STUDENT RESOURCES Resources to help underprivileged students are available in our community!

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Slide 1 Slide 2 STUDENT RESOURCES Resources to help underprivileged students are available in our community! Slide 3 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: Slide 4 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 Slide 5 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 Slide 6 Dental Assistance List of dental assistance in Arkansas d=1142 Slide 7 Food Assistance Programs Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas Phone Number: 870-932-3663 Address: 3406 S. Culberhouse Road Jonesboro, Arkansas 72404 Slide 8 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. Slide 9 Clothing Assistance CRDC Chemical Free Living Center Phone Number: 870-932-0228 Address: 6009 CW Post Road Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401 Web: Slide 10 Clothing Assistance Continued Blessed Sacrament Phone Number: 870-932 2529 Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401 Address: 614 S. Church St Slide 11 Bill Assistance The stress of money problems at home can affect how the child performs at school. Crowleys Ridge Development Council Slide 12 Extracurricular Activity Big Brothers Big Sisters of NEA 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. Slide 13 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. Slide 14 Resources 142 142


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