• You must be 21 years old
  • You must be economically stable
  • You can be single, married, divorced, or widowed
  • You can rent or own your home
  • You must have adequate housing space to promote health and safety
  • You will need to have a criminal background check and be fingerprinted
  • You must meet all minimum licensing standards and DCFS Policy  Requirements
  • You must become a Reunification Partner

Call 1-800-482-5964 to report Child Abuse

Do not use this site to report child abuse.

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.