• Become a mentor to children and/or youth
  • Become a volunteer transporter
  • Assist with recruitment/retention of Foster Parents and Volunteers
  • Become an office assistant
  • Coordinate events for children and youth in foster care

As the number of foster children keeps growing, we can always use volunteers. Our list above is just a few of the ways you can help children in need in your area, but there are countless needs. To find out more, contact us.


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Division of Children & Families

616 Garrison Avenue

Fort Smith, AR 72901

Phone: 479-629-7898

Fax: 479-782-6861

Email: john.anderson@dhs.arkansas.gov

This Diligent Recruitment project/program is funded by the Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, under a Cooperative Agreement, Grant Number 90CO1108-02-00. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Children’s Bureau, Administration of Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.