Women's Prison & Re-Entry Initiative


The Open Door office is temporarily closed to/for walk-in services until further notification. However messages will be checked on a daily basis and will be returned within 24 hours Monday – Thursday.

Effective Parenting Classes are postponed until the Stay at Home order has expired (April 12, 2020) or we have been otherwise notified.

The monthly mentor trainings will be temporarily conducted via the internet or email using PowerPoint presentations.

If services are needed, if you would like to request a mentor, or if you have a general question about The Open Door, we can be contacted by any of the following:

  1. Call the office and leave a detailed message with name and number
  2. Send an email to hope@theopendoorlc.com
  3. Send a message via Facebook messenger

We will respond to all messages/requests within 24 hours Monday – Thursday

Restoring Hope

Grand Re-Opening!

Recently, God directed our steps and “opened a door” for us to partner with Mount Olive Baptist Church and their Nest initiative. To better service the needs of our clients and help expand our ministries’ outreach we have relocated our offices to:


3007 Enterprise Blvd.
Suite 2 B
Lake Charles, La. 70601


See our article in the Lake Charles American Press...

Who We Are

The Open Door is a non-profit, volunteer driven organization.
We offer mentoring and classes to women housed at the Calcasieu Parish Jail, and to those recently released.

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A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors


Faithful Friends


Friends of The Open Door

Calcasieu Parish Sheriffs Department; Souther Technologies, LLC; Knight Media