LITTLE ROCK, AR - November 3, 2021 – In an effort to position Youth Home, Inc. as a national premier treatment facility the Board of Directors approved a large plan to grow the agency.
The plan includes increasing the agency’s minimum wage to $20 an hour. In addition, retirement plan matching will receive an increase along with overall improved benefits. The new pay will benefit more than 200 Youth Home employees with increases becoming effective December 12, 2021.
“Our agency’s focus on sustainability and growth requires that we provide a great place to work for all team members,” said David Napier, Chief Executive Officer. “We recognize that each member of our team is essential to the mission of our organization and must be compensated competitively. We are excited to have the opportunity to move toward becoming a national premier treatment facility and are grateful that our board of directors share this vision.”
Founded in 1966, Youth Home, Inc., located in Little Rock, Arkansas, is a private non-profit mental health provider. In the mid-1980's, Youth Home's program developed into a medical model directed by child and adolescent psychiatrists. The organization’s continuum of care includes adolescent intensive residential and qualified residential treatment, specialty tracks, and school-based services, as well as outpatient services for individuals of all ages. Youth Home, Inc. is accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation's oldest and largest accrediting body for healthcare providers.