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CHS offers services for children and families in nearly every Florida community. We would be honored to serve your family - please see what services we offer in your community by clicking the boxes below.

Bay County, Calhoun County, Gulf County, Holmes County, Jackson County, and Washington County

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Early Steps

Serving families with children ages 0-3 who have a developmental delay, we help families navigate the challenges and celebrate the milestones so they can help their child reach his or her full potential.

Counseling

Comprehensive counseling services empower children, teens, families and adults to work through and overcome roadblocks that may be holding them back from realizing their full potential. With an emphasis in Trauma Informed Care, CHS counselors are trained in Evidence-Based Practices, providing the best possible care to our community. Counseling is offered in homes, schools, offices and online via telehealth.

 

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Leon County, Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Liberty County, Wakulla County, Madison County, and Taylor County

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Children’s Advocacy Center

In our warm, friendly center, children who have experienced abuse or neglect take the first step toward healing. Our center is a safe place for children to talk about what happened with compassionate, trained counselors and forensic interviewers. We also provide counseling, medical services and crisis intervention for kids and families affected by abuse or neglect.

Early Steps

We help families with children ages 0-3 who have a developmental delay navigate the challenges and celebrate the milestones so they can help their child reach his or her full potential.

Counseling

Comprehensive counseling services empower children, teens, families and adults to work through and overcome roadblocks that may be holding them back from realizing their full potential. With an emphasis in Trauma Informed Care, CHS counselors are trained in Evidence-Based Practices, providing the best possible care to our community. Counseling is offered in homes, schools, offices and online via telehealth.

Sabal Palm Community Partnership School

Through extended and expanded services right at school, we offer  comprehensive support and services including parent and community engagement, extended after-school activity and access to primary healthcare. This is offered to all students at Sabal Palm Elementary.

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Broward County

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Counseling

Comprehensive counseling services empower children, teens, families and adults to work through and overcome roadblocks that may be holding them back from realizing their full potential. With an emphasis in Trauma Informed Care, CHS counselors are trained in Evidence-Based Practices, providing the best possible care to our community. Counseling is offered in homes, schools, offices and online via telehealth.

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Citrus County, Hernando County, Lake County, Marion County, and Sumter County

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Healthy Families

Provides support and guidance to help parents navigate the rollercoaster of parenting. By actively collaborating with families, we empower parents to guide their children to reach milestones, learn confidence and prepare to enter kindergarten on track. Services offered prenatal-age 5.

Family Visitation Center

Provides a safe, neutral environment in which children and families build positive relationships.

Counseling

Comprehensive counseling services empower children, teens, families and adults to work through and overcome roadblocks that may be holding them back from realizing their full potential. With an emphasis in Trauma Informed Care, CHS counselors are trained in Evidence-Based Practices, providing the best possible care to our community. Counseling is offered in homes, schools, offices and online via telehealth.

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Orange County, Osceola County, and Seminole County

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4C Maternal Home Visiting

This weekly program empowers low-income women who are pregnant, as well as their families, to find support, community resources and pre- and post-natal education. After baby is born, we  provide in-home services as we collaborate with 4C staff to assist with a smooth transition into the Early Head Start center-based program.

CINS/FINS

Serving families with children who are defiant, truant, and/or struggle with behavioral challenges,  we empower children and teens aged 6-17 to positively build upon their strengths and coach their family through tough topics as an additional layer of support.

Counseling

Comprehensive counseling services empower children, teens, families and adults to work through and overcome roadblocks that may be holding them back from realizing their full potential. With an emphasis in Trauma Informed Care, CHS counselors are trained in Evidence-Based Practices, providing the best possible care to our community. Counseling is offered in homes, schools, offices and online via telehealth.

Early Head Start

Through this home-visiting program, we serve low-income families who are pregnant or have a child under the age of 3. Home visitors help parents become their child’s first teacher, and guide them as they help their child meet key milestones, from rolling over to saying their first words.

Family Visitation Center

Provides a safe, neutral environment in which children and families build positive relationships.

Foster Parent Support

We provide training and support to foster families as they open their hearts and their homes to children in foster care.

Healthy Families

Provides support and guidance to help parents navigate the rollercoaster of parenting. We actively collaborate with families to empower parents to guide their children to reach milestones, learn confidence and prepare to enter kindergarten on track. Services offered prenatal-age 5.

Neighborhood Centers for Families

Our Centers provide counseling for those who do not have insurance or cannot afford to pay their insurance premiums. Counselors work collaboratively with other agencies such as Goodwill, 4C, the Health Department and others to assist families who are in crisis or need support to increase stability.

