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Life happens.
We’re here to help.

At Hark, we help people across Northwest Arkansas get connected to needed resources. Northwest Arkansas has an abundance of amazing organizations, ready to help in times of uncertainty. Hark is ready to connect you to them.

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Or call 2-1-1 to speak to someone on the phone.


Connecting Northwest Arkansas

Hark has helped thousands of people across NWA get connected to needed resources through the region’s most comprehensive and real time updating resource map, which updates in near real time via the Hark system.


Hark Client Impact since March 2020

10,000 People Served

Thousands of people across NWA have trusted Hark to connect them.

30,000 Needs Presented

Needs are assessed across ten social determinants of health and broken down into fifty need categories.


80,000 Referrals Made

Hundreds of referrals are made daily to NWA's ecosystem of service organizations.


Connect with a Hark Community Liaison.

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Connect with a Hark Community Liaison.

Hark Community Liaisons will build you a comprehensive resource plan tailor-made to connect you to solutions. Hark CL's are highly qualified professionals that know the ecosystem of NWA resources backward and forward. Think of them as your health and human services wing person.


Complete our confidential and simple sign-up process that doesn’t take a lot of your time. 



A Hark Community Liaison will contact you to provide a brief needs assessment which helps develop your customized and comprehensive resource plan.



Your Community Liaison will even follow up to ensure you get connected to resources.

I don't qualify for unemployment but I am not getting enough hours. I just want to make sure my daughter has clothes, food, and a secure roof over her head.

Hark Client

You don't know how much it means to have a safety net right now.

Hark Client

You gave me a chance and worked hard to get me a place to live. I recently upgraded to a two bedroom apartment and got married. I am a testimony that Hark works!

Hark Client

Just having someone who cares and to guide me is huge.

Hark Client

Quick, confidential & easy connection process.

You will be contacted by a Hark Community Liaison soon.

What areas do you
need support in?

Education Food Legal Money Housing Health Social Support Transit Goods Work

My Resource Plan

Housing Assistance
Early Childhood Education Support
Community Support Services
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You will receive your custom resource plan directly to your inbox or phone based on your choice. It even comes with driving directions and helpful tips!

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Rental Assistance

There are thousands of resources Hark connects people to. Here is one of them!

Benton County residents needing rental assistance due to the financial burdens caused by COVID-19 may be eligible for the federal Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program.

To find out if you qualify or you want to apply, click below. Spanish and Marshallese translated webpages are available and Hark has Spanish and Marshallese speaking Community Liaisons. If you live in Washington or Madison county, we are happy to connect you to the correct resource for rental assistance.

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If you wish to speak to someone by phone, simply call 2-1-1.

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We’re here to help you
find the resources you need.

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Hark can connect you with resources right here in Northwest Arkansas.

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Hark is a division of Excellerate Foundation, a community foundation serving Northwest Arkansas.

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In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hark is standing by, ready to arm you with up-to-date community resources.

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EAP+ is a supplement to existing employee assistance programs at area organizations.