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Family Health

The Arkansas Department of Health’s Family Health program promotes good health for the whole family from pre-conception through infancy, childhood, and adolescence to adulthood. image of family in the park

Women’s Health offers family planning and maternity services, outreach and educational resources targeted to improving reproductive health.

Child & Adolescent Health serves children from infancy through their school years. 

Health Connections

The Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care - ConnectCare program assists Medicaid and ARKids First families in finding a medical home by linking them to a primary care physician (PCP) and dental care. The AFMC - ConnectCare program has two components: ConnectCare has 3 components: Toll-Free Telephone Helpline, Dental Coordinated Care Program and Health Promotion and Outreach.  The Toll-Free Telephone Helpline (1-800-275-1131) operates Monday through Friday, 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, and a website: also available.

Home Visiting Programs

In 2011, the Arkansas Department of Health’s Family Health Branch was awarded a grant through the Health Services and Resources Administration’s (HRSA) Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Education (MIECHV) program. The grant supported the implementation of five home visiting models that provide evidence-based and promising practice programming to Arkansas families during pregnancy and until the children enter kindergarten. The HRSA MIECHV grant continues to support these programs across Arkansas.


Office Address Phone Fax
Family Health 5800 W. 10th Street, Suite 40
Little Rock, AR 72204
501-661-2021 501-661-2464

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