Provider Portal

Patient and Family Resources

Good health is also about having what your family needs every day to stay healthy. ACCN connects you to free or low-cost services to help you and your family.

Learn about a Disease or Health Problem

The Winnie M. Lowe Family Resource Center at Arkansas Children’s Hospital can help you can learn about health problems. You can also learn about how to prevent accidents and injuries. 

Protect Your Child from Injury

Injury is a main cause of disability and death for children. The Injury Prevention Center at Arkansas Children's Hospital helps you learn how to prevent injuries. You can also learn about research and outreach that help reduce injuries.

Find a Pre-K Program

Head Start helps young children learn so they are ready for school. Toddlers learn about feelings and friendship and build learning skills. Apply to Head Start in English or Spanish. 

Apply for Health Insurance

  • Medicaid 

Medicaid is insurance for people who are low income. It includes pregnant women, children, people with disability, the blind, and elderly. It is easy to learn how to apply for Medicaid. Then go to a local DHS office to apply.

  • ARKids First – Now for More Kids!

More than 70,000 Arkansas kids get insurance with ARKids First. There are two plans, based on family income. You can learn more and apply online.

Find a Doctor or Dentist

Connect Care is for Medicaid and ARKids First families. It helps you find a doctor or dentist or schedule a visit. ConnectCare Helpline will answer questions, connect you to services, and more.

Arrange a Ride to the Doctor

The NET program is for people with Medicaid. It gives rides to and from doctor visits. It is not for trips to the ER. You must call 48 hours ahead. It is free. There are no limits on the number of rides. Learn more about this program.

Answer Legal Questions

Arkansas Legal Services can answer questions about the law and your rights. The site has legal forms and a library. It covers family, health care, consumer and veteran issues, and more. You can get help by phone or apply online.

Lower Energy Costs

Find services in your area in the Arkansas Community Action Agency Directory. You can apply for emergency help with your energy bill once a year. You can also learn how to lower your energy costs.

Get Help with Food

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

SNAP is for low-income people. It helps cover food costs. You can also learn how to make good choices when buying groceries. SNAP helps people all over the country. You can find the SNAP program on the Access Arkansas website. Look for “Food Stamps” under Online Services at the top.

  • Women Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC is for pregnant women, new and breastfeeding moms, babies, and children up to age 5. You can apply for WIC in any county in Arkansas. Call your Local Health Unit or call the State Office at 501-661-2473.

Additional Information

For more on health problems and other services, please visit Arkansas Children Hospital’s Social Work Links.

For Patients

Arkansas Children's Care Network 1 Children's Way, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202 (501) 364-5902