Keys to a New Beginning  - House of Ruth

The following organization may be helpful for families and individuals with disabilities in the New Orleans, LA area who are in need of housing assistance: The House of Ruth is an organization in the New Orleans area that provides assistance to individuals and families who are homeless and/or in crisis. For over 20 years, House of Ruth has provided families and individuals in the Orleans and Jefferson parishes the support and services they need to regain independence and self-sufficiency. These services often include rent and deposit assistance, job bank information, case management, adopt-a-family program, goal setting and budgeting and GED and adult literacy training. 707084_homeless_.jpg To be eligible to receive services through the House of Ruth, families and/or individuals must meet the following criteria:

  • Low Income
  • A family with children who are presently homeless or pending homelessness
  • Currently homeless or received eviction notice
  • Likelihood to restabilize in the near future
  • Sudden loss of income due to unexpected crisis
  • Willingness to search for employment and hold a job

For more information about House of Ruth and the various services they offer, call 504.366.3921.

House of Ruth
1111 Newton Street
New Orleans, LA 70114
Tel: (504) 366-3921

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