Hello friend. Thanks for visiting our support page. As we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, your support is more important than ever. Our Shelter is open and serving families and our mission remains the same. Thank you for your giving – we are all in this together.


You Can Change Lives Today

Your gift to the New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter today helps to end family homelessness.
Every contribution is used with the most efficiency possible — and every dollar makes a difference!

What Can You Do Today?

$35: Get a mother and child off the streets and into a safe and secure environment
$70: Feed and house a family of three for two days
$100: Provide services to re-enroll a child into school
$250: Feed and house a family of three for a week
$500: Support a week of after school programming for up to 20 school age kids

Please contact us to learn more about shelter room underwriting and corporate support.


Other Ways To Give


Donate Items from our Wish List

If you or your group would like to donate items, please visit our Amazon Wish List which is updated weekly or call Sidney Coleman at (504) 522-9340 ext. 101 to discuss an items drive.

Mail Your Donation

To donate by mail, please send your check or money order payable to: New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter 2020 South Liberty Street New Orleans, LA 70113

Text Us

To text to give, send NOLASHELTER to 44-321

Give Gifts of Insurance or Securities

There are a lot of ways to support our shelter, such as making the shelter a beneficiary in your will or life insurance policy or donating appreciated securities. Your gift of stock can be transferred to the account of the New Orleans Women and Children’s Shelter Inc. by providing the following transfer instructions to your broker:
DTC# 0015
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, LLC
For Credit to account #: 575-XXXXXX
Account Name: N O Women’s Children’s Shelter Inc.
Donor Name: [your name]
Attention:Laura Morales

To help us track your transfer in a timely manner, please call Melissa Tyler, Development Director at 504-522-9340 ext, 106, or email mtyler@nowcs.org and include the name of the stock you intend to transfer, the approximate value of your gift, the purpose of your gift, and your broker’s name and phone number, if applicable.

Host a Fundraiser

We also welcome those who wish to host fundraising events on the shelter’s behalf. For more information, please feel free to contact us online or call Melissa Tyler, Development Director, at (504) 522-9340 ext. 106.

Underwrite a Shelter Room

This special one year naming opportunity allows you to help us provide a roof over a family’s head and maintain our community and education rooms, which get a lot of wear and tear, especially from our littlest residents. Room sponsorships begin at $3,500. For more information, please contact Melissa Tyler, Development Director at 504-522-9340 ext. 106.

The New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, tax ID 26-0859964 and contributions are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.