Perinatal

Serving parents in Central Florida who have an infant or toddler 0-3 years old, our peer group meetings offer a safe place to connect with and learn from other parents experiencing similar challenges and joys. Parenting classes and one-on-one professional support help moms and dads build stronger and healthier homes.

Targeted Case Management

Serving children aged 0-17 with behavioral or emotional difficulties, a mental health diagnosis (not a developmental challenge), or destructive behaviors, we help families work through tough challenges and reach goals, build strategies to handle challenging behaviors and situations, and manage stress and frustrations.

Community Partnership Schools

Through extended and expanded services right at school, we offer  comprehensive support and services including parent and community engagement, extended after-school activity and access to primary healthcare. This is offered to all students at OCPS Academic Center for Excellence, Eccleston Elementary, Evans High School and Jones High School.

Wraparound Services

Our wraparound process connects and supports youth who have health needs and their families with community-based services and other valuable resources. Families work with Wraparound Specialists and Family Partners using a team-based approach.

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Polk County, Highlands County, and Hardee County

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Children’s Advocacy Center

In our warm, friendly center, children who have experienced abuse or neglect take the first step toward healing. Our center is a safe place for children to talk about what happened with compassionate, trained counselors and forensic interviewers. We also provide counseling, medical services and crisis intervention for kids and families affected by abuse or neglect

Counseling

Comprehensive counseling services empower children, teens, families and adults to work through and overcome roadblocks that may be holding them back from realizing their full potential. With an emphasis in Trauma Informed Care, CHS counselors are trained in Evidence-Based Practices, providing the best possible care to our community. Counseling is offered in homes, schools, offices and online via telehealth.

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Volusia County, Flagler County, and Putnam County

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Family Services Planning Team

The Family Service Planning Team links families with the necessary traditional and non-traditional services to stabilize children in foster care with the goal of keeping them out of residential treatment centers. The FSPT is comprised of a multidsciplinary group of professionals including case managers and local community providers who work to provide both traditional and non-traditional approaches, including therapeutic mentorship, behavioral analysis services and other specialized therapies catering to both the mental health and social needs of the children and families being served.

Family Transition

 

In-Home Family Support Services

 

Mobile Response Team

Offered in Putnam County, our Mobile Response Team provides care to children, teens and young adults under age 25 who encounter a crisis. After a call is made, our MRT Counselors respond within an hour to provide a risk assessment and safety plan. Within 72 hours, we deliver crisis counseling, followed by a referral to community resources.

Healthy Start

We offer home visiting to improve maternal and infant health outcomes by ensuring access to prenatal and infant health services and providing additional services to reduce risk factors.

Foster Parent Support

We provide training and support to foster families as they open their hearts and their homes to children in foster care.

Counseling

Comprehensive counseling services empower children and teens  to work through and overcome roadblocks that may be holding them back from realizing their full potential. With an emphasis in Trauma Informed Care, CHS counselors are trained in Evidence Based Practices, providing the best possible care to our community’s children. Counseling is offered in homes, schools, offices and online via telehealth.

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Baker County, Clay County, Duval County, Nassau County, and St. Johns County

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Acute Intervention Team

This on-call team of trauma-informed counselors provides life-saving treatment for kids experiencing a mental health crisis or on the verge of placement disruption. Counselors remain on call from 3 p.m. to 3 a.m. to bring care and understanding to families during their toughest challenges – day or night.

Transitional Trauma Team

To reduce the trauma impact on children and their parents during removal, CHS has mobilized a specialized on-call team of counselors to accompany Child Protective Investigators—The Transitional Trauma Team (TTT). The counselors’ single goal is to minimize any additional trauma for the child and family during and beyond their journey through the child welfare system.

Post-Adoption Support

To help maintain family stability, we provide family therapy, case management services and support groups for families that have adopted child/ren through the foster care system.

Buckner Place

Our Teen Parent Program and Buckner Place in Jacksonville provides safety and guidance to teen moms and their babies as we empower young moms to care for themselves and their children so they can become independent families.

Counseling

Comprehensive counseling services empower children, teens, families and adults to work through and overcome roadblocks that may be holding them back from realizing their full potential. With an emphasis in Trauma Informed Care, CHS counselors are trained in Evidence-Based Practices, providing the best possible care to our community. Counseling is offered in homes, schools, offices and online via telehealth.

Family Life Education

 

Family Services Planning Team

 

Family Visitation Center

Provides a safe, neutral environment in which children and families build positive relationships.

Foster Parent Support

We provide training and support to foster families as they open their hearts and their homes to children in foster care.

