Seven central Arkansas organizations assist locals in matters of health, hunger, education and the arts.

Alzheimer’s Arkansas

Alzheimer’s Arkansas provides programs and services free to Arkansans affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Our mission is to provide the information and support needed
so all Arkansans affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can live with dignity and comfort until a cure is found.

Little Rock / (501) 224-0021 /

Arkansas State Independent Living Council (ARSILC)

From left to right: Commissioner Aaron Bishop- HHS- Administration on Community Living (ACL), Executive Director of the Arkansas SILC- Sha’ Burke-Stephens, Outreach Pastor Glenn Hersey- St. Mark Church and Representative Fred Allen.

The Arkansas State independent living council Promotes the Independent living philosophy among individuals with disabilities throughout the state of Arkansas.

Little Rock | (501) 372-0607 | |

Children’s Advocacy Centers of Arkansas

CACA is the supporting organization for the 15 Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) in Arkansas. Our activities include the training of CAC staff, administration of CAC funding programs, and creation of public awareness to the problem and reporting of child abuse and neglect in our state.

North Little Rock | (501) 615-8633 |

Civitan Services

Civitan Services’ mission is to provide quality individualized training and support for children and adults with developmental disabilities in order to help them maximize their potential. We have been serving men, women and children with developmental disabilities in Saline County since 1958.

Saline County / (501) 776-0691 /

Feed Arkansas Kids

Feed Arkansas Kids provides weekend meals for food insecure school aged children in Central Arkansas. Children at risk of weekend hunger receive a bag with enough shelf-stable food to easily assemble into seven healthy meals. The philosophy is simply to end child hunger.

Little Rock | (501) 221-1051 |

Opera In The Rock

The mission of Opera In The Rock, now in its third season, is to enrich the cultural life of Arkansas through live opera. Our productions showcase local, state and regional singers, and we are building future audiences through our special performances for school children.

Little Rock | (501) 420-2742 |

Thea Foundation

Thea advocates the importance of the arts in the development of Arkansas’s youth by awarding 30 scholarships each year in performing arts, visual arts, film, fashion, poetry slam and creative writing; distributing $100,000 in creative materials to schools; and introducing/augmenting arts programs within schools.

North Little Rock | (501) 379-9512 |