Homes for Women

There is temporary housing available to provide care and support for pregnant women and their children in Louisiana. We provide a list below of some of these homes and their location in the state.

ALEXANDRIA

Pentecostals of Alexandria: House of Mercy

2817 Rapides Ave, Alexandria, LA 71301

318.487.8976 ext. 300 (ask for Ruth)

Website: http://www.thepentecostals.org

Email: [email protected]

*The House of Mercy can accommodate six women at a time and is intended for women in need of protection and shelter.

Hope House of Central Louisiana

5715 South MacArthur Dr.

Alexandria, LA 71312

318.487.2061

Website: http://www.cenlahopehouse.org

*Hope House of Central Louisiana provides a home to women seeking temporary living arrangements and support.

SHREVEPORT

Heart of Hope

10420 Heart Of Hope Way

Keithville, LA 71047

318) 925-4663

http://www.heartofhopeministry.org

*The Heart of Hope houses  pregnant women ages 11-23.

BATON ROUGE

Seller’s Maternity Home

13758 Denham Rd.

Baton Rouge, LA 70818

225.261.8886

1.800.859.0046

Website: http://www.lbch.org/

*Seller’s Maternity Home is for teenage unwed mothers and they provide counseling and adoption services.

HOUMA

Bunkhouse Shelter

8424 Main Street

Houma, LA 70360

985.637.6088

*Bunkhouse Shelter is a home for homeless women and their families.

Beautiful Beginnings Homeless Shelter

137 New Orleans Blvd.

Houma, LA 70364

985.446.5244

Website: http://www.startcorp.org/

Email: [email protected]

Woman must have kids

*Beautiful Beginnings Homeless Shelter provides a 24-hour shelter for females 18 and older with as many as two children 6 years old and under. A six month program is also available.

LAFAYETTE

Faith House

Undisclosed location, Domestic violence shelter

337.232.8954

Crisis Line: 800.411.1333

Website: http://faithhouseacadiana.com/*Faith House of Acadiana is an emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence.  

Lighthouse Shelter

Contact number: (337)-289-9141

Outreach Ministry Number: (337)-237-7618

*Must be out between the hours of 8am-3pm daily*

*Women and children only*

The Emily House 

Contact Number (337)-235-4972 ext. 116

*Women and Children Only*

Smile Agency Shelter (2 in lafayette)

Contact number (337)-234-3272

*Family Shelters for moms with kids, dads with kids, or mom and dads with kids (does not take teenage boys over 14)*

BAYOU VISTA:

Claire house for women and children

Contact number: (985)-395-2424 or [email protected]

*must be 5 months pregnant or less, or have one other child*

*must have a diagnosis of domestic abuse, mental health issues, and chemical dependency*

St. Marguerite d’Youville Maternity Home

1-877-849-6636

*St. Marguerite d’Youville Maternity Home is for homeless pregnant women serving Acadiana and all of Louisiana.

NEW ORLEANS

Covenant House

611 North Rampart St.

New Orleans, LA  70112

504.584.1111

1.800.999.9999

Website: http://www.covenanthouseno.org/

*Covenant House is for youth ages 16-21 and young parents with diagnosed disability.

St. Vincent’s Maternity Clinic

921 Aris Avenue, Suite B

Metairie, LA 70002

(504) 837-6346

http://www.ccano.org/stvincent/

*St. Vincent’s Maternity Clinic provides prenatal visits, labor and delivery at Touro Infirmary including obstetrical services, anesthesiology and up to a two-day hospital stay. Referrals and resources for breastfeeding, nutrition and newborn care.