Our Results

“The Return on Your Investment”
17.6% of all households in Louisiana experienced food insecurity. This means that at some point during the year families could not provide food due to poverty. In 2015, Louisiana’s poverty rate was 19.8% and we ranked 49th in the country. Providence House changed the outcome for more than 481 people in 2017.  Seventy-seven ($0.77) of every $1.00 contributed to Providence House is used to support families and programs.


30 families

graduated from the Providence House program in 2017. Graduating families saved an excess of $50,000.

59 families

on average were served daily.  Of these families, we served an average of 132 children per day between the ages of newborn to 16. Historically, children represent 77% of the agency’s total population.
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36,409 meals

were provided in the “House” and 6,404 meals in the Child Development Center.

197 people

were housed on average per day via the “House” and 40 apartments throughout Shreveport and Bossier City.

2,403 calls

were received in 2017 from families seeking shelter.
18 families and 3 single women graduated from the Providence House program on Sept. 13, 2012, more than has ever graduated at one time in the organization's history. The ceremony was held at First Presbyterian Church of Shreveport. The grand total of Providence House graduates re-entering the community is now 372 families, including 412 adults, 28 single women and 802 children.


of every $1 contributed is used to support our programs.

Power of $25

Your monthly gift can provide food, clothing, shelter, education and support that can forever transform the lives of families in need.