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Women and Children First

PO Box 1954
Little Rock, AR - 72203
(501) 376-3219

Important note: Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies by location. Some transitional housing assists with substance abuse treatment, psychological assistance, job training while others only provide limited assistance. Please review the details of each transitional facility to make sure you obtain the correct information.

WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST Provides shelter and a 24-hour crisis hot line for survivors of family violence. Residents are evaluated after 7 days and may stay in the shelter up to 45 days. They also help women and their children find long-term housing.
Eligibility requirements include : residency  of Arkansas. women ages 18 and older and their children (males cannot be older than 16). Please contact them for more information on eligibility and intake procedures.

WCF is a comprehensive shelter serving over 500 victims of domestic violence and their children annually. The shelter is ran strictly on federal and state funds, private donations, fundraisers, grants, and the Heart of Arkansas United Way. We are fortunate to have a very active Board of Directors, Advisory Board, and young professionals board - The Peacekeepers. The clients who seek safe refuge with WCF are able to do so only with the tremendous assistance from our Board of Directors, unbelievable community volunteers and sponsors, and a small staff who works directly with the clients every day.

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  1. Thursday, February 6, 2014

    Women and Children First: The Center Against Family Violence does accept males over age 16 in the shelter and into the Transitional Housing Program.

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