AC Dowden Memorial Shelter

Address

Address Confidential
Leesville, LA 71446

(337) 404-3987

Date of Official Change:

April 25, 2016

AKA:

VCAC Transitional Housing and Emergency Shelter Programs

Description:

The Vernon Community Action Council, Inc Transitional Housing Program and Emergency Shelter Program provides shelter and supportive services to homeless single men and women, married couples, single parent households (male or female) and intact families that lack financial or other resources to obtain their own home.

Hours:

Transitional Housing Program 24/7
Emergency Shelter Program Mon - Sat 24 hrs

VCAC Office: Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 4:00pm Friday 7:30am - 11:30am Closed for lunch Noon - 1:00pm

Intake Process:

Must contact agency in person at VCAC main office (12286 Lake Charles Highway, Leesville, LA 71446) or by telephone

Program Fees:

No fees

Languages:

English

Eligibility:

Must be homeless single men and women, married couples, single parent headed households (male or female) and intact families /
Emergency Shelter Program: Unaccompanied youth must be 18 years of age or emancipated legally /
Transitional Housing Program: In order to be deemed eligible to receive services at the minimum the applicant must meet HUD Guidlines 1. be literally homeless 2. be at imminent risk of homelessness 3. be homeless under other Federal statutes - please call for more information / **Special Note** Unaccompanied youth must be at least the Louisiana legal age of 17 or have court documentation of emancipation.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

Yes

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

April 25, 2016

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agency utilizes volunteers for cooking, working with clients, intake, fundraising, clerical, and board of directors

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

Address Confidential
Leesville, LA 71446

Mailing

12286 Lake Charles Highway
Leesville, LA 71446

Contacts

Carol Jeane

Primary Contact

CH Services Coordinator

Transitional Housing & Emergency Shelter Programs

(337) 404-3987

Renee Brannon

Executive Director

VCAC

(337) 404-7710

vernoncacl@bellsouth.net

Phone Numbers

Carol Jeane

(337) 404-3987

Fax

(337) 404-7716

Fax 2

(337) 404-7706

Main Number

(337) 404-3987

Vernon Parish Community Action Council (VCAC)

(337) 404-7710

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

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