St. Marks Cathedral FCA presented the 2016 Dodge Ball Madness proceeds of $575 to Providence House Director, Mrs. Verni Howard.
The Johnsons were struggling; they had no jobs and could not provide for their children. They called Providence House because they heard it had a good program to help families. They admit that they had a lot to learn. Providence House helped them learn to budget, manage money correctly, and get their priorities in the right order. Both DeChristopher […]
Congratulations, Kimberly Smith! Kimberly will graduate from Bossier Parish Community College today! Before coming to Providence House, Kimberly and her son, Kayesun, moved from house to house and even lived in her car. “Life was one downfall after another. We were just trying to find somewhere stable,” said Kimberly. After her grades began to suffer, her school told her about Providence House. […]
Before Providence House, Melanie says life was unpredictable. She was estranged from her children and addicted to drugs. She was pregnant with her third child and actively using drugs. When her daughter was 4 months old daughter, she sought treatment for her addiction. Realizing she had nowhere to go when her treatment was through, her […]
Candice says that before Providence House, she was having trouble balancing working part-time and trying to go to school at Blue Cliff College. This caused problems with her significant other. It just wasn’t working. She lost her job and then her vehicle and her school counselor suggested she contact Providence House. Candice reached out in […]
Charmaine says that life was great until she moved to Shreveport to pursue a relationship. After staying with a friend for a while, they began having disagreements. She and her children Trevaeh and Navaeh had nowhere to go. After researching shelters in Shreveport, Charmaine determined that Providence House was the best opportunity for her and […]
YOU HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE King and his mother arrived at Providence House in December of 2015. With no family or resources, we were their new family and their place of Hope. King is now thriving at daycare and has made several new friends. His mom has her own apartment through our […]
Verni Howard is a native of Shreveport and joins us from Chase Bank where she served as Vice-President in the Government and Not for Profit Banking Group. With more than 18 years of non-profit banking experience, Verni brings a keen understanding of financial management and a strong background in relationship and team development. She has […]