Adoption Helps Families Grow & Blossom

We are proud to share the story of staff member Lori Arceneaux North, LCSW, BACS. Lori serves as the Program Manager of our Adoption & Maternity Services program, and she is also an adoptive parent.  “Adoption has tremendously impacted my life on both a professional and a personal level. After working for Volunteers of America Greater… Read More

GolfStar Classic Golf Tournament 2012: Sponsor a Hole or Donate an Auction Item to Raise Money for Adoption Services

Volunteers of America’s 2012 GolfStar Classic Golf Tournament will be held on March 6, 2012.  The event will be hosted again at the beautiful PGA Tournament Players Club (TPC) golf course. In the brochure below is more information about how you can sponsor a hole on the course for $200 or play in the tournament for… Read More

Donald and Vanessa Welcome Home Giovanni Caleb

After trying to have a child for nearly their entire eight year of marriage, Donald and Vanessa contacted Volunteers of America’s Maternity and Adoption Program to inquire about adoption. Vanessa was familiar with Volunteers of America as her father has volunteered for many years with our agency. Donald and Vanessa were overjoyed when an expectant… Read More

Adoption and Maternity Services on WWL

This morning Lori Arceneaux was featured on WWL with Sally-Ann Roberts. Lori is the Program Coordinator of Volunteers of America’s Adoption and Maternity program. Volunteers of America began operating maternity homes in 1915 and was one of the first adoption agencies to become licensed in the state of Louisiana in the late 1940s. Over the… Read More

Adoption Services’ Carousel Party

It’s National Adoption Month and our Adoption Services department held its annual Carousel Party on the 6th. Check out WWL’s coverage of the event below to learn more. Our Adoption Services department creates loving families through adoption and serves birth parents and adoptive parents with counseling, support groups, and community education. For more information on… Read More

Women Experiencing Unplanned Pregnancies – Adoption is an Option.

Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans places infants in adoptive homes, offers counseling for birthparents and adoptive parents, and reaches out to both groups with a variety of helping services that range from crisis counseling for pregnant women to home studies for adoptive couples. Adoption and Maternity is a full service agency. The program also… Read More