Northwest Louisiana Community Development CorporationShreveport, LA
Our mission is to improve the lives of the underserved in our communities by ensuring they have adequate training programs and services available to enhance their quality of life.
Categories Education, youth development, training, and employment Before school, after school, summer school, tutoring, and other primary and secondary education programs and services Adult and continuing education Workforce training and employment Youth development Youth business, agricultural, civic, and leadership development Student and education services and support Education, youth development, training, and employment, N.E.C. Health and mental health Mental health care Other mental health care services Health and mental health, N.E.C. Human services, food, housing & emergency aid Emergency assistance Housing and shelter Housing loan, rent, home expense, and home improvement support and services Community rehabilitation, revitalization and development Mortgage and consumer finance Libraries and archives Community and neighborhood development Help, information, and general services and support Non-emergency help, information, and resource centers (includes physical locations) Children and youth Children and Preteens (4-12) Adolescents (13-17) Gifted and talented children
Sensible Alternatives to Valuable Economic Empowerment (S.A.V.E.), is a financial literacy program geared toward adults, this consist of eleven training modules that cover basic financial topics. Topics include a description of deposit and credit services offered by financial institutions, how to choose the correct institution and maintaining a checking account, spending plans, the importance of saving, how to obtain and use their credit effectively, and the basics of building or repairing credit. Children Acquiring Savings for Their Harvest (C.A.S.H.) is a financial literacy program geared toward youth between the ages of 12-20 years of age. Youth are taught on their level the basics of handling their money and finances, including how to create positive relationships with financial institutions.
Building Blocks to Your Future Home provides general instruction to increase your knowledge and build new skills in the area of homeownership. Subjects covered include homeownership readiness and affordability, money and credit management, types of properties and financing available, purchase, mortgage, and closing processes, home maintenance and financial management after you have bought your home. We also offer information on predatory lending and how to avoid the traps.
Community Assisting is provided through Northwest Louisiana CDC as a hand up and not a hand out. Applicant will come and fill out application and provide delinquent bill. Then the board will review information and applicant will be informed of results. If applicant is not approved through our organization, they would then be referred to other agencies that can assist in their endeavors.
Community Service Resources Listing our organization has inquired a book of resources listings of available city, parish, regional and some state-wide services available to the community within the Ark-La-Tex. These services cover a broad spectrum of needs on such topics as health, education, family sufficiency, child care, employment, substance abuse, and crisis intervention.
The home will serve boys in Louisiana who need a safe, secure, and stable home. This will include those who are homeless, neglected, in danger of violence or drug and sexual abuse. The home will also receive boys from DCFS and the Caddo Parish Juvenile Justice System.
Goods & Services
The NWLA Community Development Center is seeking donations of any type of computer, robotic, or music and video production supplies including old computers, flash drives, HDMI cords, printers, etc.