Empowerment Village

Independent Living

Thirty (30) new and modern single room residential facility for persons with special needs (i.e. limited income, homeless or disabilities that limit income and need supportive services) located in the EmPowerment Center in Midtown Little Rock. Each unit is fully furnished with paid utilities, microwave, refrigerator, access to dining hall, Wi-fi access and cable ready.


  • Single Room Efficiency Apartments
  • 24-hour Surveillance
  • Near Shopping Centers
  • Public Transportation
  • Onsite Laundry Facilities
  • Supportive Services

Become A Resident

BCD EmPowerment Village offers single room occupancy (SRO) housing for single individuals. Our community is an income-restricted property. The rental rate for an SRO apartment are between $456 and $550 per month.

Minimum Qualification

At the time of completing the application all individuals must provide the following information. It is fully understood this information does not guarantee approval.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Provide a valid government-issued identification card or current driver’s license.  
  • Submit a copy of your Social Security card. If a Social Security card is not available at the time of the application, the individual will have thirty (30) days from the date of application to apply for a replacement Social Security card. A copy of the request for a Social Security card is acceptable. A copy of the Social Security card must be provided to management once received. If this verification or document is not provided within this timeframe, your lease will be immediately terminated.  
  • Provide all sources of income:
    • Payroll stubs for the past three (3) months.
    • Employment Verification from current employer,
    • Award Letter from Social Security, V.A., or Pension/Retirement, etc.,
    • “I Claim/I Wage” statement from Dept. of Workforce Services (dated within 60 days of move-in)
    • Gift/Contribution Income Verification from an individual/organization providing financial support (dated within 60 days of move-in).
  • Bank Statements for the past three (3) months, if applicable.

How to apply

Call the office to find out if you are eligible and if there is availability at the time.

Complete an application and submit supporting documentation.

Complete a Supportive Housing Referral From below.


Carleena Jones

Property Manager
(501) 663-4774 Ext.210

EmPowerment Center

3604 W 12th St Little Rock, AR 72204


Most frequent questions and answers

No, we don’t subsidize rent. However, we welcome residents with housing vouchers or subsidies from social service agencies or other sources.

We accept assistance animals only.

We accept cash, checks, money orders, and PayPal.


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