a community caring for children in crisis
900 Jordan Street Suite 102 Shreveport, Louisiana 71101 318-425-4413
VYJ annually recruits, trains and supports hundreds of volunteers to provide services for children at-risk. Currently, VYJ can only support 60% of the children in need of crisis intervention in North Louisiana.
On Monday, March 30, Caddo’s Child Nutrition staff will resume breakfast and lunch meal service with modifications to limit contact and decrease risk for both students and staff. At 18 sites, staff will provide a week of meals for each child to collect.
Meals will be distributed from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Mondays at the following sites:
Blanchard Elementary, C.E. Byrd High, Caddo Heights Elementary, Caddo Magnet High, Caddo Middle Magnet, Captain Shreve High, J. S. Clark Elementary, Fair Park Middle, Keithville Elementary/Middle, North Caddo Elementary/Middle, Northside Elementary, Ridgewood Middle, Southern Hills Elementary, Turner Elem/Middle, University Elementary, Walnut Hill Elementary/Middle, Westwood Elementary, Woodlawn High
SHREVEPORT, La. — The Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana will be providing a “to-go” style lunch meal to children 18 years or younger between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the following locations. Children must be present to receive the meals.
Here’s the schedule of times and locations.
Starting Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday at:
Will of God, 315 E. Carroll Street, Coushatta.
Praise Temple, 4725 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.
Starting Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and available Monday through Friday at:
Common Ground, 6806 Southern Avenue, Shreveport.
Paradise Baptist Church, 1706 Hollywood Avenue, Shreveport.
Church of the Highlands, 520 Olive Street, Shreveport.
St. Rest Baptist Church, 611 East Union Street, Minden.
Starting Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at:
Looking to Jesus, 316 LA-1, Oil City.
To-go meals are also available Monday through Friday at Christian Service, 2346 Levy St., Shreveport, between 8 and 10 a.m. for breakfast and noon to 2 p.m. for lunch.
To request laptops for students, email your school’s principal.