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Oakwood Home For Women



OAKWOOD HOME FOR WOMEN is a residence for women who are recovering from the illness of alcoholism and substance abuse. These are women who have demonstrated a sincere desire to restore their lives to productive and responsible endeavors. 

OAKWOOD HOME FOR WOMEN is a temporary home which provides an atmosphere of understanding and help from other residents, interested volunteers, and persons who have succeeded in restoring their lives to order. The residents are learning to practice the twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.

OAKWOOD HOME FOR WOMEN has been in existence since 1975. Counted among its hundreds of alumnae are women who are performing useful services to our community through their current employment and through volunteering their services in this and other community programs.

OAKWOOD HOME FOR WOMEN is not a hospital. It is not a mission center. It is not a detoxification facility for substance abuse. It is the first residence of its type in North Louisiana and one of a few in the state. It is a half-way house which can accommodate ten women.

OAKWOOD HOME FOR WOMEN does not discriminate because of race, creed, or color.

OAKWOOD HOME FOR WOMEN receives no money from state, federal or local governments. It is supported strictly from private donations from businesses, banks, churches and individuals.

OAKWOOD charges a nominal fee for room and board to those who are able to pay. However, no person needing help is turned away due to inability to pay.

OAKWOOD HOME FOR WOMEN will depend upon continued community-wide aid for its success.

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