American Indian Center of Arkansas

 
VISTA

Americorps VISTA

 

        The VISTAs (Volunteers in Service

          to America) work to end poverty in

         the US.  This page is maintained by a

       VISTA working for the AICA through

          the Native Americans to Work

        Project.  If you are interested in the

        VISTA life or programs check out the link above!

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Helpful Links

These links will take you to many helpful sites from our associates in employment services to other organizations of particular interest.  Use the descriptions to choose a site with the information helpful to you.

Indian Health Service Locator

 

This site shows where nearby IHS, Tribal or Urban Indian Health Program (UIHP) facilities are located. Services are provided free or at a reduced rate for Native Americans.

Health Resources and Services Administration

 

Find nearby Federally-funded health centers that care for you, even if you have no health insurance. You pay what you can afford, based on your income.   

Low Income Housing Energy Assistance Program

Low Income Housing Energy Assistance Program

 

The LIHEAP program helps residents pay their heating bills to stay warm during the winter.  To learn more or apply, click the link above or call the Little Rock LIHEAP office at 501-682-8715.

HUD Rental Help


HUD rental help offers reduced rents to low-income tenants. To apply, contact or visit the management office of each apartment building that interests you.

US Dept. of Labor

Department of Labor-Indian and Native American Programs

 

This site contains details of the Workforce Investment Act which funds the work of the AICA.

Arkansas Department of Workforce Services

Discover Arkansas

 

Source for labor market information for the State of Arkansas.  Use this website to locate  an "In Demand" job in your area.  You may also look up other useful information about possible career options.

AR Works

Arkansas Works

 

Arkansas Works is a state-run organization that can help connect you with job or higher education and training opportunities.

CareerOneStop

Career One Stop

 

This site has an amazing amount of information from industry statistics, resume and interview advice, and job searches to military and student specific content.

Arkansas Dept. of Workforce Development

Arkansas Department of Workforce Services

 

DWS is a part of the State government that can supply you with great information on industry trends, upcoming job fairs, and help to connect you with potential employers.

Heritage Links

These links can help you on your quest to research your background and obtain your certification.

Cherokee Nation
Chickasaw Nation
Chocktaw Nation
Creek/Muscogee Nation
Seminole Nation
Trail of Tears

Trail of Tears Association

 

TOTA is a non-profit organization working to support the creation, development, and interpretation of a Trail of Tears National Historic Trial.

Sequoyah National Research Center

Sequoyah Research Center

 

The Sequoyah Center holds one of the largest archives of Native American works and is a proud guardian of Native culture in Arkansas.

Federally Recognized Tribes

Federally Recognized Indian Tribes

 

This site lists the 562 federally recognized tribes in the United States that are eligible to receive benefits from the government and is a good place to start your research.

National Archives

National Archives and Records Administration

 

The National Archives hold an immense amount of information that could be important in your search or could help you discover new avenues to pursue.

Historical Information
"Indians of Arkansas"
The University of Arkansas's page dedicated to the archaelogy and history of Native Americans in Arkansas