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Campus Bookstores in Fayetteville and Rogers offer a special discount to all current SPSF NWA recipients.
Arkansas Works –Arkansas College and Career Planning Services
Fund My Future – Financial Resources to address Critical Career needs in Arkansas
Arkansas Resource Information Cyber center (ARIC)- Online database of community/human service organizations. Free. www.state.ar.us/aric
Department of Human Services (DHS)– 4044 Frontage Road, Fayetteville. (479) 521-1270 or 1(800)324-0982.
Arkansas 211– Connects you with appropriate agency to help you with your needs. Free. 2 1 1 or 1(800 278-1848. www.arkansas211.org
Transitional Employment Assistance (TEA) Support Center– Call with any questions about TEA. (800) 482-8988.
Social Security Office– Social security cards and disability benefits. Mon-Fri 9am – 4 pm 2153 E Joyce Blvd, Ste. 101 Fayetteville.(479) 521-3435 or (800) 772-1213.
Arkansas Crisis Center– Crisis interventions, suicide prevention, and referral agency.Crisis Hotline- (888)274-7472; 24 hours a day or www.arcrisis.org.
The Attic– Low-priced clothing. Wed 10am-4pm, Thurs-Fri Noon-4pm, Sat 8am-Noon. 221 S. School Ave., Fayetteville. (479) 442-2523.
Closet Crisis– Low-priced women’s and children’s clothing, books, shoes, appliances (generally $1 per clothing item). Mon-Sat 9:30am-5:00pm. 121 W. Township St. #13 (across from Meeks) Fayetteville. (479) 444-0748.
Cooperative Emergency Outreach– Clothing checks. Mon – Fri 1 pm – 3 pm. 419 W. Rock St, Fayetteville. (479) 444-0056.
Goodwill Store– Low-priced clothing, shoes, linens, toys, books, & knick-knacks. Mon-Sat 9am-8:oopm. Sun 10am-6pm. 3157 West Sunset, Springdale. (479) 927-2023.
Salvation Army Thrift Store– Low-priced clothing and furniture. Mon-Sat 9am-5pm- 1645 West Ave., Fayetteville. (479) 442-5650. Mon-Sat 9am-5pm- 329 Holcomb St., Springdale. (479) 756-3454.
Second Mile Ministry– Clothing shop. Wed & Sat 8:30am-11:30am. 319 W. Lafayette, Fayetteville. (479) 4787
Child Support Enforcement of NWA– 122 North Bloomington, Suite A, Lowell. (479) 770-5443.
Credit Counseling of Arkansas (CCOA)-Free and confidential counseling to help you manage finances, arrange payments with creditors, and to develop a savings plan to meet your financial goals. Also free educational programs. Mon-Thurs. 8am-5:30pm, Fri. 8-Noon, evening appointments available. 1111 E. Zion Rd. Fayetteville. (479) 521-8877 or 1(800) 889-4916. www.ccoacares.com
Fund My Future– Financial resources to address critical career needs in Arkansas. Free. 1(800)443-6030 or www.fundmyfuture.info
Individual Development Account (IDA)– Sets up savings account where every $1 you deposit is matched by $3. Accounts can be used for: buying or improving a home, capitalizing a small business, or post high school education. Must live in Benton, Carroll, Madison, or Washington counties. Must have a child under 18 in your household. Must meet income guidelines. Sponsored by Economic Opportunity Agency of Washington County. Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm. 614 E. Emma, Suite M40
Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC), Financial Aid Office- Mon-Thurs. 8 am – 6 pm and Fri. 9 am – 4:30 pm. One College Dr., Bentonville, 72712. (479) 619-4329 or www.nwacc.edu.
Northwest Technical Institute (NTI) Financial Aid Office– 709 S. Old Missouri Rd, Springdale, 72765. (479) 751-8824, ext 240 or www.nti.tec.ar.us.
Legal Aid of Arkansas– Free civil legal services. Must be within 125% of Federal poverty limits. Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm. 1905 E. Mission Blvd., Ste. 6 , Fayetteville.(479)442-0600 or(800)952-9243. Helpline hours Mon-Thurs 9am-11am, 1pm-3pm.
UA Fort Smith, Financial Aid Office– 2nd Fl Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center. Mon-Thurs. 8am-6pm Fri. 9am-5:00pm 5210 Grand Ave., P.O. Box 3649, Ft. Smith, 72913-3649. (479) 788-7090 or www.uafortsmith.edu.
UA Legal Clinic– Advice/representation for civil legal problems provided by upper level law students. Must meet income guidelines. Mon-Thurs. 8am-5pm Fri. 8am-4:30pm. 1045 West Maple St., Fayetteville. (479) 575-3056.
