3701 Springer Blvd, Little Rock, AR 72206, US

(501) 378-0176

The Watershed in Little Rock. Welcome to the Watershed


Watershed's name is based on the Biblical story of the Hebrew exodus. The Jewish people were transformed (a watershed event) from their suffering under bondage in Egypt when they crossed the Red Sea and began anew as the wandering tribe that later became the nation of Israel. Watershed hopes to transform those it serves, allowing them to build lives of productivity and fulfillment in today's world.

About Us



Watershed was founded in 1978 by Rev. Hezekiah D. Stewart, Jr. and the Mt. Nebo African Methodist Episcopal Church. Now located in the former Gillam Park School building, the Agency serves all people who come to its doors in Pulaski County and surrounding areas.



The Watershed in Little Rock food pantry in Little Rock assistance with utilities in Little Rock Watershed believes in helping people help themselves, building on their gifts and strengths to address their greatest needs. Our mission sttement is of "feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, housing the homeless, cheering the fallen, providing jobs for the jobless, administering to those in crisis and encouraging economic development and self-sufficiency."

What We Do


Children and Family Services/Family Resource

Safety-net programs provide access to food and clothing, utility assistance, transportation and special outreach services for persons with disabilities. Holiday food and toy baskets are a Watershed tradition 


Working to Find Work

Job guidance, counseling, assisting persons to become gainfully employed; temporary labor services; career development; learning new skills in money management, home ownership, handling crises, problem solving, tax returns; computer and web-based competency.


Disaster Relief Services

Tornado emergency assistance; facilitate housing redevelopment; distribute fans to elderly during Summer heat.

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The Watershed

3701 Springer Blvd, Little Rock, AR 72206, US

(501) 378-0176


Open today

08:00 am – 05:00 pm

Watershed Staff:

Rev. H.D. Stewart, Jr-Executive Director

Diane Stewart-Assistant Executive Director

Carla Wright-Fiscal Officer

Lisa Davis-Children and family

Victoria Avery-Children and family

Fred Hokes-Work to find work

Dewonna Reeves-Receptionist

Yolanda Scott-Advisor