Due to ArkSTART not be able to secure funding through the PASSEs, ArkSTART services (including mobile crisis) have ended.  During the transition, the ArkSTART team has provided contact information that may be of assistance. 

If you have an emergency, please contact the below:

  • Medical Emergency - call 911
  • Psychiatric Emergency - contact your mental health provider.

If you are assigned to a PASSE’s, contact your Care Coordinator.

If you do not have that number available, below are numbers for each of the PASSEs:

DHS PASSE Ombudsman Office 1-844-843-7351

For information about PASSE you can access the DHS PASSE (Provider-Led Arkansas Shared Savings Entity) using this link :

According to this site… “If you have not received you PASSE ID card yet, your provider can still provide services to you with the Medicaid ID you have… No enrolled AR Medicaid provider can ask you to pay.  IF this is happening to you call 1-844-843-7351”

ARKSTART Documentary: Keeping Families Together

Dan Habib’s short documentary film "Keeping Families Together" tells the stories of two families whose lives have been transformed with help from ArkSTART and its partner organizations.

You may also find (and download) the complete film here on Vimeo