Quick Links to Arkansas Programs and Resources
- Arkansas State Agency Contact Information
- Child Abuse
- Mental Health
- Substance Abuse
- Social Security
- Victim Services
Arkansas State Agency Contact Information
- Arkansas State Agencies Online Directory – State Email and Phone Directory Look Up
- Department of Human Services Offices – List of 115 Entries – includes address and phone number
- Division of Behavioral Health – Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention – Funded Treatment Providers
- Division of Behavioral Health – Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention – Non-Funded Treatment Providers by County
- DHS – Division of Youth Services Overview – Scroll down for administrative staff
- DHS – Division of Youth Services Provider Directory – List of Programs – then Links to Name and Number
- DHS – Division of Developmental Disabilities – The mission of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS) is to provide a variety of supports to improve the quality of life for individuals with intellectual disabilities (formerly called mental retardation), autism, epilepsy, cerebral palsy or other conditions that cause a person to function as if they have intellectual disabilities. DDS also provides services for individuals with a developmental delay, ages birth to 3 years.
Training for Arkansas Mandated Reporters – online training for Child Abuse Mandated Reporters in Arkansas There is also a link on the website for educators.
- Circuit Judges – Searchable by Name and District – includes picture – city and phone number
- Judicial Districts – Map showing circuit courts with district number
- Community Mental Health Centers in Arkansas – 11 Pages
- Child and Adolescent Service System Program (CASSP) Primary Contacts
1 Page – Map – Number
- Child and Adolescent Service System Program (CASSP) System of Care Providers – 4 Pages – Primary Contact and Others
- Children – Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapists (TF-CBT) – AR-BEST Children – State List – click on county
- Division of Behavioral Health – Arkansas – List of Publications and Documents
- Mental Health Council of Arkansas Member Directory – 37 Page Directory of Mental Health Centers in Arkansas with information about each program. Includes satellite program names and contact numbers.
- Alcoholics Anonymous Arkansas – Find a Meeting – Scroll down under picture and select city from drop down menu
- Division of Behavioral Health – Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention – Regional Alcohol and Drug Detoxification Program Information – Call 1-501-686-9866 – Regional Alcohol and Drug Detoxification Program Manual – 140 pages – Includes some good information about detox and what to look for if you suspect issues with alcohol or drugs. Detoxification services are provided through the Regional Alcohol and Drug Detoxification Program (RADD). Services are provided locally through contracted providers who contract with local hospitals to provide inpatient services.
- Substance Abuse Treatment Providers – Funded Division of Behavioral Health – 3 pages (PDF)
- Substance Abuse Treatment Providers – Not Funded by Division of Behavioral Health -– 24 pages, by county (PDF)
Social Security Administration – SSA
- SSDI – Social Security Disability Income – Person who has worked and paid in and then becomes disabled.
- SSI – Supplemental Security Income
- Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence – 800-269-4668
- Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault – 501-246-3276
- Arkansas Victim Assistance Coordinators (PDF) – Prosecutor based
- Arkansas Crime Information Center – 501-682-2222
- Arkansas Crime Victim Reparations
- A Crime Victim’s Guide to the Justice System in Arkansas
Note: Some of the agency information in the appendix was out of date when it was checked 7/2016
- Domestic Violence Shelters and Programs
- Sex Offender Registry
- Sexual Assault Programs
Accessibility and the ADA
- Arkansas Affiliate of the Southwest ADA Center: Provides links and resources to helpful information on the ADA and accessibility. The staff is available to provide consultation on access and inclusion.
Relaxation, Stress Management and Vicarious Trauma
- FORGE – FORGE is a national transgender anti-violence organization.
- Healing After Sexual Violence (PDF): This brochure, developed by Partners for Inclusive Communities, can be printed and provided to people who have experienced sexual violence. A space is provided to include contact information for a local crisis center.
- National Sexual Assault Resource Sharing Project – The Resource Sharing Project is part of a national movement of sexual violence-related services and resources. Work to end sexual violence and support survivors happens at the local, state and national level in the U.S.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) –
The NSVRC’s Mission is to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research.
- Getting Safe and Sober: Real Tools You Can Use – 2nd ed. 2008 Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Assault Available in its entirety.
- “Faces of Human Trafficking” Video Series – The Office for Victims of Crime series is intended to be used for outreach and education efforts of service providers, law enforcement, prosecutors, and others in the community. The series includes information about sex and labor trafficking, multidisciplinary approaches to serving victims of human trafficking, effective victim services, victims’ legal needs, and voices of survivors.
Trauma and Trauma-Informed Services
- Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Investigation Training – With support from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has been funded to develop and provide 18-24 on-site Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Investigation trainings.
- National Center for Trauma-Informed Care – NCTIC supports interest in developing approaches to eliminate the use of seclusion, restraints, and other coercive practices and to further advance the knowledge base related to implementation of trauma-informed approaches.
- National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) – brings a singular and comprehensive focus to childhood trauma. NCTSN’s collaboration of frontline providers, researchers, and families is committed to raising the standard of care while increasing access to services.
National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health (NCDVTMH) – Information on Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Advocacy: The mission of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health is to develop and promote accessible, culturally relevant, and trauma-informed responses to domestic violence and other lifetime trauma so that survivors and their children can access the resources that are essential to their safety and well-being.
Department Of Justice – Office on Violence Against Women – List of Grants Funded in the States by year
Online Training and Webinars
- Office of Victims of Crime – Online Training: Online interactive trainings for victim service providers and professionals to complete at their convenience.