Living Assistance

Arkansas Department of Health - Information about the variety of government health programs and services.

Arkansas Drug Card Program - A free prescription drug card program for Arkansas residents. Card holders receive savings of up to 75% at participating pharmacies (including Fred’s, Walgreens, Kmart Pharmacy, Rite Aid, USA Drug, Super D Drug Stores, CVS/pharmacy, Harps Pharmacy, Albertsons/SAVON, and Harvest Foods Pharmacy). Log on to create a membership card, which is pre-activated and can be used immediately

Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance - A referral service listing food banks and grocery assistance programs throughout Arkansas, searchable by county or program type.

Arkansas Legal Service Partnership - A non-profit partnership between Legal Aid of Arkansas (LAA) and the Center for Arkansas Legal Services (CALS) to provide free civil legal assistance to low-income residents throughout Arkansas.

Arkansas Workforce Center - Programs and services available through this government agency include financial assistance for career retraining and unemployment, self-service job boards, and more.

Bargains Galore on 64 - An annual event held on Thursday through Saturday, the second weekend in August. 160 Miles of yard sales, antiques, collectibles, flea markets, and bargains along state highway 64 from Fort Smith to Beebe, Arkansas.

Child Care Provider Search - Tool used to search a database of Arkansas licensed childcare providers.

DHS Childcare Assistance Program - Provides financial assistance to low-income families seeking quality child care services.

DHS Children & Family Services - Information on assistance programs such as ARKids First, commodities and emergency food assistance, Food Stamps, Medicaid, Transitional Employment Service (TEA), and weatherization assistance.

EveryoneOn - find low-cost internet services and discounted new computers in your area.

Free Charity Cars - provides free donated vehicles to struggling families to assist them in their transition from dependency to self-sufficiency.

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) - helps low-income households with home energy costs . Available through local Community Action Agencies. - Information on food and basic needs programs, resources for affordable health care, assistance with prescription drugs, childcare resources, support for teens faced with unplanned pregnancy, and support for needy parents and their children.

Telephone Assistance Programs - Many Arkansas telephone companies offer discounted telephone service plans to make basic phone service more affordable for qualified customers. Click on a state map and a telephone carrier from the drop-down menu to learn how to apply, or contact your local telephone company.

Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) - provides funds to conserve energy in the homes of low-income people, especially those who are elderly, handicapped, or families with children.