Community Services Block Grant
Carolyn Davis
CSBG Program Director
[email protected]
870-226-2668 x306

Regular Assistance
Assistance benefit available for households which meet the HEAP eligibility by (1) temperature region (applicable to winter program only); (2) household income; and (3) household size.

Assistance benefit available for eligible households to assist with home energy related crisis situations. 

Emergency Food & Shelter Program
This program is implemented to supplement and extend current available resources to assist with the purchase of food, utilities, and shelter. Assistance is limited to a one-time service on food and/or shelter assistance for individuals who meet emergency guidelines.

Emergency Food Assistance Program (Commodities)

A program which provides USDA donated foods to needy households to help relieve situations of emergency or provide supplemental food assistance. The foods include any items made available by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Income guidelines must be met. 
(Community Services Block Grant). The CAP contracts with the Arkansas Department of Human Services Office of Community Services to (1) provide services having a measurable impact on causes of poverty in a community; (2) assist low-income persons to secure or retain employment, attain an adequate education, make better use of available income, obtain emergency assistance through loans or grants to meet urgent needs, achieve self-sufficiency, achieve greater participation in community affairs, and make better use of other programs related to purposes of the block grant; (3) provide or arrange for emergency supplies, services, and food to prevent starvation and malnutrition among the poor; (4) establish linkages between governmental and other social service programs to assure effective delivery of services to low-income persons; and (5) encourage use of private sector entities in the community to eliminate poverty.

(Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program) - Provides assistance to eligible households to meet the cost of home energy. Direct payments are made to energy suppliers on behalf of eligible clients to offset high energy costs. This program provides two types of financial assistance.

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