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Youth and Families Charity Profile
Centers for Youth and Families has provided a wide continuum of services for children, families, adolescents and parents in Arkansas for over 125 years. We offer treatment in the form of outpatient counseling, school-based therapy, case management, day treatment, an emergency shelter and independent living programs in addition to therapeutic foster care and residential services in Central Arkansas as well as in Monticello, Arkansas. Our Parent Center offers parenting classes and support groups and a Parent Resource Center where parenting videos, books and websites along with other information can be accessed free of charge. Our Community Center not only offers a fitness center and swimming pool but an excellent locale for community meetings, classes and activities.
Youth and Families Volunteer Information
Join us in helping to create success for a child! Centers for Youth and Families will help you, our family or your organization volunteer to help emotionally and behaviorally-disturbed children who are being served through our agency.
Adopt a Program—Many of our programs can benefit greatly from hands-on community support.
Possible activities include:
providing and putting on parties
assisting with staff recognitions
assisting with computer activities
Spruce Up Teams to paint and help make several of our programs more “child friendly.”
Special Events Volunteers to assist with our fund raising events and with other community events in which we participate: Centurion Masquerade, Greek Food Festival, Splatters, Centers Classic and the Jerry W. Davis Charity Classic.
Volunteers are needed to:
provide manpower during the events
serve on planning committees
assist with ticket sales or auction item recruitment
Mentoring Children with a parent in prison (individual and group mentoring).
Back-to-School volunteers to solicit and collect school supplies for the children in our programs.
Holiday Helper volunteers to solicit and recruit donations and toys for our kids at Christmas.
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