A Child's Life

"Our kids give us a life beyond ourselves. You gave us the chance to be parents again."

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Central Florida

Every year, we help more than 12,000 kids and families in Central Florida. 

We're determined to create brighter futures for our children. And we succeed.  

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Our community

See how we change lives.

Step up. Give today and turn the life around for a child in need. 

Find out how you can get involved.

Advocate. Take a stand on issues that affect kids' lives.

The Faine House

faine house logoWhat happens to teens in foster care on their 18th birthdays?

No cake. No celebration.

They're thrust into adulthood. Immediately.

Some will sleep on the streets that night. Some will drop out of high school. Few have a chance.

Until now. The Faine House will offer something else: Hope.

Learn more. Get involved.

Can we serve you?

Facing an unplanned pregnancy?

Is your child struggling with a mental health challenge?

Are you expecting or have a child younger than age 3? Need advice and guidance?

Could your child benefit from counseling?

Are you a new parent looking for guidance and support?

Need help with a challenging teen?

Expecting a baby, but have questions?

Can't find the service you're looking for? You may wish to view all services offered in your area by using the MyFlorida 211 website.

Upcoming events

Thank you to all who attended our 5th Annual An Evening of HOPE Gala! 

March's Shamrock Fest, hosted by UCF's Kappa Deltas, was a great success.

Come out to the Solar Bears' match against Reading on April 4! Proceeds from the night's Chuck-A-Puck event will be donated to our Central Florida division.

Our annual Turning Lives Around Fundraising Luncheon will take place on Thursday, May 14 at the Alfond Inn in Winter Park.

Recent news

Yolanda Demont, a case manager supervisor, received a 2014 Adoption Excellence Award!

Liz's Fashion Experience and bébé’s Baby Boutique hosted a holiday brunch and fashion show benefiting the Perinatal Program.


Local contacts

Main number: (321) 397-3000
Fax: (407) 681-5478
1485 S. Semoran Blvd., Suite 1402
Winter Park, FL 32792

Tara Hormell
Executive Director

Phillip Deal
Philanthropy Director

For adoption and foster care inquires:

Sharon Shoemaker
(407) 262-7688 


Christopher Grant
Charitable Giving Director

Kevin Little
Resource Development Specialist

Meghan Pfleiderer
Volunteer Program Manager

Specific career questions?

Meet our local board.

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