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Caddo Community Action Agency (Rental and Utility Bills)
4055 St. Vincent Ave
Shreveport, LA 71108
Phone: 318-861-4808
Fax: 318-861-4958
Website: http://www.caddocaa.org/
Notes:
-  Services include assistance with Medicaid and LAChip application assistance, Emergency Relief
   and Aid, senior citizens activities, budget counseling, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and recreational activities.
-  Other programs involve Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Shreveport Water Assistance Program
   (SWAP), Material Center/Food Bank, Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), and Housing Counseling.


Catholic Charities of North Louisiana
331 E 71st St
Shreveport LA 71106
Phone: (318) 865-0200
Fax:  (318) 865-0230
Website: http://ccnla.org/
Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm
Notes:
-  EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE - 
Needs based program for assistance with rent, utilities, food and other daily needs
   as well as referrals to other local agencies that may be able to assist.
-  FINANCIAL EDUCATION - Understand the impact of one’s credit score, banking basics, how to manage your
   income, predatory lending, saving for the future and asset building.
-  STATE BENEFIT APPLICATION ASSISTANCE - Our case worker assists individuals in completing applications for SNAP
   (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program – formerly the Food Stamp
   Program) as well as other programs that help families to be whole.
-  ESL - ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE - Catholic Charities offers classes in both ESL and Citizenship in our desire to help our
   immigrant neighbors have the opportunity to live and work in our community.


Christian Service Program
1244 Sprague Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-221-4857
Fax: 318-221-2355
Website: https://www.facebook.com/ChristianService/
Notes:
-  In the services that we provide and the work that is performed by the staff of the Christian Services Progam, we reach out to
   persons who lack the basic necessities of life and we strive to assist with those needs in such a manner that respects their dignity. -  Services:  Utilities Assisantce (water not included); Utility must be on, but you MUST have a "Cut-Off Notice" from utility company. 
   Total bill can not be more than $100.  Hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:00 pm.  Verified 7/20/2010


Community Development

401 Texas Ave
Shreveport, LA 71101
Contact: Bonnie Moore
Phone: 318-673-5900
Email: community@shreveportla.gov

Website: https://www.shreveportla.gov/index.aspx?nid=240
Notes:
-  Community Development is both a process and a program.
-  It seeks to develop the citizen's ability to identify community programs, set goals, encourage liaisons with outside agencies,    
   stimulate community interaction, and bring groups together to respond to a wide range of economic development, human resource    development and quality of life issues.


Community Development (Employment)
401 Texas Ave
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-673-5900
Contact: Herman Vital
Email: community@shreveportla.gov
Website: https://www.shreveportla.gov/index.aspx?nid=1007
Notes:

-  Our Mission: To make available to the customer an array of employment, education, training and workforce development services,
   so that individuals and employers can make informed choices about their needs.


Golden Age Ministry
Golden Age Ministries
462 Pennsylvania Ave
Shreveport, LA 71105-3146
Contact: Sommer Graham or Shannon Walls
Phone: 318-617-8866 or 318-470-7065
Website:  
www.goldenageministries.com
Notes:
-  Provides senior citizens with clothes, coats, blankets, space heaters, window units fans, and even food.
-  We will use monetary donations to help senior citizens buy a prescription drugs.
-  Help with the electric bill for those who are are unable to pay it.  

New Horizons
1111 Hawn Ave, Suite A

Shreveport, LA 71107
Phone: 318-671-8131
Toll Free: 877-219-7327
Fax: 318-688-7823 
Website: http://www.nhilc.org
Notes:
- Independent Living Center and Personal Care Service.

Red Cross
805 Brook Hollow Dr
Shreveport, LA 71105
Contact: Reid Brau
Phone: 318-865-9545
Fax: 318-868-4111
Email: redcross@louisianaredcross.org
Website: http://www.lousianaredcross.org
Notes:
- Provides disaster services, health and safety services, first aid training, CPR training, and related assistance.
 

Rescue Mission
901 McNeil
Shreveport, LA
Phone: 318-227-2868
Women and Family Shelter: 318-227-2868 ext.127 & 128
Men's Shelter: 318-227-2868
Medical and Dental: 318-227-2868 ext. 129
Website: http://www.sbrescuemission.com/
Notes:
-  The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission is a ministry that reaches out to feed, clothe, shelter, and provide healing services to
   homeless men, women, and families with children.
-  Assistance programs to lift up the hungry, homeless, abused, and addicted



Salvation Army
200 E. Stoner Ave.
Shreveport, LA 71101
Contact: Major Mark Smith
Phone: 318-424-3200
Website: http://www.salvationarmyusa.org
Hours:  Monday Thru Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Notes:
-  Limited utility and rent (need cutoff notice).
-  Community Care ministry sends Salvation Army volunteers to hospitals, nursing homes, and directly to the homebound to provide
   a listening ear, a caring heart and a helping hand. Volunteers from each of the Corps visit in their areas.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul
3500 Fairfield Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71104
Phone: 318-865-7807
Email: shreveportsvdp@yahoo.com
Website: www.svdpusa.org 
Hours: Monday Thru Friday: 9:00 am - 11:30 am & 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

Notes:
-  Utilities Assistance; Call Line Open

 

Updated on 3/20/2017