Journey Home

Journey Home registration posterJoin us for an interactive, educational tour through the journey of a child in foster care. Stops to include tours of the Children’s Safety Center, a current open foster home, and Q&A Sessions with Juvenile Court Judge Stacy Zimmerman. The event is intended to raise awareness of foster care in Northwest Arkansas.

The event is free. Transportation between all stops and a gourmet lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
7:45am – 1:30pm
Christian Life Cathedral, Fayetteville

Appreciating our DCFS workers

Appreciation lunch for DCFS workersOn July 17th, The CALL in NWA hosted a luncheon for DCFS Workers, CASA Supervisors, and Juvenile Court Staff of Area 1 thanking them for serving the children. We know it is an often thankless job, but we appreciate them!

Foster Parent appreciation luncheon in Benton & Washington Counties

Bring the whole family and join us on Saturday, July 19, 11am – 2pm at First Baptist Church Centerton, 351 W. Centerton, Centerton, Arkansas.

Lots of things for the whole family to enjoy:

  • Catered lunch
  • Continuing Education Credit
  • A Fun Carnival for all children ages 4 and up
  • Child care provided for ages 0-3
  • Door prizes
  • Goodie bags for each family
  • Meet your “CALL Family neighbors with community meet and greet

Registration is now closed.

Continuing Education opportunity for open homes

The Two Sides of Parenting is an 8 hour course in challenging and supporting children ages 2-17. The class is presented by Jim Wunderle, MAMFC, LPC. Jim has worked with families for more than 30 years.

Saturday, May 31st
Fellowship Bible Church
1051 W. Pleasant Grove Rd
Rogers, AR

Check in: 8 am
Course: 8:15 am–5:00 pm

Cost is $15 per person, which includes workbook, certificate and lunch. Pay by cash (exact change preferred) or check at the door.

The training is open to families in Benton, Washington, Crawford, and Sebastian Counties.

Registration is now closed

Fun Walk in Benton/Washington Counties

The CALL in Benton and Washington Counties will host a walk on Saturday, June 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Arvest Ball Park. The purpose of the walk is to promote awareness of The CALL and raise funds for our continued growth. The CALL will identify 50 Champions who will seek sponsors to assist us in this process.

The responsibility of a Champion is to gain a general understanding of The CALL and educate our community regarding foster care in Northwest Arkansas. Each Champion will be required to find 10 sponsors who are willing to donate $10 (Bronze), $25 (Silver), or $50 (Gold) to The CALL in Benton and Washington Counties.

If you are interested in being a Champion, please contact Rex Holstein at Rex.Holstein@tyson.com

The CALL in Benton and Washington Counties contact info

The CALL
PO Box 796
Bentonville, AR 72712

phone: 479-418-1314

email: nwa@thecallinarkansas.org

Ann Meythaler, County Coordinator