March Newsletter

Community Family Enrichment Center


Non-Profit, Charitable, Community Based Organization

TheCommunityFamilyEnrichmentCenteris committed to improving the quality of life for children and families.  The focus of the center is to help economically disadvantaged families become self-sufficient.

The center provides a safe, supportive learning environment for children and families and adults wishing to obtain their GED.

The center aims to increase parental involvement in schools, faith-based organizations, and community.

The center helps engage children and families in productive, meaningful, and challenging activities.

The center utilizes community resources and seeks volunteers from the community to support the center’s efforts through sharing of time, talents, and resources.


Space available for meetings, conferences, banquets., activities, and Family Reunions

Mission Statement


Empowering people to accept responsibility for their own lives in an ever changing world without regard to race, religion, age, disability, or national origin




The Center is committed to be an anchor in the community for persons who are economically disadvantaged.


The focus of the center is to restore a sense of family and community by uniting people for a common goal.


The center provides training, family support services, and recreational opportunities in a community-based setting without regard to race, color, sex, age, handicap, or religion.



The ArkadelphiaCommunityFamilyEnrichmentCenteris located just off Pine Streeton North 23rd Street, across from Feaster Park and just behind the Recreation Center and Water Park.


Community Family Enrichment Center

Empowering People to Accept

Responsibilities for Their Own Lives

301 North 23rd Street


Phone:  (870) 246-5675

Fax:  (870) 246-5656

United Way Agency

Arkadelphia Community Family Enrichment Center includes the

Head Start preschool program, an adult education center, a computer lab, two classrooms, offices, and a multi-purpose community room which includes a kitchen.  It also houses the Parents as Teachers program and a Mentoring Tutoring program.

Program Services

Arkadelphia Head Start

Central ArkansasDevelopment

Council (CADC)

Clark County Family Development


Family Support Services

Head Start Parent Meeting, 2nd Monday of each month

Active Parenting Class

 Tuesday Evening, 6 p.m.

 (870) 230-2443

Clark County Adult Education

 Monday evenings, 5-8 p.m.

(870) 246-1104

Fatherhood Initiative Class

By appointment

Joseph Nelson

(870) 403-497

Supervised Visitation

Department of Human Services (DHS)

Volunteer Opportunities

Americorps program

Experience Workers Program

Community Services program

Bicycle Program

(Joint Operation with Boys’/Girl’ Club)

The Community Family Enrichment Center provides the surrounding area with a facility for meetings and events.  The center hosts a variety of events in its large multi-purpose room that seats 225 guests.  An institutional Kitchen is available for rental to service the needs of you events.

The center provides rental of supplies and equipment such as china, flatware, glassware, salt/pepper shakers, beverage dispensers, serving trays, tablecloths, public address systems, decorative trees, candelabras, and archways.  Tables and chairs are available for rental for events outside of the center.

The large multi-purpose room makes an enchanting space for a wedding reception, engagement party or anniversary party.  The Center offers a small multi-purpose room that seats 35, a conference room that can accommodate 20, and a classroom with seating for 25.

Schedule your next exciting community event at theCommunityFamilyEnrichmentCenterby call 870-246-5675.

Rental Fee Schedule

Large Multi-purpose Room

Capacity:  225

Rental Fee:  $200.00

Custoidal/Janitorial Fee:  $50.00

Kitchen:  $50.00

Small Multi-purpose Room

Capacity:  35

Rental Fee:  $50.00

Janitorial Fee:  $25.00

Conference Room

Capacity:  20

Rental Fee:  $30.00

Deposit:  $15.00

Conference Room

Capacity:  25

Building is not reserved until deposit is paid.  The  total amount for usage must be paid two weeks in advance.  Any group renting the facility for social functions may be required to provide security.

Patricia Wright, Executive Director 

Kasey Summerville, Chairperson – Board of Directors

Board Members:  Bruce Bell, Estella Forte, Sheree Hendrix, Philip McCorkle, and

Joann Nelson

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