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Baxter County Cooperative Extension Service
Phone: 870-425-2335

Baxter County Department of Human Services
Contact: Beth Tribble
204 Bucher Drive, Mountain Home, AR (physical) - P.O. Box 408 (mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-6011
Fax: 870-424-5186
Hours of Operation: Mon-Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm After hours by appointments
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
The following are some of the services provided by the Department of Human Services. Adult Protective Services receives reports of suspected abuse/neglect and exploitation (1-800-482-8049). Elder Choices offers adult day care, chore and homemaker services, home delivered meals and more to persons 65 years of age or older. Additional services include Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, Division of Services for the Blind, Division of Children and Family Services, ARKids First, Division of Developmental Disabilities Services, Division of Medical Services, Division of Mental Health Services, and Division of Youth Services. ...(Read More)

Baxter County Division of Children and Family Services
Contact: Chuck Hurley
204 Bucher Drive (physical) - P.O. Box 408 (mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-6011
Fax: 870-424-5186
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8am - 4:30pm
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
Foster Care Protective Services Child Abuse Inveatigations

Baxter County Health Unit
Contact: Louann McLendon
206 Bucher Drive (physical) - P. O. Box 308 (mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-3072
Hours of Operation: 8:00-4:30

Baxter County Juvenile Services
312 Bomber Blvd
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-3840
Fax: 870-424-2955
Description of Organizations Services:
Baxter County Juvenile Services is a division of the 14th Judicial District, Circuit Chancery Judge Gary Isbell presiding. Juvenile intake and probation officers work with both delinquents and families in need of services. The officers seek to utilize a balanced approach to address the needs of the youth, yet provide an opportunity for the juvenile to be held accountable for his/her behavior, at the same time protecting society. We offer a Mentoring Program, Family Resource Center, Alternative School, and Host Home Programs. ...(Read More)

Baxter Day Service Center
Contact: Paul Neal, Director
1631 Leo Davis Drive
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-4322
Fax: 870-424-2313
Hours of Operation: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Description of Organizations Services:
Baxter Day Service Center is a non-profit corporation whose administrative and support staff is under the direction of a Board of Directors. Our purpose is to provide developmentally disabled individuals with experiences which will enable them to achieve their maximum mental and physical ability along with obtaining their highest degree of independence. Realizing individual needs of the developmentally disabled person is basic to the philosophy of Baxter Day Service Center and steps are taken to meet these needs. We strive to build a supportive program of pre-vocational training and sheltered employment for developmentally disabled adults from ages 18 to 80. The curriculum includes physical, occupational, and speech therapy and is individually planned to enhance all areas of a child's development and to prepare the child for future school success. We are licensed by the Department of Human Services and all above services are free to eligible special needs persons. ...(Read More)

Baxter House Adult Day Services Center
Contact: Tena Recktenwald
1101-3 Spring Street, Cooper Park, Van Matre Senior Center
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-7585
Fax: 870-425-0894
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
The Baxter House Adult Day Services Center provides low-cost day care for persons with mental or physical impairments and for those who can no longer stay home alone. Individuals with Alzheimer's disease, other memory problems, stroke victims, and extreme or frail elderly are all made to feel welcomed and cared for by our staff. The goal of our program is to offer participants devoted care and attention, delicious hot meals, structured recreational activities, physical exercise and social contact with others in a cheerful home-like atmosphere. Preserving the dignity and privacy of our participants is of great concern to us. Preserving the dignity and privacy of our participants is of great concern to us. The Baxter House Adult Day Services Center allows caregivers of dependent adults to keep working, to continue in community activities, and to obtain relief from the constant pressures of caregiving. By enhancing the daily lives of caregivers and program participants, we hope to make it possible for families to remain together as long as possible. We are a 501-C-3 non-profit organization. Our parent agency is Area agency on Aging of Northwest Arkassas. We are monitored by both the local Area Agency on Aging and the State Office of Long Term Care. Services include individualized plans of care, assistance with activities of daily living, continuous supervision, medication reminders, activities designed to stimulate each individual, simple exercise, entertainment and group activities, and assistance with simple physical therapy activities. For additional fees, transportation, , personal showers, and hot lunches are available.No fees for weekly hair washing or nail care. A support group made up of family members of clients and other interested individuals meets monthly. After hours service by arrangement only. Contact the Center Director. ...(Read More)

Baxter Regional Medical Center
624 Hospital Drive
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-1000

Baxter Regional Medical Center Home Health
Contact: Janie Pugsley
30 Ryan Road
AR 72626
Phone: 870-435-7500
Toll-free: 1-800-654-9387
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Description of Organizations Services:
Baxter Regional Medical Center Home Health has well-qualified and experienced employees providing professional nursing care, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, social work and home health aide care. The Home Health staff includes registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, registered physical therapist, registered social workers and speech language pathologist. Our nursing staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ...(Read More)

Baxter Retirement Village
Phone: 870-424-3599
Handicap Accessible: Yes

Better Breathers Support Group (BRMC)
Contact: Karen L. Ezell
618 Broadmoor
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-2727
Fax: 870-508-1682
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description of Organizations Services:
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Better Hearing Institute
1444 I Street NW Ste. 700
Washington DC,
Toll-free: 800-327-9355

Boone County Independent Living, Inc.
Contact: Erica Ives
206 S. Cherry
Harrison, AR 72601
Phone: 870-741-6909
Fax: 870-741-4549
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Brain and Spinal Cord
Contact: Alex Kerwin
Phone: 855-669-3472
Description of Organizations Services:
See website for detailed services of organization.

Donald W. Reynolds Baxter County Library
300 Library Hill
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-580-0987