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Arkansas State University

Resources for Veterans

This A-State Library guide is to help veterans and their families navigate the wide array of resources from multiple agencies and non-profits.

About This Guide

This A-State Library guide is to help veterans and their families navigate the wide array of resources from multiple agencies and non-profits. This guide will be updated regularly, but that does not mean there are resources we have not missed. For more support, contact the Beck PRIDE Center.

A-State Beck PRIDE Center

Beck PRIDE Center

The Beck PRIDE Center mission is to provide combat wounded veterans with first class Beck PRIDE Center educational programs and services at Arkansas State University. These include, but are not limited to: resources to access to the higher education experience, resources for counseling, personal rehabilitation, advocacy, and financial assistance; supporting these individuals to achieve their post military service goals.

Focus
The Beck PRIDE Center is located in a university setting to provide a centralized opportunity for veterans to:

  • Explore career options through counseling and testing
  • Participate in skill or placement testing as necessary
  • Secure an academic advisor to develop a degree plan of study
  • Utilize the specialized physical and mental rehabilitation services that are available including physical therapy, speech language pathology and mental health counseling
  • Utilize our veterans' educational services officer for benefits advisement
  • Include family members who desire education on care giving and need counseling
  • Identify other services that may be essential to them
  • Be referred when necessary

Contact the Beck PRIDE Center:

Lynda Nash, Director
Mary Williams, Administrative Specialist I
Phone: 870-972-2624
Fax: 870-972-3788

Postal Address
P.O. Box 910
State University, AR 72467

Donald W. Reynolds Center
for Health Sciences
(Please check in at Speech and Hearing Office - 101)

Physical Address
2501 Danner Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(Parking decal required, please call ahead)

For those who are in a mental health crisis:
 
For immediate help:
call 911

 

Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 Press 1

Call 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)

Chat online

Text 838255

TTY 1-800-799-4889

 

Go directly to the VA Emergency Department

 

Go to the nearest emergency room at a non-VA facility and tell staff Veteran status.

VA Hospitals