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CDC's Diabetes Public Health Resource
Toll-free: 1-800-232-4636

Child Abuse Hotline
Toll-free: 800-482-5964

Child Protective Services
204 Bucher Drive (physical) - P.O. Box 408 (mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-6011 / 870-449-4058
Toll-free: 1-800-482-5964
Fax: 870-424-5186
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
Foster Care Protective Services Child Abuse Investigations Baxter and Marion County's Department of Human Services Division of Children and Family Services investigates child abuse and neglect reports, works with foster care and protective services cases and provides foster care homes for children in state custody. DCFS staff are available after hours for emergencies by contacting the Baxter County Sheriff's Office at 870-425-7551, Mountain Home Police Department at 870-425-6336 or Marion County Sheriff's Office at 870-449-4236 or the Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-482-5964. ...(Read More)

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

Child Welfare League of America
1726 M Street NW Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 688-4200
Fax: (202) 833-1689

Children's Medical Services (Mountain Home, Mountain View)
204 Bucher Drive (DHS) - PO Box 408 (Mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-6011
Toll-free: 800-324-0979
Fax: 870-269-8069
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description of Organizations Services:
Stone County DHS, 1821 East Main Street, HC 71 Box 159, Mountain View, AR 72560 Children's Medical Services (CMS) is a section of the Division of Medical Services, Department of Human Services. CMS is Arkansas' Title V agency for children with special health care needs. Children and their families receive care that is community-based, family-centered and culturally sensitive. The services that Children's Medical Services provides are: Service coordination for children under 21 with special health care needs. Diagnostic evaluations for potentially eligible conditions covered by Children's Medical Services. The family must submit an application for Children's Medical Services prior to beginning the diagnostic work-up. Follow-up medical care for children with chronic illness and disabilities. The family must meet diagnostic and financial guidelines. Coordination of TEFRA and SSI; Parent Support Groups; Children's Medical Services Parent Advisory Council; a Resource Library, that furnishes medical information and/or directs the parent to possible resources; and the Respite Program, beginning October 2001. ...(Read More)

Chrohn's and Colitis Foundation
P.O Box 251167
Little Rock, AR 72225
Phone: 501-590-8948
Toll-free: 800-932-2423

Compassionate Friends of Twin Lakes Area
Contact: Charlotte Repp
Hospice of the Ozarks Administrative Building Conference Room A - 701 Burnett Drive (Mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-1789
Hours of Operation: 6-8 pm First Thursday of month
Description of Organizations Services:
Non-profit self-help organization offering friendship, understanding, and hope to families grieving the death of a child of any age, from any cause. Contact person: Charlotte Repp, Chapter Leader.

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

Cotter & Gassville Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 489
Cotter, AR 72626
Phone: 870-321-1243

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Toll-free: 800-344-4823

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30333
Toll-free: 1-800-311-3435
Description of Organizations Services:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States. CDC, located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Julie L. Gerberding is the Director. ...(Read More)