Make a difference in your community

One of the best things about Conway is the way its people reach out to each other, whether in the face of crises or long-term need. The city's many churches and service organizations make it possible or individuals and families to connect with and give back to their community.

Below is a list of all of the different organizations around Conway that can help you give back to the community as well.

American Red Cross - Faulkner County Chapter

813 Parkway Avenue | (501) 329-3571 | www.RedCross.org/Arkansas

The Faulkner County Chapter of the American Red Cross works daily to help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to natural and man-made disasters and emergencies.

Bethlehem House

1115 Parkway Avenue | (501) 329-4862 | BethlehemHouse.net

The Bethlehem House is a Christian transitional shelter providing shelter, food, clothing, transportation, safety, case management, and employment assistance to the homeless of central Arkansas.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas

1105 Deer Street, Suite 14 | (501) 336-9505 | www.bbbsca.org

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas is an affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, which has provided one-to-one mentoring to at-risk youth from single-parent homes for more than 100 years.

Boy Scouts of America - Quapaw Area Council

3220 Cantrell Road, Little Rock | (501) 664-4780 | QuapawBSA.org

Boy Scouts offers effective character, citizenship, and personal fitness training for boys ages 11-17.

Boys & Girls Club of Faulkner County

1405 Robins Street | (501) 329-8849 | BGCFaulkner.org

Boys & Girls Club of Faulkner County is an affiliate of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The club’s Bob Nabholz Unit opened a new $2 million, 15,000-square-foot facility in early 2013.

Community Action Program for Central Arkansas (CAPCA)

707 Robins Street, Suite 118 | (501) 329-0977 | CAPCAinc.org

CAPCA helps thousands of low-income individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency and economic security.

Community Connections

2740 College Avenue | (501) 329-5459 | CommunityConnectionsAR.org

Community Connections provides extracurricular activities for children with special needs and serves as a support network for their families.

Conway Cradle Care

2400 Prince Street | (501) 730-0017 | CradleCare.org

Conway Cradle Care is a child-care and outreach program designed to keep pregnant and parenting teens in school. Conway Cradle Care is open to all students enrolled in a Faulkner County school district.

Conway Interfaith Clinic

830 North Creek Drive | (501) 932-0559 | ChistVincent.com

Conway Interfaith Clinic provides access to medical and dental services for individuals and families in central Arkansas who do not have access.

Faulkner County Council on Aging (Conway Senior Wellness & Activity Center)

1620 Donaghey Avenue | (501) 327-2895 | FCSeniors.com

The Faulkner County Council on Aging strives to identify and meet the nutrition, transportation, and social needs for adults who are 60 and older. The agency is currently undergoing a capital campaign to raise $2 million for a new location.

Girl Scouts Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas - Faulkner County Chapter

615 West 29th Street, North Little Rock | (501) 758-1020 | GirlScoutsDiamonds.org

Girl Scouts enables girls ages 5-17 to develop strength, confidence, leadership, motivation, and skills for success.

Habitat for Humanity of Faulkner County

825 Parkway Avenue, Suite A | (501) 513-3244 | HabitatForHumanityFaulknerCounty.org

Habitat for Humanity builds affordable homes for low-income families living in substandard housing.

HAVEN House (Help for Abuse Victims in Emergency Need)

(501) 327-1701 | CAilnc.org

HAVEN House is a residential shelter for adolescent girls ages 6-18 who have been abused, neglected, abandoned, or who are homeless.

Independent Living Services

615 East Robins Street | (501) 327-5234 | indliving.org

Independent Living Services, one of the largest nonprofit organizations in central Arkansas, serves an eight-county area and supports the needs of more than 200 people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

United Way of Central Arkansas

1120 Oak Street | (501) 327-5087 | UnitedWayCentralArk.org

United Way is of the h4est community service agencies in Faulkner and Perry counties and serves as an umbrella fundraising agency for its 19 partner agencies.

Vehicles For Veterans

(855) 838-5444 | VehiclesForVeterans.org

Vehicles For Veterans is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit vehicle donation and recycling program benefiting veterans. Donors can help disabled veterans by donating a car, truck, boat, RV, ATV, or motorcycle, whether the vehicle runs or not. The program offers a simple alternative to selling or trading in an unwanted vehicle and provides donors with free towing and a tax deduction.

Women's Shelter of Central Arkansas

(501) 329-7405 | ConwayWomensShelter.com

The Women's Shelter of Central Arkansas assists victims of family violence and offers support groups, recovery programs, transportation for clients, and child advocacy programs.