Samuel came from an environment of neglect. He didn’t know where his next meal would come from, and he spent much of his young life on the streets.Read more about SamuelImpact stories
Samuel came from an environment of neglect. He didn’t know where his next meal would come from, and he spent much of his young life on the streets.
By the time he arrived at the Children’s Shelter at 16-years old, he’d experienced 26 failed placements, was reading at a second grade level and failure was just a normal part of life.
Upon meeting Samuel, the dedicated team at the Shelter began building trust with him and created an individualized success plan.
He has not only received the care, love and vital services he so desperately needed, but he has thrived. Samuel has made great strides in school. He is working on life skills such as changing the oil in the Shelter vans, assisting with set-up for Shelter events and helping reconcile petty cash in the business office. He’s even opened up a bank account and visited different work environments to discuss career options for his future.
Before the Shelter, Samuel didn’t know home. At the Shelter, he’s found not only a home, but a family.
Kyle, age 9
I felt like I was being taken care of for the first time.
Danielle, age 16
The Shelter is a perfect placement for all ages. It’s a safe place where all of my needs were met so I could spend more time on things I needed to work on – like graduating! The Shelter helped me so much!
Brianne, age 12
I’m glad to have a place that has food, water, clothes, beds, and, most of all, electricity.
14100 Vaughn Rd.
Bentonville, AR 72713
2700 W Walnut
If you are interested in a rewarding job providing a safe haven and loving care to the most vulnerable children in our community, apply today!