacegno.org/

 

Social Security Office of New Orleans

400 Poydras Street Suite 500, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

(800) 772-1213

https://www.ssofficelocation.com/new-orleans-social-security-office-so591

***Special thanks to Tulane students of Dr. Krystal Cleary and the Tulane University Center for Public Service for making this resource guide possible. Very special thanks to Eric Strain. 

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