CALL US : 870-793-0071

Springdale Fire Department

Springdale Fire Department and I (Nikki Penn) are partnering together in an effort to give each Springdale firefighter the opportunity to achieve and maintain physical and mental wellness.  

It is my belief that the stressors inherent with your job can be managed in such a way as to decrease burnout, sickness, constant anxiety and the lackluster for life that can develop.  

Over the next year, we will be offering classes, counseling sessions, information through email blasts, and opportunities for your spouses and significant others to be involved.

If you see an area of mental wellness that is not being covered, please feel free to reach out to me.  I would love to hear your thoughts and suggestions. 

chief rodney valdez.jpg
sfd class pic.jpg
hat winners.jpg
Things You Should Know About
Once again, I had a great time hanging out with you all this past weekend.  Thank you all for being such an amazing group to work with!  I think the new recruits learned a lot, and the family support that was shown was great.  The peer support group had a great training with Tania Glenn.  You all are blessed.  
Spouses' Night Out is Coming Soon!  June 24th, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.
It will be held at the Training Center.  All firefighter's spouses and significant others are invited.  Each one can register by going to:
Firefighter spouses and significant others have a Facebook page to get information, events, and updates.  They can go to: to sign up.  
Counseling sessions can be set up by emailing
The Arkansas Fallen Firefighters Memorial Stair climb is June 12th at the Arkansas Firefighter's Convention in Hot Springs. Go to, if your interested in registering. 
We are planning a couple's conference for the evening of September 2, 2021.   Watch for details to follow.
Tentative Schedule
June 24th-26th:   Counseling Sessions available
June 24th:  Spouses Night Out
July  22-23rd:  Mental Fitness Check-Ups
August 12th-14th:  Stress Reduction Groups
September 2nd:  Couples Conference
training photo.jpg
bunker gear.jpg
picture of chief rodney valdez.jpg
hat winner1.jpg
fire scene.jpg