UA Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships—Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm 114 Silas H. Hunt Hall, Fayetteville. (479) 575-3806 or www.uark.edu
Angel Food Ministries– is a non-profit, non-denominational organization dedicated to providing food relief and financial support to communities throughout the United States. www.angelfoodministries.com
Bread of Life– Commodity distribution food pantry for Washington County only. Wed, Thurs 9am-11:45 am and (2nd) Wed of each month 5:30-7:30 pm. 206 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. (479) 750-5229.
Central United Methodist Church– Community meals, free meals for the needy. Tues & Thurs 12 pm– 12:30 pm. 6 West
Dickson, Fayetteville. (479)442-4237.
Christian United Food Pantry– Food Pantry. Mon. 9am-Noon, Thurs. 1pm-3pm. 714 West Huntsville, Springdale.
Cooperative Emergency Outreach (CEO)– Food Pantry. May use 3 times per 6 month period. Must live south of NWA Mall. Mon-Fri 1pm-3pm. 419 W. Rock St., #1 Fayetteville.
Food Stamp Program– Provides monthly food stamps to purchase groceries only. Must meet income guidelines. 4042 Frontage Rd, Fayetteville. (479) 521-1270 x4.
Grace Place– Food Pantry. Tues 6pm-8pm, Thurs 9am-Noon, Sat 10am-2pm. 120 West Park St., Lincoln. (479) 824-5496.
Life Source International, Inc.– Food Pantry. Mon, Wed, Thurs. 8:30am-11:30, Mon. 6-7pm. 602 South School Avenue, Fayetteville. (479) 521-4000.
Life Ministries– Food pantry. Only serves residents of Farmington over to Oklahoma state line. Tues, Thurs. 9am-Noon. 881 Stills Rd. Off of Hwy 62, Prairie Grove. (479) 846-5433.
Mission NWA Ministries– Food pantry. Pick-up is on Mondays, by appointment only. 1709 Johnson Rd, Springdale. (479) 756-7151.
Project Compassion– Food pantry. Wed 8:30am-Noon. 1800 West Emma Avenue, Springdale. (479) 751-9359.
Salvation Army– Food pantry. Fri 9am-Noon, Financial Assistance Mon & Wed., 9am-Noon, 1pm-3pm. 219 W. 15th St, Fayetteville. (479) 521-2151. 315 Holcomb, Springdale. (479) 751-7352.
Second Mile Ministries– Food pantry. Mon, Wed, Fri 9am-Noon. 319 W. Lafayette, Fayetteville. (479) 521-4787.
St. Raphael’s Catholic Church– Food Pantry. Tues. 2:30pm– 3:30pm, Thurs 5:30pm– 6:30pm & Sat 10am– 11am. 1386 W. West End, Springdale. (479) 751-5743.
ARKids 1st– Free medical and dental insurance for kids under 19, no deductible or premium, possible co-payment of $5-10; must re-enroll every year. Must meet income guidelines; application available online, at local DHS, or call to request. Statewide. 1 (888) 474-8275 or www.arkidsfirst.com.
Community Clinic at St. Francis House– Reduced cost health, dental care (children only) and prescriptions for children and adults; Medicaid and ARKids patients welcome; limited emergency care. Call Mon-Fri. 8:00am-5pm to schedule medical appointment . Must meet income guidelines. 614 E. Emma, Suite 300, Springdale. (479) 751-7417.
Fayetteville Youth Dental Program– Provides dental care to children in the Fayetteville school district whose families meet the income guidelines. Must qualify for free lunch program. 2350 Old Farmington Rd., Fayetteville. (479) 444-3058 Ext. 121
Life Source International, Inc.– They offer tutoring, mentoring and a summer day camp for kids. Call for appointment. 602 South School Avenue, Suite 2, Fayetteville. (479) 521-4000.
Washington County Health Unit– Free or reduced cost immunizations. Women Infant Children program (WIC) provides nutritional food for pregnant women and children up to the age of 5. Must meet income guidelines (automatically qualify if receiving TEA or Medicaid). Mon–Fri. 8am-4:30pm. 3270 N. Wimberley Drive, Fayetteville. (479) 521-8181.
Northwest Arkansas Free Health Clinic– Medical, dental, and social assistance, on-site pharmacy. Must meet income guidelines. Tues & Wed 8:30am-4pm, Thurs 1pm-8pm, Fri 8:30am-1:30pm.
10 S. College Ave., Fayetteville. (479) 444-7548.
Northwest Arkansas Physician Referral– Refers you to physician according to your needs. Free. Mon.-Fri. 7 am– 2 pm 3215 N. Northhills Blvd. Fayetteville. (479) 443-3377 or 1 (800) 422-0322.
Ozark Guidance– Comprehensive mental health services for children and adults. Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm. 2400 S. 48th, Springdale. (479) 750-2020, Emergency 1 (800) 234-7052
Big Brothers/Big Sisters– To provide and support one-on-one, adult-child mentoring relationships. Serves NWA children ages 6-14. Used primarily for single parent families. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. 610 E. Emma, Suite 131, Springdale. (479) 756-5683.
