Tagged: centers for youth & families

Giving Guide: Centers for Youth & Families

by Giving Guide 1/25/2018 12:00 am

The Centers for Youth & Families address typical issues that today’s family encounters, along with other specific areas, such as emotionally disturbed or at-risk youth, children with learning differences, homeless or runaway youth, victims of human trafficking, parenting teens, foster families and more.

Centers for Youth & Families to Recognize Rep. French Hill

by Todd Traub 1/18/2018 12:00 am

Centers for Youth and Families recognizes Congressman French Hill and its volunteer program for boys, Champions of Hope, at its EVOLVE event.

Audria Strain Directing Special Events at Centers for Youth & Families (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Audria Strain has been hired as director of special events at Centers for Youth & Families in Little Rock.

Centers for Youth & Families Event is 'Rooted in the South'

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 1/17/2017 4:07 pm

When was the last time you really got back to your Southern roots? CFYF is doing just that with its annual signature fundraiser.

Three Tips to Up Your Golf Game

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 10/5/2016 7:38 am

The annual Centers for Youth and Families golf tournament hits the greens on Oct. 10. Here are a few pointers to keep in mind as you prepare.

How To Address Mental Health, Suicide and Substance Abuse in a Modern World

by Heather Bennett 5/10/2016 12:00 am

Even though it’s 2016, many people still avoid care because of social stigma. Some of the deepest pain a person experiences is more than skin deep. Seek help immediately. Your actions may save a life!

Mental Health Resource Guide: Centers for Youth and Families

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 4/29/2016 12:00 am

For over 130 years, Centers for Youth and Families has remained true to our mission to build healthy children, families, and communities.

Join CFYF for A Night in Oz

by Alexis Crowe 1/18/2016 8:07 am

Tap your heels three times and you'll have live music, silent and live auctions and gourmet chicken and waffles. Bridget Norton, chair of the annual EVOLVE fundraiser, tells us all about the event and how it furthers the mission of the Centers for Youth and Families.

Don't Miss the Holidays in the Park Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

by Jess Ardrey 11/25/2014 9:00 am

It all goes down at the River Market Pavilions, so don't worry about getting spruced up (casual attire is just pine) and we’ll cedar you there fir sure.

Baby 101: Where To Go To Get Schooled in Childbirth

by Little Rock Family Staff 11/6/2014 12:00 am

Get schooled on everything from childbirth and delivery to effectively parenting a toddler. Here are a few local hospitals and organizations that provide classes to wide-eyed new parents.

Evolve Kickoff

by Staff 10/1/2014 12:01 am

The Centers for Youth & Families kicked off its fourth annual signature event, Evolve, at the offices of Dover Dixon Horne in the Simmons Tower. Evolve will take place January 24, 2015, at the LR Marriott with a live band and auctions.


by Staff 4/1/2014 12:01 am

Centers for Youth & Families hosted Evolve, "Rio Carnival" at the Little Rock Marriott. Guests enjoyed an evening of cocktails and hors d'ouvres, entertaiment and live and silent auctions. Proceeds benefited CFYF's Intervention and Treatment Programs.

Mack McLarty Receives Rector Award, Designates Donation for Centers for Youth & Families

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/17/2014 12:00 am

Mack McLarty was presented the Rector Award at a Little Rock luncheon Jan. 17 held by Fifty for the Future, a civic organization of business leaders in central Arkansas. Named in memory of the late William Rector, the award comes with a charitable donation of $1,000, which McLarty designated for the Centers for Youth & Families.

Centers for Youth & Families' Sharon Long Works to Strengthen Communities

by Sara Mitchell 2/1/2014 12:00 am

There’s no manual on how to raise children, but Sharon Long, parent educator at Centers for Youth and Families, is the closest living, breathing entity you will find to one. She has been educating families for almost 30 years on everything from modern skills such as how to parent in the age of social media to the ageless struggle of how to effectively discipline young children.

On Santa: Do You Still Believe in a Place Called Nome?

by Tre Baker 12/17/2013 12:00 am

Here's what to say when your inquisitive kiddo starts questioning the big man in red and his elf-run North Pole workshop

Mandy Richardson Returns to Little Rock Soiree

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2013 12:00 am

Mandy Richardson is rejoining Little Rock Soiree, a sister publication of Arkansas Business, as its advertising director. Richardson has held sales and marketing positions with Arkansas Business Publishing Group twice before, each time growing her target publication’s market share and increasing revenue.

Six Suggested Central Arkansas Charities for Your Family's Philanthropy

by Heather Bennett 12/4/2013 12:00 am

Gratitude and giving go hand in hand. Learn valuable life lessons as a family by working together to help others this holiday season and year round. Check out this list for great ways to team up and help out charitable efforts in central Arkansas.

Video: Back-to-School Crafts and Party Ideas from Little Rock Family

by Little Rock Family Staff 8/14/2013 4:31 pm

The August installment of Idea Shop with Heather and Blair features back-to-school crafts and ideas for hosting a back-to-school party to get your kids excited about a new school year!

Evolve Charity Ball

by Staff 4/1/2013 12:00 am

Centers for Youth & Families hosted Evolve: A Modern Day Charity Ball at Next Level Events. A Chinese New Year celebration, the event featured silent and live auctions, as well as hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Joyce Wood and Merri Chandler were event co-chairs and Arkansas Business Publishing Group was the event’s premier sponsor.

Horrified by Hippity-Hoppity: Coping With Childhood Fears

by Heather Bennett 3/1/2013 12:00 am

Fears of fictional characters such as the Easter Bunny or Chuck E. Cheese in costume are quite common. Here's how you can help children overcome being scared