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Every year, we helped more than 10,000 kids and families in Northeast Florida. We're determined to create brighter futures for our children. And we succeed.  We change lives.  We create families ... like Lenny and Candie's. 

Lenny and Candie

Forever families created through adoptionLongtime foster parents Lenny and Candie have cared for special-needs children for more than a decade. Some, says Lenny, you just plain fall in love with.

“They’re wonderful kids with a misfortune that isn’t any fault of their own. They know they could’ve been left someplace,” Lenny says. “Now they’re home. Now they have a family.” Find out how Lenny and Candie grew their special family through adoption.

Our community

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Volunteer

We have lots of opportunities for individuals and groups. We're always looking for help, from working with our kids to beautifying our campus. Get Get involved now!

Upcoming events

Community First Natural Life Music Festival

benefitting Children's Home Society of Florida
Sunday, March 16
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Metropolitan Park
Details

An Evening of Taste

Sunday, April 27
5:30-8 p.m.
Details

9th Annual Hope by Design Fashion Show

Thursday, May 3
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Deercreek Country Club





 

Can we serve you?

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Are you caring for a teen who's pregnant

Is your child struggling to cope with life's challenges? Could counseling help?

Local contacts

Main number: (904) 493-7744
Fax: (904) 348-2818 
3027 San Diego Road | Jacksonville, FL 32207

Kymberly Cook
Executive Director
Kymberly.Cook@chsfl.org

David Clark
Regional Director of Philanthropy
David.Clark@chsfl.org 

Myra Simmons Martinez 
Charitable Giving Director
Myra.Martinez@chsfl.org 

Kimberly Barnes
Philanthropy Director
Kimberly.Barnes@chsfl.org

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