Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter


Highfill, Arkansas


JKJ Architects


NW Arkansas Children's Shelter

This 66,232 square foot campus resides on an 88 acre tract just west of Bentonville. The site contains three structures in consisting of the  shelter at 43,146 square feet, a recreation building at 17,500 square feet, and a maintenance storage facility at 5,600 square feet.

The shelter provides a residence for 36 children. It also houses a medical clinic, school classrooms and administrative offices. The recreation center offers a full size basketball court, multi-purpose activity room and a game room/ lounge area. The project also includes a safe room component. The maintenance building houses equipment and an area for receiving donated clothes and food.