How We Help
We address the core barriers that lead to homelessness and allow families (single men, single women, or married couples with children) a chance to start again, to find hope, and to gain the independence that they have never had or once lost. Our three strong pillars include:
Providence House operates a Type III, 4-STAR Child Development Center for its residents and the local community, providing children with the skills needed to be ready for kindergarten. Workforce Development courses offer adults affordable, accessible job skills training classes right here in downtown Shreveport on the Providence House campus. Our 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. Workforce Development and the Adult HiSET programs are in partnership with Bossier Parish Community College.
The “House” accommodates up to 27 families (80 people). With the support of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the City of Shreveport, our goal is to rapidly get families housed and provide the necessary support to become self-sufficient.
Providence House employs case managers, a professional counselor, a full-time dietary team, and a full-time teaching staff. This team, along with administrative staff, provides a complement of supportive services including financial literacy, parenting and life skills classes, employment preparation, and a workforce development program.
We cannot do it without you, and we are asking you to get involved. There are so many ways for you to partner with us in our mission to end the cycle of homelessness in the Shreveport/Bossier area.
Power of $25
Your monthly gift can provide food, clothing, shelter, education and support that can forever transform the lives of families in need.