The Path to Success Starts Here

When you make a donation to the New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter, you help end homelessness among children and their mothers. Every contribution is used with the most efficiency possible — and every dollar makes a difference!


What Does Your Donation Do?

$10: Feeds a homeless child or mother for a day
$20: Houses a homeless child for a day
$35: Gets a mother and child off the streets into a safe and secure facility
$70: Feeds and houses a family of three for two days
$100: Provides services needed to re-enroll a child into school
$250: Feeds and houses a family of three for a week
$500: Supports one week of children’s after school programming for up to 20 school age kids

If you have additional questions, or ideas on ways to help the shelter we invite you to contact us so that we can explore ways you can help us.

To Donate by Mail
Please send your check or money order to:
New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter
2020 South Liberty Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70113

Please designate “Women & Children’s Shelter” on your check or in an attached letter. The New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and contributions to the shelter are tax deductible.

We Need Services and Supplies

If you’d prefer to donate in other ways, we appreciate many supplies and services that keep the facility functional and effective. For a list of our current needs or to discuss hosting fundraising event to benefit NOWCS, please email our Adminsitrative Coordinator ( or 504-522-9340).


We have a major need for the hard work of dedicated volunteers. If you would like to share your time and talent with the New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter, send us a message and we will contact you with upcoming volunteer opportunities.