Thank you for visiting our Community Outreach page.

This is the page where you can find details about the services we offer in our Community Outreach Department, and find updated news and events we may be having and/or offering.

You may call St. Francis House at 501-664-5036 for more information on the programs or email us at: info@stfrancishouselr.org

Food Pantry & TAP Bus Pass Program

We offer the following services:

  • Food Pantry, Clothing Department – (501) 664-5036
    • Open Monday-Friday from 9:00am – 4:00pm.   Closed 12:00pm-1:00pm for lunch.  
    • USDA Commodities Distribution Center 
    • Hygene products (soap, lotions, shampoo, deodorant), Diapers 
  • Medication / Prescription  assistance- (501) 664-5036
    • Open Monday-Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm.  Subject to available funds
  • TAP Bus Pass Program- (501) 664-5036
    • Open Monday-Friday from 9:00am – 4:00pm.   Closed 12:00pm-1:00pm for lunch.  
    • You MUST  have a referral slip from a coordinating agency for a new TAP Bus Pass or renewal.

Utility Assistance Program

St. Francis House is able to offer utility bill assistance (water, gas or electric) to those in need.

                                    AT THIS TIME WE DO NOT OFFER RENTAL ASSISTANCE.


                       YOU MUST HAVE AN OFFICIAL SHUT OFF NOTICE FOR ASSISTANCE

DISCLAIMER:  We DO NOT receive Federal or State money for utility assistance. The money we receive comes from personal donations that St. Francis House receives in the mail and through our website. The assistance we can provide is on a limited first come-first served basis and we apologize for the inconvenience this may cause. The amount of funds we have available for utility assistance will vary from month to month, throughout the year.

 

   HERE ARE THE UTILITY ASSISTANCE GUIDLINES.  PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW THEM.
In fairness to others, exceptions are not allowed.

  1. YOU MUST HAVE AN OFFICIAL SHUT OFF NOTICE FOR ASSISTANCE.

  2. Utility Assistance help will only be available on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. No exceptions.
    1. January 10th, and January 24th.
    2. February 14th, and February 28th
    3. March 14th, and March 28th
    4. other dates to follow will be posted.
  3. CALL OUR UTILITY ASSISTANCE PHONE NUMBER (501) 777-5803 on the dates listed above and
    between the hours of 9:00am-10:00am. 
    1. Please do not call St. Francis House directly. Only use the number listed above.
    2. Funds are limited and on a first call, first served basis.
  4. YOU MUST MAKE AN APPOINTMENT. WE DO NOT TAKE WALK-INS. NO EXCEPTIONS.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR UTILITY ASSISTANCE FROM ST. FRANCIS HOUSE

  1. You MUST have an official “SHUT OFF NOTICE” from the utility company.
  2. We only assist with the  “CURRENT AMOUNT DUE”, that is shown on the notice.
    1. In some instances, we may not be able to help with the full amount above, only a partial amount.
    2. WE DO NOT PAY PAST DUE AMOUNTS.
  3. Funds are limited and on a first call, first served basis.

We thank you for your understanding,

Community Resources Coordinator