Below is a list of community and national partners involved in the revitalization of New Orleans.
Comprised of 22 non-profit and governmental organizations in the Greater New Orleans area, whose membership is open to those who provide primary care or behavioral health services in a community setting irrespective of the client’s ability to pay, with a special focus on low-income, uninsured populations.
Actor’s Fund of America
Provides a broad spectrum of social, health, employment, and housing programs that address the critical needs of entertainment industry professionals.
Leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes. The NOMC collaborates with the American Diabetes Association, organizing regular community events and participating yearly in the ADA Diabetes Walk.
American Federation of Musicians Local 174-496
The local musicians union provides assistance to New Orleans musicians such as affordable equipment insurance, AFM employer pension plan, and contract planning among a myriad of other services.
Uses art and culture to support and provide opportunities for art presentations, community development, artist support, and the creation of partnerships that amplify outreach and support efforts.
Athletes and the Arts
Integrating the science of sport and the performing arts for the mutual benefit of both. Athletes and the Arts is an initiative focused on linking the sport athlete and musician/performing artist communities through collaborative exchange and application of wellness, training and performance research and initiatives. Checkout this video to learn more!
Conducts ministries in the Greater New Orleans area by educating congregation members to implement wellness ministries within their congregations and the communities they serve; and assists in sustaining these ministries by providing continuing education, congregational assessments, and a host of other program services
The mission of the Brett Thomas Doussan Foundation Nonprofit Corporation is to raise mental health awareness by means of advocacy, education, and music. Through our endeavors in the Greater New Orleans area and across the Gulf South, we hope to keep the legacy of our beloved friend, Brett Thomas Doussan, alive in the community that fostered his deep passion and appreciation for music. All funds donated to NOMAF from The Brett Thomas Doussan Foundation are allocated towards Mental Health.
Chef Anne Churchill, a native of Alabama, grew up in Taipei, Taiwan before settling in New Orleans, her spiritual heartland, for college. Her unique culinary style has earned her a bronze medal in the National Restaurant Association’s Regional culinary competition in Chicago, as well as a varied musician client list including the Dave Matthews Band and the Glee LIVE tour. Chef Anne works with the NOMC as a culinary consultant in addition to her catering work and more.
Provides quality care to individuals, couples and families that seek a “medical home” where they can consistently go for care. They are particularly focused on our Greater New Orleans neighbors who come from underserved communities: the service industry, the LGBT community and slowly developing neighborhoods.
The Classic is New Orleans’ (and the region’s) premier 10k road race, and one of the oldest 10k races in the nation. For 37 years, it has combined world class competition, amateur participation and great fun for all participants.
A project of MarketUmbrella.Org, The Crescent Cirty Farmers Mareket holds 4 producer-only, weekly farmers markets rain or shine in different New Orleans neighborhoods year-round.
Dat Dog is a place where amazing and affordable food, fun-loving staff, and bright colors provide you with a sanctuary of joy from the moment you cross its threshold. Combining the soul of Louisiana with the sophistication of Europe, Dat Dog’s artfully crafts delicious Hot Dogs in their three New Orleans locations.
The Daughters of Charity have provided compassionate health care in New Orleans for 180 years, and offers primary and preventive health services that address the needs of the total individual – body, mind, and spirit.
Molly Kimball, registered dietitian with Ochsner’s Elmwood Fitness Center, has collaborated with local restaurants to create Eat Fit NOLA, a partnership that highlights the better-for-you items right on the menu, making it effortless for anyone to eat nutritiously, anywhere in the city.
The Ella Project was launched in January 2004 by co-founders Ashlye Keaton and Gene Meneray in partnership of the Arts Council of New Orleans, Tipitina’s Foundation, and Tulane Law School to offer dedicated pro bono legal assistance to low to moderate income artists, musicians, and grass roots non-profits of Louisiana. The Ella Project has served more than 2000 clients and offered in depth workshops across the gulf south. In 2016, ELLA became a stand alone non profit organization, dedicated to the tenets of arts business development, legal services, cultural advocacy, and policy engagement.
The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) is a nonprofit civil rights organization established in 1995 to eradicate housing discrimination. GNOFHAC’s work throughout Louisiana includes education, investigation and enforcement activities. GNOFHAC is dedicated to fighting housing discrimination because it is an illegal and divisive force that perpetuates, ignorance, fear and hatred.
The first dedicated teaching kitchen to be implemented at a medical school. The center provides hands-on training for medical students through culinary medicine classes in the form of electives and seminars as well as continuing education for the healthcare and foodservice industries. The Goldring Center parters with our Dancer Wellness Program to provide a state of the art space for athletic nutrition instruction and cooking demos for performers.
