Good Shepherd Community is an enchanting assisted living community in Little Rock, Arkansas. It is within classy Pulaski County which is part of the Natural State.
Good Shepherd’s natural surroundings make it a peaceful, hidden gem in the heart of Little Rock. One of our community’s greatest assets is our Fisher’s Lake and the park-like setting on which we are situated. Residents of all abilities can take advantage of the boardwalk for a stroll in nature or to simply enjoy the view from one of the many built-in benches along the way. Residents can fish from the dock on their own or join in our annual fishing derby.
We began as an ecumenical mission conceived by the bishops of Arkansas’ Catholic, Episcopal, Presbyterian, and United Methodist churches to provide an innovative way to fill the need for affordable, not-for-profit housing options for local seniors. Over time, Good Shepherd has grown from a single building of 200 apartments into a full-service retirement community with five facilities encompassing more than 500 apartments, all located on a picturesque 140-acre campus in west Little Rock.
Good Shepherd is committed to offering our residents a balanced quality of life by providing a true community atmosphere, attractive living spaces, and a healthy and independent lifestyle – with all the comforts and conveniences of home – including good friends and neighbors. You’re never alone in this loving and caring community, yet we respect your privacy while still providing the services you want and need. With a commitment to quality and a ministry-based approach to senior services, Good Shepherd is making a difference and touching lives across Arkansas.
We offer a variety of apartment configurations – studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom apartments that are accessible for persons with disabilities.
Good Shepherd residents can enjoy delicious family-style meals prepared from scratch and served in a fine dining setting. Residents can make their food selections from our daily menu which has a wide array of dishes to choose from. Daily meals are one of the social highlights of the day and is an important time of fellowship for the residents. Food meetings are held each month so the residents have the opportunity to give feedback and contribute ideas for their dining experience.
Residents have many opportunities to socialize by just opening their apartment door, but Good Shepherd’s Activities Department makes it easy for residents throughout our community to engage with their neighbors in a variety of settings. Whether it’s exercise class, lectures, movie matinees, games, or simply dining together – all activities support the residents in their emotional, physical and spiritual health and foster an environment full of community fellowship.
There are puzzle and card tables throughout the facilities where people can gather and seating nooks for friendly visits. Residents may also want to stroll down to Fisher’s Lake with a walking buddy or seat themselves on a bench with a lake or garden view. The Activities Department plans events that range from card games to cultural or entertainment outings and residents have ample opportunities for chance encounters in the hall that lead to cups of coffee and conversations.
Good Shepherd exists to provide a quality, affordable living experience to seniors in a faith-based community. We are committed to maintaining the independence, well-being, and dignity of all our residents.
Our various on-site amenities include the following:
- Transportation services
- Emergency Alert Pendants
- Pet-friendly apartments
- Organized group activities
- Noon meal program
- Cable TV
- Handicapped-accessible apartments
- Lakeside views
- Cultural outings
- Saturday Brunch
- Housekeeping service
- Laundry service
- Medication reminders
- Personal care service
- Beauty shops
- Gift shop
- Beautiful walking paths
- Exercise Rooms
- On-site PT services available