Ouachita Children’s Center is a non-profit child advocacy organization providing emergency shelter and quality services for youth and families, empowering them to achieve lifelong success.

Welcome to OCC!

We exist to raise awareness for our cause and bring change to the lives of those we serve in our community. With your help we can make a difference. Our website furthers our mission by providing ways for you to learn more and get involved. Thanks for visiting. Your support is appreciated.

News & Announcements

  • Make October about more than just pumpkin spice lattes and costumes. Check out some of these ideas on how you can give back this month.

  • Values and beliefs instilled now flourish into actions later. What can you do to instill philanthropic values in your children? To get you started, here are six ways to teach your child about giving.

  • Dogs are the best, and this month you can celebrate them even more, because October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!

  • If you’re interested in living an altruistic lifestyle while still watching your wallet, check out this list of unique things you can donate besides money.