The DCSNO offers inexpensive healthcare to residents of the greater New Orleans area. Medicaid, Medicare and commercial insurance are welcomed. A financial assistance program is available based on income and eligibility. Health centers are located in Carrollton, Metairie, and St. Cecilia on Rampart. Services offered include primary care, chronic illness care, behavioral and mental health services, and pharmacy services. Visit the website for more information including phone numbers for apppointments.
This online service is dedicated to helping individuals find a quality healthcare center that fits their needs. This site lists over 80 healthcare center sites, 40 of which offer primary care services. These centers are funded in part by the Primary Care Access and Stabilization Grant, a program designed to meet the increasing demand for quality healthcare services in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard and Plaquemines Parish. Other services include mental health and substance abuse services, dental care and more. Individuals can search for healthcare services on the website or call (504) 872-0750.
Tulane Community Health On the Road offers comprehensive primary care and behavioral health services to children and adults in a mobile setting to meet each neighborhood’s unique needs. Services are provided irrespective of insurance status or ability to pay. Services include comprehensive primary care, women’s health, blood pressure and diabetes management, health education, health screenings, Medicaid enrollment and case management. In additional to its regular schedule, the mobile unit also provides services during health fairs and community events.
The units are stationed regularly in Gentilly, Algiers, Westwego, Central City, and Mid City. Click the link for locations and schedules. Call (504) 994.0054 for more information.
The Tulane Community Health Center at Covenant House offers healthcare services, mental health counseling, reproductive health services, and geriatrics care. Medical services are available Mon & Thurs from 8am to 7pm and Tues, Wed & Fri from 8am to 5pm. Call 504-988-3000 for more information or to make an appointment.moreless
The Excelth Mobile Medical Unit provides pediatric and adult primary care, women's health, podiatry, behavioral health, case management, care management, medication assistance, Free HIV counseling and testing, focusing on the uninsured and underinsured. Once initial services are provided, patients are linked to a Medical Home with an assigned, consistent, provider within the network which includes Daughters of Charity and New Orleans Health Department clinics (fixed sites).
The unit is stationed regularly in Gentilly, New Orleans East, and the Lower 9th Ward. Click the link for locations and schedules. Call (504) 444.7071 for more information.
The Mom & Baby Mobile Health Center offers prenatal services to women throughout the community. There are two units in the Greater New Orleans area to serve the needs of the uninsured and underinsured. Prenatal care is available for everyone regardless of your ability to pay. Services include regular prenatal visits with a nurse midwife, lab-work, and health education including topics such as vitamins, and folic acid, other important health information. The mobile unit is stationed regularly in Kenner, Mid-City, Arabi, Chalmette, Central City, and the Lower 9th Ward. Click the link for locations and schedules. Call (504) 231.8193 for more information.
St. Anna’s Mobile Medical Unit travels to various areas in and around New Orleans to provide healthcare to vulnerable populations, with a focus on uninsured, homeless, and immigrant adults. The unit serves the Treme Neighborhood, the St. Roch area, the Lower 9th Ward, 7th Ward, Downtown, Metairie, and Arabi.
Click the link for locations and schedules. Call (504) 232.4403 for more information. moreless
Find information for recovery and urgent needs resources such as free food and clothing, healthcare, senior services, and shelters is available on the Louisiana Spirit website. Visit the website to choose a parish and access a list of resources in that area.
Louisiana Spirit also has a toll free number with crisis counselors that can make over-the-phone referrals for services and counseling help. Call 1-800-273-8255.
211 Information and Referral provides a 24 hour, comprehensive community resource information and referral service. Counselors are available 24/7 and can provide referrals for food banks, utility assistance, medical care, job training, elder care, disability assistance, afterschool programs, tutoring, and more. 211 can also refer residents to organizations offering tax preparation assistance. Dial 2-1-1 from a land line or the 800 numbers listed below for the respective cities.
ITT was formed in late 2004 to address health disparities with an emphasis on the Treme' area. ITT's initial focus has been in the area of HIV/AIDS. The clinic provides HIV Case Management, and housing locater assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS. It is an active LA Medicaid application site.
1661 Canal Street, Suite 3107 504-962-3245moreless
Free family planning services are available to uninsured women ages 19-44 who do not have Medicaid and want to avoid unintended pregnancy. The program is available through Lousiana Family Planning Waiver Services. For more information, call 877-252-2447 or visit the website.
The New Orleans Musicians Clinic offers free healthcare services and prescriptions to local musicians. The clinic is located at 2820 Napoleon Avenue, Suite 890 in New Orleans. Call (504) 412-1366 for information or an appointment.moreless
“Smile Again, New Orleans” is a HRSA Special Project of National Significance (SPNS) initiative to provide oral health care services to the HIV positive population of Greater New Orleans on a mobile dental van. It is a collaborative effort with the LSU School of Dentistry, MCLNO, and the HIV Outpatient Program/HOP. Partners include the NO/AIDS Task Force and N`R Peace. The “Smile Again, New Orleans” clinical team consists of a dentist and a dental assistant that provides oral healthcare services in two chairs on the mobile van.
Diagnostic services, preventative services, and simple restorative procedures are provided, and referrals are available for complicated restorative. The mobile dental van will travel to sites identified as having a significant population of those that are HIV positive and in need of oral health care services.
The van is regularly stationed in Downtown/Mid-City and New Orleans East. Click the link for locations and schedules. Call (504) 292.2519 for more information.
LATAN is a statewide, nonprofit organization that is dedicated to providing access to Assistive Technology and equipment to Louisianians of all ages with disabilities through its programs and services. LATAN provides Device Demonstrations for a more informed choice; access to free or low-cost, previously owned equipment and devices through its online and telephone accessible database called The AT Marketplace; applications for Alternative Financial Loans for the purchase of AT; access to low-cost, refurbished desktop computers (Computer ReUse Program), a website resource page full of AT and disability information; its "GREAT Possibilities" newsletter; and its Information & Assistance Program. For more information, call (800) 270-6185 (Voice/TTY), toll-free in LA, or (225) 925-9500 (Voice/TTY), or visit the website at www.latan.org.
NeedyMeds.com is an online resource for information on prescription assistance programs. On this site you can find applications for discount programs, or free medication programs, and other programs that help with prescription costs.
If your child is younger than 19 and does not have health insurance, he or she could qualify to get free healthcare benefits - medical, vision, dental - through LaCHIP (Louisiana Child Health Insurance Program).
Visit the DHH website at the link above to download an application for LaCHIP or call 1-877-2LaCHIP (1-877-252-2447) to have an application mailed to your home.
FHF is an information and referral service for people with disabilities and their families, including information on educational services and other needs. Visit the website or call (504) 888-9111 or (800) 766-7736.
If you don't have prescription coverage and can't afford your prescriptions, Partnership for Prescription Assistance can help you pay for them. Visit their website at www.pparx.org or call 1-888-477-2669. A trained specialist will help you apply.moreless