LA HMIS Resource Guide

Full Resource Name:

Providence House Family Shelter

814 Cotton Street
Shreveport, LA 71101

(318) 221-7887


Providence House is a structured transitional, non-profit, community project providing housing for homeless families as well as services aimed at needs from an emotional, medical, educational and employment standpoint. This program has attainable objectives that give measurable results, ensure a high degree of success and put the burden of responsibility and accountability on the family. In order to stay at Providence House a family must commit to successfully complete the Providence House Program, andin doing so, regain their independence and self-determination.

Providence House in collaboration with CENTERPOINT, also offers Project Next Step, a transitional shelter for single women.

Project Next Step provides transitional housing and related services to homeless, single women. Project Next Step is committed to promoting the well being of the women and maintaining their sense of dignity.This transitional housing program provides a variety of social services including educational, employment skills, life development skills, counseling, recreational opportunities and support services.

The goal of Project Next Step is to break the cycle of homelessness so that single women are able to regain their independence and self determination.This will lead to a productive and stable life in the community.

Primary Services:

General Information


M-F, 8A-5P
**24 hr. facility

Intake Process:

Intakes are done Monday thru Friday from 8 am to 11 am and 1 pm to 4 pm at the Providence House Family Shelter located at 814 Cotton Street, Shreveport, LA 71101.

Program Fees:





Contact the Intake Specialist Monday thru Friday 8 am - 5 pm.

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Is Shelter?


Shelter Requirements:

Single women with children, single men with children or married couples with children.

Shelter Information

  • Emergency Shelter (Family Section)
  • Available Units97
    Total Units114

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