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.

Community Resources Announcements

ARPA Funding Portal now open

Mortgage Assistance Program

The City of Fayetteville CDBG-CV3 Mortgage Assistance Program is now accepting applications. This program offers mortgage assistance to Fayetteville residents affected by COVID-19 that meet HUD’s current income guidelines.

For more information, please call (479) 575-8260, or email

Northwest Arkansas Food Bank

This list provides Food Resource information for residents within Washington County, provided by the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank: Food assistance information 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 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!