Minister Care Residential Program

The purpose of the Minister Care Residential Program (MCRP) is to provide a Christian community of support for Louisiana Baptist Convention ministers in transition and Southern Baptist Convention missionaries on stateside assignment, transitioning to a new ministry, or retiring from missionary service.

The MCRP provides housing for up to 12 months on the Monroe campus of Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home and Family Ministries (LBCHFM). Apartment assignments are made by LBCHFM and determined by family size and need. Housing is provided at no cost to the minister and family. No rental, utility, or other charges are assessed. Repairs and general maintenance are provided by LBCHFM. Basic television and internet services are also provided at no cost.  

Professional Christian counseling is available through Granberry Counseling Centers. Vocational ministry assessments and Christian mentoring are also available.

Return application to Dr. Perry Hancock, Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home & Family Ministries, 7200 DeSiard St., Monroe, LA, 71203 or email to If you have additional questions, please contact Dr. Hancock at 318-343-2244.

The Minister Care Residential Program is limited to Louisiana Baptist Convention ministers and Southern Baptist Convention missionaries.

Click here to download a PDF application.

Click here to apply online.


Your gift provides love, care, and hope in Christ for children and families in need. 56% of all funding comes from individuals and churches. We receive no state or federal funding for the care of children. All gifts are tax-deductible and greatly appreciated.


PO Box 4196
Monroe, Louisiana 71211

7200 DeSiard Street
Monroe, Louisiana 71203

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