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Service: Community Services Block Grant Program | More Information
About: The Community Services Block Grant Program provides funds to support services and activities that are designed to assist low-income families to become self-sufficient. Services are provided through the 16 Community Action Agencies in the state.
Contact: 501-682-8719
Service: Emergency Solutions Grants Program | More Information
About: The Emergency Solutions Grant Program assists local communities in helping to improve the quality of life for the homeless by providing resources for building repairs and support funds.
Contact: 501-682-8723
Service: Healthcare | Eligibility and Enrollment | More Information
About: Medicaid reimburses health care providers for covered medical services provided to eligible needy individuals in certain categories. Eligibility is determined based on income, resources, Arkansas residency, and other requirements. Covered services also vary among categories.
Contact: 855-372-1084
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: 855-372-1084
Service: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program [SNAP] (Food Stamp Program) | More Information
About: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides food assistance to eligible households to cover a portion of a household's food budget. Benefits are distributed through an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. In addition to food assistance, the program provides SNAP recipients with nutrition education, employment and training, and work experience in some cases.
Contact: 501-682-8253
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 Department of Workforce Service for administration.
Contact: 855-372-1084


Service: Electronic Benefits Transfer System (EBT) | More Information
About: Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) is a system which makes the issuance of SNAP and TEA (cash) benefits faster and easier through the use of electronic transactions. Recipients can access their TEA benefits at participating Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and Point of Sale (POS) devices displaying the Quest mark. SNAP benefits can only be used to purchase eligible food items at FNS authorized stores displaying the Quest mark.
Contact: 1-800-997-9999
Service: Special Investigations - Fraud and Abuse
About: Investigates possible fraud of SNAP, TEA, or Medicaid benefits
Contact: 800-422-6641
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Arkansas Department of Human Services

Arkansas Department
of Human Services
(501) 682-1001

TTY: 1-800-285-1131 or dial 711 for Arkansas Relay Service

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