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May & June Newsletter

May & June Newsletter
In this Issue: Catch up with Our House Alumni Family 5 years later. Photos from Dinner on the Grounds. Can victims of natural disasters get help from Our House programs? Staff members answer. Children’s Center Progress

Arkansas Struggling with Homeless Children Population

Arkansas Struggling with Homeless Children Population
KATV - Breaking News, Weather and Razorback Sports KATV Channel 7 By Matt Mershon, Reporter LITTLE ROCK (KATV) – They’re neatly dressed, hair done, like any twenty-first century child they love playing on the computer.  From their appearance it would be hard to tell that Neveah Hendrix and Abigail Woodall…

The Faces of Healthcare Expansion in Little Rock

The Faces of Healthcare Expansion in Little Rock
The private option has already changed lives. Resident Dena Kemp is highlighted in the Arkansas Times article about the effect of the Afforable Care Act. Arkansas Times by David Ramsey Photo by Brian Chilson Dena Kemp 39, Little Rock "My whole world has changed today," said Dena Kemp last week, on…

Programs get grants to help homeless

Two dozen agencies to share $4.3 million in Continuum of Care funds Arkansas Democrat-Gazette By Emily Walkenhorst Although Teronica Snell has only lived at Our House for three months, she’s already felt her life begin to change. She feels supported and more stable than when she was moving from place to…

July 2013 Newsletter

July 2013 Newsletter
In this Issue: Learning Center highlights: GED and High School graduates 16 year old shelter resident is honored in Washington DC for her achievement in her high school competition. Little Learners Partners: TIPS and PLAY Children's Center Progress

LR Set to Spend $318,000 to Help Ex-Cons

LR Set to Spend $318,000 to Help Ex-Cons
Fox 16 Channel News LITTLE ROCK, AR -- The city of Little rock wants to keep former convicts from ending up back behind bars. Tuesday afternoon, the Board of Directors heard details about a plan to spend more than $300,000 on "re-entry programs" to benefit the community. The programs would…

From Homeless to Our House

From Homeless to Our House
Little Rock Soiree Magazine When most people picture a homeless person, the attractive, put-together brunette at bottom left is not who we envision. The homeless are often stereotyped as a group of dirty, disheveled people who beg passersby for money. In reality, many homeless men and women are hardworking people…