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.

Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm


April 13/14 & 27/28

The 30hr training required in order to be certified as a foster, adoptive or respite home.  Please ensure you have attended an information meeting and turned in your background checks 30 days prior to attending this training.  Registration is required.


Saturdays  9am-6pm  Lunch, water and snacks will be provided

Sundays  1pm-7pm  Water and snacks will be provided

We will not be able to provide childcare.

We can’t wait to see you there!

Howard County Informational Meeting @ Carter Day Center
Apr 23 @ 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.

Apr 23 @ 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.

Teen Scene Support Group @ Parkway Place Baptist Church
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Support group for foster and adoptive parents of teenagers. 2 C.E.U. hours may be given. We will meet in “The Commons”. Look for The CALL sign.

April 2019 Foster & Adoptive Support Group @ Pauline Baptist Church
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Calling all Drew County Foster & Adoptive Families!

You are invited to The CALL in Drew County’s Foster & Adoptive Family Support Group!

The group is open to all Drew County foster & adoptive families, both DHS recruited and CALL recruited.

This is a place to connect and find encouragement and support from your fellow foster & adoptive families!

A meal will be provided prior to the meeting, as well as organized, supervised childcare during the group.

RSVP of all family members is required via the Tickets link so that the host church can prepare based on an accurate headcount.

If you are unable to attend after you RSVP, please contact us to cancel ahead of time.

Please share with your friends who are foster & adoptive families!


Support Group at That.Church @ That.Church
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This support group for foster and adoptive families will be held the 4th Thursday each month. You do not need to pre-register; you’re welcome to simply show up. Child care is not provided, but there will be space for children to hang out while the parents share. 2 CEUs will be provide for attendance.

Sherwood CALL Mall Open @ Victory Baptist Church
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 27 @ 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.

Maumelle CALL Mall @ First Baptist Church - Maumelle
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Maumelle CALL Mall is open the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month from 4 pm – 6 pm. Open until 10:00 pm by appointment. The entrance is off Millwood and the mall is located in the the two story building.

Awareness Event @ Grace Community Church
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Join us at Grace Community church for Sunday morning service at 9:30 am and again at 11:00 am. We have a special guest, Ava who was adopted as a child and has begun singing/songwriting about her experience. She’ll perform two songs at both the 9:30 am service and the 11:00 am service.


We’d love to see you there!