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Service: Child Care Assistance | More Information
About: Child Care Assistance is a program that is available for low-income families. This program provides financial assistance for quality child care and is made possible by the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF).
Contact: 501-682-8947 or 1-800-322-8176
Service: Medicaid Program | Overview | More Information
About: Medicaid is a program that helps pay for medically necessary medical services for needy and low-income persons. It uses state and federal government money.
Contact: 800-482-5431
Website: Arkansas Medicaid
Service: Weatherizaton Assistance Program (WAP) | More Information
About: The Weatherization Assistance Program has transferred to the Energy Office
Contact: 1- 800-558-2633 | Email
Website: Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)
Service: Arkansas Energy Office | More Information
About: The Weatherization Assistance Program has transferred to the Energy Office
Contact: 800-558-2633 | Email
Website: Arkansas Energy Office
Service: Emergency Food Assistance Program | More Information
About: The Emergency Food Assistance Program distributes commodities to food banks, soup kitchens, shelters and other nonprofit agencies. Donated foods are also made available for Disaster Assistance. To view additional information on The Emergency Food Assistance Program including program information, eligibility, distribution sites, and links to USDA website, see link below.
Contact: 501-371-1400
Website: The Emergency Food Assistance Program
Service: Refugee Resettlement Program | More Information
About: The Refugee Resettlement Program assists newly arrived eligible refugees to assimilate into the American way of life. The program offers financial and medical services to eligible refugees for up to 8 months after arrival in the United States.
Contact: 1-800-482-8988
Service: Transitional Employment Assistance Program (TEA) | More Information
About: The TEA Program is a time-limited assistance program to help needy families with children become more responsible for their own support and less dependent on public assistance. DCO is responsible for TEA eligibility and partners with the Arkansas Deparment of Workforce Service for administration.
Contact: 800-482-8988

Services:

Service: Choices in Living Resource Center | More Information
About: The Choices in Living Resource Center is an Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC). We provide helpful information about long term services and supports in Arkansas. Trained Counselors are here to help you sort through the many options that are available and to assist you in making informed decisions. Anyone may contact us for assistance at 1-866-801-3435
Contact: 866-801-3435
Website: Choices in Living Website

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