Community Resources

It’s so important for our community to come together (virtually) during this difficult time. Here are some resources we’ve found that may be helpful if Coronavirus has created hardships for you and your family.

FOOD SECURITY

Access Arkansas

Online application for SNAP, TEA, Child Care Assistance, etc.

Website

 

Cross Church Compassion Center

Food pantry offering groceries via drive thru at 2407 S Thompson St in Springdale

Website // Facebook

 

Food Access Map

Maps out food pantries, markets, schools

Website

 

NWA Food Bank

Lists of food distribution sites across Northwest Arkansas

Partner agency food distribution // Mobile pantry distribution

 

HELP FINDING RESOURCES

Hark at the Center for Collaborative Care

Assistance with free and confidential needs assessment and a customized resource plan. Also, possible access to financial assistance programs

Website // Español // Marshallese // Facebook

 

NWA COVID-19 Resource Map

Google map showing the location of resources throughout the NWA area

 

Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas

List of school district meal distribution as well as other online community resources (including utility support, emergency housing, food pantries)

Website

 

United Way of Northwest Arkansas

Call 211 for access to a support person who can direct you to resources to find food, pay housing bills, access free childcare, and other essential services: dial 211 from your phone

Local COVID-19 health information and resources

 

UTILITIES

Black Hills Energy

Temporarily suspended disconnections

Website

 

Cox Communications

Providing the first 2 months free of Connect2Compete; resources for discounted, refurbished equipment; and phone and remote desktop support at no charge

Website

 

Ozarks Electric

Suspended disconnections for non-payment effective March 16 through April 15

Website

 

PGTelco

Suspended late fees and disconnections for non-pay starting March 16 for 60 days

Website // Facebook

 

Rogers Water Utilities

Temporarily suspended disconnections

Website

 

SWEPCO

Temporarily suspended all service disconnections for non-payment

Website