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to provide housing for permanent placement of indivduals
The primary mission of Fuller Center NWLA is to provide decent homes for low-income working families living in poverty within the Shreveport-Bossier area, and supporting the process of restoring neighborhoods and strengthening communities.
HOME CONSTRUCTION & REHABILITATION: REHABILITATION OF SUBSTANDARD HOMES IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA, CONSISTING OF REPAIRS, FRESH PAINT AND REPLACEMENT OF WINDOWS, ROTTON WOODS AND APPLIANCES. CONSTRUCTION OF NEW HOUSING FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES. THIS PROGRAM ENCOMPASSES BUILDING NEW AFFORDABLE HOMES FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS. VOLUNTEERS AND PROSPECTIVE HOME OWNERS PARTICIPATE IN THE CONSTRUCTION. ONCE A HOME IS COMPLETED, THE OWNER SIGNS A PROMISSORY NON-INTEREST, 20-YEAR MORTGAGE, PAYA
SURPLUS STORE: CONSISTS OF EXCESS MATERIALS AND OTHER MATERIALS DONATED TO THE CENTER TO BE USED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF NEW HOMES AND SOLD TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, TO SUPPORT THE PRIMARY MISSION OF BUILDING HOMES FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES
HELD MEETINGS WITH CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS TRYING TO PASS LEGISLATION BENEFICIAL TO THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING INDUSTRY. HELD ANNUAL CONFERENCE AGENCIES FOR UP-TO-DATE AFFORDABLE HOUSING INFORMATION.
TO MAINTAIN A 22-UNIT APARTMENT COMPLEX, INCLUDING ONE HANDICAP-ACCESSIBLE UNIT, THAT PROVIDES DECENT, SAFE & SANITARY HOUSING TO LOW INCOME ELDERLY TENANTS WHO QUALIFY UNDER THE RURAL ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RULES & REGULATIONS
After-school and Summer program is a source for youth and adolescents to succeed. Services offered by the program include life skills training through an abstinence based curriculum, tutorial and homework assistance,access to technology through hands on computer training, and supportive services through involvement with parents, mentors, and tutors.
NZBC Urban Corp Housing Program provides services for Bossier, Shreveport, and all surrounding areas. Homebuying and Home Maintenance Education, Financial Education (Budgeting, Credit Receovery, Savings and Financial Maintenance), Loss Mitigation Education is available to assist you with all of your housing needs.
21ST CENTURY LEARNING CENTER PROVIDES AFTER SCHOOL TUTORIAL, CULTURAL ENRICHMENT, AND NUTRITION TO TARGETED STUDENTS
CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM PROVIDE MEALS AND SNACKS TO QUALIFYING LOW INCOME CHILDREN AND ADULTS
CHILD CARE, SFSP, OPERATING
HOUSING EDUCATION CDBG PROVIDE HOME BUYER TRAINING AND COUNSELING TO FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS
BEGAN CONSTRUCTION ON 1 HOME AND COMPLETED CONSTRUCTION ON 4 HOMES FOR THE ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED. ALSO, BEGAN REHAB PROGRAM FOR 4 HOMES FOR THE ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED, WITH 4-HOME REHABS COMPLETED.
COMPLETED CONSTRUCTION ON 1 HOMES FOR THE ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED. ALSO MADE REPAIRS TO EXISTING HOME UNDER THE GREATER BLESSINGS REHAB PROGRAM. CURRENTLY BUILDING 2 HOME WITH OTHERS PENDING.
A program providing family support/preservation services to foster and adoptive families referred by the Regional VIII Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Services also include early intervention, support and reunification for families reported for child abuse/neglect to DCFS and FINS. Funded by DCFS.
A program that provides transportation to Non-Medicaid NLHSD clients to behavioral health and social service appointments in Region VII. Funded by the Office of Behavioral Health.
A structured program providing 24-month residential and supportive services specifically designed for adults who are mentally ill, chemically dependent and homeless. Funded by HUD.
Permanent supportive, community-based housing for 9 women who are in recovery from substance abuse dependency and have experienced homelessness. Funded by HUD.
