Comprehensive Juvenile Services, Inc.
1606 South "J" Street      Fort Smith, AR  72901      Phone 479-785-4031     Fax 479-785-5354

Janice K. Justice  -  Executive Director
Serving youth and families in Sebastian, Crawford, Logan, Polk, Montgomery, Scott and Franklin Counties in Western Arkansas since 1977.
About CJS
Comprehensive Juvenile Services, Inc. was incorporated in 1976 as a private, non-profit community based youth services agency, dedicated to providing needed services to youth age 8 through 17, and their families in western Arkansas.
CJS serves 1,000 youth each year in Sebastian, Crawford, Franklin, Logan, Scott, Polk and Montgomery counties.
Governed by a 25-member Board of Directors, CJS enjoys the support and professional guidance of community leaders, including representatives from the legal profession, teachers, social workers, law enforcement, private business and elected officials.
CJS is funded through many sources, including State contracts with the Department of Human Services/Division of Youth Services, Federal grants, local appropriations, and gifts and donations from private and public individuals and organizations. Support from local charities and individuals is an important part of the overall agency effort.
CJS policies and procedures conform to all applicable State and Federal guidelines as a non-profit agency. CJS is licensed by the Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education as a licensed Child Placement Agency and as a licensed Residential Child Care Facility.
CJS STAFF
Janice K. Justice, Executive Director
Page Kremer, Aftercare Supervisor
Belinda Scott, Assistant Director
Russell Ray, Sanctions Supervisor
CJS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
479-785-4031    jjustice@cjsinc.org         
479-785-4031     pkremer@cjsinc.org
479-474-5031         bscott@cjsinc.org
479-474-5031                      
dbergstrom@cjsinc.org
OFFICERS
Renee Foster, President, Logan County
Jeannette Falkner, Secretary, Sebastian County
MEMBERS
Sebastian County
David Hudson, County Judge
Aubrey Barr
Miles Crawford
Jeannette Falkner
Michael Farrell
Tony Harris
Crystal Lougin
Yasmeen Serna
Kenneth Spears
​Dennis Williams
Crawford County
Dennis Gilstrap, County Judge
Sheryl Couch
Debbie Faubus-Kendrick
Justin Goins
Lonnie Myers
Franklin County
Rickey Bowman, County Judge
​Taylor Gattis
Vacancy
Scott County
James Forbes, County Judge
Vacancy
Polk County
Brandon Ellison, County Judge
John Burton
Le-Ann Holmes
Logan County
Ray Gack, County Judge
Renia Fairbanks

CJS FOUNDATION 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
OFFICERS
Rex Anderson, Secretary/Treasurer, Franklin County
Nathan Hurst, Crawford County
MEMBERS
Matt Ketcham, Vice President, Sebastian County
Comprehensive Juvenile Services provides services throughout western Arkansas without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.
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Support Groups/Classes
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Employment

Robin Bowles, Scott County
Terriel McLaughlin, 
    Assistant Shelter Manager
479-667-2946 
tmclaughlin@cjsinc.org
Clay Roper, Shelter Manager
479-667-2946
troper@cjsinc.org
Regional Office
1606 South "J" Street
Fort Smith, AR  72901
Phone: 479-785-4031
Fax:  479-785-5354
E-Mail:  jjustice@cjsinc.org
Crawford County Office
11 North 3rd Street
Van Buren, AR  72956
Phone: 479-474-5031
Fax: 479-474-8098

Polk/Montgomery Counties Offices
606 Pine Street
Mena, AR  71953
Phone:  479-394-5088
             479-243-0043
Fax:      479-769-3283
Logan County Office
Logan County Courthouse
Paris, AR  72855
Phone:  479-963-6420
Fax:      479-769-3284
Scott County Office
Scott County Courthouse
Waldron, AR  72958
Phone:  479-637-2545
Fax:      479-769-3286
David Bergstrom, Casework Supervisor
479-474-5031                      rray@cjsinc.org
We currently have board vacancies in Franklin and Scott Counties.  If you are interested in serving on our board and doing your part to serve at risk youth - the future of our communities - please contact Janice Justice at 479-785-4031, or by email at jjustice@cjsinc.org.
Logan/Scott Counties Offices
So Logan County Courthouse
366 N. Broadway
Booneville, AR  72927
Phone:  479-461-2011
Fax:      479-769-3302
Western Arkansas Youth Shelter
116 Highway 96 West (P.O. Box 48)
Cecil, AR  72930
Phone: 479-667-2946 / 800-508-2946
Fax: 479-769-3285
Justin Goins, Vice-President, Crawford County
Debbie Faubus-Kendrick, Treasurer, Crawford County