Support Resources Non-Profit Organizations

Support Resources Non-Profit Organizations

ALS Association – Arkansas Chapter
1200 West Walnut, Suite 2309
Rogers, AR 72756
Tel: (479) 621-8700

OUR MISSION: Leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.

Alzheimer’s Association Arkansas Chapter
210 N. Walton Blvd., Suite #25
Bentonville, AR
Office: (479) 273-5559
Fax: (479) 273-1100
Executive Director: Susan Neyman
Email: sneyman@alz.org
Special Events Coordinator: Brittney Gulley
Email: bgulley@alz.org
Community Outreach Coordinator: Shevawn Dillingham
Email: sdillingham@alz.org

Non-profit organization offering education and support services for the family, caregivers, and patient with a diagnoses of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Support groups are sponsored throughout our area with training for group facilitation. Visit the web site at www.alz.org.

American Association of Kidney Patients
2701 N. Rocky Point Dr., Ste. 150
Tampa, FL 33607
Tel: (813) 636-8100
Toll Free: (800) 749-2257
Fax: (813) 636-8122
www.aakp.org

American Diabetes Association
1732 Moberly Lane, Suite B
Bentonville, AR 72712
Tel: (479) 464-4121
Toll Free: (888) Diabetes ext. 6872
www.diabetes.org

Arkansans are increasingly feeling the effects of diabetes as nearly 235,000 in Arkansas suffer from the disease. Find resources for care and dietary direction through the Diabetes Association.

American Kidney Fund
6110 Executive Blvd., Ste. 1010
Rockville, MD 20852
Tel: (800) 638-8299
www.akfinc.org

American Liver Foundation
(800) 223-0179
www.liverfoundation.org

American Parkinson’s Disease Association – Arkansas Chapter
P.O. Box 22445
Hot Springs, AR 71903
Tel: (501) 622-3990
Toll Free: (800) 223-2732
www.apdaparkinson.org

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
1275 K Street NW, Ste. 250
Washington, D.C. 20005
Tel: (202) 407-8580
Toll Free: (800) 782-4747
Fax: (202) 289-6801
www.also.org

Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Arkansas
Washington County:
Tel: 479-442-5194
Toll Free: 1-888-286-3611
Benton County:
Tel: 479-273-9424
Toll Free: 1-888-286-3610
Carroll County:
Tel: 888-286-3613
Madison County:
Tel: 888-286-3614

Area Agency care coordinators assist adults ages 60 and over, develop services, advocate for the rights and needs of the older person, provide care coordination, personal emergency response systems, and respond to calls for community services and provide Medicare D, Advantage, and supplement counseling for any Medicare beneficiary. The Area Agency on Aging also provides assistance in the home for disabled or frail elderly persons who need help with daily living activities. Certified personal care assistants, under the supervision of a registered nurse, assist with bathing, grooming, meal preparation, and light housekeeping. The Agency also provides programs that will help fill the void for the elderly who do not qualify for services through Medicaid, VA or private insurance programs. This includes Private Pay In-Home services program for seniors who want to arrange and pay for a variety of tasks.

The Broyles Foundation
3810 N. Front Street, Ste. 3
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Tel: (479) 313-5079
Betsy Arnold Cell: (479) 409-4498
Carol Rogers Cell: (479) 871-9020
Email: crogers@broylesfoundation.com
www.broylesfoundation.com

The Broyles Foundation is an Alzheimer’s Caregivers Foundation providing education, training and FREE counseling to individuals dealing with the disease. We are also a resource center.

Cancer Support Home
1101 N. Woolsey
Fayetteville, AR
Tel: (479) 521-8024

2706 E. Central
Bentonville, AR
Tel: (479) 271-2257
Program Manager: Ryan Worley
Email: rworley@wregional.com

The Cancer Support Home (CSH) is a project of Washington Regional Medical Foundation, providing support services for cancer patients and their family members. Overnight lodging is available for cancer patients and their companions during treatment, a comprehensive breast health program including navigation, a full literature library, wig and mastectomy boutique, financial assistance, education, support groups and individualized counseling by licensed professionals. In addition to these services, CSH offers a variety of programs to aid in the journey like Clay for Cancer (art as therapy) and Empower U (exercise program). All CSH services are offered free of charge.

