Jefferson County Partners
Arkansas Department of Health – Environmental Health Service
Providing citizens with up to date information about environmental risks as it relates to health outcomes, disease.
Arkansas Academy of Palliative Medicine
501-228-4478Providing specialized medical care for people with chronic illnesses through a holistic approach
Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians
Providing Advocacy for and education of patients and the public in all health related matters
American Red Cross
Disaster relief at home and abroad, CPR certification, and first aid courses as well as blood donations and preparedness.
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – Library
The UAMS Library provides free services and outreach to the general public. We promote universal access to information and serve as a gateway to worldwide biomedical information for the people of Arkansas.
Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
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
Honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.
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.
Wells Bayou Youth Development, Inc
Fax: 1-888.856.8827 Email: http://wbyd.org/
The mission of the Wells Bayou Youth Development, Inc., is to provide social, emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual well-being, enrichment programs, outreach programs, and development of youth and families of the Delta Region, and to teach them community pride, civic involvement, and a love for learning and hard work. The principles of the organization shall stress personal responsibility for community and personal improvement, promote community involvement in designing and putting in place programs that will target disadvantaged youth and families.
Tobacco prevention programs which reduce tobacco related health burdens in the state of Arkansas. These programs are funded by the Minority Initiative Sub-Recipient Grant Office (MISRGO) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB).
The Summer Enrichment for Youth and Families is designed to provide at risk youth and families with a highly structured environment for youth and families who are in need of services to effectively modify their lifestyles, build confidence, and maintain physical activity.
The Education Program is designed to increase the quality of life for children and families of the Delta Region by providing mentoring, tutoring, and parenting skills for at risk youth and families.
The Outreach Program is designed to promote and implement life skills for those who are transitioning from welfare to work. This program is a joint effort between area churches/businesses that seeks to encourage, equip, and employ individuals within the community. This partnership takes them from unemployment (or underemployment) to economic self-sufficiency and fosters true wellness through a relationship with Jesus Christ.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
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 disease, food borne pathogens, environmental health, occupational safety and health, health promotion, injury 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.