Regular office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Monday- Friday)
From Metairie/Kenner: Head East on I-10 towards New Orleans Business District. Stay left at US BR 90 W, (signs for US-90 Business/Westbank/Superdome/Claiborne Ave). Take exit towards Superdome. Follow signs to Girod Street and merge on to Girod Street. Turn right on St Charles Avenue. There is no designated parking area for non-employees, and parking is limited to on street, metered spaces and privately owned pay lots.
From Westbank: From US-90 BR E, continue across Crescent City Connection (toll bridge) towards New Orleans. Take exit towards O’Keefe Avenue. Turn Right on Howard St. Turn left on Carondelet St. Turn right on Girod St. Turn right on St Charles Avenue. There is no designated parking area for non-employees, and parking is limited to on street, metered spaces and privately owned pay lots.
The New Orleans District Office is located on the Regional Transit Authority’s bus and streetcar route.
Demographics And Statistics
New Orleans District supervises approximately 6,500 offenders, of which approximately 1000 have been convicted of violent crimes and 200 are sex offenders.
New Orleans District also provides supervision through specialty court programs such as Drug Courts, Mental Health Court and Veterans Treatment Court. Drug Courts are made available to offenders with no prior violent or sex offense convictions who have been convicted of drug-related offenses. Those participating in Drug Courts are involved in intensive supervision, treatment, and drug screenings. Mental Health Court and Veterans Treatment Court are designed to assist offenders that meet criteria and have specific needs.
Special Community Projects
New Orleans District has as its mission to provide for control of adjudicated offenders through enforcement of laws and management of programs. The mission is designed to insure the safety of the public, staff, and offenders while reintegrating offenders into society. As such, New Orleans District Officers work jointly with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies as well as numerous community service agencies to provide safer communities and alternatives to incarceration. Special projects include the New Orleans Crime Prevention Initiative, the Orleans Day Reporting Center, Southeast Regional Reentry Center, LSP/Orleans Reentry Court Program, Multi-Agency Gang Unit, U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, N.O. AIDS Task Force, Job One, Inmate Welfare Fund, warrant roundups, curfew checks and Halloween compliance checks of sex offenders.
New Orleans District Office provides a community resource center for offenders that offers multiple services and programs. Additionally, the District Office provides community resource events that include job and community resource fairs, drug treatment, adult education programs, and housing. Our office houses weekly outpatient drug, alcohol, and anger management programs free of charge to those under supervision. The New Orleans District Office also offers sex offender treatment, which requires a fee. NOD Officers participate in job and resource fairs held periodically at statewide correctional institutions to assist and prepare offenders anticipating release onto supervision for a healthy reintegration back into the community. New Orleans District Office also provides an intern program for several colleges in the metropolitan area. New Orleans District partners with Catholic Charities, Goodwill Industries, N.O. Mission, Bridge House, Salvation Army, Ozanam Inn, Metropolitan Health Services, Grace Outreach, Forensics Aftercare, Professional Academy, Greenpath, Odyssey House, Emmett Professional Services, and St John’s Number 9, along with various other providers to offer an extension of immediate resources available to those under supervision.
New Orleans District staff assists Habitat for Humanity in the reconstruction of houses in the New Orleans area.