WELCOME TABLE

Mothers circle

Participants

WELCOME TABLE

Mother’s Circle - Tragedy to Transformation to Triumph

The Welcome Table NewOrleans Mother’s Circle began 15 months ago, and participants are pioneering apath for change, not only for mothers in New Orleans, but also those in citiesacross the nation to reconcile and end the culture of violence on the streetsof America. Born from the love, compassion, hopes, tears and dreams of motherswho have lost children to violence, the effort seeks to be a vehicle, a“mothership connection,” that helps to transform the community from violence,despair, fear, suffering, rage, hatred, injustice, racism, oppression andtragedy to a community where love and healing triumph. Mothers who have lostsons and daughters to violence, mothers whose sons have taken lives and allthose who support mothers are called to connect through action, commitment andpurpose.

Mother’s Circle - Tragedy to Transformation to Triumph

The Welcome Table NewOrleans Mother’s Circle began 15 months ago, and participants are pioneering apath for change, not only for mothers in New Orleans, but also those in citiesacross the nation to reconcile and end the culture of violence on the streetsof America. Born from the love, compassion, hopes, tears and dreams of motherswho have lost children to violence, the effort seeks to be a vehicle, a“mothership connection,” that helps to transform the community from violence,despair, fear, suffering, rage, hatred, injustice, racism, oppression andtragedy to a community where love and healing triumph. Mothers who have lostsons and daughters to violence, mothers whose sons have taken lives and allthose who support mothers are called to connect through action, commitment andpurpose.

RESOURCES

  • Counseling Resources
  • Crime Victims Reparations Resources
  • Reentry Resources

Counseling Resources


Children’s Bureau of New Orleans

2626 Canal St., Suite 201
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 525-2366
Afterhours Cope Line: (504) 269-2673

Catholic Charities / Counseling Solutions Organization

6220 LaSalle Pl
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 451-7866

Family Service of Greater New Orleans

2515 Canal Street, Suite 201
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 822-0800

Akula Foundation: Grief Resource Center

1221 S Clearview Parkway, 4th Floor
Jeerson, LA 70121
Phone: 24 Hour Line:
(504) 723-3628,
(504) 881-0452

Crime Victims Reparations Resources


Information about the program and qualifications are on
the LCLE website:
http://www.lcle.state.la.us/programs/cvr.asp

The reps for our local area:

Orleans Parish

Sgt. Stephanie Minto-Gibson
mintos@opso.us
(504) 827-6702 x4377

Jefferson Parish

Dy. Kent Wolkart
wolkart_ka@jpso.com
(504) 376 - 2426

Seasons Grief & Loss Center

654 Brockenbraugh Ct.
Metairie, LA 70005
(504) 834-5957

3221 Behrman Place
Suite 105
New Orleans, LA 70114
(504) 376-2590

Trinity Counseling

2108 Coliseum St
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-522-7557

Divine Intervention Rehabilitation, LLC 3221 Behrman Place Ste 201
New Orleans, LA 70114
(504) 263-2800

Kingsley House Community Counseling

Center (CCC)
1600 Constance St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 523-6221

Reentry Resources


RISE - Reintegration Services (NOLA FOR LIFE Reentry Program)

Contact: Kiksha Constantine
504-658-4991

Who We Serve
Men and Women ages 16-35
  • That have committed a felony
  • That have spent time either on probation or incarcerated
  • Partner Organizations
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Total Community Action
  • Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
  • Community Service Center
  • Urban League of Greater New Orleans

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