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  • Homeless Shelter in Crowley Expands

    November 10, 2010 7:52 PM

    Construction is wrapping-up on one of the largest homeless shelters in the state. Until now, The Welcome House operated out of a much smaller facility off Highway 13, north of Crowley. Gilbert Padgett said, "I was an addict. I was caught up in a heavy addiction and that addiction brought... more »
  • For-Profit Homeless Shelter Draws Concerns

    July 3, 2010 4:41 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Houma Overnight opened its doors recently, drawing approval from social workers who heralded the expansion of housing for women and children in an area with a dearth of shelters. But the for-profit venture has drawn concerns from some who question its security and even the manager's... more »
  • Freeze Plan into Affect

    December 4, 2009 6:01 PM

    "The tough part is keeping warm and having something in your stomach," says Kyle Cooper. Cooper, who is homeless, says he has someone who takes him in when condition are tough. But, when looking for shelter from the elements, others are not as fortunate. "You could see people... more »

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