A Safe Place for Kids

A Safe Place for Kids

Ark Crisis Child Care Center provides free, short-term care for kids whose families are in crisis.

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By the Numbers

By the Numbers

In 2013 Ark kept 1,620 children safe & provided more than 34,000 hours of care. We can’t keep children safe from abuse or neglect without your help.

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Why Use Ark?

Why Use Ark?

Ark is licensed to care for children six weeks to six years old. No emergency request is ever denied…

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Sometimes Life is Hard

Sometimes Life is Hard

Ark Crisis Child Care Center Can Help. Our mission is to keep children safe and strengthen families in stress.

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Keeping Children Safe

Join Ark in reaching our goal to keep more children safe from abuse or neglect in 2014!

Ark offers:

  • Free, short-term child care for kids age 6 weeks to 6 years whose families are in crisis
  • Ark’s free care is offered Monday-Friday, year-round
  • Opportunities for donors, service groups and corporations to partner with Ark in a variety of ways to keep children safe

Click here to learn how you can help Ark keep children safe from abuse or neglect.

Did You Know?

  • Cared for 1,620 children in 2013
  • Provided 34,939 hours of care in 2013
  • Served 14,640 free meals in 2013
  • Had a waiting list of 2,213 children in 2013

Save the Dates!

Give Ark a Hug: Wednesday, April 16, 2014| Ark Crisis Child Care Center

April is Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. To commemorate, Ark is inviting everyone to join us for a brief ceremony and to help Ark’s children line our fence with pinwheels.

10:00 am at Ark Crisis Child Care Center

Help “give Ark a hug” to remember that hands are for hugging, not hitting.


Keep the Ark Afloat Dinner & Auction : August 21st, 2014 | Evansville Country Club

Join us for the 13th Annual Keep the Ark Afloat Dinner & Auction on Thursday, August 21st at Evansville Country Club from 5:30-9:00pm! Enjoy a wonderful dinner, live music, a live and silent auction & the popular “Heads or Tails” game.


Stomp out Child Abuse Boot Extravaganza, November 8th, 2014 Evansville Country Club

Wear your favorite boots and help Ark “Stomp out Child Abuse!” Enjoy live music, silent auction, boot contest, hors d’oeuvres and a full cash bar. Get your signature “Ark-tini” in a commemorative boot-shaped mug.

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Keep the Ark Afloat Dinner and Auction

Ark’s 13th Annual Dinner will be held August 2014! Click to learn more.

Fairy Tale Ball

This family-friendly event will encourage boys and girls to feel like princesses and princes for the day!