Port Barre, LA
Homeless Shelters

Temporary free shelters for people who need a place to stay. There are 23 homeless shelters in the Port Barre, Louisiana area.

Low Income Housing Assistance

1 Miles Away

Port Barre , LA

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Services:
Low Income Housing Assistance helps families and individuals in need find affordable housing. The Department of Housing and Urban Development budgeted over 40 billion in housing assistance for 2018, including almost 20 Billion in rental assistance and low income housing assistance can help you.

Additional Services:
Rental assistance.

Area Served:
Port Barre , LA


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-- Lord Chesterfield




New Life Center Transitional Housing II

10 Miles Away

411 East Landry
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 948-3161

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Services:
Transitional housing program for 7 unaccompanied homeless women and 8 women with children in a hotel setting Services provided include but are not limited to case management, life skills training, transportation, supportive counseling, and housing assistance.

Hours:
M-F, 8A-4P

Eligibility:
Homeless women, with or without children; Must meet HUD guidelines for homeless definition.
Will accept mothers with sons to age 18.

Documents To Bring:
Call 948-3161 for availability



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New Life Center TH for Chemically Dependent Women with Children

10 Miles Away

411 East Landry Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 948-3161

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Services:
Transitional housing program for 8 homeless chemically dependent women with children in a hotel setting Services provided include but are not limited to case management, life skills training, transportation, supportive counseling, substance abuse services and housing assistance.

Hours:
By appointment

Eligibility:
Must be a women with children who is or has been treated for substance abuse and is currently a resident of the New Life Center

Documents To Bring:
Call for appointment



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-- Garth Brooks




VOA Transitional Housing Program

24 Miles Away

114 Exchange Place
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 234-5715

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Services:
This transitional housing and supportive services program consist of a twelve bed shelter in an apartment setting that serves homeless mentally ill or dually diagnosed consumers identified by the State Office of Mental Health
The 24 month program facilitates movement of this special population from homelessness to permanent housing Supportive services available include case management,skills training, supportive counseling, medication monitoring, and housing placement.

Hours:
8:00am - 4:30pm

Eligibility:
Must be a homeless mentally ill adult. Families can not be accepted.

Documents To Bring:
Complete and submit VOA transitional housing referral.
Must have homeless verification documentation.



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-- Michael C. Cahill




SMILE - Stepping Stone 1 - Lafayette Shelter

24 Miles Away

418/420 Oliver Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 234-3272

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Services:
keywords: family shelter transitional shelter
Capacity = 16
Family who meet poverty guidelines for general services Serves two parent families or single parent family with children.
Transitional housing is defined as short-term, which means the families live in the shelter from two weeks to two years, a timeline established by HUD.

In addition to providing a positive living environment, the program also provide supportive services for the homeless families to help them to achieve more self-sufficiency. These services include life skills, mental health and budget counseling, child care, transportation and youth activities.

The goal of the shelter is to move families into permanent housing. The Agency networks with local housing authorities and other groups to ensure that permanency becomes a reality.

Hours:
8:00am - 4:30pm/Mon - Fri

Eligibility:
Two parent families or single parent family with children.

Documents To Bring:
Contact office



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-- Chinese Proverb




Salvation Army (The)-Lafayette

24 Miles Away

212 Sixth Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 235-2407

Services:
The Salvation Army is a benevolent interdenominational religious organization which provides a variety of services within the community.This shelter is for men only 21 years of age and older although any is welcome to.Children under the age of 18 accompanied by an adult.

Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday; Closed for lunch: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Call the number listed.

Documents To Bring:
Come into facilities.



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-- John Luther




Freedom House of Acadiana

24 Miles Away

205 6th Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 278-9513

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Hours:
8am to 5pm

Eligibility:
Male only, 18yrs and older
Drug and Alcohol free (must pass drug test)
Not a registered sex offender
No Active warrants
Willing to abide by program rules and regulations

Documents To Bring:
Application and Face to face interview.



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-- Robert Heller




Faith House - Transitional Housing

24 Miles Away

Secure Shelter - No address available
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 232-7204

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Services:
Faith House operates transitional housing apartments for survivors of domestic violence. Persons can stay for up to 18 months. During this time, survivors are offered support groups, counseling, case management, advocacy, and referrals.

Hours:
M-F, 8A-4:30P

Eligibility:
Survivors of domestic violence who have completed stay at an emergency shelter.

Documents To Bring:
Must complete application and interview



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Acadian Outreach Center - Naomi House

24 Miles Away

125 South Buchanan Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 237-7618

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Services:
Provides transitional shelter for men, women, and children and recovery services for homeless, impoverished, mentally ill, and substance abusers.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm

Eligibility:
No information given. Call for details

Documents To Bring:
Appointment and referral required. Call for details



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-- Ee Cummings




Hope Center

30 Miles Away

812 Holt St. ( Administration)
Rayne, LA 70578
(337) 334-4799

Hours:
24/7, Office Hours 8:00 - 4:30

Eligibility:
Unaccompanied Men 18 years and older dual diagnosis

Documents To Bring:
contact Hercules Granger



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-- T B Aldrich




All The Way House

47 Miles Away

2080 Main St
Baker, LA 70714
(225) 775-4321

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Services:
Substance abuse program for men and women 18+. Nine month to two year in house transitional program that provides group counseling as well as spiritual based lessons.

Hours:
M-Th, 8A-8P, F, 8A-12P

Eligibility:
Men and women at least 18 years of age and not currently under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Documents To Bring:
Call for interview



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