Housing/Shelter
These companies are listed in this category:
Gamma House
Contact: Sandy LaBahn, Executive Director
104 E 10th Street - PO Box 1230 (Mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-9186
Hours of Operation: Office is open Monday thru Friday - 24 hours a day
Description of Organizations Services:
$20 a week in rent. Gamma House is a transitional shelter providing housing and supportive services to homeless women and children. The staff and board of Gamma House are committed to providing a HAND UP rather than a HAND OUT to the people utilizing the services of Gamma House. Through a structured program, residents are provided with the opportunity to develop skills needed to become independent and self-sufficient. Individuals seeking placement at Gamma House need to call 870-425-9186 to schedule an initial interview, from which a determination will be made regarding eligibility for services. ...(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)

Northwest Regional Housing Authority
Contact: Merrilie Bryant
114 Sisco Avenue - PO Box 2568 (Mailing)
Harrison, AR 72602
Phone: 870-741-5522 or 870-741-5405
Fax: 870-741-9234
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8 am to 4 pm
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance for very low-income families. For families, elderly, handicapped or disabled who qualify as very low-income, we pay a portion of their rent based on their income. The rental unit must pass inspection and the owner and tenant must sign a years lease.

Ozark Center of Hope
Contact: Sandra Anderson
307 West North Street - PO Box 1317 (Mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72654
Phone: 870-508-4374
Fax: 870-508-0050
Hours of Operation: Tuesday & Wednesday 10-3, Thursday 10-2
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
We currently provide monetary assistance for rent and utilities. Working with individuals and families who have utility shut off or eviction notices. In addition we aid recipients by referring them to other agencies and/or churches for additional help and Spiritual counseling. We also maintain a supply of personal care items, which are given free of charge to clients. In addition, our office maintains a database of clients who have received help from us directly, or from a coalition member who reports this information to us. Each person is dealt with on a case by case basis and referred to other agencies if we are unable to assist them. No gas assistance. ...(Read More)

Ozark Community Home
Contact: Gail Conquest, Director
201 Dodd Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-4515
Fax: 870-425-3933
Hours of Operation: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
Ozark Community Home provides housing and training for developmentally disabled adults in a 24-hour supervised environment as well as semi-independent housing supervised 12 hours per day, six days per week. State funded, private, non-profit corporation.

St. Peter the Fisherman Family Ministry
Contact: Lynda Barnes, Parish Secretary
249 Dyer Street - PO Box 298 (Mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72654
Phone: 870-425-2832
Fax: 870-424-5172
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description of Organizations Services:
Clothes closet opens between 10-1 M-F. St. Vincent supplies food, help with electric bills, rent, etc. on Tue. and Thursday 10-12. Food pantry same hours as St. Vincent. The Family Ministry runs a clothing resale shop for those in the community. Funds raised are used to help with utilities and rental assistance for those in need in our community. Hours of the resale shop are 9-11 Monday through Friday. Clothing is given at no cost for those in need. The Family Ministry also works with the Baxter County Health Department by providing baby layettes for new mothers. ...(Read More)

Sugarloaf Senior Village
231 Grand Ave
Diamond City, AR 72630
Phone: 870-422-2059
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 9 am -12 noon
Description of Organizations Services:
Apartments for rent for age 62 or older and low income.A HUD-rental housing.

The Salvation Army
Contact: Captain Jamie Spaulding
121 Hwy 201 North
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-424-5708
Fax: 870-424-6940
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Social Service hours 9:00 AM -1:00 pm
Description of Organizations Services:
Food and Clothing assistance:Monday-Friday. Financial Asistance: Tuesday,Wednesday and Friday Assistance provided by the salvation Army includes,but is not limited to,utility assistance(gas,water,electric),rent assistance,food and clothing assistance.On a limited basis,The salvation Army may assist with (overnight shelter(through a hotel),fuel assistance( for medical reasons),and bus tickets.The Salvation Army conducts seasonal assistance programs during Christmas and Back to School season,as well as sending kids to summer camp. Pastoral counseling and youth character building programs are also available. The salvation Army works in conjunction with other area agencies,and will refer clients when necessary. ...(Read More)

The Yellow House Thrift Shop
Contact: Sandy LaBahn, Gamma House Executive Director
19 E. 6th Street - PO Box 1230 (Mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72654
Phone: 870-425-4455
Hours of Operation: Mon - Sat 10 a.m to 4 p.m.
Description of Organizations Services:
The Yellow House Thrift Shop provides a unique shopping experience for bargain hunters, collectors, and anyone looking for a great deal. All proceeds from the Yellow House go to support Gamma House, our area's only transitional shelter for homeless women and children. Besides being a great place for people to shop, The Yellow House Thrift Shop provides Gamma House residents with clothing and other needed personal items. In addition, it serves as an avenue for our residents to improve social, interpersonal, and job related skills needed for success in employment. The shop helps the women to develop positive work habits, and affords an opportunity for our residents to give back to the community. ...(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)