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Methodist Family Health Asks Arkansans to Send Notes, Letters or Cards to Children in Residential Programs

LITTLE ROCK, AR (Mar. 23, 2020) – As a way to bring some joy to the Arkansas children in its residential programs, Methodist Family Health is asking the community to send notes, letters or cards to the children and families in their residential programs.

“Do you remember getting a letter in the mail that was all yours?” asked Kelli Reep, director of communications with Methodist Family Health. “Or a birthday card, a note from a friend, a magazine clipping from your family? Remember the grin you got when seeing that envelope in their handwriting? That’s what we want our kids to experience, especially during this COVID-19 event.”

If you are looking for a way to share with someone during this COVID-19 event, you can send a postcard, greeting card, note or letter to any of the children in Methodist Family Health’s locations below.

“Whether it’s a letter on notebook paper, a postcard from the post office, a hand-drawn picture from your child or a card saying, ‘You are the best, and I believe in you,’ your sentiment will bring a lot of light to children in our care who are abandoned, abused, neglected and managing psychiatric, behavioral, emotional and spiritual issues,” Reep said.

 Send your mail to any of the addresses below:

  • Boys or girls ages 4 to 17 in the acute unit at Methodist Behavioral Hospital, 1601 Murphy Drive, Maumelle, Arkansas 72113
  • Boys ages 4 to 11 in the subacute unit at Methodist Behavioral Hospital, 1601 Murphy Drive, Maumelle, Arkansas 72113
  • Boys ages 6 to 17 in the subacute unit at Dacus Psychiatric Residential Treatment Center at 211 W. Church St., Bono, Arkansas 72416
  • Boys and girls ages 6 to 17 in the subacute unit at Little Rock Psychiatric Residential Treatment Center at 2002 S. Fillmore St., Little Rock, Arkansas 72204
  • Boys and girls ages infant to 12 in the Arkansas CARES program at 2002 S. Fillmore St., Little Rock, AR 72204
  • Moms in the Arkansas CARES program at 2002 S. Fillmore St., Little Rock, Arkansas 72204
  • Girls ages 12 to 18 in the therapeutic group home at Helena-West Helena at 471 Phillips Rd. 251, Lexa, Arkansas 72355
  • Boys ages 12 to 18 in the therapeutic group home in Little Rock at 2002 S. Fillmore St., Little Rock, Arkansas 72204
  • Boys ages 12 to 18 in the therapeutic group home in Magnolia at 211 N. Pecan, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753

About Methodist Family Health

Founded in 1899, Methodist Family Health’s mission is to provide the best possible care to those who may need our help. Together, we serve Arkansas children and their families who are abandoned, abused, neglected and struggling with psychiatric, behavioral, emotional and spiritual issues.

We began our legacy of care as the Arkansas Methodist Orphanage more than 120 years ago. Today, Methodist Family Health’s statewide continuum of care includes the 60-bed acute and sub-acute Methodist Behavioral Hospital in Maumelle, psychiatric residential treatment centers in Bono and Little Rock, qualified residential treatment program homes throughout the state, a therapeutic day treatment program in Little Rock and Benton, the Arkansas Center for Addictions Research, Education and Services (Arkansas CARES) in Little Rock, community- and school-based counseling clinics throughout the state, and Kaleidoscope Grief Center in Little Rock, a therapy programs focused on helping grieving children and their families.

For more information, visit us at MethodistFamily.org or call 501-661-0720.

Our Mission: to give the best possible care to those who may need our help.

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