Catholic Social Service Agencies

The following Catholic social service agencies and programs operate in Arkansas.

Abba House

Abba House is a shelter for pregnant mothers, their children and homeless women.

1002 S. Oak St.
Little Rock, AR 72204
Phone: (501) 666-9718
Convent Phone: (501) 663-3596
Staffed by: Missionaries of Charity

Catholic Charities of Arkansas

The mission of Catholic Charities of Arkansas is rooted in the challenge of the Gospel: to serve with dignity and respect persons who are poor or marginalized; to advocate on behalf of the most vulnerable; and to actively promote charity, justice and the sanctity of life in the Church and in the community. To learn more, visit Catholic Charities of Arkansas.

Administrative Offices

2500 N. Tyler St.
Little Rock, AR 72207
Phone: (501) 664-0340
Fax: (501) 664-9186
Hours: Mon-Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Executive Director: Patrick Gallaher, ext. 352


Alcohol and Drug Ministry
Catholic Adoption Services
Catholic Campaign for Human Development
Catholic Charities Immigration Services — Little Rock
Catholic Charities Immigration Services —Springdale
Catholic Relief Services
Parish Social Ministry Office
Prison Ministry
Refugee Resettlement Office
Social Action Office
Westside Free Medical Clinic

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Christopher Homes of Arkansas, Inc.

Christopher Homes of Arkansas, Inc. is a housing ministry of the Diocese of Little Rock that provides low-income housing to persons 62 years or older, or persons who are mobility impaired, that is safe, attractive and affordable. To learn more, visit Christopher Homes of Arkansas.

Executive Offices

2417 N. Tyler St.
Little Rock, AR 72207
Executive Director: Elizabeth Lopez
Phone: (501) 664-1881
Fax: (501) 664-1631

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Helping Hand of Greater Little Rock

Helping Hand is a food pantry and thrift shop that also provides limited financial assistance to families in need in central Arkansas. It is open Monday - Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To learn more, visit Helping Hand of Greater Little Rock.

1601 Marshall St.
Little Rock, AR 72202
P.O. Box 164228
Little Rock, AR 72216
Phone: (501) 372-4388
Director After Hours/Emergency Services: (501) 650-5636
Fax: (501) 372-0405
Director: Gayle Priddy

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Jericho Way Resource Center

Jericho Way Resource Center is a homeless day center in Little Rock that provides resources to improve health, economic assistance and support to help those served become financially self-sufficient and find and retain housing.

3000 Springer Blvd.
Little Rock, AR 72206
Phone: (501) 916-9859
Open Mon. - Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Operated by Depaul USA
Director: Amanda “Mandy” Davis, (501) 766-6502,
Volunteer Coordinator: Calandra Davis, (501) 297-0991,
Instagram: @jerichoway

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