CARA (Community Animal Rescue & Adoption) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization operated by volunteers, board members, and part-time shelter employees. We are supported by private donations from individuals, businesses, and fundraising efforts. CARA receives no funds from the city, county, state, or federal government.

Shelter Hours

Monday – Saturday, 12pm – 5pm
Currently operating by appointment due to COVID-19.

Physical Address

960 N. Flag Chapel Road
Jackson, MS 39209

Mailing Address for Donations

P. O. Box 231
Clinton, MS 39060


(601) 922-7575


[email protected]

Our Board of Directors

Front L to R: Sherry Johnson, Lea Ann Craig, Dr. Spencer Mills, Denise Cantrell
Back L to R: Morgan Clark, Ann Somers, Valerie Hicks, Becky Jones  

© 2021 CARA
Community Animal Rescue
and Adoption, Inc.

Physical Address:
960 N. Flag Chapel Road
Jackson, MS 39209

Mailing/Donation Address:
P.O. Box 231
Clinton, MS 39060