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Nepenthe House


1414 Martha St., Lake Charles, LA 70602


Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Contact Information

Phone 337-439-3061

Service Information

Services Addiction and Substance Use Services, Housing - Temporary / Transitional
Parishes Served Calcasieu
Eligibility Men in Recovery from Alcohol/ Drug Abuse, Housing: Emergency Shelter

Owned and operated by the community Board of Directors of Matthew 25;40 Corporation and located on an acre of land in a north Lake Charles neighborhood. Nepenthe House is operated as a halfway house for men seeking recovery since December, 1998 and now currently provides services to 16 clients. Nepenthe House is a newly renovated facility designed to provide a safe, comfortable atmosphere for clients to transition back into society. Admission is through a referral for a 28-day Inpatient Treatment Center. The program takes a minimum of six months to complete and may be extended should the client's needs dictate.