Center for Effective Parenting– Provides free parenting resources including education classes and resource library. Mon-Fri. 8:30 am– 5 pm 614 E. Emma, Suites 109 & 113, Springdale. (479) 751-6167.
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.
Northwest Arkansas Childcare Resource and Referral– Locates a childcare provider given your specific needs. Free. 614 E. Emma, Suite 107, Springdale. (479) 751-3463 or 1(800) 543-7564.
Donald W. Reynolds Boys and Girls Club– Recreational activities. All Youths must have and adult with them. Membership fees- $60/yr youth, $200/yr adult, $300/yr family. Mon.–Fri. 6am-8pm, Sat. 9am-1pm and Sun. 1pm – 5pm, 560 North Rupple Road, Fayetteville. (479) 442-9242. Business Office Hours-Mon-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat 9am-1pm, Sun 1pm-4pm.
Jones Center for Families– Free recreational and educational activities for everyone. Tues-Thurs. 8am-8pm, Fri & Sat 8am-10pm, Sun 1pm-5pm. 922 E. Emma, Springdale. (479) 756-8090 or www.jonesnet.org
Springdale Youth Center– Recreational Activities. Membership fees- $12/yr youth, $24/yr adults, $20/yr seniors, $60/yr family. Mon-Fri. 7am-8pm, Sat. 9am-4pm. 600 Ash Street, Springdale. (479) 750-8185 or www.springdaleark.org.
Yvonne Richardson Community Center– Free recreational activities. Mon-Thurs. 10am-7pm, Fri. 10 am –6pm, Sat. 1-5pm. 240 E. Rock, Fayetteville. (479) 444-3461.
Bread of Life– Subsidized rent/utilities depending on funds. Springdale residents only. Wed, Thurs 9am-Noon. 206 W. Johnson Ave, Springdale. (479) 750-5229.
Christian United Food Pantry– Subsidizes utilities depending on funds. Serves all of NWA. Bring ID. Mon. 9am-Noon, Thurs. 1pm-3pm. 714 W. Huntsville Rd, Springdale. (479) 756-5687.
Cooperative Emergency Outreach (CEO)– Subsidizes rent/utilities once per 6 month period per customer depending on funds. Must live south of the NWA Mall. Mon-Fri. 1pm-3pm. 419 W. Mountain, Fayetteville. (479) 444-7500.
Economic Opportunity Agency (EOA)– Utility assistance depending on funds. Bring bills and ID. Mon-Fri. 8am-11am and 1pm-3pm. 614 E. Emma, Ste. M401, Springdale. (479) 872-7479.
Fayetteville Housing Authority– Rental assistance (12-16 month wait), housing placement (2-9 month wait). Must meet income guidelines and complete application. Mon-Fri. 9am-11, 2:00pm-4:00pm. 1 N. School Ave., Fayetteville. (479) 521-3850.
Life Ministries– Subsidizes utilities/gas depending on funds. Only serves individuals living in the Prairie Grove area. Tues., Thurs. 9am-Noon. 881Stills Rd Off of Hwy. 62, Prairie Grove. (479) 846-5433.
Mission NWA Ministries– Subsidizes utilities, rent, gas vouchers & prescription drugs. Must have shut-off notice. Call Thursday 8:15am for Monday appointment. 1709 Johnson Rd., Springdale. (479) 756-7151.
Project Compassion of the Salem Lutheran Church– When funds available, can help with utilities, food, prescription drugs and eviction notices. 1800 W. Emma Ave., Springdale. (479) 751-9359
Salvation Army– Subsidizes utilities. Tues., Thurs-Fri 10am-Noon. 315 Holcomb, Springdale. (479) 751-7352.
Second Mile Ministries-Subsidizes rent and utilities on a case by case basis. Mon, Wed, Fri. 9am-Noon. 319 W. Lafayette, Fayetteville. (479) 521-4787.
Springdale Housing Authority– Rental assistance (12 month wait), housing placement (2-3 month wait). 5 Applegate Dr., Phillips Plaza, Springdale. (479) 751-0560.
Ozark Regional Transit– Rides in Fayetteville and Springdale can be scheduled on a daily basis for $2.00 each way. Must call at least 24 hours ahead of time to schedule. Serves Washington, Madison, Carroll, and Benton Counties. Mon-Sat. various hours. 2423 E. Robinson, Springdale. (479) 756-5901 or (800) 865-5901 or www.ozark.org.
Razorback Transit– Free bus service on UA campus and selected Fayetteville locations. 155 Razorback Rd. Room 131,
Fayetteville. (479)575-RIDE (7433) or http://parking.uark.edu/