Through Providence House

Providence House &
Bossier Parish Community College

Workforce Development Program

Classes Held at 825 Cotton Street, Shreveport, LA
Hours vary by class
Eligible for adults 18 and older
Scholarships available to cover tuition fees

Providence House and Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) are now offering workforce development courses on the Providence House campus! Register for BPCC certified courses in CPR & First Aid, Industrial Readiness Training (IRT), OSHA Ten, ServSafe, Customer Service, Google IT, and more. With hands-on technical training, the program offers affordable, accessible job skills training classes in downtown Shreveport. Get registered today!

To find out more information, please enter your name and phone number here:

For additional information, please contact:
Dr. Whittney Polley, Director of Education

Adult HiSET Program

Providence House’s Adult HiSET Program is a new way for adults who didn’t finish high school to earn a diploma and get on track for college or a career. Our one-on-one instruction has yielded excellent results for adults that might struggle in certain academic areas. This program is in partnership with Bossier Parish Community College.

Classes held at 825 Cotton Street, Shreveport, LA
Open Monday through Friday, 8:00am until 4:00pm
Free to Providence House residents and the community!

Enrollment Instructions:

1. All prospective students must either complete an online application or a paper copy. The test administrator will receive your information once the application is completed.

2. Students will be provided a username and password to begin the testing process.

3. Once testing is complete, the Director of Education will receive your scores. Students must score at the 6th Grade level of education or higher to be eligible for the program.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can fill out the testing application?

Applications are available to anyone who has not completed their high school education; however, the Providence House Program is for adults only (ages 18+). 

How long are the classes?

Classes are one to two hours each subject. Your class time is dependent upon your schedule. The amount of time it takes to complete all the coursework is dependent on each individual’s needs.

When am I eligible to take the HiSET Exam?

You can take the exam once you have completed the coursework and have post tested.

If I work during the day, are classes available after 5pm?

Evening classes are going to be offered soon.

Can I meet the instructor?

You can meet the instructor at any time. Please feel free to stop by and bring your application when you come. (Calling in advance would be greatly appreciated.)

Our Vision

Imagine… A Community Where No Family is Homeless.
Our vision is to be a catalyst for change so no family in our community is homeless. We fulfill our vision by providing all families an opportunity to thrive as equal members of our community by engaging them to perform acts of compassion, empowerment, and advocacy.

Power of $25

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