Arkansas Assistance Programs
Find how to get assistance in Arkansas. Get access to rent assistance, help for paying utilities, health care and medical bills, food, and other financial aid. Go to this website and find the resource list.
Arkansas Baptist Children's Homes & Family Ministries
501-730-9900 Fax: 501-730-9910
Protective service agency and supportive services for abused and neglected families and children; services Faulkner County. Families must meet income guildelines Office Hours are 8am-4:30pm Mon.-Fri.
Arkansas Office of Child Support Enforcement
Conway Extension OCSE (also see youth programs)
Benefits Check Up
Central Baptist College
1501 College Ave. Conway, AR 72034
Volunteer opprotunities for students to volunteer in the community
Community Action Program for Central Arkansas (CAPCA)
501-329-0977 or 501-329-3891
IDA- Individual development accounts are matched savings accounts that encourage low income people to save money and gain assests.
Conway and Faulkner Salvation Army Assistance Programs
The Salvation Army Conway Corps Social Services, 950 Carson Cove; Suite 106, Conway, AR
Whether you need food, financial help, or holiday assistance, the Salvation Army of Conway and Faulkner County Arkansas may have resources for you or they can refer you to places to contact. The centers also can normally advise or support people in neighboring areas, such as Van Buren County or Cleburne County.
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Emergency Solutions Grant- Ozark Oppurtunities
Vehicle Repair Loan is a revolving loan program for those needing repairs for their vehicle. There is a $500 maximum loan limit and the loan must be repaid within a year.
Federal Government Grants For Individuals
There are very few federal government grants for individuals, and those that are available are awarded for very specific purposes, such as helping students pay for their college education or funding scientific research and development.
- Grants for Small Business Owners
- Grants for People Affected by Disasters
- Grants for Students
2425 Sanders Rd, Conway AR
Hours: Mon-Sat 9:00AM-8:00PM ; Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM
Goodwill works to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals and families by strengthening communities, eliminating barriers to opprotunity, and helping people in need reach thier full potential through learning and the power of work.
Legal Aid For Arkansas
To apply online go to http://www.arlegalservices.org/applyonline
Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. , 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., also Tuesday 5:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Legal Aid of Arkansas and the Center for Arkansas Legal Services help low-income Arkansans with civil legal issues. They do not help with criminal cases other than criminal eviction and record expungement. If you've been charged with a crime, contact a public defender. Qualifying for help is based on your income and assets. It is also based on the type of legal problem you have.
www.operationhope.org They offer a variety of programs and initiatives to provide a way to own a home, set up your own business, etc. You will be assigned an Advisor who will send you information and walk you through the process. This service is FREE.
Peace Lutheran Church
800 S. Donaghey Ave. Conway, AR 72034
Hours: Sun-Sat 9:00AM-3:00PM
Each week our church helps a few families with emergency expenses (up to 50$, once every six months).
Social Security Administration
2475 Christina Lane, Conway AR 72034
855-727-3599 (local) or 800-772-1213 (national)
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Friday 9:00AM-4:00PM ; Wed 9:00AM-12:00PM
Services are available in English and Spanish. Handles applications and claims for Social Security. 9-4pm Mon.-Fri.
Success Program (Ozark Opportunities)
Cathy Brownell: 870-715-5064 or 501-745-2437
Helps individuals and families become self-reliant and restore their sense of self-respect, hope and reclaim their dreams of a better life. Examples of possible short term goals: obtain a part-time job, obtain a full-time job, pay off a debt, obtain a GED, enroll in college. Examples of long-term, purchase a home, buy a vehicle, pay off a loan, earn a college degree. When funding is avalible, cash incentives are paid directly to electric provider for attending monthely seminars.
Temporary Cash Assistance-Arkansas
TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families with temporary cash assistnace, job trainin, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: Arkansas: TANF: 800-482-8988
Travelers Aid and Community Service (TACS)
- Rocky Thomas (Botkinburg Foursquare Church) 501-206-6297
- Jeff Bryant (First Assembly of God Church) 870-350-3998
- Kyle Blanton (Pee Dee Baptist Church) 501-745-4115
- Jerry Pico (First Baptist Church Clinton) 501-745- 6112
- Craig Golden (Bee Branch Baptist Church) 870-731-4080
- George Odell (Clinton Methodist Church) 501-745-5181
VBC Dept. of Human Services (DHS)
449 Ingram St., Clinton, AR, 72031