Address:5115 S MacArthur DrAlexandria, LA 71302Map & Directions
Services: This is a transitional housing program for women and their children.
Hours: Office: 8am-4pm
Emergency: 24 hours
Eligibility: Adult: Female, verifiable homelessness, 18 years old, mentally competent to set and achieve goal of self-sufficiency; Child: 0-16 years, male or female, must accompany homeless parent. Proof of homelessness required.
Documents To Bring: Please call for intake process information.
Address:411 E Landry StOpelousas, LA 70570Map & Directions
Services: The New Life Center, located in Opelousas provides emergency shelter, transitional housing and supportive services for up to 37 homeless women and 31 children per night All residents participate in case management where they are assisted with applying for mainstream benefits, entering school, obtaining employment and permanent housing Residents also attend life skills sessions, job counseling and are referred to outside agencies for additional counseling A chemical dependency program is also available for those women recovering from alcohol and/or drug addictions All residents are provided with three meals a day, transportation, prescription assistance, clothing, diapers and toiletries.
Hours: M-F, 8A-4P
Eligibility: Homeless women, with or without children; substance abusers must be drug/alcohol free for 72 hours before entering. Will accept mothers with sons to age 18.
Documents To Bring: Call 948-3161 for availability