Our Mission

The Outreach Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1990 as a day shelter providing basic need services to the poor and homeless.  Today we serve the eight parish region of Acadiana and our purpose is to assist struggling families transform their lives to reach their highest potential and maximize their quality of life.  To achieve our mission of addressing the root causes of homelessness our organization is fully committed to delivering a comprehensive and coordinated system of transitional housing and support services for the prevention, reduction, and eventual end of homelessness.

We have services that address the unique needs of homeless women and their children.  These services include long-term case management, life skills training, job skills training, job placement assistance, substance abuse counseling, mental health and wellness, spiritual support, and access to health care, education, child care, and transportation.