Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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Youth Orchestra of the Lower 9th Ward

Contact Info


5500 Saint Claude Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: (516) 425-2760

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Laura Patterson
Phone:(516) 425-2760

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:
Beginning date for service:

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency does not carry worker's compensation insurance.
The Youth Orchestra of the Lower 9th Ward aims to provide our students with quality music instruction, teach teamwork and discipline, and encourage our students to have fun and enjoy playing music!

Mission statements

The mission of the Youth Orchestra of the Lower 9th Ward is to foster academic achievement, cultivate artistic expression, increase community involvement, and promote the healthy growth and development of children in the Lower 9th Ward through regular music instruction.

Populations Served by Agency

  • Low-income children

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Music

Public Service Needs

  • Develop book club for mentally challenged
  • Students can create activities to foster group involvement with residents.
  • Perform for/ with community residents

Resource Needs for this agency

  • Cultural motivation and enrichment
  • Education
  • Instruction

Public Service Activities

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Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 - Some photos courtesy of the Peace Corps -