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6 Month Update on HRC

Our Homeless Resource Center has officially been open for 6 months! Over the past 6 months (January 1-June 30, 2018), we have served over 400 individuals and provided over 2,775 services! We would not be able to provide these much needed services without the support from our community. Thank you, Cenla!... Read More

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Sign Our Guestbook

CLHC wants to hear from you! We’ve placed a “guestbook” in our main lobby for our supporters and participants to write their thoughts about CLHC. We’ve enjoyed hearing all of your kind words and look forward to filling the pages with more!... Read More

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2018 Bizzy Award’s Best Non-Profit

We won! CLHC was awarded the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce’s Best Non-Profit award! We won because of our staff, our board, our mission, and YOU-our donors and supporters! Thank you, Cenla!... Read More

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Adding Some Color to Our Lives

CLHC has a new mural on our back wall thanks to two outstanding Cenla artists! Liz and Jed Cornett donated supplies and their talents to CLHC to brighten up our space. The mural is still a work in progress, but it is already illuminating hope in our patrons! One of our participants expressed his appreciation ... Read More

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Re//DEFINED Movement’s 1,000 Bottle Challenge

The Re//DEFINED Project is a local organization in Central Louisiana with a mission to “identify the social, educational, and service deficits of a community and combat those deficiencies with the creation of sustaining, empowering, and Change//DRIVEN programs and initiatives”. This Summer, they initiated the “1,000 Bottle Challenge” to assist CLHC in our mission to serve ... Read More

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Adam’s homelessness began in May 2015. He spent the majority of the past three years in and out of mens shelters throughout Louisiana. Adam also struggled with substance abuse and when he wasn’t in shelters or on the streets, he was in and out of hospitals and sober living facilities seeking treatment. While staying in ... Read More

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On April 19, 2018, CLHC hosted our first volunteer appreciation night to thank our 45 volunteers for the 425 compassionate hours dedicated to helping our homeless population. Our volunteers find time in their busy lives to make giving back a priority. They’re helping their neighbors, serving their community, and providing their expertise. No matter what ... Read More

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You Came, You Ran, You Supported CLHC!

The 2nd annual Freeze to the Finish 5K was held on Saturday, February 24 in Downtown Alexandria to raise awareness and support for homelessness programs managed by the Central Louisiana Homeless Coalition. We had over 175 people participate in the 5K. This year’s Freeze to the Finish also included a new “Homeless Heroes Campaign” where ... Read More

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2018 PIT Count

As part of Central Louisiana’s Homelessness Continuum of Care, CLHC orchestrated our community’s annual Point in Time (PIT) Count on the night of January 22, 2018. The PIT is a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons on a single night in January. Throughout that week, our community’s Street Outreach programs hit the streets of ... Read More

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HRC Grand Opening

On December 13, 2017, CLHC hosted our Grand Opening of our Virginia Soprano Homeless Resource Center! This center offers participants the opportunity to take showers, wash laundry, and have access to personal hygiene and grooming supplies, private mail services, telephone, internet and case management. Many members from our community came to the grand opening to ... Read More

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