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  /// Re-entry Resources

The guide has been compiled with the intention of increasing public access to services that are free or low-cost in the New Orleans area. Most listings are for services located in Orleans & Jefferson parishes, although select state and nationwide services have also been included. It has been produced as a public service by volunteer community members. Resources and eligibility may have changed since the time this guide was written, so we recommend connecting to service providers directly to obtain accurate and up to date information.

Monthly free legal clinic for for formerly incarcerated people who have served at least 2 months in the last five years. Areas of free legal advice include: child support, driver's licenses, traffic tickets, TWIC, evictions, consumer law, and public benefits. First come, first serve. Click here to download the flyer, and find the schedule and full details at:

The Justice and Accountability Center hosts monthly expungement clinics in which you can receive FREE legal advice on your expungement issue. Click here to download the flyer, and find the schedule and full details at:

Developed in May 2012, NOLA FOR LIFE is Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s comprehensive murder reduction strategy to tackle the city’s historically-high murder rate. The re-entry resource guide contains listings for housing, employment, education, legal aid/advocacy, mental health, nutrition assistance, and substance abuse counseling. 

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