Division of Youth Services
The Division of Youth Services provides effective prevention, intervention and treatment programs to give opportunities for success to families and children in Arkansas and to ensure public safety.
To learn more about DYS’ mission, vision, values and history, click here.
To view the DYS Stratigic plan, click here.
To contact DYS after normal business hours, please call 866-257-8223.
Programs and Services
Below are the current programs and services offered by the Division of Youth Services. Click the name for a link to additional information.
|Division of Youth Services||
700 Main Street
|Betty Guhman||DYS Director||
|Carmen Mosley-Sims||DYS Community Services | Assistant Director/Community Programs||
|Herbert McGill||Program Manager/JJDP Contact||
|Judy Miller||Interstate Compact Coordinator||
|Steve Little||Office of Support Services | Assistant Director - Chief Financial Officer||
|Robert Young||Financial Section Administrator||
|Marie Kenney||Federal Funds Administrator||
|Shenna Oduah||Office of the Director | Internal Affairs Investigator||
|Marcella Dalla Rosa||Education Director||
|Jocelyn Potter||Personnel Manager||
|Cathy Shipley||DYS Residential Operations | Construction Administrator||
|Marq Golden||Assistant Director/Residential Programs||
|James Walker||Clinical Director||