Health Resources & Emergency Services

Arkansas AIDS Foundation
523 S. Louisiana St., Ste. 410, Little Rock, AR 72701
Since 1992, the Arkansas AIDS Foundation has worked to improve the physical and psychosocial well-being of persons living with HIV/AIDS, and to promote HIV education, intervention, prevention, and HIV testing/screenings. AAF provides testing on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. They also provide rental and utility assistance through HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS).
Arkansas Crisis Center & Hotline
Your life matters! Arkansas Crisis Call Specialists are standing by to listen, provide support, and connect Arkansans with resources in their area via our Crisis Helpline. The Arkansas Crisis Center also provides community outreach and customized suicide awareness and prevention training.
Get Checked Campaign, Northwest Arkansas Equality, Inc.
179 N. Church Ave., Ste. 101, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Get Checked’s mission is to prevent the transmission of HIV in Northwest Arkansas through outreach and prevention education. Our program provides free, confidential HIV testing and resources for the community of Northwest Arkansas. We strive to collaborate with regional HIV/AIDS organizations and local businesses to better provide education and testing services to individuals in need of counseling, education, and outreach. Testing is open to everyone, and appointments can be made by phone or email, and appointment times are flexible and include evenings and weekends.
479-966-9014 . 2
Support Services, Northwest Arkansas Equality, Inc.
179 N. Church Ave., Ste. 101, Fayetteville, AR 72701
The mission of our Support Services Program is to provide LGBTQ youth and adult individuals, families, and friends with education, resources, and a safe and structured space to support and encourage one another in healing, wellness, and growth.
The Trevor Project
PO Box 69232, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Accredited by the American Association of Suicidology, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. If you or a young LGBTQ person you care about is experiencing a crisis, please call the Trevor Lifeline, 24/7, at 866-488-7386, message through TrevorChat, or text messaging interventions through TrevorText. Communication is free and confidential. The Trevor Project also operates the largest online social network specifically for young LGBTQ people,
Youth Bridge
2153 E. Joyce Blvd., Ste. 201, Fayetteville, AR 72703
Youth Bridge is a non-profit, for impact agency that serves teens and their families in the areas of abuse, neglect, addiction, homelessness, mental health issues, and behavioral problems. Youth Bridge is the only Northwest Arkansas Division of Youth Services (DYS) nonprofit for court-appointed community-based service and the only approved DYS residential substance abuse program in the state; Youth Bridge is only one of three agencies in Arkansas that operate a Runaway and Homeless Youth program and is the only agency in Arkansas that provides and supports the National Safe Place Program; Youth Bridge is the only clinically and behaviorally focused organization in Northwest Arkansas that provides mental health to children and families and has an exclusive program specifically for youth.

Fayetteville: 479-521-1532 | Rogers: 479-636-0083 | Eureka Springs: 479-253-6062 | Harrison: 870-741-8484 | Mountain Home: 870-425-5644
Arkansas Department of Health, Washington County Health Unit
3270 Wimberly Dr., Fayetteville, AR 72703
As a state agency, the Arkansas Department of Health has a mission to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans. ADH offers more than 100 services statewide to assure your water is safe, your children have their immunizations, your restaurants are safe. The ADH also offers STI testing and education services.
Crisis Text Line
The Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7, confidential crisis support. Text HOME to 741741 to chat with a compassionate, trained crisis counselor. The Crisis Text Line is free on AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, or Verizon networks, standard messaging rates may apply for other carriers.
Dickson Street Clinic
102 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville AR, 72701
The Dickson Street Clinic delivers acute (“I’m sick now”), chronic, & preventative care. In addition to primary care services, they provide full panel HIV and STD testing and are one of two Northwest Arkansas providers registered with the CDC to prescribe Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) medication.
NWA Center for Sexual Assault
1670 W. Sunset Ave., Ste. B, Springdale, AR 72762
The NWA Center for Sexual Assault’s comprehensive services are available in English and Spanish for anyone in Northwest Arkansas who has been affected by rape or sexual assault. The Center provides free forensic rape kit exam services, individual advocacy and reporting, therapeutic counseling, support groups, and 24-hour crisis helpline to adult survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones.
Planned Parenthood, Great Plains
3729 N. Crossover Rd., Ste. 107, Fayetteville, AR 72702
Planned Parenthood provides comprehensive reproductive and complementary healthcare and educational services and programs, and advocates for public policies to protect essential healthcare and privacy rights – including healthcare, education, and advocacy services for the LGBTQ community. Planned Parenthood provides full panel HIV and STD testing and is one of the two Northwest Arkansas providers registered with the CDC to prescribe Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) medication.
Trans Lifeline
101 Broadway, Ste. 311, Oakland, CA 94607
Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization, operated by trans people and advocates who are dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of our community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education.
World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) is an interdisciplinary professional and educational organization devoted to promoting evidence-based care, education, research, advocacy, public policy, and respect in transgender health. WPATH provides opportunities for professionals from various sub-specialties to communicate with each other in the context of research and treatment of gender dysphoria including sponsoring biennial scientific symposia. WPATH publishes the Standards of Care and Ethical Guidelines, which articulate a professional consensus about the psychiatric, psychological, medical, and surgical management of gender dysphoria and help professionals understand the parameters within which they may offer assistance to those with these conditions.