Relief Efforts 


Below you'll find a list of resources available from the City of Little Rock and our partners as we work to provide assistance to those in need. 

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HOUSING:  Those impacted should call 800-RED-CROSS to learn more.

DEBRIS COLLECTION: The City of Little Rock has hired a contractor, DRC Emergency Services, to remove storm debris from affected neighborhoods. Impacted residents are asked to place debris curbside. Types of debris, such as tree limbs or building materials, are required to be placed in separate piles. 

FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER: FEMA and other relief agencies are currently set up at the West Central Community Center, 8616 Colonel Glenn Road. 

PARK CLOSURES: Reservoir Park is closed. Parts of Murray Park and the Rock Creek Trail that were impacted by the tornado are off-limits to visitors.

DISASTER AID: FEMA officials are stationed at the West Central Community Center to assist residents and answer questions. Applications for disaster assistance also can be submitted through the FEMA app or online at, or by calling (800) 621-3362.

RESOURCE CONNECTIONS: United Way operates a 24-hour hotline, Arkansas 211. Individuals may dial 211 or (866) 489-6983, text their zip code to 898-211 or visit to report disaster-related issues to the City. Arkansas 211 will connect callers to available resources, working with the City of Little Rock and other community partners.

DONATE DOLLARS: Tax-exempt donations may be made to the Little Rock Cares fund, with donations directed toward recovery efforts. The City of Little Rock is currently developing a plan for distributing donations. Visit to donate.

DONATE GOODS: The City of Little Rock is no longer accepting donations of nonperishable food, water and other goods. Individuals who wish to donate are encouraged to consider the Arkansas Foodbank, the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance and Goodwill of Arkansas.

VOLUNTEER: While volunteer opportunities directly related to tornado relief have decreased, the City of Little Rock continues to have an active volunteer program to assist in beautifying the City and improving parks. To sign up as a volunteer, visit

REPORT DAMAGE: More than 100 structures were destroyed and more than 500 sustained major damage during the tornado. The City continues to collect information from residents about the extent of storm damage. Visit to complete an assessment.

DISPLACED ANIMALS: Contact Little Rock Animal Village at or call (501) 376-3067.

The City of Little Rock’s web page dedicated to tornado response is

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BUSINESS ASSISTANCE: If your business needs help, the U.S. Small Business Administration is available at 1-800-659-2955 or visit Click here for more information.