The number of people homeless in NW Arkansas has grown +10% since 2007…

It is estimated that on any given night approximately 1,287 adults and youth in Benton and Washington Counties are homeless.

Click on the image below to download a copy of the 2009 NW Arkansas Point-In-Time Census

For ways to help there are amazing organizations working to end homelessness.  May we recommend…

Seven Hills Homeless Shelter

all are welcome to visit the Cobblestone Project Green Room for discussion

The Cobblestone Project in partnership with JustOne is currently holding Laundry Love Projects in Rogers & Fayetteville the first Friday of every month.  Opportunities to volunteer are plentiful.

Made possible by The Community and Family Institute located in the University of Arkansas Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice and the United Way.

Link to KNWA News Story:  http://nwahomepage.com/content/fulltext/?cid=93421


Thank you so much for such a valuable resource.

For more information please contact:

Kevin M. Fitzpatrick Ph.D., Director

Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
University of Arkansas
Old Main 321
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Email: kfitzpa@uark.edu | Twitter:  @kmfitzpat
Telephone: 479-575-3777
Fax: 479-575-7981
Web Page: http://sociology.uark.edu/4241.php

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