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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)

Arkansas Workforce Center
Contact: Jenny Patoka
1058 Highland Circle - P.O. Box 1945 Suite # 20
Mountain Home, AR 72654
Phone: 870-425-2386
Fax: 870-424-6056
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description of Organizations Services:
The Department of Workforce Services mission is to enable the Arkansas workforce to compete in the global economy by linking a comprehensive array of services for employees and job seekers. Services include career counseling; academic advising and assistance with college admission and financial aid forms; employment assistance for people over age 55 years or older; job training for ages 16-24; assessment, counseling, and training for people with disabilities, services for the blind; job placement; veterans employment services; unemployment insurance benefits services; job placement assistance for TEA recipients; Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title I Program core and intensive services offered; transportation services; labor market information; and information and referrals to other human services providers. ...(Read More)

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)

Child Support
Phone: 501-682-8398 | 501-371-5349
Toll-free: 1-877-731-3071

Toll-free: 1-800-829-3676 or 1-800-828-1040

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)

Marion County Department of Human Services
PO Box 447
Yellville, AR 72687
Phone: 870-449-4058
Fax: 870-449-6720
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
Our office works with the public in determining eligibility for food stamps, TEA, Medicaid, and Long Term Care applications. The food stamp program is designed to help low-income individuals and families purchase adequate nutritious food. The TEA program (Temporary Employment Assistance) is designed to help those families with no income to become self-sufficient. The maximum lifetime limit on this program is 24 months. The Medicaid program includes all non SSI related Medicaid categories. We determine eligibility for newborns up to and including nursing home patients. Our office also makes referrals to other agencies when we feel the client could benefit from their services. Open Tuesday and Thursday until 5:30 pm. ...(Read More)

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Ozark Center of Hope
Contact: Exective Director:Sandra Anderson
307 West North Street - PO Box 1317 (Mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72654
Phone: 870-508-4374
Fax: 870-508-4374
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 clients by referring them to other agencies for additional help and Spiritual counseling. We also maintain a supply of personal care items, ON WEDNESDAY ONLY 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. Gas assistance is given to out of town doctor's appointments. ...(Read More)

Social Security
955 Wallace Knob Road
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-424-3113
Toll-free: 800-772-1213

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)

VA Benefits
Phone: 501-257-1000
Toll-free: 800-827-1000