Child & Adolescent Treatment Services

 

 

 

 

 

 

At The Guidance Center, we believe that each child is unique, therefore, we offer various types of treatment options for children and teens with emotional, behavioral, mental, and substance use disorders.  Our primary service is outpatient, individual therapy from a licensed mental health professional. Children and adolescents are seen at one of the Center's Clinics and also works in the schoolsand other local agencies to provide therapy and case management treatment.

Below is a list of The Guidance Center's primary services offered.  Additionally, we offer many specialty treatment programs for children and adolescents with specific needs.

Services

  •  Individual and Family Counseling
  •  Case Management
  •  Mental Health & Substance Use Treatment
  •  Medication Management
  •  Group Therapy
  •  Psychological Testing
  •  24 Hour Emergency Hotline

Programs

  • Horizon- A treatment program for adolescents with psychiatric and substance use disorders
  • LEAP-Learning Enrichment and Appropriate Play for Preschoolers
  • WATCH-Western Arkansas Therapeutic Children's Homes is a therapeutic foster care program.
  • CASSP-Children and Adolescent Service System Program is a wraparound/system of care program.

       To learn more, please click the name of each program. 

Prospective clients may contact our primary clinic in Fort Smith to schedule a confidential appointment at 479.452.6650 Please be sure to indicate where you live and which clinic you would like your appointment scheduled.

Clinic Locations:

  • Fort Smith
  • Van Buren
  • Booneville
  • Ozark
  • Paris
  • Waldron
  • Mena

 

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  • Fort Smith

    From Oklahoma:

    Take I-540, Exit 8 for AR-22/Rogers Ave.
    Turn right onto AR-22 East/Rogers Ave.
    Turn right onto S. 70th St.
    Destination will be on the left

    From Van Buren:

    Follow I-540 to AR-22 E/Rogers Ave.
    Take Exit 8B
    Continue on AR-22 East/Rogers Ave.
    Drive to S. 70th St.
    Destination will be on the left

  • Van Buren

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 North ramp to I-40
    Merge onto I-540
    Take Exit 2A to merge onto US-64 West toward Van Buren
    Turn right onto Oak Ln.
    Turn right to stay on Oak Ln.
    Destination will be on the left

  • Ozark

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 north ramp to I-40
    Merge onto I-540
    Take Exit 1B for I-40 East/I-540 North toward Little Rock
    Merge onto I-40 East
    Take Exit 35 for AR-23 toward Ozark/Huntsville
    Turn right onto AR-23 South

  • Booneville

    From Fort Smith:

    Take Interstate 540 South
    Take Exit 12 toward US-71 South to Texarkana
    Turn left onto US-71 South (signs for Greenwood/Texarkana)
    Turn left onto West Center St.
    Continue onto AR-10 East to North Welsh Ave.
    Turn right onto North Welsh Ave.
    Destination will be on the left.

  • Paris

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 South
    Take Exit 8B to merge onto AR-22 East/Rogers Ave.
    Keep left to continue on Rogers Ave.
    Continue onto to Fort Street
    Continue onto AR-22 East/West Central Ave.
    Turn right onto South 4th St.
    Turn left onto East Academy St.
    Turn right onto South 6th St.

  • Waldron

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 South
    Take exit 12 toward US-71 South/Texarkana
    Turn left onto US-71 South (signs for Greenwood/Texarkana)
    Turn left onto Dayton Rd./Old Fort Smith and Waldron Rd.
    Turn left onto US-71 South
    Turn right onto Rice Rd.

  • Mena

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 South
    Take Exit 12 toward US-71 South/Texarkana
    Turn left onto US-71 South (signs for Greenwood/Texarkana)
    Turn left onto Dayton Rd./Old Fort Smith and Waldron Rd.
    Continue to follow Dayton Rd.
    Turn left onto US-71 South
    Turn left onto South Cherry St.

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The guidance center Fort smith, ar 3111 South 70th Street
Fort Smith, AR 72903-5017
(479) 452-6650