Division of Children and Family Services

Overview

The Division of Children and Family Services is responsible for safety of children and youth in Arkansas. DCFS is responsible for child abuse and neglect prevention, protective, foster care, and adoptive programs. 

Mission Statement

Our mission is to keep children safe and help families. DCFS will respectfully engage families and youth and use community-based services and supports to assist parents in successfully caring for their children. We will focus on the safety, permanency and well-being for all children and youth.

Oversight

Division of Children and Family Services Advisory Board

Programs and Services

Below are the current programs and services offered by the Division of Children and Family Services. Click the name for a link to additional information.   

Contact Information

Office Address Phone/TDD Email
  • Division of Children and Family ServicesP.O. Box 1437, Slot S560
    Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
    501-682-8770
    TDD: 501-682-1442
    Fax: 501-682-6968