The Dumas House

The Dumas House

1313 N. Sherwood Forest Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Vernetta Shelly

(225) 274-0234

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  • 66 Units
  • SeniorsWe provide housing for seniors who want to live independent lifestyles where they can thrive and age in place.
  • Equal Housing Opportunity
  • Handicap accessible
  • Partnership for Sustainable Communities


Independent living community which targets 62 years and elderly low income seniors.


  • 2 laundry rooms
  • Lighted parking lot
  • Live-in night manager
  • Pets welcomed
  • Library
  • Computer lab
  • Handrails
  • Beautician/barber
  • Weekly activities
  • Activity center
  • Service coordinator
  • Emergency pull cords
  • Brown bag lunches
  • Surveillance cameras

How to Apply

Contact the Office at 225-274-0234 to mail out an application packet or stop by the office between the hours of 9am-4:30pm to pickup an application packet.