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KTHV Little Rock
Foster teen says forever home would be the ultimate slam dunksegment, we share one teenager’s story who comes from the worst of situations.
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 hours ago
segment, we share one teenager’s story who comes from the worst of situations. Through THV11's partnership with the Arkansas Department of Human Services, we feature children who've come into care because of trauma that most of us can barely... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Federal Appeals Court Says Arkansas Can Block Medicaid Payments To Planned Parenthoodwith Planned Parenthood's local affiliate. Then, three unnamed Planned Parenth
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
with Planned Parenthood's local affiliate. Then, three unnamed Planned Parenthood patients sued the director of the Arkansas Department of Human Services, saying that it was violating their federal right to choose any qualified provider... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Federal Court Rules Arkansas Can Halt Planned Parenthood Fundingcan halt Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood on Wednesday (Aug. 16). In 20
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted yesterday
can halt Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood on Wednesday (Aug. 16). In 2015, Gov. Asa Hutchinson directed the Arkansas Department of Human Services to end a contract with Planned Parenthood through the Arkansas Medicaid program,... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
AR Can Decline Medicaid Payments to Planned Parenthood, Says Appeals Courtproviders) on behalf of “Jane Doe” plaintiffs from Arkansas. In August 2015, G
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted yesterday
providers) on behalf of “Jane Doe” plaintiffs from Arkansas. In August 2015, Gov. Asa Hutchinson had instructed the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) to terminate its Medicaid agreement with Planned Parenthood following the... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Arkansas seeks bids for privatization of juvenile centerssector to take over operations of seven juvenile detention centers in the state
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
sector to take over operations of seven juvenile detention centers in the state. Hutchinson told reporters Monday that the Arkansas Department of Human Services recommends soliciting a private operator and that bids are likely to go out in... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Arkansas seeks bids for privatization of juvenile centersbids from the private sector to take over operations of seven juvenile detentio
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
bids from the private sector to take over operations of seven juvenile detention centers in Arkansas. Hutchinson said the Arkansas Department of Human Services recommended soliciting a private operator, and that bids were likely to go out in... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Governor Announces Plan to Revamp State's DHS SystemAr.-- Governor Asa Hutchinson announced a complete overhaul of the state's divi
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
Ar.-- Governor Asa Hutchinson announced a complete overhaul of the state's division of youth services. Since January, the Arkansas Department of Human Services has been in charge of seven of the state's eight Residential Treatment Centers for kids... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Arkansas seeks bids for privatization of juvenile centerssector to take over operations of seven juvenile detention centers in the state
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 3 days ago
sector to take over operations of seven juvenile detention centers in the state. Hutchinson told reporters Monday that the Arkansas Department of Human Services recommends soliciting a private operator and that bids are likely to go out in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Passion for lifelong learning drives LifeQuest 'cheerleader'33 years ago. A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
33 years ago. A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, West worked for the Arkansas Department of Human Services before retiring. Nowadays she also volunteers as a mediator, as a docent at the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Police cleared in slaying of teen near youth centertrying to get inside. The facility serves juvenile offenders and foster childr
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
trying to get inside. The facility serves juvenile offenders and foster children for seven eastern Arkansas counties. The Arkansas Department of Human Services contracts with the center to provide residential care for some children in foster care... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR care-home operator faces fraud chargesstatements when applying for $14,899 in Medicaid payments, according to an arre
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
statements when applying for $14,899 in Medicaid payments, according to an arrest affidavit. She pleaded innocent. The Arkansas Department of Human Services shut down Wilson's Adult Foster Care Home, at 5 Sunny Circle in Little Rock, after... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
North Little Rock day care where child left unattended placed on probationwhere a child was left unattended Monday, resulting in the firing of two staff
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
where a child was left unattended Monday, resulting in the firing of two staff members, has been placed on probation, the Arkansas Department of Human Services said. The probationary provisional license -- which means there will be additional... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Homeless shelter to shut after panel favors no permitwages. Truth and Transitions recently housed an 18-year-old man diagnosed with
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
wages. Truth and Transitions recently housed an 18-year-old man diagnosed with autism after the man's release from an Arkansas Department of Human Services juvenile treatment center near Alexander, said Robert Steel, a program administrator... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
DHS Medical Services reorganization planned, new director hiredopportunities to be innovative as well as building a strong program for the fut
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 13 days ago
opportunities to be innovative as well as building a strong program for the future, state officials said Thursday. The Arkansas Department of Human Services announced it would restructure its Division of Medical Services and hire a new... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
DHS Medical Services reorganization planned, new director hiredopportunities to be innovative as well as building a strong program for the fut
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 13 days ago
opportunities to be innovative as well as building a strong program for the future, state officials said Thursday. The Arkansas Department of Human Services announced it would restructure its Division of Medical Services and hire a new... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Out of money, Florida Health Choices insurance exchange shuts downthe state Agency for Health Care Administration. Chief Executive Rose Naff rece
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
the state Agency for Health Care Administration. Chief Executive Rose Naff recently announced she has taken a job with the Arkansas Department of Human Services. Naff said she is in negotiations with a private company to turn over ownership of the... Read more
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Arkansas Business
DentaQuest Drops Lawsuit Against State, ArmstrongCounty Circuit Court to dismiss its suit against Armstrong, the Arkansas Depart
Arkansas Business / Posted 15 days ago
County Circuit Court to dismiss its suit against Armstrong, the Arkansas Department of Finance & Administration and the Arkansas Department of Human Services. DentaQuest was one of four dental insurers who sought a two-company job of providing... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
No End in Sight for State Control of Youth Lockupsto private hands anytime soon, a spokesman for Governor Hutchinson said last we
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 15 days ago
