2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that, where available, connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities. The implementation of 2-1-1 is being spearheaded by United Ways and comprehensive and specialized information and referral agencies in states and local communities. United Way of America (UWA) and the Alliance for Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) strongly support federal funding so that every American has access to this essential service.
The Department of Human Services (DHS) is Arkansas’ largest state agency, with more than 7,500 employees working to ensure citizens are healthy, safe and enjoying a high quality of life. The agency’s skilled and passionate staff cares for Arkansans of all ages. Often, that means providing a safety net for our most vulnerable residents. Families or individuals facing difficult times may need assistance to get back on their feet. People needing support will find at least one local DHS office in each of the state’s 75 counties.
Spending time outside is good for mental and physical health. Even more, it's FUN and helps kids build a lasting connection to nature. Help NWF get 10 million kids outside, running and playing. Your child is one in a million, take the pledge to Be Out There and make them one of 10 million.
The Center for Effective Parenting serves as the Arkansas State Parent Information & Resource Center (PIRC) which is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education (84.310A). This program involves a multi-target-multimethod approach to improve the developmental progress of children and to improve academic achievement.
Search for accredited childcare facilities in the State of Arkansas.
Get notified of inclement weather and other emergencies by e-mail, cell, or pager from government sources.
A new organization dedicated to promoting the benefits of cord blood banking. Umbilical cord blood has helped children survive over 80 diseases including leukemia, lymphoma, and anemia and is now being used in older patients. Their mission is to help others understand how they can benefit and help save the lives of sick children in need.