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Verni Howard

Executive Director

814 Cotton Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
(318) 221-7887 ext 101

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Busy Street panhandling
Panhandling hurts the homeless population
Panhandling problem: Homeless advocates say it hurts those truly in need by: Jeané Franseen Posted: Jul 29, 2019 / 08:47 PM CDT / Updated: Jul 29, 2019 / 10:25 PM CDT SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Panhandling is illegal in Shreveport, yet many still do it every single day and local advocates say the practice is
Providence House April 2019 Newsletter
What A Difference An Education Can Make Meet Providence House’s 2019 Spring Graduating Class! Twenty-two families completed the program and are now living a self-sufficient life. All families are working, in permanent housing, their children are in school and they now have the tools needed for long-term sustainability! This simply would not have been a
Verni Howard among 16 honored for at the ATHENA Leadership Award Luncheon
Verni Howard,  Exexcutive Director of Providence House, was among 16 honorees at the 28th Annual ATHENA Leadership Award Luncheon November 8, 2018 at Sam’s Town Shreveport. The Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce Business Development Connection holds the Annual ATHENA Leadership Award Luncheon each year, to honor individuals that personify the highest level of professional excellence in