Big Brothers/Big Sisters– To provide and support one-on-one, adult-child mentoring relationships for primarily single parent families. Serves NWA children ages 6-14. Used primarily for single parent families. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. 130 E. Poplar St. Suite C, Fayetteville, AR. (479) 966-4366.
Child Care Aware– Formally NWA Child Care Resource & Referral Center. They provide Information, Learning, Development stages, Resources, Education, and Networking. Services are free to the community. Can provide a database that consist of state registered and/or licensed childcare providers within the 11 county area. 614 E Emma St. Suite 135 Springdale, AR 72764 (479) 751-3463
EOA Head Start– Child development programs for children in low-income families and disabled children (up to age 5). Must meet income guidelines. Complete application packet, which requires child’s birth certificate, immunization records, TB Test and proof of household income for past year. 1643 E. Huntsville Rd, Fayetteville. (479) 521-5571. 800 Airport Road, Springdale. (479) 751-9461.
Head Start of Northwest Arkansas– A non-profit pre-school program, serving 322 children in Head Start and 48 children in Early Head Start and their families. We provide services to the tri-county area in Benton, Carroll and Madison Counties. 2109 SE J St., Bentonville, AR 72712. (479) 636-7317.