Better Community Development EmPowerment Center

Completion Date: September 2012
Location: Little Rock, AR
Architect: RPPY Architects

USGBC LEED Silver Certified Building Project

Better Community Development, Inc.’s EmPowerment Center, a new state-of-the-art, LEED-certified, residential substance abuse treatment facility, was completed September 2012. The 19,500-square-foot, sustainable complex includes men’s and women’s residential facilities, including 30 rooms for special needs individuals, and 24 treatment beds for individuals enrolled in substance addiction treatment. The EmPowerment Center also contains office, conference, and classroom space, and will provide life skills training, career, and technology training, community programs, and other empowerment services.

This project is a key component of the 12th Street Revitalization master plan.