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Get Involved - For the Community

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Need a hand? Let us help! CSED offers a wide range of volunteer services and low-cost assistance for new and returning residents – all designed to help you restore your house and property, save money, reduce neighborhood blight, and revitalize our Lower Ninth Ward community.

Affordable Radiant Barrier Installation

Includes free home energy assessment and HVAC duct system inspection

Volunteer Home Restoration

Painting – interior, exterior
Hanging sheetrock
Lot cleaning/debris removal
Yard work & light landscaping, grass cutting
Minor carpentry
Fence painting

Blight/Neighborhood Beautification

Blighted property cleanup: mowing, debris removal, weed cutting
Street/block beautification

To learn more, contact the CSED office at 504.324.9955 or