Thanks, Cross Lake Floatilla!

July 18th, 2016

The Cross Lake Floatilla donated $2,000 to both Providence House and Heart of Hope! We appreciate your support!

Letter from the Executive Director

July 6th, 2016

It is hard to believe that summer has arrived already! My journey with Providence House began December 14, 2015, and it’s been a whirlwind ride.  I feel tremendously blessed and honored to work alongside 43 men and women who are dedicated to “breaking the homeless cycle one family at a time.” Today, Providence House serves an average of 80 families DAILY in our 27-room […]

Thanks Downtown Wave!

June 30th, 2016

Audrey Trujillo and Bailey Brantley are a part of the band, Downtown Wave. They donate all the door proceeds from their shows to Providence House. Visit for more information on their fight against homelessness! Thanks for your support, Downtown Wave!

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! ‪

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The Providence House
814 Cotton Street
Shreveport, LA 71101

Office Phone: 318-221-7887
Crisis Line: 318-226-5015

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