First Grace Community Alliance (FGCA)  -  3401 Canal Street  -  New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

[email protected] (504-210-5064)  -  [email protected] (504-233-3057)  

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First Grace Community Alliance

The mission of First Grace Community Alliance (FGCA) is to work with and for people in need, especially women and children, by meeting food, housing and other emergency needs, while simultaneously challenging systemic poverty in the greater New Orleans area.  


FGCA is the 501(c)(3) nonprofit that houses both Hagar's House and Project Ishmael. Our programs and services are available without regard to race, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, nationality, age or gender identity.

Hagar's House

Hagar's House ( opened in 2007 as a sanctuary for women and children in New Orleans.  It provides an open and empowering residential community, resource coordination, and a safe space to transition into sustainable housing.


To reach Hagar's House, please call (504) 210-5064 or email [email protected]

Project Ishmael

Project Ishmael is a pro bono immigration legal program for children inside First Grace United Methodist Church ( in Mid City New Orleans.


Please email [email protected] or call (504) 233-3057 to reach Project Ishmael.


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