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Little Rock Compassion Resources

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Little Rock Compassion Resources

Compassion Resource Directory

    For

Little Rock & Pulaski County, Arkansas

    Current, as of

    November 2010

    Little Rock & Pulaski County, Arkansas

    Compassion Resource Directory

Clothing 3

    Education & Literacy 6

    Employment 8

    EX-Offender (Felon) Programs 10 Financial & Utilities Assistance 12 Food Pantries 13

    Furniture 19

    Healthcare Services 20

    ; Dental Clinics 24

    ; Eye Clinics 26

    Housing & Shelters 27

    Legal Services 31

    Meals 32

    Mental Health 33

    Substance Abuse 34

    Transportation 38

    Veterans Programs 39

    Miscellaneous 40

    ; Child Support Enforcement 40

    ; Computer / Internet Access 40

    ; Food Stamps 40

    ; Mail Service 41

    ; Plasma Donation centers 41

    ; Red Cross 41

    ; Social Security & Social Services (DHS) 42

    Special Mention 44

    ; Goodwill 44

    ; Harmony Health Clinic 45

    ; Hayes Senior Center 46

    ; Lewis-Burnett Employment Finders 47

    ; Our House 48

    ; Promiseland 49

    ; River City Ministry 50

    ; Salvation Army 51

    ; S.O.A.R. Network 52

    ; St Vincent Health System 53

    ; Union Rescue Mission 54

    ; Watershed 55

Clothing:

* Central Baptist Church of North Little Rock (501) 771-1125

     6103 Carnegie

     North Little Rock, AR 72120

     Open Wednesdays, 3:30 5:30pm. Located off Landers Road, NOT at

     the church.

* Dress for Success (501) 562-4571

     Lakeshore Baptist church

     1423 South Maine Street (Village Commons Complex, in the back)

     Little Rock, AR 72202

     Open Saturday, 10:00 2:00pm. Job interview clothing for women, must

     have interview before receiving clothes, referral is required, 1 outfit for

     job interview a weeks worth of clothing if you get the job

* First Presbyterian Church (501) 372-1804

     800 Scott Street

     Little Rock, AR 72201

     Open Thursday 12:00 1:00pm

* Friendly Chapel Church of the Nazarene (501) 371-0912

     116 South Pine Street

     North Little Rock, AR 72114

     Thrift shop open Saturday 9:00 11:00am, nothing over $1.00, indoor

     sale of furniture and appliances once a month, call for details

* Goodwill Industries, Main Office (501) 372-5100 th 1110 West 7 Street

     Little Rock, AR 72201

     Open by appointment for registered clients ONLY. Job interview clothing

     for men & women, must have interview before receiving clothes, referral

     is required, 1 outfit for job interview a weeks worth of clothing if you get

     the job.

* Goodwill Industries, Thrift Store (501) 224-6221

     9700 North Rodney Parham Road, Suite F

     Little Rock, AR 72227

     Monday thru Saturday, 9:00 8:00pm, Sunday, 10:00 6:00pm

    * Goodwill Industries, Thrift Store (501) 568-5313

     2904 South University Avenue

     Little Rock, AR 72204

     Monday thru Saturday, 9:00 7:00pm, Sunday, 10:00 6:00pm

    * Goodwill Industries, Thrift Store (501) 985-2645

     109 Gregory Place

     Jacksonville, AR 72076

     Monday thru Saturday, 9:00 8:00pm, Sunday, 10:00 6:00pm

    * Goodwill Industries, Thrift Store (501) 778-9345

     303 South East Street

     Benton, AR 72015

     Open Monday thru Saturday, 9:00 7:00pm, Sunday, 10:00 6:00pm

    * Goodwill Industries, Thrift Store (501) 835-5286

     6929 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 112

     North Little Rock, AR 72116

     Open Monday thru Saturday, 9:00 8:00pm, Sunday, 10:00 6:00pm.

    * Greater Second Care Center (501) 569-9988

     5615 Geyer Springs Road

     Little Rock, AR 72209

     Open by appointment.

     Helping Hand of Greater Little Rock (501) 372-4388 *

     1601 Marshal Street

     Little Rock, AR 72206

     Open Monday thru Thursday, 9:00 1:00pm. Inexpensive thrift store

     clothing available.

    * Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas (501) 562-3336

     6420 Colonel Glenn Road, Suite #1

     Little Rock, AR 72204

     Open Tuesday 2:00 6:00pm, primarily serving the 72204 zip code

* Promiseland (501) 562-9952

     Community Development Corp. th 3700 West 65 Street

     Little Rock, AR 72209

     www.promiselandcdc.com

     Ministry of Compassion clothing assistance, call for appointment.

* River City Ministry (501) 376-6694

     1021 East Washington Avenue

     North Little Rock, AR 72214 strd Open 1 & 3 Wednesdays of the month, 9:00 11:00am.

    * Saint Francis House (501) 664-5036

     2701 South Elm Street

     Little Rock, AR 72204

     Open Monday thru Friday 9:00 11:00am & 1:00 3:00pm. Must

     provide photo ID, Social Security card, and proof of income. Free

     clothing.

    * Saint John Baptist Church Clothes Closet (501) 975-2014

     2501 South Main Street

     Little Rock, AR 72206 st Open the Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 4:00pm and on the 1 Saturday

     12:00pm, ID Required. of each month 9:00

* Salvation Army (501) 374-9296

     1111 West Markham Street

     Little Rock, AR 72203 th Vouchers are available for the homeless, Thrift store at 65 and Geyer

     Springs Road, Little Rock, Monday thru Saturday, 10:00 5:00pm.

* Stew Pot (501) 372-1804

     First Presbyterian Church

     800 Scott Street

     Little Rock, AR 72201

     Open Thursday, 12:00 1:00pm.

    * Sylvan Hills Church of Christ (501) 835-4141

     Clothes Bus

     9213 Highway 107

     North Little Rock 72120

     Open Thursday 9:00 - 12:00 or by appointment

    * Union Rescue Mission (501) -374-1108

     2921 Confederate Blvd.

     Little Rock, AR 72204

     Clothing vouchers are issued on Wednesday ONLY though our

     Social Worker located at 3000 Confederate Blvd.

* Watershed (501) 378-0176

     3701 Springer Blvd.

     Little Rock, AR 72206

     Open Monday thru Friday, 8:00 5:00pm. Free clothing for infants to

     adults, household items when available, ID required.

Education & Literacy:

* Arkansas Rehabilitation Services (501) 686-2800

     26 Corporate Hill Drive

     Little Rock, AR 72205

     Prepares people with disabilities to enter the work force thru education,

     social and accessibility support. Hearing aids and prosthetics provided.

     Goodwill, GoodGuides (501) 372-5100 Ext. 133 *th 1110 West 7 Street

     Little Rock, AR 72201

     GoodGuides is a national mentoring program for at-risk children ages 12

     to 17.

* Lewis-Burnett Employment Finders Inc. (501) 565-3410 / 565-3413

     7123 I-30

     Little Rock, AR 72209

     Free GED preparation program, service, primarily focused on finding

     employment for released felons.

* Literacy Action of Central Arkansas (501) 372-7323

     100 Rock Street (Inside Main Public Library)

     Little Rock, 72203

     Teach adults to read in preparation for GED, & English as a second

     language.

* Our House Learning Center (501) 374-7383

     302 East Roosevelt

     Little Rock, AR 72206

     www.ourhouseshelter.org

     Open to community members for GED prep, basic literacy classes, TABE

     testing, career readiness certificate preparation and testing, and more.

* Promise Christian Academy (501) 570-0048 th 3700 West 65 Street

     Little Rock, AR 72209

     Preschool, before and after school programs for children. Transportation

     is provided from local elementary schools. Summer camp program for

     children from kindergarten thru high school. DHS vouchers accepted,

     call for fees and daily rates.

* Simone’s Home (501) 772-4987

     P.O. Box 45964

     Little Rock, AR 72214

    www.simoneshome.com

     Resource center for girls ages 12 18 to help them become self-sufficient

     women after leaving foster care. Life skill classes, career preparation

     programs, and mentoring.

* S.T.E.P. Ministries (501) 758-4054

     P.O. Box #122

     North Little Rock, AR 72115

     Tutoring in the public schools for at risk children.

