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 2014 Ark kept 1,477 children safe & provided more than 34,500 hours of care. We can’t keep children safe from abuse or neglect without your help.

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Fairy Tale Ball

Fairy Tale Ball

Thank you to all the Fairy Godparents who gave Ark’s kiddos a special, magical night at the Fairy Tale Ball! For more photos and the 2016 “Magical Fairy Tale Ball” date, click here.

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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 2015!

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 1,477 children in 2014
  • Provided 34,846 hours of care in 2014
  • Served 14,428 free meals in 2014
  • Had a waiting list of 2,857 children in 2014

Save the Dates!

June 9th, 2015- Rotaract Playground Ribbon Cutting Celebration

Join us to celebrate the official opening of the newly renovated playground. Rotaract’s multi-year renovation project is officially complete and now it’s time to play. Ceremony beings at 10 a.m.

August 3rd, 2015- 2nd Annual Bob’s Gym Golf Scramble to benefit Ark Crisis Child Care Center

Enjoy an afternoon of golf on the beautiful Evansville Country Club course. Enjoy lunch, on-course games and much more! Contact Schiff Air Conditioning for more information.

August 20th, 2015 – Keep the Ark Afloat Benefit Dinner and Auction

Ark’s single largest annual fundraising event brings together more than 200 guests [...]

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Keep the Ark Afloat Dinner and Auction

Ark’s 14th Annual Dinner will be held August 20, 2015! Click to learn more.

Fairy Tale Ball

April 16, 2016: Save the date for the 2016 "Magical Fairy Tale Ball"