Office of Service Learning

ABOUT THE AGENCY
Hagar's House is a sanctuary for women and children in New Orleans that provides a residential community, resource assistance, and a safe place to transition into permanent housing.  Hagar's House is a program of First Grace United Methodist Church and its associated nonprofit, First Grace Community Alliance.

WHAT YOU DO
Service learners at Hagar's House may participate in the following:

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The vision of Anna’s Arts for Kids is to inspire effective change in local youth ages 4 to 17 through academic development, performing arts training, community service, and environmental awareness.

What kind of agencies should I work with in my service learning course?

There are a lot of options.  Here are a few tips:

Why do I need to submit the title of my service learning course the semester before I teach it?

Good question!  There are 4 main reasons:

ABOUT THE AGENCY
The mission of Bridge House is to provide treatment to men and women who have become dependent on alcohol or drugs so that they may lead sober and productive lives.  Long-term residential services are offered in an atmosphere that promotes dignity, honor and respect.  These services are offered regardless of one's ability to pay.

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The Catholic Charities' English as a Second Language (ESL) program helps adult immigrants from over thirty countries each year.  With the help of dedicated volunteers, we not only increase students' English abilities, but also assist them in becoming more confident, independent, and integral members of the greater New Orleans community.

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Catholic Charities Head Start Centers provide education, social services, and health screenings to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers (6 weeks to 5 years old) from low-income families.

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ABOUT THE AGENCY
The mission of Luke's House is to be a place of medical and spiritual hope, health and healing for the people of greater New Orleans and a doorway to long-term healthcare solutions. We are the city's only free medical and mental health services provider. We offer basic primary care to anyone in need.

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Project Lazarus provides transitional housing to people living with HIV/AIDS who have no other place to live.