Child/Youth Health
These companies are listed in this category:
Ahren's Clinic
414 West Old Main
Yellville, AR 72687
Phone: 870-449-4221
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00-5:00

AIREVAC
4305 SW Hwy. 62
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-2611
Toll-free: 800-247-3822
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Handicap Accessible: Yes

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Cancer Society
Website: cancer.org

American Chiropractic Association

American Diabetes Association
Toll-free: 800-342-2383

American Heart Association
909 W. 2nd Street
Little Rock, AR 72203
Description of Organizations Services:
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

American Hepatitis Hotline
Toll-free: 800-465-4837

American Liver Association
Toll-free: 800-465-4837

Baxter County Department of Human Services
Contact: Beth Tribble
204 Bucher Drive, Mountain Home, AR (physical) - P.O. Box 408 (mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-6011
Fax: 870-424-5186
Hours of Operation: Mon-Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm After hours by appointments
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
The following are some of the services provided by the Department of Human Services. Adult Protective Services receives reports of suspected abuse/neglect and exploitation (1-800-482-8049). Elder Choices offers adult day care, chore and homemaker services, home delivered meals and more to persons 65 years of age or older. Additional services include Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, Division of Services for the Blind, Division of Children and Family Services, ARKids First, Division of Developmental Disabilities Services, Division of Medical Services, Division of Mental Health Services, and Division of Youth Services. ...(Read More)

Baxter County Juvenile Services
312 Bomber Blvd
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-3840
Fax: 870-424-2955
Description of Organizations Services:
Baxter County Juvenile Services is a division of the 14th Judicial District, Circuit Chancery Judge Gary Isbell presiding. Juvenile intake and probation officers work with both delinquents and families in need of services. The officers seek to utilize a balanced approach to address the needs of the youth, yet provide an opportunity for the juvenile to be held accountable for his/her behavior, at the same time protecting society. We offer a Mentoring Program, Family Resource Center, Alternative School, and Host Home Programs. ...(Read More)

Baxter Regional Medical Center
624 Hospital Drive
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-1000

Child Protective Services
204 Bucher Drive (physical) - P.O. Box 408 (mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-6011 / 870-449-4058
Toll-free: 1-800-482-5964
Fax: 870-424-5186
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
Foster Care Protective Services Child Abuse Investigations Baxter and Marion County's Department of Human Services Division of Children and Family Services investigates child abuse and neglect reports, works with foster care and protective services cases and provides foster care homes for children in state custody. DCFS staff are available after hours for emergencies by contacting the Baxter County Sheriff's Office at 870-425-7551, Mountain Home Police Department at 870-425-6336 or Marion County Sheriff's Office at 870-449-4236 or the Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-482-5964. ...(Read More)

Child Welfare League of America
1726 M Street NW Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 688-4200
Fax: (202) 833-1689

Children's Medical Services (Mountain Home, Mountain View)
204 Bucher Drive (DHS) - PO Box 408 (Mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-6011
Toll-free: 800-324-0979
Fax: 870-269-8069
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description of Organizations Services:
Stone County DHS, 1821 East Main Street, HC 71 Box 159, Mountain View, AR 72560 Children's Medical Services (CMS) is a section of the Division of Medical Services, Department of Human Services. CMS is Arkansas' Title V agency for children with special health care needs. Children and their families receive care that is community-based, family-centered and culturally sensitive. The services that Children's Medical Services provides are: Service coordination for children under 21 with special health care needs. Diagnostic evaluations for potentially eligible conditions covered by Children's Medical Services. The family must submit an application for Children's Medical Services prior to beginning the diagnostic work-up. Follow-up medical care for children with chronic illness and disabilities. The family must meet diagnostic and financial guidelines. Coordination of TEFRA and SSI; Parent Support Groups; Children's Medical Services Parent Advisory Council; a Resource Library, that furnishes medical information and/or directs the parent to possible resources; and the Respite Program, beginning October 2001. ...(Read More)

Informed Choices Women's Center of the Ozarks
Contact: Mary Collins
15 E 5th Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-424-4673 text(only) 870-656-9958
Hours of Operation: Mondays/Thursdays 10:00 am - 6:00 pm ;Tuesdays/Wednesdays 10a.m. to 4 P.M.
Description of Organizations Services:
Free confidential counseling, pregnancy tests,ultrasound,STI(STD)testing,information on all options,post-abortion counseling,sexual health education,parenting classes,and more. At the Pregnancy Resource Center, our mission is to empower women and their partners to explore positive alternatives to abortion. We share Christ's saving love and forgiveness as we strive to meet the spiritual, physical and emotional needs of our clients. After-hours services by appointment. ...(Read More)

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
Toll-free: 800-223-1138

L.C. Sammons Youth Center
Contact: Sherry Vavra
1101 Spring Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-424-7275
Fax: 870-424-7282
Hours of Operation: Mon - Thurs & Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm (Summer)
Description of Organizations Services:
The youth center is under the parks and recreation department of the City of Mountain Home. The hours of operation for the summer are 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday through Saturday (closed on Sunday) The hours of operation during the school year are: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Ages of youth for membership: 10 years through 17 years Membership fees: $10.00 per year Day fees without membership: $1.00 per day. For further questions, summer activities and events call 870-424-7275 Director of Parks and Recreation: Sherry Vavra. Email svavra@cityofmountainhome.com Manager of the youth center is Kelly Lewis. Email klewis@cityofmountainhome.com ...(Read More)

