Arkansas Department of Human Services

2126 Capps Road

Harrison, AR 72601

(870) 741-6107

1-800-322-8176

Fax: (870) 741-6198

Email: jerry.jones@arkansas.gov

Website: www.arkansas.gov/dhs/

 

Summary of services:

 

The Arkansas Department of Human Services provides a wide variety of human and social services, including:

  • SNAP (formerly food stamps)
  • Medicaid
  • TEA
  • Family Services: from counseling to job placement
  • Children’s Services: adoption, day care, child abuse prevention
  • Senior Services: senior centers and Arkansas aging services
  • Disabled Services: helpful resources and valuable services for independent living
  • Health Services: Medicaid, mental health, and substance abuse resources
  • Juvenile Services: alternative residential services and delinquency prevention programs
  • Citizens in Need: telephone hotlines, food stamps, and shelter information
  • Community Services: commodity, emergency services and grant program information

 

The following divisions are a part of DHS:

  • Director’s Office Division of Administrative Services
  • Division of Aging and Adult Services  Division of Behavioral Health Services
  • Division of Children and Family Services Division of County Operations
  • Division of Developmental Disabilities Service Division of Medical Services
  • Division of Services for the Blind
  • Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education

 

*Please see website to learn more about each division.

 

HOURS OF OPERATION: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday

 

CONTACT: Jerry Jones, County Administrator 870-741-6107  jerry.jones@arkansas.gov

 

Main Office:

Donaghy Plaza, 7th and Main Streets

Little Rock, AR 72203-1437

(501) 682-1001