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Alcoholics Anonymous
420 Willow Street, Conway AR
Central Office (Little Rock): 501-664-7303
Emotional support and self-help group for alcoholics. Persons screened at door before allowed to enter meetings. Must be an alcholic to attend closed meetings. No fee. Open meetings are where a friend or family member may accompany participant.
Closed meeting: Tues 7:30pm and Friday- Noon Open meetings Wed-8pm Sat-7pm and 8pm Sun-10am and 3pm
 
AL-ANON
420 Willow Street, Conway AR
501-372-5234 (little rock) or 888-425-2666 (toll free line)
Meetings: Monday-7pm at the First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St. in Conway Tuesday-8pm at the First Church of the Nazarene, located at the corner of Faulkner and Scott Streets in Conway
Support group for family and friends of alcoholics. Eligibility: Must have family member or friends who are alcoholics.
Angel Tree in Van Buren County
501-745-6500
Clinton Chamber of Commerce, 290 Main Street, Clinton, AR
501-745-2839
Bud's Home Appliance Center, 218 Griggs St, Clinton AR 72031
Applications begin Oct 1 accepted applications until Dec 1. Paperwork has to be done by a person who lives in the household and has an ID
Arkansas Office of Child Support Enforcement
(also see financial assistence)
 
Bethlehem House
1115 Parkway Conway, AR
501-329-4862
Daily Showers and Laundry 4:30-7PM (Also see Food; Housing)
 
Biblically Based Counseling and Biblically Based Financial Planning-Sold Out Church
1015 Lincoln Street, Conway AR
For more information please call 501-796-6476
 
 
Burn Ban Hotline for Van Buren County
501-745-2333
Call to find out if there is a Burn Ban or not in Van Buren County
 
 
Care Link   
810 3rd St, Conway AR
501-372-5300
Help finding the answers you need as well as counseling and wellness programs for all.  
 
CASA
707 Parkway, Suite 105 Conway AR
501-328-5507 Fax: 501-328-5507
Court Appointed Special Advocates is a national association in the US that supports and promotes court-appointed advocates for abused or neglected children in order to provide children with a safe and healthy environment in a permanent home.

 
Central Arkansas Legal Services
303 W. Capital, Suite 200, Little Rock AR
501-376-3423 or 800-950-5817
Fax: 501-376-3664
Jean Turner Carter
To provide help and free legal assistance in the areas of housing problems, health care, family law, welfare, juvenile, abuse and neglect, child custody, unemployment compensation, utility problems, and consumer law. 8:30-5pm
www.arlegalservices.org
 
Community Service INC 
818 N Creek Dr, Conway AR
501-327-9788 OR 501-329-5848
Counseling services                            
 
Consumer Credit Counseling Service 
Family Service Agency contact person: Mike Huddleston
740 South Salem Rd., Conway AR
501-450-9399 Fax:501-513-9148
Free budget, mortgage default and rent delinquency counseling. Money management seminars and workshops are available. Debt management is available for a small fee. Office hourse:8-5pm Monday throught Friday
 
Continuum of Services 
150 E. Siebenmorgan Road Conway Human Development Center Conway, AR
501-329-6851, ext 395 Contact Person: Angela Green Fax: 501-336-0508
Individual and family counseling/therapy, psychological evaluations, parent training, behavior management training and consultation, outreach counseling and consultations to Conway and Faulkner Co. Schools, supportive casework and intensive care management, crisis intervention, recruitment, training and assignment of volunteer friends to selected children.
8-4:30pm (Monday-Friday)
 
Conway Marriage Clinic 
 
1125 Oak Street Suite 205-Halter Building, Conway AR
501-499-5354
Offers professional counseling services for all relationships. Dr. Ruggiero is a licensed marriage and family therapist and licensed professional counselor.
 
Counseling Associates, INC. 
        
350 S Salem Rd, Conway AR
501-336-8300
Counseling Associates has developed expertise in many areas in business healthcare support, child and adolescent services, alcohol and drug rehabilitation and employee assistance.
 
Daysprings Behavioral Health 
 
9914 I-30, Little Rock AR
501-565-8501
 
Dial 2-1-1 
 
Dial 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that, where available, connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities. Dial 211 from a land line for referral to United Way resources in your area. Go to http://www.211arkansas.org/ to use the web site to find assistance. While services that are offered through 2-1-1 vary from community to community, 2-1-1 provides callers with information about and referrals to human services for every day needs and in times of crisis. 
 
Do Not Call
 
888-382-122
The phone you use will be registered to stop telemarketing calls. Once on the list, file complaint by getting name or phone number of offending company then go to www.donotcall.gov or call the above number. 
 
