Category Archives: News | March 2020

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.


Access Arkansas

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


Arkansas 2-1-1

For basic human needs, physical and mental health resources, employment support and support for children.

Website // (479) 365-2147 or (866) 489-6983

Arkansas Drug Card

Provides prescription assistance. Visit website for prescription discount.



Bread of Life (First United Methodist Church)

Food Pantry: Wednesdays and Thursdays 9 AM – 11:30 AM at 208 W. Emma Avenue, Springdale

Clothing Closet: 130 N Main, Springdale. Currently open by appointment only. Call (479) 751-4610 Option #3 Wednesday – Thursday 9 AM – 11:30 AM.

CARE Community Center

Basic needs, food pantry and cooking classes.

2510 N. 17th Street Suite 203, Rogers

Website // (479) 246-0104 or (479) 246-0110

Centro Cristiano Assemblies of God Church

Food pantry on the last Wednesday of the month from 9 AM – 11 AM. No requirements.

2121 S. 1st Street, Rogers

Website // (479) 631-2259

Compassion Center – Feed the 479 Pantry

Food and clothing.

Monday – Wednesday 5 PM – 7 PM and Thursday 9:30 AM -11:30AM

Valid ID required

3157 W. Sunset, Springdale

Website // (479) 717-5630

Cross Church Compassion Center

Food pantry offering groceries via drive thru

2407 S Thompson St, Springdale

Website // Facebook

Food Access Map

Maps out food pantries, markets, schools



NWA Food Bank

Lists of food distribution sites across Northwest Arkansas

Partner agency food distribution // Mobile pantry distribution



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)



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



Black Hills Energy

Temporarily suspended disconnections



Cox Communications

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



Ozarks Electric

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




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

Website // Facebook


Rogers Water Utilities

Temporarily suspended disconnections




Temporarily suspended all service disconnections for non-payment