Western Arkansas Counseling and
Last updated on Apr 17, 2021
  • County or local government funds
  • Community Services Block Grant
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Other State Funds
  • State Financed Health Insurance plan
  • State mental health agency
  • State welfare or child and family services funds

Contact Info

1600 North 18th Street
Ozark, AR - 72949

T (479) 667-2497

Community Mental Health Center

Western Arkansas Counseling and is a certified Community Mental Health Center and therefore operates through federal and state funds made possible by the Community Mental Health Act. The purpose of these funds to make diagnosis and treatment available to low-income and indigent individuals. The services are either free or under a sliding-scale. These services are available to people of all ages who do not have health insurance.

County or Local Government Funds

Counties are often responsible for backing services like schools and hospitals. Western Arkansas Counseling and receives funding from either the county or another local government. This means that mental health services for local residents might be offered for free or at a reduced rate. Call to find out.

Community Services Block Grant

The US Department of Health and Human Services offers funds in the form of Community Services Block Grants to all states. The purpose of these funds is to reduce poverty by helping low-income individuals and families find work, access education, obtain housing, and improve their health. Western Arkansas Counseling and is a recipient of this grant. You may qualify for assistance provided you meet low-income eligibility requirements but you must apply by contacting the following office:

Office of Community Services - Arkansas Department of Human Services
Lorie Williams ( Assistant Director )

P.O. Box 1437/Slot S-330
Little Rock, AR - 72203-1437
Phone: 501-682-8714
Fax: 501-682-6736
Lorie.Williams@dhs.arkansas.gov
www.arkansas.gov/dhs
Office of Community Services - Arkansas Department of Human Services
Beverly Buchanan ( CSBG Manager )

P.O. Box 1437/Slot S-330
Little Rock, AR - 72203-1437
Phone: 501-682-8720
Fax: 501-682-6736
beverly.buchanan@arkansas.gov
www.arkansas.gov/dhs

Medicare

Western Arkansas Counseling and accepts Medicare, a federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older and people with disabilities.

Medicare covers a wide range of mental health services.

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) covers inpatient mental health care services you get in a hospital. Part A covers your room, meals, nursing care, and other related services and supplies.

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) helps cover mental health services that you would generally get outside of a hospital, including visits with a psychiatrist or other doctor, visits with a clinical psychologist or clinical social worker, and lab tests ordered by your doctor.

Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug ) helps cover drugs you may need to treat a mental health condition. Each Part D plan has its own list of covered drugs, known as formulary. Learn more about which plans cover various drugs.

If you get your Medicare benefits through a Medicare Advantage Plan (like an HMO or PPO) or other Medicare health plan, check your plan’s membership materials or call the plan for details about how to get your mental health benefits.

Medicaid

All state Medicaid programs provide some mental health services. Western Arkansas Counseling and accepts Medicaid, a joint federal and state program that helps with medical costs for some people with low incomes and limited resources. Medicaid programs vary from state to state.

Community Mental Health Center

Community Mental Health Centers operate through federal and state funds made possible by the Community Mental Health Act. The purpose of these funds to make diagnosis and treatment available to low-income and indigent individuals. The services are either free or under a sliding-scale. These services are available to people of all ages who do not have health insurance. Western Arkansas Counseling and is a certified Community Mental Health Center therefore offers services to those who might not be able to afford them.

Other State funds

Western Arkansas Counseling and recieves funding from the state of Arkansas other than traditional funding like Medicare, Medicaid, or Community Services Block grants. This means that it likely that these subsidies will translate to affordable or free mental health services to you. Call Western Arkansas Counseling and to find out.

State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Western Arkansas Counseling and receives State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

State mental health agency (or equivalent) funds

Western Arkansas Counseling and Funds designed to finance the cost of treatment for mental health conditions.

State welfare or child and family services funds

Western Arkansas Counseling and recieves or accepts State welfare or child and family services funds.

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Office Hours

  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed