Mission & Values

Mission Statement

The mission of Centers for Youth and Families is to provide specialized prevention, intervention and treatment services that promote emotional and social wellness for children and families of Arkansas.

Core Values:

Family :: At Centers for Youth and Families, we are a family for families. We work together as a team to provide support to each other and to the families we serve.


Respect :: We believe each person is worthy of courtesy, politeness and kindness. We openly show our appreciation to our consumer, vendors and colleagues.


Integrity :: We are professional and honest in our working relationships. We hold ourselves accountable to the highest ethical and performance standards. We do the right thing.


Excellence :: For over 130 years, we have remained steadfast to our focus on the quality care of children and families. This sustained passion drives us toward continued improvement in the services we deliver.


Hope :: We give parents and children confidence to lead socially and emotionally healthy lives.