Resources – Pine Bluff Arsenal Army Base

Pine Bluff Arsenal Army Base

Joint Munitions Command
10020 Kabrich Circle, Pine Bluff, AR 71602-9500

HEALTH CARE

TRICARE Information and news
 
For a full list of community health centers, visit the Health Center Program at https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/​​
 
Check the US News Health directory online at https://health.usnews.com/doctors/search to find the best doctor for your family.
 

The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website https://findadentist.ada.org/

EDUCATION

FOR THE CHILDREN

To be enrolled in an Arkansas school, a child must be at least 5 years old by August 1st. Check with the school for other requirements.

 

There are no schools available at Pine Bluff Arsenal. Students who live on post will attend the White Hall School District. Bus service is provided from on post housing areas to nearby schools. Proof of residency must be provided in order to register students. For more information about specific schools and enrollment requirements, call the Pine Bluff Arsenal School Liaison Officer at 870-540-3927.

 

White Hall School District

If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful. 

 
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
 
Learn about the Military Tuition Assistance Program.
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
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FAMILY RESOURCES

When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.

 

Child Care Aware:
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.
There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.

 

Military Children and Teens Resource Guide

 

Jefferson County Department of Human Services 303-271-1388
Through early childhood education, adult and child protection, job training, food assistance, Medicaid, and other programs, Human Services helps people build better, safer lives.

 

Arkansas Division of Child and Family Services  501-682-8770
The Division of Children and Family Services is responsible for safety of children and youth in Arkansas. DCFS is responsible for child abuse and neglect prevention, protective, foster care, and adoptive programs.

 

Jefferson County Humane Society 870-247-2677
Handles pet adoptions, pet licensing, lost and found animals, and more.

 

Jefferson County Health Department 870-535-2142

 

 Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office 870-541-5351