The goal of the GRHOP is to inform residents of the targeted communities about their own health and provide access, now and in the future, to skilled frontline healthcare providers supported by networks of specialists knowledgeable in addressing physical, environmental, and behavioral and mental health needs.
Louisiana Public Health Institute
Louisiana Public Health Institute is a nonprofit organization that serves as a partner and convener to improve population-level health outcomes.
Provides statewide coordination of existing tobacco control initiatives, funding for innovative community programming for tobacco control, a statewide media campaign, administration of a state hospital system cessation program, and monitoring and evaluation of program impacts and outcomes.
Louisiana Center for Health Equity
Works to address the increasing disparities in health and healthcare across Louisiana caused by poverty, lack of access to quality health care and unhealthy environmental conditions with a focus on wellness and community health.
The primary mission of LCEF is to be a catalyst for the development and enhancement of the distinct cultural industries of Louisiana by promoting the economic health and quality of life of our cultural economy workforce.
Offers over 30 specialties with numerous subspecialties to meet healthcare needs in one location, providing better coordination of care.
Was one of the first medical partnerships of the NOMC, donating medical supplies, healthcare workers, and providing countless services to our musicians.
Magnolia Physical Therapy provides physical therapy and wellness services to the New Orleans, LA area. We help our patients overcome pain and feel better!
Founded in 2014, the Marigny Opera Ballet is a professional contemporary ballet company based in the Marigny Opera House of New Orleans. Its award-winning performances have included the works of New Orleans-based choreographers and composers.
Provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares’ services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.
Helps the true pioneers and forgotten heroes of Southern music gain recognition and meet their day-to-day needs.
NAMI New Orleans offers hope, help, and healing to people with mental illness – and to those who share their lives – through family support, education and advocacy, and quality psychosocial services.
Seeks to prevent hearing loss due to noise and other environmental factors in all sectors of society, and gain increased insights regarding occupational hearing conservation.
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation
Preservation and promotion of jazz music in New Orleans through education, programs, and community projects.
NOAC is an American athletic organization founded in 1872, making it the second-oldest such institution in the US. Centrally located in New Orleans, NOAC’s historical building houses comprehensive workout facilities many health and exercise amenities for their members. NOAC’s involvement with the Dancer Wellness Program provides state of the art spaces and equipment, elevating our abilities in fitness and strength building workshops.
Odyssey House Louisiana is a nonprofit behavioral healthcare facility with an emphasis on addiction treatment.
Performing Arts Medicine Association
PAMA is an organization comprised of dedicated medical professionals, artists educators, and administrators with the common goal of improving the health care of the performing artist. Members join from around the world.
Ponderosa Stomp | Ponderosa Stomp Foundation
Works to acknowledge, pay tribute to, and teach the cultural significance of the unsung heroes and heroines of rock-n-roll, rhythm & blues and other forms of American roots music – while they are still alive.
Supports the philosophy of Slow Food International: that everyone has a fundamental right to the pleasure of good food and consequently the responsibility to protect the heritage of food, tradition and culture that make this pleasure possible.
The mission of Southwest Airlines is dedication to the highest quality of Customer Service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride, and Company Spirit.
St. Thomas Community Health Center
Improves the health of the New Orleans region by providing a culturally competent, patient-centered medical home that is high quality and affordable.
Hosts the “Mission for Musicians” weekly series of health, occupational and emotional support for our beloved musicians.
The Foundation raises funds through memberships, fundraising events and donations which are in turn granted to artists and artistic projects. Because of their strong attachment to the people and culture of New Orleans, this marvelous group continues to support these projects, helping to ensure the heart of their beloved New Orleans continues to beat.
Trixie Minx is a New Orleans burlesque performer, producer and cultural ambassador, as well as a leading member of the Dancer Wellness Program. Known for her artistic and comic-inspired acts, she has entertained audiences across the world. Trixie Minx partnered with the NOMC as a community health advocate in the local burlesque community and has been an active participant in a range of wellness programs and events.
The Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine (TISM) provides individualized sports health care and assists in the prevention of athletic injuries and disorders. TISM is the site of choice for athletes at all levels based upon approach, attention, and dedication to sports health care. All services offered at TISM are provided in partnership with the Tulane University Medical Group and incorporate the educational and research programs of the Tulane University Medical School. TISM partners with the NOMC to provide the Dancer Wellness Program.
Focuses on education, income, and health as the building blocks for a good quality of life and a strong community.
WHIV is dedicated to diverse original programming that promotes public health, human rights and social justice.
Listener-supported volunteer-operated radio station in New Orleans, playing popular and rare music found nowhere but here.