Kiwanis Club

June 22nd, 2016

Verni Howard met with the local Kiwanis Club to discuss the mission and ministry of Providence House. Thanks for your continued support!  

Life After Loss

June 20th, 2016

  Amanda was arrested in September of 2013 for driving under the influence and served 2 months jail time for her offense. During that time, she lost her job, her house, her driver’s license, her car and herself. When she got out of jail, she and her children had nowhere to go. Her friends told […]

Erik humbled himself for his family

June 15th, 2016

  Erik and his daughter were living what he describes as an unstable life with no direction before coming to Providence House. He was working part-time as a landscaper, and there was just not enough money to make ends meet. Additionally, he was working to gain custody of his other daughter. Providence House was suggested […]

Kim never quit

June 15th, 2016

  “When you feel like quitting think about why you started.” Kimberly had lost everything, including a place to stay and was facing jail time. She had no job, and she and her children were sleeping in a car. She had nowhere else to turn, so she called Providence House. While at Providence House, she […]

Derrick was determined to succeed

June 15th, 2016

  Derrick and his daughters were living in his car. His wife left, and Derrick accepted full custody of his daughters. With no child care for them, he had to give up his job as a truck driver to be able to stay home with them. He used all of his savings, and they had […]

Providence House received $20,000 from United Way

June 13th, 2016

It was empowering to be one of the 73 agencies that received a grant from the United Way of Northwest Louisiana.  Thanks for supporting our mission!  

Helping Others Is Something I Have To Do

June 3rd, 2016

Sierra started volunteering in the Child Development Center at Providence House in 2013 through LSUS’ work-study program. After her work-study ended, she continued to volunteer. “I grew to love the children and Providence House. Helping others is something I have to do,” says Sierra. Now employed full-time at Willis Knighton, Sierra continues to volunteer. Thanks! ‪

St. Marks Cathedral FCA Presents Check

May 23rd, 2016

St. Marks Cathedral FCA presented the 2016 Dodge Ball Madness proceeds of $575 to Providence House Director, Mrs. Verni Howard.

The Johnson Family

May 18th, 2016

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

May 13th, 2016

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 […]

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Shreveport, LA 71101

Office Phone: 318-221-7887
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