Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter


Highfill, Arkansas


JKJ Architects


NW Arkansas Children's Shelter

This 66,232 SF campus resides on an 88 acre tract just west of Bentonville. The site contains three structures in Phase I consisting of the Emergency Shelter at 43,146 SF a Recreation Building at 17,500 SF. and a Maintenance Storage Facility at 5,600 SF.

The Shelter provides a residence for 36 Children, Medical Clinic, School Classrooms & Administrative Offices. The Recreation Center offers a full size Basketball Court, Multi-Purpose Activity Room and a Game Room / Student Lounge Area. The project also includes a Safe Room component. The Maintenance Building houses equipment and an area for receiving donated clothes and food.