Our Programs

We provide innovating programs and services focusing on the needs of young people in our community from the ages of 5 through 25.

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APEX is made possible through the generous donations of people. Your generosity keeps us open for all of New Orleans.

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About Us

Our vision is to create cycles of creativity and accountability to help support and focus on the needs of our communities.

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ATTENTION: APEX is MOVING! Our new, larger location is 2039 Toledano St., New Orleans.
We open in the new space Dec. 5, 2016. APEX will be closed 11/20 - 12/4/2016

Get Your Shopping On!

Get your BLACK FRIDAY on and support APEX all month long! Simply shop Amazon like you would normally, but use the link below or CLICK HERE. You save AND APEX...read more

Success Story: Asphalt Oasis

Apex Youth Center was featured in an article by the Dick's Sporting Goods Foundation. Since opening APEX with her husband, Danny, in 2010, Fitzpatrick has seen more than five hundred...read more

CNN Hero: Teaching Nonviolence on New Orleans’ Mean Streets

Nearly 30 years ago, Lisa Fitzpatrick was the target of a gang initiation. She had pulled off the highway in Oklahoma City, to buy something at a convenience store...read more