Permanent supportive, community-based housing for 16 individuals who have experienced chronic homelessness and have a severe mental health diagnosis. Funded by LHFA-HOME, City of Shreveport-HOME, HUD-SHP, and BancorpSouth.
SECTION 8 HOUSING ASSISTANCE– Rent support to low-income adults who have a severe mental health diagnosis and have experienced homelessness. Funded by HUD LEDBETTER- 12 affordable townhomes located in the Ledbetter Heights neighborhood.
Direct Services - Helping People With Disabilities Achieve Maximum Independence, Promoting Advocacy, Technology Assistance, Employment Opportunities And Support For Family And Friends.
Permanent & Transitional Housing
PEERS (Program for the Evaluation and Enrichment of Relational Skills) is a parent-assisted evidence-based intervention focusing on teens in middle and high school who are having difficulty making or keeping friends. Developing and keeping friendships correlates positively with self-esteem and independence. The intervention includes separate parent and teen sessions which meet at the same time for 90-minutes each week over a 14-week period. Class sizes are small (8-10 adolescents with parents) t
Helping youth become responsible, caring citizens and acquire skills for participating in the democratic process is the main thrust of these programs. They also develop leadership skills and provide opportunities for planning, decision-making, contributing to Club and community and celebrating our national heritage
These programs help youth create aspirations for the future, providing opportunities for career exploration and educational enhancement.
These initiatives develop young peopleâ€™s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults.
The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club provides a safe place for youth to develop life skills, improve academics and participate in group sports.
Programs in this core area enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing.
The Boys and Girls Club is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantage circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive responsible and caring citizens. Many programs are offered to encourage "at risk" youth to stay in school, to stay off drugs and to stay out of gangs. Using positive role models it strives to build good citizens through everyday leadership and guidance in behavior and attitude. Young people are shown they do matter and that it is very
The Corps Community Center is the focus of the spiritual work of The Salvation Army in Shreveport. Our “neighborhood church” has a Christian congregation whose members accept the Army’s Articles of Faith and Principles of Living, and are called “Soldiers.” Soldiers along with others from the community attend worship services and find spiritual guidance from The Salvation Army “Officers,” who are the pastors and ordained ministers. Not only does The Corps Community Center serve as c
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’ opportuni
Our program consists of 122 senior adults ages 55 and over, who live mostly in the 71101 zip code area and others are transported by The Salvation Army bus from Greenwood Rd, Jewella, Mooretown, Queensborough, Hollywood Heights, Stoner Hill and Allendale. Most of the senior adults attending the program live on a low fixed monthly income. Seventy-eight of our seniors have an annual income of $14,999.00 which is at or below the national poverty level. Some daily problems that these seniors face is
Angel Tree matches donors with children from qualified families who are unable to provide gifts and clothing to their children during the holidays. The Angel Tree program provides underprivileged children with holiday gifts such as bicycles, clothing, special-needs gifts and other wished-for items such as toys. Help us bring the magic of Christmas to more than 5000 children! Who am I helping? Families sign up for Christmas assistance at The Salvation Army. These families meet the federal minim
Whether it is a local incident, fire, flood or major disaster, The Salvation Army and its volunteers are often the first on the scene and the last to depart— honoring a century-old commitment to serve those in need, at the time of need, and at the place of need. Salvation Army disaster response teams are coordinated and directed by commissioned officers and trained personnel and supported by volunteers. The services we provide range from Food Service to survivors and first responders, shelter,
The Social Services Department assists qualifying community members with food boxes, utility and rental assistance, special seasonal needs and disaster relief coordination of clothing and items for the home. Through case management, direct support, partnerships with community agencies and through corporate and private partnerships, The Social Services Department provides more than 36,000 grocery bags, over 2,000 cases of utility and rental assistance to families in need per year. Our task in thi
Since February of 2001, The Merkle Center has served the Overton Brooks VA Hospital by providing transitional and emergency housing for homeless Veterans (both male and female) and therapeutic and support services to meet the needs of those Veterans. Housing and supportive services are offered in a manner that is free from religious discrimination or coercion. Strict protocol is observed to ensure the confidentiality of each Veteran and their records.