Compassion House


Work closely with each resident by providing intensive case management to develop growth plans with goals that are individualized to that resident regarding education, initiative and accountability, life skills, employment, managing money, support network, substance abuse, physical health, emotional/mental health, time management, housing stability, and legal issues. Each resident will receive counseling, housing, access to clothing, food, personal hygiene items. They will be matched with a labor coach and mentor. They will be setup with a program completion guide that outlines classes they will attend and sets up goals specific to their needs including life skills in the categories of financial literacy, workforce development, parenting/relationships, and healthy living.



The Havenwood program provides transitional housing for single mothers and their children in a supportive environment to help families become economically self-sufficient and transition into permanent housing. Havenwood is a two-year program designed to help single mothers overcome the barriers in their lives that lead to homelessness. Residents are required to work or attend school full time and volunteer.

House of Hope Rescue Mission


The House of Hope provides showers and laundry facilities, a food pantry and clothing room, help with jobs and life skills, as well as phone and mail services. Volunteers can assist clients with job applications, interview process, and other services.

Northwest Arkansas Children's Shelter


The Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter is a private, non-profit organization that provides 24-hour residential, emergency triage care for children throughout Arkansas who are victims of abandonment, abuse or neglect. Its mission is to provide these children in crisis with a safe haven, high-quality care and hope for the future.

Oasis of Northwest Arkansas


This is a women's transitional living community that provides safe, supportive housing for women in recovery and their children.

Saving Grace


Saving Grace of Northwest Arkansas is a transitional living home for young women (ages 18-25) who have aged out of foster care or group homes, are facing homelessness, and/or have been abandoned by critical supports.

Souls Harbor


Souls Harbor is now a transitional community, providing shelter and care for men in recovery. In addition to a safe place to live, it provides food, clothing, educational opportunities and case management. Residents are responsible for a shared housing expense of $50 per week, half of which is returned to them upon completion through graduation of the program. Each resident is responsible for assisting with grounds maintenance, basic upkeep, gardening, and various tasks around the facilities.

Salvation Army Shelter


Opens at 5:00 PM | Men's, Women's Dorms and Family Suites

Dinner Served at 6:00 PM | Breakfast at 6:00 AM

The Northwest Arkansas Area Command operates two Emergency Shelters in Northwest Arkansas, one in Bentonville and one in Fayetteville. These shelters are open 365 nights a year. Between the two shelters, they have 72 beds. To stay, there is a small application process. Additionally, a photo I.D. is required and they do breathalyzer tests to ensure everyone is safe. Guests can stay 10 business days. They serve free meals each evening at both locations and breakfast in Bentonville. Meals are open to anyone in the community. Shelters are meant to be a temporary option. They work with guests on a case-by-case basis to meet needs and find permanent housing.

Supportive Services for Veterans Families - St Francis House


This program helps veterans and their families who are struggling with housing needs. Must be a veteran to qualify. Please call for more information.

The information included is not an endorsement of providers, services, or fees. We in no way assume liability associated with providing this list, nor actions of the providers. These lists are not exhaustive of the resources available in our community.