Utility/Fuel Assistance
These companies are listed in this category:
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)

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)

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)

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)