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.


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

318) 925-4663

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


Bunkhouse Shelter

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.


Faith House

Undisclosed location, Domestic violence shelter


Crisis Line: 800.411.1333

Website:*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)*


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.


Covenant House

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

(504) 837-6346

*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.