At CFYF, we look forward to another year of helping children, adolescents and families across Arkansas.


Since 1884, Centers for Youth & Families has provided an age-appropriate, comprehensive continuum of care for the emotional wellness of all ages. Our programs address typical family issues and concerns that today’s families encounter along with serving specific areas such as socially and emotionally challenged and at-risk youth, children with learning differences, pregnant and parenting teens, foster care families and victims of human trafficking.

The CFYF Foundation’s mission is to raise funds and heighten awareness for the programs and services of CFYF. We have staff and volunteers passionate about making an impact in the lives of children and families across Arkansas.


$250 for CFYF birthday parties: Everyone deserves a happy birthday. CFYF program staff celebrate each and every one of our kids throughout the year!

$50 will provide a welcome bag given to kids to help provide comfort when they arrive at CFYF. This includes stuffed animals, games and more.

Residential donations: Arts and crafts supplies, board games, books, tickets and monetary donations for field trips, recreational therapy, renovations and room decorations are all welcome.

• For additional giving opportunities or to make a donation: Call 501.666.9436 or text @CFYF to 52014 with a dollar amount

Established: 1884

Employees: 275

Service Area: Arkansas

Melissa Dawson

5800 W. 10th St., Ste. 101
Little Rock, AR 72204


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