People Empowering People

For Individuals with Developmental & Intellectual Disabilities

Welcome to Bost.

We are a community-based, not-for-profit agency providing services for individuals in Arkansas who have developmental and intellectual disabilities.

We’re making
a big difference.

Counties Served


Individuals Served

“From a tiny acorn grows a mighty oak.”

Dr. Roger Bost, Founder

You can help us expand our reach.

Every donation helps us to maximize the quality of life for individuals with disabilities as well as their families.

Experience a truly rewarding career.

Our people tell the story.

The Bost community is made up of men, women, parents, children, workers & staff, all with a common mission: To empower.

Bobbi Lang – Quilt Artist Visits Bost!

Bobbi Lang Quilt Artist came to the Bost Fort Smith ADC/Work Development Program on Thursday, July 11, 2024, as part of our Community Outreach Series. Bobbi shared her story of how she started quilting with those served at the Marilyn Foster Complex. She told them she...

July Anniversaries!

July 2024 Anniversaries 22 years Madelyn Roderick 19 years Chase Butler, Deborah Teale 18 years Berta Simmons 17 years Janet Smith 15 years Sherry Morris, Brenda Acord, Lori Sprenger 14 years Brandi Simpson 12 years Beth Hearron, Ryan Stephens 11 years Vickie...

June Anniversaries!

June 2024 Anniversaries 25 years Rhonda Jones 24 years Yadira Martinez 21 years Angela Fox 20 years Edward Lowry 19 years Amanda Marlin 18 years Stephanie Surls, Petra Woodward, Kristina Walters 16 years Christina Ponsetta 13 years Michael Burns 12 years Sheila Adams,...

May Anniversaries!

May 2024 Anniversaries 19 years Carol Morgan, Shirley Hatley 15 years Darren Tolbert, Terrie Holloway, Kim Perry 14 years Valorie Davidson 12 years John Gregory 11 years Leona Boatman, Brittany Scott 10 years Shirley Lowther, Calvin Underwood, Janet Swan, Kimberly...

April Anniversaries!

April 2024 Anniversaries 24 years Talikwa Scott 15 years Brian Hamilton, Glinda Polk 14 years Terri Walker 13 years Marcia Walker 12 years Patrica Ashmore, Amy Peters 10 years Barbara Young, Joetta Few 9 years Stephanie Lewis 8 years Larry Bearden, Susan Nwigwe, Tammy...

March Anniversaries!

March 2024 Anniversaries 25 years Reba Denton 23 years Sandy Chamberlain, Jannia Green 22 years Angela Jackson 16 years Angela Chaffin 15 years April Hunt 14 years Tracy Stafford, Beckie Rogers 13 years Tonya Smith, Helen Day, Jason Carter, Benjamin Ransom 11 years...

ArTs at Bost is Doing BIG Things!

Arts at Bost has been expanding! In 2023 Arts at Bost has added art classes in Russellville and Rogers. Arts at Bost will also be adding a second art class in Fort Smith for more budding artists! We are excited about the expansions and look forward to all the fun...

Best Little Fish in the Pond!

We are so honored that, for the second year in a row, the readers of Russellville’s Courier News voted Bost Dardanelle the Best Adult Day Program! Cindy Hardgrave, Manager, refers to Bost as a “little bitty fish” but the truth is, this win means that we proudly...