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New Orleans Council On Aging

      The New Orleans Council on Aging (NOCOA) is a private, non-profit corporation established in 1974, which serves as the Area Agency on Aging for Orleans Parish.  As such, NOCOA is responsible for seeing that a comprehensive and coordinated assortment of social, recreational, educational, and nutritional services are made available for person aged sixty and over in the city of New Orleans. 

     The mission of the New Orleans Council on Aging is to protect the rights, promote the well being, and enhance the self-esteem of New Orleans’ elderly by generating opportunities for self-reliance and independence. 


  • Dental Services
  • Homemaker Assistance
  • General Information & Assistance
  • Assessment Services
  • Outreach
  • Legal Services
  • Medical Alert Systems
  • National Family Caregiver Support Program
  • Nutrition Informatino
  • Personal Care Services
  • Power To CareUtility Assistance Program
  • Repairs on Wheels Program
  • Retired & Senior Volunteer Program
  • Senior Centers
  • Senior Companion Program
  • Senior Rx/Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC). 
  • Personal Emergency Response Systems


Executive Director:  Howard L. Rodgers, III  email
Assistant Executive Director:  Collie W. Edwards   email
Comptroller:  Sabrina Derbigny  email
Social Services Director:  Sontra M. Carmouche email
Community Services Coordinator:  Coretta G. LaGarde email

New Orleans Council On Aging
2475 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA  70119
(504) 821-4121

Visit our website at www.nocoa.org!

 Special Offers from The Louisiana Council on Aging

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