24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in the national network of more than 150 crisis centers
Also known as, the Treatment Referral Routing Service, this Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.
YOU ARE NOT ALONE. WE WANT TO HELP
In Crisis? Need Help?
The National Hopeline Network provides access to trained telephone counselors, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
A Friend Asks
• Jason Foundation/Suicide Prevention
– Warning signs
– How to help a friend
– How to get help now
– What to do and not to do
– The B1 program
– Take the pledge to be aware, able and react
• Warning signs that your child may be bullying others, being
bullied, or witnessing others being bullied
• Conversation starters to talk with your child about bullying
• Reminders to talk with your child at times that work best for you
and your family
• Ability to share advice right from the app in an email and/or text
Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Program
Arkansas Attorney General’s Office
323 Center Street, Suite 200
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
The Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Act
In 1987, the Arkansas Legislature created the “Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Act.” The legislation provides a method of compensating and assisting victims and their dependents that have suffered personal injury or death as the result of a violent crime, including DWI and hit and run accidents. If you are a victim of violent crime, call the Arkansas Crisis Center at 1.888.CRISIS2 for support and information on how to submit a claim for crime reparations.
The National Center's Connect Directory provides a fast and easy way for victims to locate service providers specializing in specific areas of victimization in a wide variety of jurisdictions throughout the country. Users enter information into a simple form which is used to pull up contact information for service providers nearby who can help.
https://www.domesticshelters.org/, a project of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), and Theresa's Fund, provides abuse victims, their friends and family, and agencies, with the most comprehensive, searchable database housing more than 300,000 data points on more than 3,000 domestic violence shelters, agencies and programs in the U.S.
Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime
The National Crime Victim Bar Association is a network of attorneys and allied professionals dedicated to facilitating civil actions brought by crime victims. Crime victims may be able to file civil lawsuits against perpetrators and responsible third parties for the damages the victims suffered as a result of the crime.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE HELPLINE 1-501-686-9866
Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator
Find alcohol and drug abuse treatment or mental health treatment facilities and programs around the country at findtreatment.samhsa.gov.
Buprenorphine Physician & Treatment Program Locator
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® knows children face risks every day. That is why NCMEC provides resources to families to help keep their children safer. NCMEC knows teaching children about safety works. Take a look at the resources below to learn more about how to keep your children safer.
If your child is missing
Learn what to do if your child is missing. NCMEC recommends you immediately call your local law enforcement agency and then call NCMEC at 1-800-THE-LOST® (1-800-843-5678).
If you think you have seen a missing child, contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.
Report Child Sexual Exploitation
Use the Congressionally-authorized CyberTipline to report crimes against children.
The AMBER Alert Program is a voluntary partnership between law-enforcement agencies, broadcasters, transportation agencies, and the wireless industry, to activate an urgent bulletin in the most serious child-abduction cases. The goal of an AMBER Alert is to instantly galvanize the entire community to assist in the search for and the safe recovery of the child.
Youth ChalleNGe Academy
Camp Robinson, Bldg 16414
N. Little Rock, AR 72199-9600
Office for Civil Rights
Southwest - (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)
Marisa Smith, Regional Manager
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
1301 Young Street, Suite 1169
Dallas, TX 75202
Customer Response Center: (800) 368-1019
Fax: (202) 619-3818
TDD: (800) 537-7697
Office for Civil Rights - Headquarters and Regional Addresses
Send the complaint to OCR headquarters.
Address inquiries to the OCR Regional Manager.
Contact the OCR regional office for your State or Territory, or the headquarters office for further information.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act(HIPAA) Privacy Notice
If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint:
With the ADH by contacting:
4815 West Markham, Slot 31
Little Rock, AR 72205
Or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services by calling them at 877-696-6775 or writing them at 200 Independence Ave. S.W., Washington, DC, 2020l.
Or with the Office of Civil Rights by calling 866-OCR-PRIV (866-627-7748), or 886-788-4989 TTY.
ARKANSAS ADVOCATES FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES
The mission of the Arkansas Out-of-School Network is to create safe, healthy, and enriching experiences for Arkansas youth during out of school times.
The goal of AOSN is to strengthen, expand and sustain Arkansas’ school-based and school-linked services to children and youth, ages 5-19, during out of school time.
The Summer Resource Guide for Kids and Families is meant to be a helpful tool for providers and families to seek out fun, enriching activities over the summer. The list contains information on events and activities from across the state, or to at least provide websites that might be helpful in terms of looking for free and inexpensive activities throughout the summer.
The Out of School Time Programs around Arkansas list is intended to be a fairly comprehensive list of programs serving school-age children and youth throughout the state. to help parents search for programs. Programs on the list include both licensed and unlicensed facilities. The Arkansas Out of School Network is neither endorsing any of the listed programs nor intentionally leaving any programs off of the list. If you know of other programs not listed here, please let us know! Email Kristin Koenigsfest at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The availability of Summer Learning Program slots may vary depending on the type of program. Parents and caregivers are advised to research these offerings to determine what is appropriate for their circumstances.
Finish Line Network
The Arkansas Finish Line Coalition, a growing group of medical professionals, child-serving organizations, and advocates, has the following goals to reach its mission of covering all children in Arkansas.
Enroll children who already qualify for ARKids First but aren’t signed up, and keep them enrolled each year.
Extend health insurance to more Arkansas children by raising the family income limit from 200 percent of the federal poverty level to 250 percent, as passed during the 2009 legislative session.
Expand coverage to more children and families and improve access to care by working with partners to successfully implement the new health care law in Arkansas.
If you have access to the internet at home, work or at your local library, you can apply for benefits online at www.access.arkansas.gov. It’s simple to find out if you qualify. If you do, the website makes it easy to sign up and begin getting the nutritious foods you and your family need to stay healthy. If you don’t have internet access or need additional help in applying for SNAP benefits call 1-800-482-8988. TDD: 501682-8820
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