Driving Arkansas
 
Road and traffic conditions for the state of Arkansas. 
 
Family Service Agency-Conway
 
 
740 South Salem Road, Suite 104, Conway AR
501-450-9399 Fax: 501-450-3036
8:00am-5:00pm Mon.-Fri.
Provides counseling, prevention and intervention services for individuals with chemical dependency.
 
Faulkner County Council on Developmental Disabilities (FCCDD) 
1301 N. Museum RD, Conway, AR
501-327-3037
Provides transportation, education, and other things for disabled individuals.
 
Faulkner County Day School
 
324 S German Lane, Conway AR 
501-329-2164
Transportation for people with developmental disabilities                                            
 
 Faulkner County Juvenile Court
 
1423 Caldwell Street, Conway AR
501-450-4924 Barbi Venable
Fax: 501-450-4957
Probation office and court ordered assistance for families of juvenile offenders 8-4:30pm
bvenable@faulknercc.org
 
Faulkner County Senior Citizens Program
1620 N. Donaghey Ave Conway, AR 
501-327-2895
Transportation call for details (Also see Food) 
 
Faulkner County Veterans Service Office
1411 Robinson Ave   Conway, AR
501-329-5945
Assists veterans and their families in processing claims with the US Dept. of VA.
 
Healthy Families Arkansas - Ozark Mountains
501-745-9304 Brandi or 501-745-7004, ext. 9305 Melissa Smyth, Director.
Registration is open to Pregnant Mommies and/or Babies up to 3 months.
Offering parenting advice, assistance with diapers, formula, and more.
Hope & Compassion Ministries Inc.
1105 Deer St. Ste 14   Conway, AR
Greg: 514-1625  Pete: 581-8046  Dayon: 870-926-0467
For men and youth; those that can't leave their current job to come recieve assistance;
available days, evenings, and weekends; counseling.
 
Independent Living Services
1619 Independence Ave, Conway AR
501-327-5234
Disability coping, independent living, transportaion and further learning in a classroom.
 
Life After Prison Ministries
825 Parkway Suite 6, Conway AR
501-548-0115
Provides support to families for re-entry.
 
Life Choices
 
1330 S. Donaghey Conway, AR 72034
501-329-5944
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm; by appointment only
Help for pregnant women. Also offers parenting classes, ultrasound up to first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Free preganancy testing and counseling.
Contact Person: Maria Edwards, Executive Director
 
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Conway Chapter
1012 Autumn Road Suite 1 Little Rock, AR 72201
800-844-0381 or 501-329-5360 Contact Martha Moore Executive: Kim Arnold- karnold@nami.org
Support group for family and friends of persons with mental illness. Meets at 6:30 pm, 4th Monday of the month at Conway Regional Women's Center classroom #3 (3B)- 1st floor.
 
Narcotics Anonymous-Vision of Hope
1118 Gum Street, Conway AR
501-328-3680 Contact: Lisa McGhee or Butch Martin: 501-908-3541
Support group for individuals with drug problems.
Contact the office for a schedule of meeting times.
 
New Beginnings Ministry
501-759-2244
Drug and Alcohol couseling
 
 
 
Project 3:27
Genva Bowlin
501-329-3415
Donates/Fixes Cars to those in need. Also accepts donations of cars.
Shop With a Cop of Van Buren County
501-745-3838 Van Buren County Sheriffs office 184 Detention drive
This is a Van Buren County residents ONLY so if you are a family in need or if you know a family that needs help this Christmas come by and pick up your application at the Van Buren County sherrif's department.
STAND
Brian Cox
Empowering women to stand with Christ, family, & community.
Counseling or single women who have been abused, or have drug, alcohol, or depression issues. 
 
The Harbor Home
18 Ranchette Rd, Conway AR
501-499-8622
Offers rehabilitation services from every kind of addiction including Celebrate Recovery (CR).
 
Unity 
501-327-2644
Accepts medicaid or private pay for transportation
 

Libraries

Faifield Bay Library 

369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay, AR 72088

501-884-4930

$15 for one $25 for family for annual membership. We are a private Non-Profit community library that offers books, audiobooks for all ages, DVD's, Children's Summer Reading Programs, Readers Group meetings, internet access and more! We are manned by volunteers who are the heart of our organization. 

Van Buren County Public Library

119 Shake Rag Rd, Clinton, AR

501-745-2100

Ask about: Mango a language learning system, magazines, Hoopla, Notary services, Fax/Copy/Scan, 3D Printer, Community room, over 6000 movies, Genealogy research, online database access, ordering of any movie, book, audiobook, or magazine, Student Reading Programs, Arts and Crafts, Teen Advisory, ongoing Children's programs and more!