Community Resources Department

The Community Resources Division consists of the Community Development and Animal Services Programs. We are here helping to build a better community!

Community Development

Community Development is designed to strengthen the physical, social, and economic conditions of the City in an effort to make it a more healthful, prosperous, & gratifying place to live. This includes the administration of Community Development Block Grant programs, including: Housing Rehabilitation & Repair, Redevelopment, Transportation Assistance, and Sub-recipient Grant programs.

Animal Services

Animal Services operates the Fayetteville Animal Shelter and provides public education, adoption, rescues, and 24-hour emergency service for animals in the City.


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Rent & Utility Assistance Program


To date the City of Fayetteville CDBG-CV Rent & Utility Assistance program has assisted 150 households that lost income due to COVID-19, helping them remain in their homes. We are not accepting new applications for assistance because all program funding has been distributed.

Future Funding availability will be announced upon arrival from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Once additional funding is available, we can being accepting assistance applications again.

For more information, please give us a call at (479) 575-8260, or email us at


Northwest Arkansas Food Bank

The following list provides Food Resource information for residents within Washington County, provided by the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank.

CLICK HERE for information regarding food assistance in Fayetteville, Springdale, Elkins, Prairie Grove, and other communities within Washington County.


COVID-19 Resource List

Community Resources is providing an ongoing list of resources for residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This list includes information on food banks, financial assistance, utilities, and much more.



Community Resources Outreach Quarterlies

Would you like to find out more information about Community Resources, including past & future news, notes, and a whole lot more? Our Community Resources Outreach Quarterlies will keep you up-to-date!