Youth Villages provides our Intercept® intensive in-home services and LifeSetTM program models in Arkansas.



Provided to Arkansas



Strengthening families to prevent or limit the need for foster care



Helping young adults make a successful transition to adulthood

Our Results

  • Overall satisfaction with Youth Villages: 92% 92%
  • Youth living at home or independently 1 year after discharge: 86% 86%
  • Youth in school and/or employed 1 year after discharge: 94% 94%
  • Youth reporting no trouble with the law 1 year after discharge: 97% 97%

Figures represent data gathered in FY21-23 for all youth served for more than 60 days across all programs.

It was a year of record growth and innovation for Youth Villages.


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Help create lasting change in Arkansas


Your one-time or continuing contribution goes directly to helping children and young adults get the chance they deserve.



You can provide a direct, positive force in the lives of young people being treated through Youth Villages at our residential campuses and beyond.

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Attend an event

Youth Villages events are a great way to support families in your local community and have a great time while you’re doing it.

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Helping children and families live successfully


Little Rock

9714 Maumelle Blvd
North Little Rock, AR 72113

West Memphis

600 North Missouri St.
West Memphis, AR 72301


Phone & Fax: 870-551-4800


2630 E. Highland, Suite C
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Local Leadership

Amanda Futral

Amanda Futral

Executive Director – Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi and Oklahoma

As executive director of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi and Oklahoma, Amanda Futral oversees Youth Villages’ Intercept in-home counseling, therapeutic foster care, LifeSet and mentoring programs in those areas.

Futral joined the staff of Youth Villages in 1999 as a family counselor in Paris, Tennessee, and was soon promoted to clinical supervisor. In 2002, she became senior clinical supervisor in Columbia, Tennessee. She went on to serve as regional supervisor in Clarksville, Dickson and Nashville. In 2007, she was promoted to regional manager of Nashville Intercept and foster programs for Youth Villages. She became Nashville director in 2009.

Futral earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Memphis and a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Trevecca University.

Erica Robinson

State Director

Joshua Buck

State Manager