Oasis, which is located on Church Street in Warren Arkansas and can be reached at (870) 226-3774, also has resources and services that provide temporary financial assistance. Apply for help for paying utilities and cooling bills, as well as possible rent assistance. Oasis may also be able to offer hotel lodging for people without homes or who have been recently evicted.
Southeast Arkansas Community Action Corporation - This agency arguably has the largest number and most extensive programs for people in Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Desha, and Drew Arkansas. Just a sampling of the programs are services offered include:
Grants - A resource offered may be able to assist low to moderate get access to free food and emergency financial aid for bills. Grants can also help people retain employment, attain and adequate education, make better use of available income, obtain emergency assistance through loans or grants to meet urgent needs, achieve self-sufficiency over the long term, and also help people achieve greater participation in community affairs.
Food - Get a list and learn about local senior citizen centers, food pantries, homeless shelters, day care centers, halfway houses, charities, homes for the mentally challenged and church pantries. They also administer government programs such as the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - Money is paid to help pay energy bills. The grant program pays the utility company directly, and the money does not go to the applicant. Receive both ongoing support as well as access to a crisis program for disconnections.
Weatherization - The low income can save hundreds of dollars per year on their annual energy expenses from this free energy conservation resource.
Head Start - A government funded program for children. Get access to comprehensive health care, educational, nutritional, and social services.
Call the Warren Arkansas Southeast Arkansas Community Action Corporation at (870) 226-2668 to apply for or learn more about the resources and assistance programs above.
Health and medical needs
Thousands of people across the region do not have health insurance or are faced with overwhelming medical bills and debts. Look into a community clinic in order to get help. Learn more on community clinics or
Arkansas Department of Health, Southeast Region is a local community clinic. It provides treatment, medicine, referrals, and information on health care needs and services. Learn about government health care and get referred to specialists in the area.
Learn about mortgage assistance and debt programs
Whether you need help dealing with a potential foreclosure, or advice on how to deal with various debts and bills, Chicot Housing Assistance Corporation ((870) 265-3237) is a place to turn to for advice and support. Get assistance with numerous issues. The non-profit can support applicants with low and moderate income by prescreening and determining eligibility for low-interest loans for purchase or repairs of a home. In addition the non-profit offers foreclosure counseling for homeowners and buyers, and mortgage delinquency services.
Food assistance programs in Southeast Arkansas
Crossett Mount Olive Baptist Church (phone (870) 364-4057) offers free food to the needy in the community. Food and holiday meals and aid is also provided around Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Other locations, charities, food banks, and pantries to turn to for food, groceries, clothing, and non-financial aid and services include.
Presbyterian Church ((870) 364-3568), Bradley County Helping Hand (offers both food as well as USDA Commodities (870) 226-2668), Mount Carmel Missionary Church ((870) 226-6869), as well as Community Christian Effort (Lake Village Arkansas phone (870) 265-5535)