We provide the state's first comprehensive, gender-responsive, and holistic program to previously incarcerated women to improve their health and well-being and provide opportunities for personal growth and empowerment.

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We believe in creating an environment for previously incarcerated women that reflects an understanding of the realities of women's lives.

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Hope Rises is creating a unique transition house and reentry program for previously incarcerated women in Pulaski County. Providing treatment and support in addition to safe housing is needed to reduce the risk of re-incarceration.

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Hope Rises, a 501(c)3 nonprofit in Little Rock, AR, offers a comprehensive program for previously incarcerated women to transform their lives.

Our 6-month program is designed to help women break the cycle... learn more

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Butter Chicken (Chicken Makhani) by Kim Roxburgh, Executive Director of Hope Rises I’ve been fortunate to live in many places, including different countries, which has exposed me to all different types of food and spices. So several years back when I began cleaning up my own diet, I wanted to incorporate some of my favorite international dishes into my new way of eating. Since I love Indian food, I started with one of my favorite recipes, Butter Chicken (Chicken Makhani). This was … read more

Hope Rises staff, board members, volunteers and supporters have been working for a few weeks refurbishing a home in Downtown Little Rock, Arkansas, to become the first comprehensive and gender-responsive transition home for previously incarcerated women. We’ve been doing lots of cleaning, painting and decorating. The house opens in February. Please visit our House Drive page to learn how you can help!