$6.5M New Markets Transaction
TOTAL PROJECT COST
Southern Bancorp Bank
National Community Investment Fund
Pediatrics Plus is a healthcare provider created in 2002 specializing in pediatric healthcare, offering a variety of services for children with special needs.
Services are offered through evidence-based therapeutic and developmental services; diagnostic services; and innovative facilities with specialized equipment, family support and community investment.
The Project is located on the Ouachita Baptist University (OBU) campus in Arkadelphia, AR, developed a new 20,000 sq. ft. facility. The facility provides behavioral health services to over 200 low-income individuals, which includes 180 children, of which 75% are eligible for the Arkids First State Medicaid Program. Additionally, the project created opportunities for education and job creation in partnership with OBU, adding a new graduate-level program for Advanced Behavioral Analysis (ABA) to train therapists employed by Pediatrics Plus and similar providers.