The Centers is committed to meeting the unique and evolving needs of the people and communities served by providing comprehensive, integrated care that promotes physical, emotional and social wellness.

Founded in 1884, The Centers has maintained its commitment to serving vulnerable youth and families in the community. In 2019, The Centers became the Community Mental Health Center for people residing in Pulaski County south of the Arkansas River, expanding its services to adults. Last year, 3,859 individuals benefited from life-saving mental and behavioral health care.

Life is not picture perfect. Traumatic events may cause emotional and social challenges that make life seem impossible for you, your child or family. The Centers is here to help.

The Centers offers same-day appointments and provides a free 24/7 Emergency Crisis Hotline for any individual experiencing a mental or behavioral crisis (501.666.8686).


  • Residential Treatment for Youth
  • Therapeutic Foster Care
  • Outpatient Counseling for Youth, Families and Adults
  • Human Trafficking Treatment
  • Day Treatment
  • Prevention Services
  • On-Site Pharmacy (West Little Rock location)
  • Community Mental Health Center Services

6501 W. 12th St.
Little Rock

(See more from inside the 2021 Mental Health Resource Guide)