Community Services

Community Services consists of multiple service and impact programs. The following is an abbreviated list of programs. All programs are for residents of Baxter, Boone, Marion, Newton, Searcy and Van Buren counties in North Central Arkansas unless otherwise indicated. Links not in blue are under development. 


  • Succeed at Understanding and Conquering Challenges to Establish Stability and Self-reliance
  • Individualized, goal-oriented program to self-reliance through education, employment and money management skills
  • Informational Seminars (Life Skills Training)
  • Life Coaching
  • Click here for more information.

Utility Assistance

  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • A program to help low income families cope with the high cost of heating fuel and electricity in the form of monetary assistance
  • Summer assistance for electricity only when funds are available
  • Eligibility determined by gross income and number in the household
  • Click here for more information.

Housing Assistance

  • Emergency Solutions Grant:
  • HOPE Revolving Loan Fund
    • Available for homeless individuals in Baxter, Boone, Marion and Newton counties.
    • This loan can pay security deposits, utility deposits, and first month’s rent to establish a residence. 
    • Loan must be repaid within a year. 
    • Click here for more information

Vehicle Repair Loan