Education/Schooling
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Adult Education Center
Contact: Jenna Robbins
1600 S. College Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870.425.7974
Toll-free: 870.424.3646
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday: 8:00am -5:00pm
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
Located at ASU-Mountain Home on the second floor of Roller Hall.GED Preparation - ESL (English as a Second Language) - Typing Skills - Computer Literacy - Career Interest Inventory - Resume Writing - Driver's License Tutorial - Basic Reading and Math review in preparation for post-secondary or technical training. Enrollment and Testing Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00am - Noon. Classes Monday - Friday: 8:00am to noon Monday - Thursday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm Tues and Thurs Evenings: 4:30pm - 8:30pm WAGE Program The ASUMH Adult Education Center is an approved Arkansas Department of Education WAGE Center. The WAGE Program is designed to help improve workplace basic academic skills of the unemployed and the underemployed. ...(Read More)

Alzheimer's Association - Oklahoma and Arkansas Chapter
1202 S Main Suite 215
Little Rock, AR 72202
Phone: 870-424-3054
Toll-free: 800-272-3900
Hours of Operation: 24-hour Helpline: 1-800-272-3900
Description of Organizations Services:
Offers support, education, and resources for persons with Alzheimer's disease and their care partners; increases awareness of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias; 24-hour helpline (1-800-272-3900); local support groups. Baxter County Support Group - 1101 Spring St. (Cooper Park-Senior Center) - Meets 2nd Friday, 3:30 p.m. ...(Read More)

Arkansas AIDS Foundation
Phone: 501-376-6299

Arkansas Career Pathways
Contact: Jackie L. Edmonds
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home 1600 S. College Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-6201
Fax: 870-508-6284
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00-5:00
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
Arkansas Career Pathways is a program that enables your local two year colleges to offer those who qualify free career training and college classes. In addition to the Pathways program may be able to help you overcome the barriers that have kept you from getting the training and education you need. Pathways will help you learn how to fill out job applications, dress for an interview, or complete your GED requirements. You can also achieve higher levels of training that can help you get a better paying career like nursing, emergency medical technician, or medical transcription. In order to qualify to receive benefits you must meet the basic eligibility requirements that include: Must be a parent, with children under age 21 living in your home, and you must have annual family income below 250% of federal poverty level (about $50,400 for a family of 3) ...(Read More)

Baxter County Cooperative Extension Service
Phone: 870-425-2335

Cooperative Extension Service (Baxter County)
3 East 9th Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-2335
Fax: 870-425-2341
Handicap Accessible: Yes

Cooperative Extension Service (Marion County)
313 West 7th Street
Yellville, AR 72687
Phone: 870-449-6349
Fax: 870-449-4049
Handicap Accessible: Yes

Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities Services
Contact:
2126 Capps Road - PO Box 1096 (Mailing)
Harrison, AR 72601
Phone: 870-741-6107, ext. 13334
Fax: 870-741-6198
Hours of Operation: Mon- Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
Developmental Day Treatment Services are provided in various settings in the community, and are designed to address an individual's identified needs in a wide range of skills training and activities, which may include speech-language therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. These are available for pre-school children and/or adults. Early Intervention Part C Services are for infants and toddlers up to 36 months old who exhibit developmental delays or who are at risk of developing developmental delays due to a medical condition. These community-based services may include occupation therapy, physical therapy, speech-language therapy, family training home visits, special instruction, consultation, transportation, respite, and case management. Family/Individual Supports provide funding to meet specific needs identified by the individual and/or family. Group Homes are located in communities and provide experiences to assist adults in attaining independence. Human Development Centers are available for individuals requesting 24 hour supervision and intensive training. Services are developed by an interdisciplinary team and range from physical, occupational, and speech-language therapies to training in self care, habilitation, mobility, and learning. ICF/MRS provides the same type of services and is operated by the same rules and regulations as the Human Development Centers. These facilities are community based for a maximum of ten persons. Medicaid Waivers offer a full range of home and community based services that otherwise would be available only in an institutional setting. They include day habilitation services, in-home supportive living services, transportation, respite care, consultation, alternate living, structural modification/adaptive equipment, and case management. A Sheltered Workshop environment provides training programs for adults focusing on independent living and/or vocational skills. Supervised apartments offer residential services in which persons live in an apartment setting with supervision/supports as needed. Case Management Services provide independent or certified case managers chosen by the consumer to locate, coordinate, and monitor a group of services. Adaptive Equipment may be used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. Assistive Technology service directly assists an individual with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device. Personal care service assists an individual by performing functional daily living tasks pertaining to a person's functional abilities, which enable the person to be served on an outpatient basis rather than in-patient. Respite Service provides temporary direct supervision and care to an individual during the absence of the primary caregiver. ...(Read More)

Donald W. Reynolds Baxter County Library
300 Library Hill
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-580-0987

Educational Opportunity Center
Contact: Christine Rose
303 N Main Street,Suite C207 - 1515 Pioneer Drive (Mailing)
Harrison, AR 72601
Phone: 870-391-3524
Fax: 870-391-3501
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00am to 5:00pm
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
The Educational Opportunity Center is a program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, designed to assist adults, 19 years of age or older, in obtaining postsecondary education (education beyond high school/GED level). Academic Counselors with the EOC program provide academic and career counseling. They assist with completion of college admission applications, financial aid applications, and scholarship searches. ...(Read More)

