Arkansas Workforce Center at Harrison Services
818 Highway 62-65-412 North, NWAEDD Plaza
Harrison, AR

8 am to 4:30 pm Monday-Friday

Resource Room
Provides assistance with job search, resume writing, and resource material including labor market information.

Arkansas Department of Workforce Services (DWS) 
DWS is a dynamic organization taking pride in the services we offer to our customers. DWS provides services to employers, workforce and the general public. Services we  provide include:

  • linking employers with qualified applicants

  • helping the employed and unemployed find work and training

  • providing unemployment insurance benefits to those eligible

  • facilitating employer compliance with Arkansas Employment Security Law

  • collecting unemployment insurance

  • producing and communicating labor market information.

Arkansas Department of Workforce Services

North Arkansas College (NAC) 
Adult Basic Ed assists students in development of their basic skills and taking the GED

Workforce Investment Act Title I (WIA) 
Provides assistance to economically disadvantaged youth and adults, and dislocated (laid off) workers in getting new job skills.  Provides assistance with books, tuition and supportive services.

Experience Works and Title V Older Worker Program
Assist people 55 years of age or older gain employment through on the job training, classroom training, assessment, job referrals and job placement.  

 

Off-Site Services 

North Arkansas College (NAC)
South Campus at 1515 Pioneer Drive; North Campus at 1320 Spring Road; Center Campus at 303 N. Main, Harrison, AR 72601, 870-743-3000
Provides a wide variety of vocational classroom training courses plus freshman and sophomore level class for transfer to a four-year college. Day and night classes are available.

Educational Opportunity Center (NAC)
303 N. Main, (North Arkansas College Center Campus), Harrison, AR 72601, 870-391-3129 or 870-391-3130 or 1-800-257-8690 outside of Harrison. 
9 am to 4 pm Monday-Friday, other hours by appointment. 
Provides information about available resources which can assist adults age 19+ in obtaining post secondary education. Administers assessment, career interest inventory. Assists with applications to post secondary schools and for financial aid.

Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS)
2126 Capps Road, Harrison, AR 72601, 870-741-6107
8 am to 4:30 pm Monday-Friday

Helps needy families meet their basic needs by providing assistance with TEA, food stamps, Medicaid, children and family services issues, day care, aging and adult services, developmental disabilities and services for the blind and disabled.

Arkansas Rehabilitation Services
705 W. Sherman, Harrison, AR 72601, 870-741-7153
8 am to 4:30 pm Monday-Friday

Provides assessment, testing, and other activities that help put persons with disabilities to work by providing counseling, training and job placement.

Northwest Regional Housing Authority
114 Sisco, Harrison, AR 72602, 870-741-5522
7 am to 5 pm Monday-Friday

Provides rental assistance based on household income. Family Self-Sufficiency Programs helps people become free from assistance through education and employment. Serves Boone (except Harrison), Baxter, Carroll, Madison, Marion, Newton and Searcy counties.

Ozark Share & Care
105 Highway 62-65 Bypass, Harrison, AR 72601, 870-741-3130
Office (Emergency assistance) 1-4 pm Monday-Thursday.
Thrift Store 9 am to 4:30 pm Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm on Saturday.

Provides emergency assistance such as food, rent, utilities, gasoline, medicines, clothing, car seats, coats, fans, USDA commodity distribution to 13 smaller pantries.  Holiday food boxes and gift program for needy children in Boone County.

Job Corp
800-733-5627
Serves young people between the ages of 16 and 24 by providing them with free basic education training and vocational training. Live on campus while you attend training.

http://www.jobcorps.org/  

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This page last updated 03/13/2009