La Leche League
Phone: 870-431-8759

Leukemia Society of America
Toll-free: 800-264-2873

Marion County Health Unit
Contact: Valarie Jackson, RN, Administrator
707 Highway 202 West - PO Box 129 (Mailing)
Yellville, AR 72687
Phone: 870-449-4259 (clinic) / 870-449-6363 (Home Health)
Toll-free: 800-527-5302 (IHS after hours)
Fax: 870-449-6364
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
No one is turned away due to inability to pay. The Marion County Health Unit clinic provides immunizations for children from birth through 18 years. Adults can receive a Tetanus booster, MMR and TB skin test. There is a $5.00 record maintenance charge assessed; however, if the client has Medicaid, there is no charge. The WIC (Women, Infant, Children) program serves over 500 people in our area. It is a nutrition-based service for eligible pregnant women, new mothers (for up to 6-12 months), and children up to 5 years old. Nutrition counseling is available through our Registered Dietician, who provides help to not only those in the WIC program but also to those referred by local physicians for diabetic counseling. Women's Health is of primary concern, and the clinic provides Family Planning services, Maternity care and Breast and Cervical Cancer Control program services. Women entering this program must meet the applicable criteria. Marion County In-Home Services provides Home Health, Home Care and Personal Care to Marion County residents who have a medical need and meet the necessary criteria. Aid can also include Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy. The coordinator for Community Based Case Management works with people 60 years and older who are on Medicaid and in need of not otherwise provided services. The Marion County Environmental Health Specialist is also housed in the health unit. Records of food establishments, resort swimming pools, environmental problems, animal bites and sewage permit applications are handled through this office. ...(Read More)

Mountain Home Christian Clinic
Contact: Dr. Bill Smith
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-5010
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 9:30am - 12:30pm
Description of Organizations Services:
Please view website for information.

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free: 800-422-6237

National Diabetes Education Program

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse

National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd St.
New York, NY 10016
Toll-free: 1-800-622-9010
Fax: (212) 689-9261
Description of Organizations Services:
Mission Statement of the National Kidney Foundation: The National Kidney Foundation, Inc., a major voluntary health organization, seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation. ...(Read More)

Ozark Family Ministries
Contact: Melissa Brooks
326 E. 7th Street - PO Box 384 (Mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72654
Phone: 870-425-7500 / 870-424-7500
Hours of Operation: M-Th 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, F 8:30 am - 12:00 noon
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
Ozark Family Ministries offers marriage counseling designed to meet the needs of each individual couple, whether it's pre-marital counseling for those contemplating marriage, counseling for those in good marriages who want to strengthen the bond even more, or counseling for marriages in danger of failing. We want to help families create a home that is an island of safety where relationship needs are met. OFM offers counseling to adolescents that are faced with many different issues: Parent-teen relationships, depression, stress, eating disorders, addictions, adolescent sexuality, divorce and broken families, and emotional difficulties as evidenced by rage, guilt, and anxiety. Children's counseling needs are very unique and require a careful approach. OFM is dedicated to helping these hurting children and their families through play therapy, family counseling, and parenting seminars. Other subjects dealt with at OFM are: Sexual Disorders in Married Couples, Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addictions, Grief and Loss Counseling, and Anxiety Disorders and Depression. Operation Angel is a healing ministry for parents who have lost a child through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, or stillbirth. After-hours services are available as needed for emergencies or other scheduled needs. ...(Read More)

Poison Control
Toll-free: 800-222-1222
Description of Organizations Services:
As a service to the citizens of Arkansas, the College of Pharmacy operates the Arkansas Poison Control Center. This center is supported through a direct appropriation from the Arkansas Legislature. The mission of the Poison Center is to provide confidential, accurate and up-to-date treatment information on thousands of different poisons and poison situations. The majority of calls received are from the lay public involving poison situations at home. Calls are also received from emergency departments and other healthcare offices. Over 75% of calls from home can be managed on site without treatment in a healthcare facility, but with appropriate treatment recommendations and follow-up by the Center. Efforts are made to make the Center accessible to all the citizens of Arkansas. The Center is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to the community and healthcare professionals, alike. The Center provides a toll free TTY phone line for the hearing impaired. In addition, persons speaking other languages may be assisted through the use of the AT&T Language Line Services. The Center has a developing education department that addresses both public and professional education needs. The purpose of this department is to educate the public on methods of poison prevention and to educate healthcare professionals on proper treatment of poison situations. In addition, the Center provides emergency drug information to the healthcare professionals in the state and serves as a clinical rotation site for senior pharmacy students. Resources of the Center include cutting edge computer software programs like Poisindex and Toxicall, and access to primary, secondary and tertiary literature through an in-house library and the Medical Center Library. All these resources assist the well-trained staff of nurses, pharmacists, physicians and support staff in making poison therapy and drug therapy decisions. In an effort to expand the Center and ensure appropriate care and quality outcomes, the Arkansas Poison Control Center is striving towards Regional Certification by the American Association of Poison Control Centers. This extensive application process is expected to be successfully completed in 2002. ...(Read More)

Shriners Hospital Referral Line
Toll-free: 800-237-5055

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Alliance
Toll-free: 800-221-7437

Twin Lakes Shrine Club
3298 Hwy 5 North - PO Box 1330 (Mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72654
Phone: 870-424-6131
Description of Organizations Services:
The Twin Lakes Shrine Club assists with applications to Shriners Hospitals. To make application for admission to any Shriners Hospital, to request travel assistance, or to request assistance for hotel accommodations, call Ray Coahran (431-5370). Legion of Honor Unit - The Flying Carpets Unit - The Clown Unit ...(Read More)

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30333
Toll-free: 1-800-311-3435
Description of Organizations Services:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States. CDC, located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Julie L. Gerberding is the Director. ...(Read More)

Youth with Disabilities National Center
Toll-free: 800-333-6293