Environmental Health
Phone: 501-661-2171

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)

Job Corps
Toll-free: 1-800-733-5627
Description of Organizations Services:
Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 get a better job, make more money and take control of their lives. At Job Corps, students enroll to learn a trade, earn a high school diploma or GED and get help finding a good job. When you join the program, you will be paid a monthly allowance; the longer you stay with the program, the more your allowance will be. Job Corps supports its students for up to 12 months after they graduate from the program. ...(Read More)

John Guenther Medical Library
Phone: 870-424-1450

La Leche League
Phone: 870-431-8759

Mruk family Education Center on Aging Community Support House at BRMC
Contact: Diahanne VanGulick
624 Hospital Drive
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-3880
Email: mfecoa@baxterregional.org
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 9:00-4:00
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
We provide health education programs,exercises and resources on aging concerns to seniors in our community as well as the loved ones who care for them.

Open Arms Learning Center
Contact: Jill wilson
222 E. Wade Avenue
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-424-5758
Fax: 870-424-7437
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 5:30 pm

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)

Ozark Unlimited Resources (Education Co-op)
5823 Resource Drive - PO Box 610 (Mailing)
Valley Springs, AR 72682
Phone: 870-429-9100
Fax: 870-429-9099

Schlemann Center for Women's Health Education
Contact: Cindy Costa
624 Hospital Drive
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-2345
Website: http://baxterregional.org
Description of Organizations Services:
The Schliemann Center for Women's Health education is part of baxter regional Medical center's effort to provide superior health care for women at all stages of their lives.Classes and support groups offered at the center focus on such topics as babysitting,breastfeeding,childbirth,menopause,nutrition,wellness and heart health.Programs offered throughout the year include Girl's Night Out,Teen Girls Go to College,Working Women in the Know, and Schliemann Learning Sessions. ...(Read More)

Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Baxter/Izard Counties
Contact: Jackie Edmonds
1322 Bradley Drive, Suite 7
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-6203
Fax: 870-508-6255
Description of Organizations Services:
The Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Baxter/Izard Counties Program awards scholarships in the amount of $200-$500 to low income single parents who reside in Baxter and Izard Counties so that they may pursue the goal of higher education or technical training. Funds may be used for tuition, texts, transportation costs, child care, and utilities. Eligibility requirements: Be a resident of Baxter/Izard Counties Be a high school graduate or equivalent be a single parent of a child under age 18 Applications are available on-line through the website. To learn more about the Single Parent Scholarship Program of Baxter/Izard Counties or to help our local effort, contact the ASUMH Adult Education Center at 870-425-7974 or ASUMH Career pathways at 508-6203. ...(Read More)

Twin Lakes Literacy Council
Contact: Nancy Tester
1318 Bradley Drive, Suite #14
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-7323 (425-READ)
Hours of Operation: Mon - Thurs 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 1:00-5:30 pm
Description of Organizations Services:
Twin Lakes literacy council provides free tutoring to adults and children in Baxter County. Students can improve their reading, math, English or computer skills. Lessons are free with a schedule arranged by the tutor and student. Twin Lakes literacy Council provides books and tutor training. Volunteer tutors are always needed! You don't have to be a teacher to be able to help and encourage a child or adult who needs you. Friday's schedule by appointments; closed for lunch noon - 1:00 pm. ...(Read More)

Twin Lakes Music Foundation
Contact: Mary A. Walker
Hwy 62W & CR 894 - PO Box 2293 (Mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72654-2293
Phone: 870-425-3509
Fax: 870-425-3509
Hours of Operation: Noon - 7pm
Description of Organizations Services:
Free music lessons for local children whose parents meet Federal and Arkansas State poverty guidelines. The Foundation will provide up to 48 individual lessons per year. The Foundation will fund only one child per family. Family qualifying status is reviewed annually. The Foundation also grants several scholarships each summer for Music Camp and supplies some musical instruments. ...(Read More)

United States Senator John Boozman
1001 Highway 62 East Suite 11
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-0129
Fax: 870-424-0141
Description of Organizations Services:
Though Senator Boozman cannot override decisions made by a federal agency, he can often intervene to answer questions, find solutions, or just cut through red tape. Services offered include: United States Citizenship and Immigration Service(USCIS), Corps of Engineers, Department of Education, Federal Communications Commission(FCC), Housing and Urban Development(HUD), Internal Revenue Service(IRS), Department of Labor, Medicare, Military (Active, Reserved or Retired), Office of Personnel Management(OPM), Passport and Visa Services, U.S. Postal Service, Social Security Administration, Department of Treasury-Banking and Mortgages, Veterans Administration. Contacts: Sarah Hartley 870-424-0129 Hillrey Adams 870-424-0129 ...(Read More)

Univ. of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, Marion County Office
313 West 7th Street - PO Box 386 (Mailing)
Yellville, AR 72687
Phone: 870-449-6349
Fax: 870-449-4049
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description of Organizations Services:
The Marion County Office for the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service provides educational services to all the people of Marion County. Our program areas include agricultural, family and consumer sciences, 4-H youth development, and community development.

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
15000 Commerce Parkway Ste C
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Toll-free: 1-888-224-9626
Hours of Operation: Mon - Wed & Fri 9:00-5:00
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) a professional nursing society that supports its members by promoting educational, clinical, and research opportunities to advance the practice and guide the delivery of expert care to the individuals with wounds, ostomies, and incontinence.