The American Red Cross and other community partners will open a “one-stop shop” for those impacted by flooding along the Arkansas River.
A Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) will be open Thursday, June 20 and Friday, June 21 from 10 am to 8 pm at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 211 West 3rd Avenue in Pine Bluff.
Representatives from state government, non-profit and faith-based disaster relief organizations will be on hand to assist those affected by the recent flooding.
Individuals and families applying for assistance are reminded to bring identification showing verification of address to be eligible for assistance from some agencies.
Toll-free Number Available For Red Cross Resource Information
Red Cross has also established a toll-free number for Arkansas residents impacted by recent flooding to request information about Red Cross recovery resources. The number is answered 24/7. Residents should call:
Callers will be asked to provide their name, address and contact information to receive follow-up call from a Red Cross volunteer. The volunteer will aid the caller in the development of an individualized recovery plan and inform them of available resources from partner agencies.
American Red Cross services are free and available to all regardless of race, religious beliefs, nationality, or citizenship status.