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Little Rock’s Our House Building New Children’s Center

Little Rock’s Our House Building New Children’s Center
Fox Channel 16 LITTLE ROCK, AR - Our House is ready to get construction underway on its new children's center. Our House operates the state’s only children’s programs specifically for homeless, formerly homeless, and near-homeless children, including a licensed child development center for children ages 0-5 and an out-of-school-time youth…

May & June 2013 Newsletter

May & June 2013 Newsletter
In this Issue: Bigger Hearts, Bigger Space: a story about the Children's Center Our House Newsletter celebrates its two year anniversary View past newsletters here.

Homeless Children Face Uncertain Future

Homeless Children Face Uncertain Future
KARK Channel 4 News LITTLE ROCK, AR - Across Arkansas, shelters and schools are seeing more and more homeless children. The reasons vary. Often, the economy has forced their parents out of a job. Sometime their parents have made mistakes leaving the family without a home. Six-year-old KK and her family…

Our House Seeking Room to Grow for New Children’s Center

Our House Seeking Room to Grow for New Children’s Center
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Sterphen B. Thorton Our House shelter staff member Jessica Key hangs resident children's artwork inside their cramped 7000 square foot, former ambulance garage on their campus on E. Roosevelt Road in Little Rock Thursday morning. Our House hopes by April to raise the last $1.14 million needed to…

Shelter Looks to Expand Digs

Shelter Looks to Expand Digs
Children’s center on LR facility’s wish list for 2014 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette By Aprille Hanson Photo by Karen E. Segrave This article was published November 24, 2012 at 3:57 a.m. LITTLE ROCK — Ask 8-year-old Zadie Farrell what she enjoys about the youth program at the Our House shelter and she’ll rattle off…

September & October 2012 Newsletter

September & October 2012 Newsletter
In this Issue: Volunteer Profile: Jay Hedges First Impressions: Our House's new Director of Children's Programs gets to know the kids. From the Executive Director: small improvements have special significance to Shelter residents. Songbird Project View past newsletters here.

Summer Program Short on Cash

Summer Program Short on Cash
Our House looks for funds to keep kids busy until school. By Riley Johnson PHOTO BY STATON BREIDENTHAL LITTLE ROCK — Kayla Muhammad and dozens of other children at a Little Rock summer program swung golf clubs at The First Tee of Central Arkansas on Tuesday. It was the first time Kayla, 9,…

Preventing Child Homelessness in Arkansas

Preventing Child Homelessness in Arkansas
THV Channel 11 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Over 14,000 children are homeless every night in Arkansas. According to a report from the National Center on Family Homelessness, Arkansas has the third highest rate of child homelessness (PDF) in the United States. A $300,000 grant from the Siemer Institute for Family Stability has been awarded…

February & March 2012 Newsletter

February & March 2012 Newsletter
Volunteer Profile: eStem Client Profile: Our House thanks two residents who also volunteer To the Learning Center, From anonymous client AmeriCorps Week: Our House's CIA, VISTA comes to Our House View past newsletters here.