Providence House History and Goal

For more than 28 years, Providence House has been in the forefront of helping homeless families with children overcome the causes of homelessness, including lack of affordable housing, extreme poverty, and unemployment, through its proven service-delivery model. We require accountability and responsibility from both the families and ourselves in overcoming these obstacles and achieving our shared goals. Since 1993 we have served 4803 families, a total of 15, 987 people that included 9840 children and 5,824 adults providing more than 1,530,195 nights of shelter and a program to ultimately break the cycle of homelessness. Providence house was established to provide housing, supportive services, training, employment and opportunities for homeless families with children to break the cycle of homelessness.

Service Area:

Categories Education, youth development, training, and employment Workforce training and employment Vocational secondary education Vocational post-secondary education Youth intervention (at-risk) programs Human services, food, housing & emergency aid Basic and emergency aid Child Welfare Housing and shelter Homeless shelters Temporary accomodations Human services, N.E.C. Child abuse Mortgage and consumer finance Children and youth Prenatal, infants and toddlers (under 4) Children and Preteens (4-12) Adolescents (13-17) Families (includes non-traditional and families of choice) Children of LGBT parents
Grants: $0.00
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Shreveport, LA

The singular aim of Providence House is to break the homeless cycle one family at a time. Our mission statement speaks to what we believe and is the underlying motivation for all that we do at Providence House. The Lord who created you says: “fear not, I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are mine.” Isaiah 43:1 Providence House is a ministry called to live out God’s gracious intention, sovereign purpose and steadfast love for each and every person. In providing shelter, care, support and encourage for families in need, we seek to be a visible sign and instrument of God’s own provision for all of God’s children. Providence House is a non-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Louisiana and is exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Shreveport, LA 71101
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