* University of Arkansas (501) 569-3127

     2801 South University Avenue

     Little Rock, AR 72204

     http://apply.ualr.edu

     The University of Arkansas offers FREE tuition of Arkansas residents

     over the age of 60. Older residents may receive a waiver of all tuition and

     general student fees on a space-available basis. All other fees, including

     admissions, facilities, technology, health, athletic, business technology,

     and other specific fees will not be waived. Students qualifying for this

     waiver will only be allowed to register on the last day of regular

     registration and during the late registration period.

* VA Drop-In Day Treatment Center (501) 257-4499

     1101 West 2nd Street

     Little Rock, AR 72201

     Comprehensive homeless center for veterans ONLY. Providing a broad

     range of education and special programs. Available to veterans

     ONLY.

* Watershed Child Development Center (501) 376-6694

     Human and Community Development Agency Inc.

     3701 Springer Boulevard

     Little Rock, AR 72206

     www.nebowatershed.com

     Open 6:30am 6:30pm Monday thru Friday, child development center,

     youth services: Watershed’s own at-risk program for youth, Helping

     Youth Help Themselves for at-risk youth ages 12-17, Our Club, after

     school program for youth ages 6-12, Educational Services, access to

     tutoring and GED classes. DHS Vouchers accepted.

Employment:

* Arkansas Workforce (501) 682-0228

     5401 South University Avenue

     Little Rock, AR 72209

     Open Monday thru Friday, 8:00 4:30pm, unemployment office, FAX,

     phone, copy machine, job search related use only.

* Brennan Re-Entry Program Management 1-800 557-1677

     P.O. Box 25231

     Little Rock, AR 72221

     jbrennen@brennansc.com

     Brennan Re-Entry Program Management works with state and local

     government agencies to realize structural rehabilitation and/or

     construction by hiring for construction and building trades.

* Command Labor (501) 372-7000 nd 601 West 2 Street

     Little Rock, AR 72201

     Day labor coordinators. First fill out their forms then arrive early in the

     morning and wait to find daily work.

* Goodwill Industries Main Office (501) 372-5100 th 1110 West 7 Street

     Little Rock, AR 72201

     Free GED classes and career counseling. Job placement assistance.

     Vocation rehab for developmentally and physically disabled. Job

     coaching. X-Offender program (TEO) Transition Employment

     Opportunity. Certified Microsoft testing site.

* Labor Finders (501) 565-9632

     P.O. Box 191803

     Little Rock, AR 72219

     Located at 7223 Geyer Springs Road. Day labor coordinators. First fill

     out their forms then arrive early in the morning and wait to find daily

     work.

* Labor Ready (501) 562-6111

     1400 South University Avenue

     Little Rock, AR 72204

     Day labor coordinators. First fill out their forms then arrive early in the

     morning and wait to find daily work.

* Lewis-Burnett Employment Finders Inc. (501) 565-3410 / 565-3413

     7123 I-30

     Little Rock, AR 72209

     Primarily focused on finding employment for released felons.

* Pride Industries (501)374-8087

     700 West Capitol Avenue, Suite B-125

     Little Rock, AR 72201

     Joan.oconnor@prideindustries.com

     Hiring individuals with severe disabilities. Employing those with

     physical, mental, and developmentally disabilities ONLY.

* Watershed (501) 378-0176

     3701 Springer Blvd.

     Little Rock, AR 72206

     ―Working to find work‖ Job guidance counseling, employment

     assistance. Job preparedness classes Tuesday thru Thursday 10:00 12:00

EX-Offender (Felon) Programs:

* Arkansas C.U.R.E. (501) 223-2620 / 519-0064

     P.O. Box 56001

     Little Rock, AR 72215

     The local chapter of an international grass roots organization

     dedicated to reducing crime through reform of the criminal justice

     system.

     Arkansas R.S.O.L. (501) 563-2197

     P.O. Box #2764

     Little Rock, AR 72203

     The local chapter of a national advocacy group dedicated to

     addressing issues specific to registered sex offenders.

* Brennan Re-Entry Program Management 1-800 557-1677

     P.O. Box 25231

     Little Rock, AR 72221

     jbrennen@brennansc.com

     Brennan Re-Entry Program Management works with state and local

     government agencies by employing Ex-Offenders to realize structural

     rehabilitation and/or building trades.

* F.E.I.P.A. (500) 378-0176

     Friends and Family of Ex-offenders and Incarcerated Persons Association

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