Children's Homes and Institutions in Louisiana, USA

(With date of foundation date, operator, number of male/female places, age for admission, and types of children received where known.)

  • Protestant Orphans' Home, 1219 Main Street, Baton Rouge
    (1842; Private organization; Orphan and destitute girls; 25F)
  • St Joseph's Orphan Asylum, Fifth and Florida Streets, Baton Rouge
    (1868; Sisters of St Joseph; Destitute orphan girls; 56F)
  • Louisiana Baptist Orphanage, Lake Charles
    (1903; Missionary Baptists of Louisiana; Orphan children; 38M/46F)
  • New Orleans Female Orphan Asylum, 1404 Clio Street, New Orleans
    (1836; Sisters of Charity; Orphan girls; 123F)
  • St Vincent's Infant Asylum, 1507 Magazine Street, New Orleans
    (1858; Sisters of Charity; Foundlings, orphan and indigent children; 158M/189F)
  • St Alphonsus Orphanage, 2709 Saratoga Street, New Orleans
    (1876; Sisters of Mercy; Orphan and homeless children; 30M/47F)
  • Protestant Orphans' Home, 3020 Magazine Street, New Orleans
    (1853; Private corporation; Orphan and destitute children; 30M/52F)
  • Sacred Heart Orphan Asylum, 3400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans
    (1893; Sisters of the Sacred Heart; Orphan and destitute girls; 94F)
  • Newsboys' Home, 349 Baronne Street, New Orleans
    (1879; Conference of St Vincent de Paul; Newsboys, working and homeless boys; 100M)
  • Immaculate Conception Asylum, 3503 Rampart Street, New Orleans
    (1856; Sisters Marianites of Holy Cross; Orphan girls; 67F)
  • St Mary's Catholic Orphan Boys' Asylum, 4111 Chartres Street, New Orleans
    (1835; Sisters Marianites of Holy Cross; Orphan boys; 340M)
  • Ursuline Orphanage, 4580 Dauphine Street, New Orleans
    (1727; Ursuline Nuns; Orphan girls; 38F)
  • Destitute Orphan Boys' Home, 5220St Charles Avenue, New Orleans
    (1824; Private corporation; Destitute orphan boys; 67M)
  • Jewish Orphans' Home, 5342St Charles Avenue, New Orleans
    (1853; Private association; Jewish orphan children; 80M/40F)
  • Lutheran Bethlehem Orphan Asylum, 5413 North Peters Street, New Orleans
    (1881; Lutheran Church, South; Orphan children from 3 to 12; 37M/46F)
  • Children's Home, 609 Jackson Avenue, New Orleans
    (1853; Protestant Episcopal Church; Orphan children; 3M/79F)
  • Poydras Asylum, 6354 Magazine Street, New Orleans
    (1817; Female Orphan Society; Orphan and destitute girls; 88F)
  • Receiving Home of Louisiana S.P.C.C., 642 Jordan Avenue, New Orleans
    (1892; Louisiana Society Prevention of Cruelty to Children; Delinquent, homeless, and dependent children; 157M)
  • Mount Carmel Orphan Asylum, 729 Piety Street, New Orleans
    (1869; Sisters of Mount Carmel; Homeless and destitute girls; 84F)
  • German Protestant Orphan Asylum, 920 State Street, New Orleans
    (1866; Private corporation; Orphan children; 54M/39F)
  • Colored Industrial Home, Gentilly Avenue, New Orleans
    (1902; Private corporation; Homeless and destitute children; 42M/36F)
  • Lafou Orphan Asylum for Colored Boys, Gentilly Road, New Orleans
    (1893; Sisters of the Holy Family; Homeless and neglected orphan boys; 59M)
  • St Joseph's Orphan Asylum, Josephine and Laurel Streets, New Orleans
    (1853; School Sisters of Notre Dame; Orphan and homeless children over 2; 95M/62F)
  • Genevieve Orphanage, 864 Olive Street, Shreveport
    (1900; Private corporation; Orphan children; 33M+F)