Laurence E. Schmidt Family Resource Center

The Laurence E. Schmidt Family Resource Center, located at the Annie B. Wells campus, has a mission to provide confidential, compassionate care to people seeking emotional, behavioral and spiritual healing and wholeness.

Professional counselors provide individual, group, family, couples and clergy therapy and counseling for issues such as:

Panic and Anxiety Disorders

Unresolved Grief


Separation and Divorce Issues

Caregiver/Professional Burnout

Parenting issues

Work and School Difficulties

Anger and Stress Management

The Schmidt Family Resource Center website will be coming soon!


713 Old Warren Road

Monticello, AR 71655




8am to 5pm


870 367-9035

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Your support is essential to changing the lives of youth.

Because of you, our team improves the lives of more than 130 children and youth from all over the state every year.