STUDENT RESOURCES Resources to help underprivileged students are available in our community!
Medical Resources ARKids 1 st Provided by Arkansas Medicaid Hotline: 1-888-474-8275 You do not have to visit a DHS office. Eligibility information: http://www.arkidsfirst.com/elig.htm
Medical Resources Continued Arkansas Department of Health Resources they provide: Immunizations for adolescent 7-18 years and for adults Children: 0-6 WIC Other nutritional resources
Medical Resources Continued Rx Assistant Patient assistance programs are run by pharmaceutical companies to provide free medications to people who cannot afford to buy their medicine. Medicare- Federal 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) 24 hours, 7 days a week
Dental Assistance List of dental assistance in Arkansas www.dds4nea.com/ www.freedentalcare.us/st/arkansas www.freedental.org/state/arkansas www.freemedicalcamps.com/vcampinfo.php?campi d=1142
Food Assistance Programs Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas Phone Number: 870-932-3663 Address: 3406 S. Culberhouse Road Jonesboro, Arkansas 72404 http://www.foodbankofnea.org
Food Assistance Programs Cont. Helping Neighbors Food Pantry Phone Number: 870-935-7298 Address: 900 W Huntington Ave Jonesboro, Arkansas 72404 Requires drivers license or photo ID, documentation proving income, residence, and current assistance. Only one visit per 30 day period.
Clothing Assistance CRDC Chemical Free Living Center Phone Number: 870-932-0228 Address: 6009 CW Post Road Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401 Web: crdcnea.com
Clothing Assistance Continued Blessed Sacrament Phone Number: 870-932 2529 Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401 Address: 614 S. Church St
Bill Assistance The stress of money problems at home can affect how the child performs at school. http://www.billshelp.org/st/arkansas http://www.billshelp.org/st/arkansas Crowleys Ridge Development Council http://www.crdcnea.com/view/utility-assistance http://www.crdcnea.com/view/utility-assistance
Extracurricular Activity Big Brothers Big Sisters of NEA http://bigbrothersbigsistersnca.org/ Here's the proof. National research has shown that positive relationships between Littles and their Bigs have a direct and measurable impact on childrens lives.
Statistics more confident in their schoolwork performance able to get along better with their families 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs 27% less likely to begin using alcohol 52% less likely to skip school.