Here are all upcoming events for The CALL around the state.

Please note that many events are for one county only (due to the county-based nature of The CALL’s work).

To find a listing of events for a particular county, find your county here.

WLR CALL Mall Open @ Markham Street Baptist Church
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
February 2019 Informational Meeting @ First Baptist Church of Conway
Feb 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Are you ready to be part of the solution to Arkansas’ crisis in foster care? Do you want to make a difference that will last a lifetime to a child who may lose hope for a forever family? You can be the one that will change a child’s life forever!
If you have questions or are ready to get started in opening your home, please join us at our informational meeting. We will share how we will walk beside you on this life changing journey into fostering or adopting.

Cleburne County Informational Meeting @ Cleburne County Baptist @ Cleburne County Baptist
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This is a time to come and hear more about ways you can help children in foster care in Cleburne County. You can get your questions answered and begin the paperwork process, if you choose. The foster family support group will meet during this time as well.

DHS Foster Parent Support Group @ Longley Baptist Church
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Open to the foster parent community.

This meeting sill be held in the Fellowship Hall of Longley Baptist Church. You do not have to pre-register for this meeting!; just show up! This class is open to the foster parent community.

Howard County Informational Meeting @ Carter Day Center
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come join us for an informational meeting to see how you can get involved and make a difference. The CALL Informational Meeting will address fostering, adopting, respite care, mentoring and volunteering.

Teen Scene Support Group @ Parkway Place Baptist Church
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Support group for foster and adoptive parents of teenagers. 2 C.E.U. hours may be given. The meeting is held in Room 212.

Sherwood CALL Mall Open @ Victory Baptist Church
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Foster parents and caseworkers are invited to come and select FREE consignment-quality clothing and shoes for foster children. Clothing is organized on racks by size — ranging from infant through elementary school age. Baby items such as blankets, bedding, cribs, swings, pack-n-plays, etc, are often available as well. Items needed include: more infant and toddler clothing, baby items, diapers, uniforms. The CALL Mall does not accept adult clothing. Donations can be brought on Fridays or by appointment. For more information, contact Carolyn Hanks at 501-425-7194 or Joanna Bearden at 501-626-9337.

The CALL Closet Details
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Located at 2010 Military Road, Benton, AR 72015

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00 am-3:00 pm and Saturdays 9:00 am-10:00 am

The CALL Foster Care Closet Donations



  • New or Like-new in-season Clothing & shoes, sizes preemie-Kids’ size 14
  • Diaper bags, back packs, luggage in good condition
  • NEW toys (with tags or in boxes to give as gifts)
  • Baby & toddler equipment:
    • Car seats with 2 years left before expiration, never in an accident
    • Cribs manufactured after June 28, 2011
  • $20-$50 Gift cards for teens in foster care to local stores (Target, Kohl’s, Shoe Carnival, TJMaxx, Walmart)


  • No Stuffed Animals
  • No USED toys
  • No Hats or Hair bows
  • No Swim Suits or Cover Ups
  • No Sports Equipment or Cleats
  • NO Used socks & underwear

Tax receipts are available for your donation.

Annual Volunteer Training @ The BCM at UAFS
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Annual Volunteer Training @ The BCM at UAFS

Join us for our 1st Annual Volunteer Training. We will be serving a light breakfast and discussing The CALL at the state and local levels. This training is for current volunteers and those wanting to get involved. You will also be introduced to our local Leadership Team.

Information Meeting @ TBD
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Want to FOSTER or ADOPT?  Want to VOLUNTEER?  Want to know more about who we are and what we do?  Do you have questions about FOSTER or ADOPTION CARE? Then we can’t wait to meet you!  Please join us as we partner with DHS in the first step for all of these options.

*Please note that all household adults must attend.

*Childcare is not provided.