• 3015 South 14th Street,
  • Fort Smith, AR 72901
  • 479.783.0018

Mission and Purpose


CES Purpose:

The Fort Smith Children’s Emergency Shelter serves area children ages 6-17 who have been removed from their home by the Department of Human Services due to neglect and/or abuse.

CES Mission:

To provide shelter and care, in a safe and structured home-like environment for abused and neglected children…and to allow our kids the opportunity TO JUST BE KIDS!

CES Vision:

To allow kids in crisis the opportunity to just be kids.