WELCOME – Since 1987, Centerpoint Community Services has been serving as the source of information & referral for human services including; housing and/or shelter, utility assistance, healthcare/prescriptions, food distribution, and crisis intervention (almost 300 different categories of assistance) in Northwest Louisiana.
If you are in NEED, or know someone who is, you may call Centerpoint who operates the 2-1-1 Information & Referral Center, serving 11 parishes in Northwest Louisiana. Anyone seeking assistance can DIAL 2-1-1 from a land-line telephone and connect to our local 2-1-1 Call Center. You can call from a cellular phone by dialing 2-1-1, and select option #6 to connect to our regional center. It is FREE, and available 24/7! You can now be connected statewide to any of the six 2-1-1 centers serving Louisiana residents using your cellular phone and selecting the region for which you wish to locate a resource or service.
Centerpoint offers specialized services to those persons whose lives are in crisis, experiencing potential loss of their ability to be self-sufficient, facing or experiencing homelessness; as they provide the critical link to resources available in our community that offer HELP, even HOPE. If you don’t know who to call when you need HELP, 2-1-1 does!
If you are a public, non-profit, or faith-based human services provider, the database of agencies contained on this site provides free access to public searching for assistance and is maintained by Centerpoint through 2-1-1. Click Here to contact us.
Centerpoint Board of Directors:
Doyle Adams, Elizabeth Baptist Church Benton (President)
Rod Taylor, Bossier Federal Credit Union, CEO/President (Treasurer)
David Aubrey, Strategic Action Council (Secretary)
Vivian Andrews, Human Resources Consultant
Linda Brooks-Christensen Realtor
Brian Cowan, Attorney at Law
Lisa Johnson, Bossier Chamber of Commerce
Bill Rose, The Buckhalter Recovery Center
Ex-Officio Board Member(s):
Lindora Baker, Gamble Guest Care Management, Caddo Parish Commission
ALL ORGANIZATIONAL BOARD MEETINGS ARE HELD BI-MONTHLY ON THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH, AT NOON, AT CENTERPOINT’S CONFERENCE ROOM, LOCATED AT 2121 FAIRFIELD AVENUE, SUITE 130, SHREVEPORT, LA. CALL 318-227-2100 FOR THE AGENDA FOR ANY SCHEDULED BOARD MEETING (AND SCHEDULED MEETING CHANGES). (Ref. R.S. 42:1 through 42:13 (the Open Meetings Law).