Calcasieu Women’s Shelter

Phone: (337) 436-4552

  • Shelter and basic education training

ETC Transitional Living Program for Homeless Youth

Phone: (337) 419-1904
Fax: (337) 433-8638

  • Serves male and female homeless youth ages 18-21 years old who are drug free
  • Can also serve pregnant and parenting youth and their children
  • Youth must be motivated to become employed and cooperate with program requirements
  • Youth must be cognitively and emotionally capable of living on their own
  • Housing provided in scattered site apartments throughout the community
  • Life skills and other support services provided

Oasis a Safe Haven for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Phone: (337) 436-4552
Fax: (337) 436-8327

  • Residency does not matter
  • Will take women and children (Boys up to 16).

Potter’s House & Potter’s House Annex (Assistant Living)

3233 Kirkman St.
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601

Phone: (337) 477-1116
Fax: (337) 477-1102

  • For women and women with children
  • Assistant living available for adult women only with a fixed income

Salvation Army

3020 Legion St.
Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70615

Phone: (337) 433-4155
Fax: (337) 721-8069

  • Transitional housing within an apartment complex that provides supportive services to homeless adults who have a mental illness.
  • For men only.
  • No felony charge of child abuse/no sexual or violent crime of any kind
  • Check-in time is from 5 pm to 9 pm
  • Must pass breathalyzer test and drug test before admittance
  • Valid Picture ID required