Garland County Partners

Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System

Address: 4300 West 7th Street, Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: 501-257-1000
Email: http://www.littlerock.va.gov/
 

About Us

The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS), a flagship Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare provider, is one of the largest and busiest VA medical centers in the country. Its two hospitals, located in Little Rock and North Little Rock, anchor a broad spectrum of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, ranging from disease prevention through primary care, to complex surgical procedures, to extended rehabilitative care. This System serves as a teaching facility for more than 1,500 students and residents enrolled in more than 65 educational programs; its principal affiliate is the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

CAVHS is reaching out to veterans through its community-based outpatient clinics in Mountain Home, El Dorado, Hot Springs, Mena, Pine Bluff, Searcy, Conway, Russellville, its Home Health Care Service Center in Hot Springs, and a VA Drop-In Day Treatment Center for homeless veterans in downtown Little Rock. Throughout its rich 90 year history, CAVHS has been widely recognized for excellence in education, research, and emergency prepardedness, and -first and foremost -for a tradition of quality and caring for Arkansas veterans.

Community-Based Outpatient Clinics

In addition to our main facility, we offer services in eight community-based outpatient clinics. These clinics are located in —

  • Conway, Arkansas
  • El Dorado, Arkansas
  • Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Mena, Arkansas
  • Mountain Home, Arkansas
  • Pine Bluff, Arkansas
  • Russellville, Arkansas
  • Searcy, Arkansas

VA CORE VALUES

  • Integrity: Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage.
  • Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA’s mission. Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities.
  • Advocacy: Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.
  • Respect: Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it.
  • Excellence: Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.

 

VHA’s Mission and Vision

VA Health Care - ExcellanceVHA Mission

Honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.

VHA Vision

VHA will continue to be the benchmark of excellence and value in health care and benefits by providing exemplary services that are both patient centered and evidence based.

This care will be delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning, discovery and continuous improvement.

It will emphasize prevention and population health and contribute to the nation’s well-being through education, research and service in National emergencies.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

1600 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30333
404) 639-3311
http://www.cdc.gov/
 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the leading national public health institute of the United States. The CDC is afederal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services and is headquartered in unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, a few miles northeast of the Atlanta city limits.[1][2][3]

Its main goal is to protect public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury, and disability. The CDC focuses national attention on developing and applying disease control and prevention. It especially focuses its attention on infectious diseasefood borne pathogensenvironmental healthoccupational safety and healthhealth promotioninjury prevention and educational activities designed to improve the health of United States citizens. In addition, the CDC researches and provides information on non-infectious diseases such as obesity and diabetes and is a founding member of the International Association of National Public Health Institutes.[4]

 
 

Center for Healing Hearts and Spirits

 2416 S Chester St
Little Rock, AR 72206
Since 2001, the Center for Healing Hearts and Spirits has operated in a spirit of love by connecting people to services that affect their hearts, minds, souls and bodies. Providing grief counseling for crime survivors and/or their families, educational scholarships and back-to-school supplies for Arkansas youth, emergency domestic violence shelter services, and working to reduce/monitor youth access to tobacco, are just a few examples of those services.

Care Link

706 W 4th St
North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 372-5300
http://www.carelink.org/
 
CareLink is a nonprofit agency that provides resources for older people and their families in central Arkansas. We are the Area Agency on Aging for central Arkansas. We need your support to serve a growing population of older people in central Arkansas. To earn that support, we want to help you get to know our organization.

Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care

1020 W 4th St, STE 300
Little Rock, AR 72201
501-212-8600
www.afmc.org
 
Services Provided: As health care needs have evolved during the past three decades, so has AFMC. We offer a wide range of services related to health care quality, utilization and delivery, as well as public health and awareness. Our clients include Medicare, Arkansas Medicaid, Mississippi Medicaid, Alabama Medicaid and others. We have formed strong partnerships with local, state and national organizations and agencies. Our staff members, from clinicians to social marketers, have been nationally recognized. We are expanding our role and our reach, and hope to offer a wide range of health-related products and services to a growing list of clients. 

Arkansas Department of Health – Central

3915 W. 8th St 
Little Rock, AR 72204
501-280-3100
www.healthy.arkansas.gov 
 

Services Provided: Providing resources to Arkansans as well providing organizations with resources  to implement comprehensive health initiatives in all sectors of health

 

Baptist Health

 
9501 Baptist Health Dr
Little Rock, AR
(501) 202-7000
https://www.baptist-health.com/
 

Services Provided: Baptist Health exists to provide quality patient-centered services for every need and condition, from A to Z. We’ve selected some of your most commonly-searched services, but the depth of what we offer extends far beyond this list. If you’re having trouble finding what you need, please be sure to try the search box at the top of this page. We also have friendly representatives at Baptist Health HealthLine ready to assist with information or even scheduling appointments, if needed. Call HealthLine toll-free at 1-888-227-8478.

 

 

 

Arkansas Tobacco Control

101 East Capitol Ave., Suite 401
Little Rock, AR 72201-3826
Office: 501-682-9756 
http://www.atc.ar.gov/
 

Service Provided:  The agency’s primary mission and responsibility is to regulate the sale of tobacco in the State of Arkansas and enforce all laws pertaining to tobacco. The agency regulates tobacco manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers. Our job is to serve these businesses by helping them be aware of all the laws governing tobacco sales in Arkansas and to serve the citizens of our state in the process. An important role the agency plays is enforcing the tobacco sales to minor prohibition. This is done through free training provided to merchants, educational efforts and undercover operations that determine if retailers are complying with the law and protecting our youngest citizens. Currently, Arkansas’ sale to minor violation rate is one of the lowest in the nation.

Arkansas State Hospice and Palliative Care Association

411 S Victory St, STE 205
Little Rock, AR 72201
501-375-1300
http://www.hpcaa.org/
 

Services Provided: 

Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Arkansas promotes quality end-of-life care and serves its members in their public service goals. HPCAA serves the following purposes in meeting our larger mission:

  • To be a common voice for HPCAA members in issues surrounding end-of-life care.
  • To be a catalyst for improving end-of-life care in Arkansas.
  • To represent its members on hospice and end-of-life care matters in state federal policy-making.
  • To be a focal point in Arkansas for communications with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
  • To provide educational opportunities for its members and the community on end-of-life care issues.
  • To promote hospice care in Arkansas.
  • To encourage recognition of hospice volunteers throughout Arkansas.
  • To serve as a communication conduit among HPCAA members.
  • To promote high standards for hospice care in Arkansas.
  • To uphold the highest ethical standards among its members.

– See more at: http://www.hpcaa.org/About.aspx#sthash.oInuZMFh.dpuf

Arkansas State Dental Hygienists Association

P.O. Box 1583
Conway, AR  72033
 501-514-0255
http://asdha.net/

Services Provided: To improve the public’s total health, the mission of the ASDHA is to advance the art and science of dental hygiene by ensuring access to quality oral health care, increasing the awareness of the cost-effective benefits of prevention, promoting the highest standards of dental hygiene education, licensure, practice and research, and representing and promoting the interests of dental hygienists.

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