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Lafayette Catholic Services Centers

New Life Center
NLC BuildingThe New Life Center, located in Opelousas, provides emergency shelter, transitional housing and supportive services for up to 51 homeless women and 58 children per night. The New Life CEnter also provides emergency and transitional housing for homeless femal veterans, with our without children. 

Residents are provided with shelter and services for up to two years while working towards self-sufficiency. All residents participate in case management where they are assisted with applying for mainstream benefits, entering school, obtaining employment and permanent housing.
Residents also participate in life skills sessions, job counseling and are referred to outside agencies for additional counseling. The residents have access to case management services for an additional six months after they leave the center. A chemical dependency program is also available for those women recovering from alcohol and/or drug addictions. This program provides addiction education support groups and case management. 
New Life Center
411 E Landry Street
Opelousas, LA 70570

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