CES Blog

Shelter from the Storm

The Fort Smith Children’s Emergency Shelter (CES) is celebrating the past 20 years of providing “Shelter from the Storm” for our children in crisis. The CES serves area children age 6 to 17 who have been removed from their home by the Department of Human...

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Tyson Foods & CES “Happy Plate” Food Program

We recently had a great grandmother come to our shelter to drop off some clothes for her SIX great grandchildren. The siblings ranged from age 6 to 15 years old.... She was heartbroken they were in foster care, but through her tears she said something that reminded me...

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2017 Non-Profit of the Year

Children's Emergency Shelter is named Arkansas Business "Non-Profit of the Year" On Thursday, February 16, 2017 the Fort Smith Children's Emergency Shelter was award as the "Non-Profit of the Year" for the State of Arkansas by Arkansas Business Magazine. Read more...

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Get Real 24, CES Independent Living Program

The CES Independent Living Program, Get Real 24 is now taking applications! Get Real 24 will equip foster youth, ages 18 and older, with life skills needed to become self-sufficient, contributing citizens by providing resources and relationships to assist their...

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If you suspect child abuse or neglect, report it!

Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline: 800.482.5964