The Merkle Center of Hope
With 103 beds, The Merkle Center of Hope provides emergency shelter and temporary housing for single women, women with children, single men and Veterans. These emergency programs are designed to empower residents to regain their independence and increase self-sufficient. This support system consists of on-site case management, 24-hour, 7-days a week staff supervision and security monitoring, 3 meals per day plus snacks and on-site laundry services. In order to enhance our residents’ opportunities to succeed, we partner with community agencies that make additional services available as needed. Eligibility • ZERO TOLERANCE Drug and Alcohol Policy. Shelter Programs: *Emergency Shelter for Single Men *Emergency Shelter for Single Women *Emergency Shelter for Women & Children *Veteran's Lodge & Transitional Living & Assistance Program
200 E. Stoner Ave.
SHREVEPORT, LA 71101
Hours of operation: 4:00 PM-8:00AM
Outside Eligible: Yes
Requirements: Individuals or families that meet the Federal U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Criteria for Homelessness are eligible for assistance.
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