November 28th, 2017

Today is #GivingTuesday, a global giving day that celebrates generosity and helping others. Our employees and supporters have been engaged in a friendly fundraising competition that ends at 12 midnight. Visit their page or text their keyword (next to their name) to 71777 and give! All donations go to Providence House in support of homeless families with children. […]

From the Executive Director

November 16th, 2017

As 2017 nears its end, I am reminded of the many blessings that I’ve received while at Providence House. The most incredible moments have always been centered around the joy of our children. When one of our little ones runs to give a hug or share their learnings from the day….these small, sweet moments remind […]

Providence House Makes the Grade

November 16th, 2017

  The grades are out and Providence House leads the pack. The Child Development Center (CDC) was awarded a coveted 4-STAR rating by the Louisiana Department of Education. The staff has worked for the past 18-months to improve the center’s staff and curriculum and offers high-quality, affordable childcare services. Candice Mills, Director of Childcare, has been […]

Homeless for the Holidays

November 16th, 2017

There has been a lot of conversation around the issue of homelessness over the past few months. It is not because homelessness is a new concept, but rather the evidence of it is more prevalent. Homeless families and children are sleeping in cars, camped out in heavily wooded areas in tents and even sleeping in […]

Twice Blessed 2017

October 20th, 2017

  “You really do make a difference and your gifts allow miracles to happen on Cotton Street.” The Providence House “Gift Twice Blessed” program is a quick and easy way to honor those on your list and give a lasting gift to a homeless family. With your donation to the Providence House, we send a Christmas […]

Adopt A Family 2017

October 18th, 2017

Guidelines Include a list of gifts purchased for each family member. LABEL all gifts with the Family Number. Deliver all gifts UNWRAPPED; Include wrapping supplies. Gift cards make excellent gifts for teens and adults. Please note the amount of the gift card on the card as well as the gift list included in your donation. […]

Blue Cross Foundation Selects Verni Howard As Shreveport-Area Angel

August 25th, 2017

Congratulations to our Executive Director, Verni Howard! Verni Howard, Providence House to be recognized at October event (Shreveport, LA) — This October, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation will honor ten everyday Louisianians doing extraordinary good for the state’s children at the 2017 Angel Award® ceremony. Among them is Verni Howard of Shreveport, […]

Home Run 5K 2017 Sponsors

August 11th, 2017

Thanks to our 2017 2nd Annual Providence House Home Run 5K STRIKE OUT HOMELESSNESS Sponsors. Grand Slam Sponsors: Out of the Park Sponsors: Home Run Sponsors: Splash Kingdom Evelyn Grace Hunter Business First Bank Republic Services The Shreveport Times Pepisco Lowe’s Super Target – Shreveport Target – Bossier City Sam’s Club – Shreveport & Bossier […]

Let’s Stuff The Bus!

June 7th, 2017

Today, we are serving 169 homeless children. We want to send them back to school with confidence, and you can help! For children coping with the daily chaos of homelessness, life can be challenging. School often becomes an important source of stability for homeless children of all ages. But getting there with all the necessary […]

Providence House uses iPads to teach toddlers

February 6th, 2017

By Christian Henson Shreveport, La. – The Providence House in Shreveport provides support for homeless men and women with children trying to get an education and move forward in a positive direction. The Providence House has a Work to Learn program where adults can get their GED and begin college credit hours. While they are learning their […]

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Office Phone: 318-221-7887
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