Ouachita Children’s Center serves the communities of Garland and Clark counties. We offer services to youth, ages 6-17, and their families. Our clients are referred to us by the Juvenile Courts of Garland or Clark County, the Arkansas Division of Children & Family Services (DCFS), the Arkansas Division of Youth Services (DYS), schools, community agencies, or local families and the youth themselves.
We offer both residential and non-residential services to our clients including a 24 hour emergency shelter, family needs assessments, case management, counseling, and life skills groups. We also offer educational classes to give information, encouragement and guidance to youth and their families. Our mission, vision, & values aim to promote positive life experiences for todays youth and give them the tools they need to succeed as adults.