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.
If you have an issue or concern relating to the health, safety, welfare, education, programing, or quality of life of the youth at a DYS contracted facility, please email DYSComplaints@dhs.arkansas.gov.
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
|Michael Crump||DYS Director||
|Marq Golden||DYS Assistant Director/Residential and Community Contracts||
|Lisa Ricks||Office of Support Services | Assistant Director - Chief Financial Officer||
|Ricki Martin||DYS Residential Operations | Construction Coordinator||
|Robert Young||Financial Section Administrator||
|James Walker||DYS Clinical Director||
|Marcella Dalla Rosa||DYS Education Director/Superintendent||
|Jocelyn Potter||Human Resources Manager||
|Ocie Hunter||Program Manager/JJDP Contact||
|Judy Miller||Interstate Compact Coordinator||
|Marie Kenney||Federal Funds Administrator||
|Shenna Oduah||Office of the Director | Internal Affairs Investigator||