Crohn’s Disease and Colitis Foundation of America
Tel: (800) 932-2423
www.ccfa.org

Community Clinic
A Healthcare Ministry of St. Francis
Springdale: 479-751-7417
Rogers: 479-636-9235
Call 1-855-438-2280 for appointment
Siloam Springs: 479-524-9552

Appointments are necessary providing health and dental care to those without health insurance coverage. All clinics offer health care services that are culturally and linguistically appropriate with translators available for Spanish and Marshallese speaking patients.

Faith in Action
1101 N. Woolsey Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Tel: (479) 463-7862
Fax: (479) 521-8041
Program Manager: Ryan Worley
Email: rworley@wregional.com

2706 E. Central
Bentonville, AR 72712
Tel: (479) 273-3570
Volunteer Coordinator: Grace Depper
Email: gdepper@wregional.com

A project of Washington Regional, this non-profit agency provides free non-medical services to the homebound ages 60 and over, aging and disabled who have no family or support to assist with needs for independent living.

Fayetteville Senior Activity & Wellness Center & Meals on Wheels
945 S. College Ave.
Fayetteville, AR. 72701
Tel: (479) 571-2920
www.aaanwar.org

Hope Cancer Resources
5835 W. Sunset Ave.
Springdale, AR. 72762
Tel: (479) 361-5847
Toll Free: 1-800-394-0249
www.hopenwa.org

Providing compassionate and professional cancer support and education in the NW AR region, this non-profit serves cancer patients providing financial assistance, assistance for prescription medications, case management and counseling with licensed therapists, and transportation to cancer treatment.

Kendrick Fincher Hydration for Life
1113 West Poplar Street
Rogers, AR 72756
Tel: (479) 986-9960
Executive Director: Rhonda Fincher
Email: Rhonda@kendrickfincher.org
www.kendrickfincher.org

We are a 501.C.3 Nonprofit. Our mission is to promote proper hydration and prevent heat illness through education and supporting activities including educational presentations and support materials to people of all ages.

Narcotics Anonymous
Tel: (501) 373-8683
www.caasc.org

National Association for Speech and Hearing Impaired
Tel: (800) 638-8255
www.asha.org

National Cancer Institute
Tel: (800) 422-6237
www.cancer.gov

National Council on Alcoholism
Tel: (800) NCA-CALL
www.ncadd.org

National Eye Care Project Help Line
P.O. Box 429098
San Francisco, CA 94142
Tel: (800) 222-3937
www.eyecareamerica.org

National Institute on Drug Abuse
Tel: (800) 662-HELP
www.drugabuse.gov

NWA Free Health Center
10 S. College Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72702
Tel: (479) 444-6033 Ext:103
Fax: (479) 444-3381
www.nwafreehealthcenter.org

Founded in 1986, with a mission to provide no-cost health care services to the uninsured, indigent and working poor of NW AR, this clinic is staffed by volunteers and paid professionals.

Schmieding Center for Senior Education
2422 N. Thompson
Springdale, AR 72764
Tel: (479) 751-3043
www.schmiedingcenter.org

The UAMS/Schmieding Center is NWA’s only non-profit, regional center on aging. The Schmieding Center provides Aging Services and Resources Library – LMSW and Certified Dementia Practitioner is available to assist in identifying needs, offer specialized care planning and help connect families to community aging services. Alzheimer / Dementia family support services are offered; Home Caregiver Training – Includes In-Home Assistant, (required by Arkansas Law), In-Home Advanced, Alzheimer’s / Dementia; and Certified Nursing Assistant; CEU and in-service credit courses; Community Education programs relating to aging well are offered at our 125 seat auditorium.

Schmieding Center for Senior Education Bella Vista
1801 Forest Hills Blvd
Bella Vista, AR 72715
Tel: (479) 876-2335
Fax: (479) 715-6660
Nancy Galbraith - Direct Line (479) 876-2335 ext. 21
www.schmiedingcenter.org

We are committed to helping adults understand the aging process by presenting ongoing health education programs, Our Health Resource Center contains a variety of informative resources to help keep community members informed and abreast of current research, trends and issues related to healthy aging.

Sources for Community Independent Living Services, Inc.
1918 N. Birch Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Tel: (479) 442-5600
Toll Free: (888)284-7521
TDD (479) 251-1378 Fax: 442-5192

Sources provides services of support and advocacy for individuals with disability, their families and community.