to private hands anytime soon, a spokesman for Governor Hutchinson said last week. On Dec. 16, Hutchinson directed the Arkansas Department of Human Services' Division of Youth Services (DYS) to assume provisional management of the lockups in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 youths who fled lockup recapturedTwo youths who escaped from a juvenile treatment center early Monday are back i
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Two youths who escaped from a juvenile treatment center early Monday are back in custody, according to the Arkansas Department of Human Services. Department spokesman Amy Webb said authorities found Angel Torres, 17, of Springdale and an... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Authorities: Youths who escaped from Arkansas juvenile treatment center back in custodyTwo youths who escaped from a juvenile treatment center are back in custody, ac
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Two youths who escaped from a juvenile treatment center are back in custody, according to the Arkansas Department of Human Services. A spokeswoman for the department said authorities found Angel Torres, 17, of Springdale and a second unidentified... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
2 Teens Returned to Harrisburg Juvenile Facilitywho ran from the facility Monday afternoon were returned to custody just before
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 16 days ago
who ran from the facility Monday afternoon were returned to custody just before midnight, according to officials with the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS). Angel Torres, 17, of Springdale, had been placed in custody of the Division of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 youths, including teen in custody for felony offense, flee Arkansas treatment centerTwo youths committed to a juvenile treatment center ran away from the facility
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Two youths committed to a juvenile treatment center ran away from the facility Monday, according to a statement from the Arkansas Department of Human Services. Authorities on Monday were searching for 17-year-old Angel Torres and a second youth,... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Sweet, sensitive, and shy Jydaveous in desperate need of forever familyHe’s a boy who was severely neglected and now is in desperate need of a family.
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 21 days ago
He’s a boy who was severely neglected and now is in desperate need of a family. Through our partnership with the Arkansas Department of Human Services, Dawn Scott introduces us, with the hope he finds a place to call home. Jydaveous, a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Boy, 16, dies after police shoot him outside an Arkansas youth shelterhim that Thursday, and we were trying to figure out how we were going to do the
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
him that Thursday, and we were trying to figure out how we were going to do therapy to get help for him,' she said. The Arkansas Department of Human Services said the shelter contracts with the state to provide services to children in foster... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Police shoot teen near youth shelteroffers nonresidential services for boys and girls ages 8-18, and residential se
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
offers nonresidential services for boys and girls ages 8-18, and residential services for boys in the same age range. The Arkansas Department of Human Services contracts with the center to provide residential care to some children in foster care... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Few details after police kill teen outside Arkansas shelterreported that two Marion officers have been placed on paid administrative leave
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 21 days ago
reported that two Marion officers have been placed on paid administrative leave while the investigation moves forward. The Arkansas Department of Human Services said the shelter contracts with the state to provide services to children in foster... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Few details after police kill teen outside Arkansas shelterreported that two Marion officers have been placed on paid administrative leave
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
reported that two Marion officers have been placed on paid administrative leave while the investigation moves forward. The Arkansas Department of Human Services said the shelter contracts with the state to provide services to children in foster... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Boy, 16, Killed in Marion Officer-Involved Shooting Identifiedadministrative status will be left up to authorities within the Marion Police D
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 22 days ago
administrative status will be left up to authorities within the Marion Police Department, the ASP said. Meanwhile, the Arkansas Department of Human Services released this statement on Wednesday about the shooting: "Our condolences go out to... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Arkansas proposal seeks Medicaid for Marshallese childrenLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Department of Human Services is submittin
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 22 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Department of Human Services is submitting a proposal that would allow Marshallese children living in the state to become eligible for Medicaid coverage. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports the proposal would... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Teen shot by police in Arkansas dies at hospitalthat a teenager had been shot by police. Police didn't immediately provide deta
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 22 days ago
that a teenager had been shot by police. Police didn't immediately provide details about what preceded the shooting. Arkansas Department of Human Services spokeswoman Amy Webb says the shelter contracts with the state to provide services to... Read more
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The Daily Siftings Herald
Arkadelphia Human Development Center Hosts Community GardenThe Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilitie
The Daily Siftings Herald / Posted 28 days ago
The Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities Services recently received a grant from AmeriCorps to design, build and harvest community gardens at each of the Human Development Centers. Submitted InformationFor the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
US Atty: Former DHS employee sentenced in theft schemealleged Waits and seven others were involved in the scheme, which involved feed
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 30 days ago
alleged Waits and seven others were involved in the scheme, which involved feeding programs administered through the Arkansas Department of Human Services. Under the program, people wanting to participate must turn in an application to DHS... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Former DHS Employee Sentenced to PrisonUnited States Department of Agriculture (USDA) feeding programs in Arkansas are
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted a month ago
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) feeding programs in Arkansas are administered through the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS). Sponsors who want to participate in the feeding programs must submit an... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mental exam ordered for ex-DHS workerBENTONVILLE -- A judge on Friday granted a mental evaluation for a former Arkan
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
BENTONVILLE -- A judge on Friday granted a mental evaluation for a former Arkansas Department of Human Services employee accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl. The evaluation is needed, his attorney said, because Jorge Alcon used memory... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
A Better Region 8 Guest: 'Fishing for Fosters' this Saturdayor visit our website at www.fosterarkansas.org. And remember, helping the kids
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 1 months ago
or visit our website at www.fosterarkansas.org. And remember, helping the kids in your area will make this A Better Region 8. - Keith Metz, Arkansas Department of Human Services Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile dev... Read more
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