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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)

Addiction Center
Description of Organizations Services:
Since 2014, Addiction Center has been an informational web guide for those who are struggling with substance use disorders and co-occurring behavioral and mental health disorders. Addiction Center is owned by Recovery Worldwide, a national informational marketing umbrella for several addiction recovery-related properties. Addiction Center works with nationally recognized treatment facilities to provide treatment counseling, rehab placement and insurance/financial consultations for those seeking help. ...(Read More)

Adult Protective Services
Toll-free: 800-482-8049

AHA Stroke Association
Toll-free: 800-553-6321
Description of Organizations Services:
The cornerstone of this program,which is guided by a volunteer group of stroke survivors, are a toll free "warmline"(1-800-553-6321 and the STROKE CONNECTION magazine.The warmline,answered by volunteers and staff, is a referral service offering support to survivors, family members, and caregivers.

Ahren's Clinic
414 West Old Main
Yellville, AR 72687
Phone: 870-449-4221
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00-5:00

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alpha House, Inc.
Contact: Bill Webster, Director
701 Dryer Street - PO Box 1396
Mountain Home, AR 72654-1396
Phone: 870-321-1355
Toll-free: 870-425-8526
Hours of Operation: 24 Hours a Day
Description of Organizations Services:
Our purpose at the Alpha House is to provide a shelter for homeless men. The Alpha House is God's house and is run accordingly. We have bible studies on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Wednesday bible studies are open to the public. Everyone that stays with us is required to attend these bible studies as well as attend a church of their choice on Sunday. Our focus is the re-building process to restore these men to what God had intended them to be. We provide counseling, encouragement, medical assistance, job placement and provide transportation for those employed. We also provide training in basic living skills. Once a person leaves the shelter, continued assistance is provided them in making the transition. Although our main focus is the shelter, it doesn't stop there. We provide counseling and assistance for people outside the shelter. Being homeless is a state of being. You can live in a house and still be homeless. This is an outreach ministry for Mountain Home and we will reach out to anyone who is in need. It is important to restore the family. You can help us rebuild what the world has torn down. We are an IRS approved Non-Profit Organization. Contributions can be made monthly, semi-annually or once a year. You will receive a receipt each time a donation is made and at the end of the calendar year, all contributors will receive a statement summarizing all of their contributions. We welcome you in this ministry and hope that you will feel as blessed as we are to be able to reach out to those who are standing right next to us. Your contributions will help us to help others. ...(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)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Cancer Society

American Chiropractic Association

American Dental 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

American Lung Association
Toll-free: 1-800-LUNGUSA (586-4872)

American Red Cross Service Center
1200 West Walnut Street, Suite 2310
Rogers, AR 72756
Phone: 479-633-8330
Toll-free: 1-800-448-3543
Description of Organizations Services:
Since 1881, people have turned to the American Red Cross for emergency services. Today, 1.2 million trained and dedicated American Red Cross volunteers, young and old, are helping their neighbors across the country every day. Although it is not a government agency, the American Red Cross is chartered by Congress to provide special services to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and to disaster victims. American Red Cross workers assist our men and women in the Armed Forces and their families in emergencies. They are at the scene of more than 40,000 disasters a year, from house fires to devastating floods and tornadoes. They also teach their neighbors lifesaving skills in Red Cross CPR, first aid, water safety, and health courses. They collect about six million units of blood yearly in local blood drives. They work with sister Red Cross societies around the world to help victims of natural and man-made calamities. ...(Read More)

American Sexual Health Association
P.O. Box 13827 Research
Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709
Phone: 919-361-8400
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00 am-8:00 pm EST
Description of Organizations Services:
Sexually Transmitted Disease hotline. Health Issues website and hotline addressing STD's.

Anatomical Gift Program
Contact: UAMS Dept of Neurobiology & Developmental Sciences
4301 W. Markham St. # 510
Little Rock, AR 72205-7199
Phone: 501-686-7019
Toll-free: Contact with Questions: 501-686-8192
Hours of Operation: Mon - Sun 8:00-5:00
Description of Organizations Services:
Deals with donating the entire body to science. After hours and weekends call hospital operator at 501-686-7000

Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Arkansas
1101 Spring Street, Cooper Park - PO Box 1033
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-9811
Fax: 870-425-9812
Hours of Operation: 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description of Organizations Services:
Information and referral, case management, in-home services, housing, personal emergency response systems, home delivered meals, senior activity center, transportation, adult day care and the assistance of a long-term ombudsman.

Arkansas AIDS Foundation
Phone: 501-376-6299

Arkansas Allergy and Asthma
Description of Organizations Services:
Little Rock 10310 W Markham Suite 222 Little Rock, AR 72205 501-227-5210 Fax 501-221-2443 | Conway 400 Salem Road Suite 4 Conway, AR 72034 501-329-0237 Fax 501-932-0565 | North Little Rock 2504 McCain Blvd. Suite 118 North Little Rock, AR 72116 501-758-9696 Fax 501-758-4271

Arkansas Baptist Boys Ranch
Contact: Janet Scarburgh Office manager
5742 Boys Ranch Drive
Harrison, AR 72601
Phone: 870-741-5784
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:30-4:30
Description of Organizations Services:
A residential care home for at risk adolescent boys who would benefit from a one year program.Private placement accepted.Board payment negotiable. Will accept FINS/probation cases.

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 Crisis Center
Toll-free: 888-CRISIS 2 (888-274-7472)

Arkansas Department of Health
Contact: Lou Anne McLendon
206 Bucher
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-3072
Toll-free: 870-425-2545
Fax: 870-424-6646
Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Thursdays 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Description of Organizations Services:
Baxter County Health Unit - Mt. Home
Region: Northwest
Counties Served: Baxter
Community Services
  • Communicable Disease Investigation and Intervention
  • Hometown Health Improvement
  • Tobacco Counseling Services
  • Voter Registration
Environmental Health
  • Food Protection
  • General Sanitation
  • Private Well Water Sampling
  • Rabies
  • Septic Tanks
  • Swimming Pools
  • West-Nile Virus Surveillance
Family Planning
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Sterilization (referral)
HIV/Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Counseling, Testing and Treatment
  • Child and Adolescents Vaccinations
  • Flu Vaccinations
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Prenatal Care
Public Health Preparedness

TB Program
  • Preventative Treatment
  • Treatment
Vital Records
  • Birth Certificates
  • Death Certificates
  • Breastfeeding Support/Breast Pumps
  • Nutrition Counseling
Women's Health
  • BreastCare
...(Read More)

Arkansas Elder Abuse Hotline
Contact: Arkansas Adult Protective Services, Arkansas DHS
Toll-free: 1-800-482-8049
Hours of Operation: 24hrs
Description of Organizations Services:
Investigates allegations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of the elderly. Works to correct confirmed reports. Confidentiality protected.

Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care
Toll-free: 1-877-375-5700
Description of Organizations Services:
Free health information for Arkansans.

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)

Arthritis Foundation
10 Corporate Hill Dr. Suite 220
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: 501-664-7242
Toll-free: 800-482-8858
Fax: 501-664-6588

320 Bower St.
Harrison, AR 72601
Phone: 870-741-7512
Description of Organizations Services:
In-home care giving primarily and serve Baxter, Boone, Carroll, Marion, Newton and Searcy counties

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism