Who We Are
The American Indian Center of Arkansas is a non-profit organization formed in 1977. We are incorporated under the laws of the state of Arkansas for the purpose of aiding American Indians/Native Americans with employment and training needs. The AICA is a funded organization through the Workforce Innovations and Opportunities Act (Section 166). This means that our main focus is to provide workforce development and training programs for American Indians in the state of Arkansas.
You may apply for services if you
- Are a member of a federally-recognized-tribe, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian.
- Have permanent residency in Arkansas
- Are 18 years or older
- Are either unemployed, underemployed, low-income, or in need of employment and training services.
Note : Enrollment priority is given to veterans.
- EMPLOYMENT CAREER SERVICES - A wide range of services to assist Native Americans as they seek job placement or advancement in their career.
- TRAINING SERVICES - Provide job readiness training as a means of better preparing Native Americans for the workforce.
- EDUCATION SERVICES (TUITION) - A wide range of services to assist Native Americans as they seek job placement or advancement in their career.
- OLDER AMERICANS – SCSEP SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM - A program that serves limited portions of Arkansas, but is open to all Americans over the age of 55.