Central Arkansas Development Council

Building futures through community action


Thanks for Your Participation in Arkansas Gives

Thank you for participating in Arkansas Gives!

A great number of non-profits in Arkansas benefited from your generous donations.

Please call CADC at (501) 778-1133 if you have any questions about our programs and services.

Information is also posted on our agency website: www.cadc.com.

Thanks Again!

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CADC April 18th & 19th Commodities in Saline, Montgomery & Pike Counties

CADC announces Commodity Distributions schedued for Tuesday, April 18th and Wednesday April 19th in Saline, Montgomery and Pike Counties. See locations below. Distributions are from 9:00am to 11:30am and then from noon til 3pm.


Food Items May Include: Applesauce; Beef Stew; Carrots, Corn Flakes, Cranberry Juice, Frozen Cherries, Green Beans, Peanut Butter, Dry Pinto Beans; Potato Flakes, Raisins, Refried Beans, UHT Milk, Vegetable Soup.


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Benton Senior Center's NEW LOCATION as of 4/3/17

The CADC Benton Senior Activity Center will be in its brand new location at 1800 Citizens Drive in the Riverside Park serving lunch starting Monday, April 3, 2017. The Grand Opening will be on Saturday, April 1st with the Pre-Opening Ceremony Entertainment beginning at 9:30am. The Senior Activity Center will be open from 11:50am til 5pm for you to come out and see what's new for Seniors in the Benton Area. Please note that commodity distributions will still be at the 210 Jefferson location.

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Regular LIHEAP Program ends on Friday, March 31, 2017. Crisis LIHEAP applications accepted in all 12 CADC Counties

CADC announces that the LIHEAP Regular Assistance is ending on Friday, March 31, 2017. LIHEAP Crisis Utility Assistance applications are still being accepted in all 12 CADC services counties.

Please call your local CADC office for more information:


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Arkadelphia SCAT Changing Hours for Dial-A-Trip

CADC announces that: starting February 27, 2017 S.C.A.T. Arkadelphia SCAT will have different hours for same day trips (dial-a-trip). We will now be taking calls from 8:00am till 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday. If you need transportation before 8:00 am, please call the day before by 12:00 pm to be put on the schedule. Call (870) 246-8747 to schedule ride.
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CADC LIHEAP Regular Program ending March 31, 2017..Crisis Funds Still Available !

Central Arkansas Development Council anounces that the Regular LIHEAP Program ends on Friday, March 31, 2017.Crisis applications will still be accepted.

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CADC Winter 2017 Commodity Distribution


FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Evelyn Reed, 501-778-1133, or CADC Communications, 501-778-1133


CADC TO DISTRIBUTE USDA COMMODITIES The food items to be distributed may include: Applesauce, Beef Stew, Black-eyed Peas, Canned Carrots, Corn Flakes, Concentrated Cranberry Juice, Fruit Mix, Green Beans, Peanut Butter, Peas, Dry Pinto Beans, Potato Flakes, Raisins, Refried Beans, UHT Milk, Vegetable Soup .


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CADC VITA Free Tax Service

CADC VITA FREE TAX SERVICE (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)

  • CADC provides IRS trained and certified tax preparers.
  • Sites file federal and state returns at NO COST.
  • Federal refunds in 7-10 days.
  • Customers can receive refunds on debit cards, split refunds into multiple accounts, purchase US Savings Bonds, or find out about free financial education classes
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Benton and Bryant Senior Wellness and Activity Centers

Benton & Bryant, Ark. - Central Arkansas Development Council's Benton and Bryant Senior Centers have received designation from the Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Aging and Adult Services as an Arkansas Senior Wellness and Activity Center.

The centers have incorporated seven elements of wellness into their regularly scheduled programs and activities, including physical wellness, intellectual wellness, social wellness, environmental wellness, vocational wellness, spiritual wellness and emotional wellness.

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CADC Head Start Centers Ensures a Quality Education for Pre-Schoolers

CADC Head Start provides educational services for children ages 3-5 years old

Benton, Ark. – Central Arkansas Development Council's Head Start Centers are offered in five counties in Central Arkansas, including Saline, Pike, Clark, Montgomery and Hot Spring Counties.

Head Start is a comprehensive child development program focusing on increasing the school readiness of children ages 3 and 4 years of age. The program also seeks to help parents and caregivers be empowered to self-sufficiency.

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