Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center

 

Situated on the Lafitte Greenway at N Galvez Street, Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center is part of the greater Faubourg Lafitte redevelopment and is jointly managed by Providence Community Housing and Enterprise Community Partners. It's home to several community services, including Friends of Lafitte Greenway's office.

 

Hours of operation

8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday 

Contact Information:

504.827.9963

Location

2200 Lafitte Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70119

Amenities

STNC is an 11,000 square-foot facility with community rooms, a computer lab, a commercial kitchen, office space, a playground, a community garden, green space, and tennis courts. Several of Sojourner Truth's meeting rooms are available for rent for community gatherings and meetings. Call to inquire.

Programming 

 

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Youth Programs

STNC hosts after school, academic support, and other programs to Faubourg Lafitte children, providing a safe sapce in which they can improve their school performance, gain creative and collaborative skills, and build confidence. Every summer STNC hosts a seven-week summer camp for children ages 5 to 12. 

Senior Programs

STNC serves more than 130 low-income seniors each month by providing regular classes on nutrition, exercise, financial planning and mental health, and special events. By connecting seniors to each other and their larger community, they help seniors live longer, healthier lives, and reduce social isolation.