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Verni Howard

Executive Director

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

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SleepOut 4 Independence 2019 Set for November
SleepOut 4 Independence is officially set for November 16th, 2019 at Independence Stadium. SleepOut 4 Independence is hosted by Providence House, and is a community wide event that aims to raise awareness of homelessness in Northwest Louisiana. Individuals and teams will construct their own shelter for a one-night stay while fundraising for the hours spent
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