- STUDENT RESOURCES Resources to help underprivileged students are available in our community!
STUDENT RESOURCES Resources to help underprivileged students are available in our community!
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: http://www.arkidsfirst.com/elig.htm 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 www.dds4nea.com/ www.freedentalcare.us/st/arkansas www.freedental.org/state/arkansas www.freemedicalcamps.com/vcampinfo.php?campi 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 http://www.foodbankofnea.org 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: crdcnea.com 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. 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 Slide 12 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. 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 http://www.arkidsfirst.com/elig.htm http://www.arkidsfirst.com/elig.htm www.dds4nea.com/ www.dds4nea.com/ www.freedentalcare.us/st/arkansas www.freedentalcare.us/st/arkansas www.freedental.org/state/arkansas www.freedental.org/state/arkansas www.freemedicalcamps.com/vcampinfo.php?campid=1 142 www.freemedicalcamps.com/vcampinfo.php?campid=1 142 http://www.foodbankofnea.org http://www.foodbankofnea.org http://www.billshelp.org/st/arkansas http://www.billshelp.org/st/arkansas http://www.crdcnea.com/view/utility-assistance http://www.crdcnea.com/view/utility-assistance http://bigbrothersbigsistersnca.org/ http://bigbrothersbigsistersnca.org/