Cane River Children's Services is a non-profit organization that advocates for children and uses best practices to build healthy children and families.
Established in 1978
Cane River Children's Services was established in 1978 by community volunteers to provide supports for runaway youth. Since then, it has grown into a trauma-informed, multi-dimensional service agency for children and families. Trust Based Relational Interventions are a core component of improving long-term outcomes for youth.
Cane River Children's Services provides trauma informed care and hope for children and families with mental health or behavioral health needs stemming from adverse childhood experiences in order to build healthier family systems.
Board of Directors 2023
Tanya Conlay, MBA
Lisa Johnson, JD
Jennifer Johnson Karle, MEd
Aimee' L Levy, MHA
Calvin McFerrin, BS,BA,MA
Tommy Murchinson, JD
Vicki Parrish, PhD
Frances Welch, NBCC
Director of Administration First Baptist Church, Retired
Natchitoches Parish Tax Assessor, Retired
Attorney-At-Law Corken, Crews & Guillett
Chief Executive Officer Cane River Children's Services
Director of Human Resources Natchitoches Regional Medical Center
Chief of Administration Natchitoches Parish Sheriffs Office Corrections Division, Retired
Attourney-At-Law Murchinson & Murchinson
Professor Northwestern State University, Retired
Attourney-At-Law Salim & Beasley
Student Support Services Northwestern State University