Visit this page to learn what state financial benefits you might qualify for, including Arkansas Works (AR Medicaid), ARKids First, SNAP, Child Care Assistance, Pregnant Woman Coverage, and others.
2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline that connects individuals in need to important community services in Northwest Arkansas. 2-1-1 is the direct link between people who need and people who can give help. It connects people in Arkansas to the essential health and human services they need. The 2-1-1 call center serves Benton, Caarroll, Madison and Washington counties.
Quickly and easily find the closest food pantry to you with our Agency Locator Map.
This website offers helpful information about assisted living programs in Arkansas.
Visit Aunt Bertha to search for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.
Blink Health is the new way for all Americans to save on their prescriptions. With Blink Health’s proprietary technology, everyone now has access to one, low negotiated price on over 15,000 medications. Simply pay online before you pick up at your pharmacy to save.
Offers financial assistance for services such as acupuncture, massage, chiropractic, adaptive exercise, and adaptive yoga. Applications are accepted through October 20. To apply, Visit the website link above, and scroll to the links at the bottom of the page.
People who are nursing home-eligible and wish to reside in an assisted living facility may qualify for the Choices program. Choices In Living is a Medicaid waiver which allows for 24-hour personal care services to be covered for a limited number of people, helping nursing home-eligible recipients avoid being institutionalized. Apply at your local Department of Human Services office, or the process can be initiated over the phone by calling the Choices in Living Resource Center at (866) 801-3435.
The District’s purpose is to promote and support the economic development of the region. It does this by providing technical assistance to the cities, counties, businesses, and other development organizations in the area, and by networking extensively with state and federal resource agencies. Includes Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Green, Lawrence, Lee, Mississippi, Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, & St. Francis County.
Modifications and equipment are expensive, but there are options to help.
For 35 years, Help Hope Live has been showing clients and families how to bring together a network of relatives, friends, and neighbors in fundraising efforts to help cover the costs of uncovered medical expenses.
Home improvement grants and loans are available to low-income residents who own their home and require necessary repairs or modifications. This site simply explains the 504 Home Repair Program. After reading the description, if you think you might qualify, click the link to the USDA website.
Look for subsidized apartments, public housing, and housing choice vouchers. Call the Resource Center if you have questions about what program is right for you. (800) 955-2232.
Provides financial assistance for some disabilities in the state of Arkansas.
The official U.S. government site for Medicare. This site gives you access to your Medicare plan, costs, coverage, claims, forms, and more.
Providing compassion and alternatives for care in overcoming the effects of traumatic brain injuries. This includes: Providing love and comfort to families who are suffering through the anguish of a life changing injury… Enabling alternative treatments for the injured… & Providing education and support to those who suddenly find themselves in the role of caregiver.
Modest Needs assists “low-income workers who are struggling to shoulder the burden of a short-term emergency expense.” The main type of assistance they provide is called a Self-Sufficiency Grant. These funds are given as grants, not loans, meaning the money does not need to be repaid by recipients. Self-Sufficiency Grants are intended to help people who work and earn an income, but live just above the poverty level and are therefore unable to take advantage of any social assistance programs. These people may be just one paycheck away from financial disaster, and that’s where a grant can help.
Provider-led Arkansas Shared Savings Entity is a private agency/managed care organization which will be in charge which is in charge of organizing services and care for people with mental health and/or developmental needs. The link is a question and answer document provided by Disability Rights Arkansas.
There are many financial resources available for athletes, people injured while doing sports, or people who would like to pursue sports and recreation after a disabling injury.
The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities. While these two programs are different in many ways, both are administered by the Social Security Administration and only individuals who have a disability and meet medical criteria may qualify for benefits under either program.
Visit this section to learn about financial resources available specifically for veterans.