Dawn Bradley-Fletcher Talks About Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness

Republic Services Charitable Foundation Announces 2024 National Neighborhood Promise Grants

NOWCS CEO, Dawn Bradley-Fletcher, is named local winner of Remarkable Woman Award

NOWCS CEO Dawn Bradley-Fletcher is Named Finalist for WGNO’s Remarkable Women

Remarkable Women Finalist: Dawn Bradley-Fletcher NEW ORLEANS ( WGNO ) – At the New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter, she’s known as the “Director Lady with the Heels.” “I always wear high heels.… Click to read more


Entergy’s Jessica Williams Joins New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter Board – Read Here

NOWCS CEO Dawn Bradley-Fletcher honored with an Inaugural Inspirit Award for her work serving the community:

Dawn Bradley-Fletcher addresses homelessness in New Orleans | Louisiana Inspired |

WGNO’s Bill Wood talks about a Christmas miracle for a NOWCS family:

Christmas miracle for homeless mother, two sons in New Orleans |


​Back to School 2020 – Going To School “At Home” In Shelter



Letter to the Editor: Extend the Eviction Moratorium in New Orleans

AT&T Believes Donates $10,000

AT&T Gives $10,000 to N.O. Shelter

National Sandwich Day with Blue Plate, Leidenheimer and Chisesi A Success! See the photos at

Joe W. & Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation Awards Shelter Founders Dan and Jackie Silverman with Inaugural Award of Excellence and $10,000 Grant


Leader of the Year: Executive Director Honored by Louisiana Association of Non-Profit Organizations

Posted by New Orleans Women & Children's Shelter on Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Giving Tuesday: Keeping Families Together

Back to School, Ready for Success








Children’s Summer Program Highlights

Check out highlights from our summer!

Makeovers & Motivation

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Finding Home: The New Orleans Women and Children’s Shelter

as featured in The New Orleans 100

School Readiness is a Year Round Endeavor

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Give Me Shelter: Our founder shares her story with New Orleans Living Magazine

Read about it here.

Give Hope to Homeless Families

Access the March 2017 newsletter here.

Central City shelter gives hope to mom and her young daughters

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City declares today homeless women and children awareness day

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New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter Introduces ‘Jonathan’s Play Yard’

Read about it here.

New Orleans shelter to increase focus on children with name change

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The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation Awards $50,000 for innovative Children’s Case Management Program

Download the press release here.

Baptist Community Ministries Awards $238,560 Grant to New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter

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New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter Announces Name Change and Children’s Sheltering Fund

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New Orleans Women’s Shelter Gives Families a Home



New Orleans Women’s Shelter Gets Name Change and Raises Funds at Benefit