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.
Pentecostals of Alexandria: House of Mercy
2817 Rapides Ave, Alexandria, LA 71301
318.487.8976 ext. 300 (ask for Ruth)
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
*Hope House of Central Louisiana provides a home to women seeking temporary living arrangements and support.
Heart of Hope
10420 Heart Of Hope Way
Keithville, LA 71047
*The Heart of Hope houses pregnant women ages 11-23.
Seller’s Maternity Home
13758 Denham Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70818
*Seller’s Maternity Home is for teenage unwed mothers and they provide counseling and adoption services.
8424 Main Street
Houma, LA 70360
*Bunkhouse Shelter is a home for homeless women and their families.
Beautiful Beginnings Homeless Shelter
137 New Orleans Blvd.
Houma, LA 70364
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.
Undisclosed location, Domestic violence shelter
Crisis Line: 800.411.1333
Website: http://faithhouseacadiana.com/*Faith House of Acadiana is an emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence.
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)*
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
*St. Marguerite d’Youville Maternity Home is for homeless pregnant women serving Acadiana and all of Louisiana.
611 North Rampart St.
New Orleans, LA 70112
*Covenant House is for homeless and trafficked youth ages 16-22, including young parents and their children.
St. Vincent’s Maternity Clinic
921 Aris Avenue, Suite B
Metairie, LA 70002
*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.