The LightHouse

The LightHouse, our quality afterschool and summer program, provides academic, social, and emotional support for children, teens, and families in need.

Here for Every Student

For the 2021-2022 school year, The LightHouse is operating in seven Caddo Parish schools (Atkins Elementary, Creswell Elementary,  J.S. Clark Elementary and Westwood Elementary Schools, Broadmoor Stem Academy, Fair Park Preparatory Academy, and Booker T. Washington High School), in addition to our three community sites, the Travis St. LightHouse, Bossier City LightHouse, and Teen Club which is geared towards high school students.

Students not only receive assistance with homework. They also participate in academic and cultural enrichment activities including: ELA, math, STEM, financial literacy, physical fitness, character education, cooking, yoga, drama, and more, many provided through partnerships with other community organizations.

There is no such thing as no homework! – Site Coordinator, the LightHouse.

Making a Real Impact

For over 30 years, the LightHouse has remained an integral part of our community and touches thousands of children, teens, and families. 
average GPA for 72% of LightHouse students.
LightHouse sites had a GPA over 3.0
of seniors had a plan for college, work or the military after graduation.
Students Served in the 2020-2021 School Year.

For more information, contact Jackie Jones-McIntyre, Director of LightHouse Services.

Public Notice:
Volunteers of America North Louisiana, in partnership with the Caddo Parish School District, intends to apply for the Louisiana Department of Education’s 21st Century Learning Center grant. Volunteers of America North Louisiana is located at 360 Jordan Street, Shreveport Louisiana 71101. Contact 318-221-2669 or visit