Healthy Families

Provides support and guidance to help parents navigate the rollercoaster of parenting. We actively collaborate with families to empower parents to guide their children to reach milestones, learn confidence and prepare to enter kindergarten on track. Services offered prenatal-age 5.

SPARK of Duval

 

Targeted Case Management

Serving children aged 0-17 with behavioral or emotional difficulties, a mental health diagnosis (not a developmental challenge), or destructive behaviors, our program helps families work through tough challenges and reach goals, builds strategies to handle challenging behaviors and situations, and manage stress and frustrations.

Community Partnership Schools

Through extended and expanded services right at school, we offer  comprehensive support and services including parent and community engagement, extended after-school activity and access to primary healthcare. This is offered to all students at Edward H. White Academy of Leadership, The Webster School, Southwoods Elementary, Wilkinson Junior High, Orange Park High School and Keystone Heights Jr/Sr High.

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Alachua County, Bradford County, Columbia County, Dixie County, Gilchrist County, Hamilton County, Lafayette County, Levy County, Madison County, Suwanee County, Taylor County, and Union County

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Family Visitation Center

Provides a safe, neutral environment in which children and families build positive relationships.

Howard Bishop Community Partnership School

Through extended and expanded services right at school, we offer  comprehensive support and services including parent and community engagement, extended after-school activity and access to primary healthcare. This is offered to all students at Howard Bishop Middle School.

Telehealth Counseling

Comprehensive counseling services empower children, teens, families and adults to work through and overcome roadblocks that may be holding them back from realizing their full potential. With an emphasis in Trauma Informed Care, CHS counselors are trained in Evidence-Based Practices, providing the best possible care to our community.

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Miami-Dade County

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Healthy Families

Provides support and guidance to help parents navigate the rollercoaster of parenting. We actively collaborate with families to empower parents to guide their children to reach milestones, learn confidence and prepare to enter kindergarten on track. Services offered prenatal-age 5.

Family Preservation and Stabilization

Provides a hand up to families working to build a strong family foundation. We partner with parents in crisis related to domestic violence, homelessness, substance abuse and more as well as those who have already become involved in the foster care system. Through this partnership, parents participate in an intensive 24-week program that includes home visits, developmental screenings for children and educational opportunities for parents and children.

Telehealth Counseling

Our telehealth services connect kids, teens and adults with a top therapist in the comfort their own home—with just a few clicks on their smart phone, computer or tablet. Through our telepsychiatry services, we’re also able to connect children with diagnosed mental health challenges with a board-certified psychiatrist who can help manage any necessary medications. Appointments can usually be scheduled within a week, and sessions are covered by Medicaid.

Southridge High Community Partnership School

Through extended and expanded services right at school, we offer  comprehensive support and services including parent and community engagement, extended after-school activity and access to primary healthcare. This is offered to all students at Southridge High.

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Palm Beach County

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Bridges

Serving families with children ages 0-8 living in Lake Park, Lake Worth and West Palm Beach, we work with families to set and achieve personal and family goals, so they can build their own bridge toward success. The program’s workshops and one-on-one support provide a social atmosphere for community families, and parenting guidance to help parents succeed.

CINS/FINS

Serving families with children who are defiant, truant, and/or struggle with behavioral challenges,  we empower children and teens aged 6-17 to positively build upon their strengths and coach their family through tough topics as an additional layer of support.

Counseling

Comprehensive counseling services empower children, teens, families and adults to work through and overcome roadblocks that may be holding them back from realizing their full potential. With an emphasis in Trauma Informed Care, CHS counselors are trained in Evidence-Based Practices, providing the best possible care to our community. Counseling is offered in homes, schools, offices and online via telehealth.

Family Visitation Center

Provides a safe, neutral environment in which children and families build positive relationships.

MODEL Mentoring

This program connects kids aged 6-12 who live in a single-parent household in Palm Beach County with mentors. Youth will be matched with a positive adult mentor who will build self-esteem, teach the importance of respecting authority and empower them to achieve educational goals.

Project 18 Mentoring

This program empowers teens in foster care in Palm Beach County. Youth aged 13-21 who live in Palm Beach County qualify for the program. Teens are connected with an adult mentor in the community who help them prepare for the next stage in their life by providing encouragement and guidance.

Safe Place Shelter

Provides emergency shelter, counseling and basic necessities to youth ages 10 to 17 who are in crisis. May also serve as an immediate short-term safe haven for children and teens in foster care.

Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program

This evidence-based youth development program build teens’ self-esteem and encourages healthy decision-making to improve students’ educational success, life and leadership skills, and behaviors and relationships.  The program helps teens develop healthy behaviors and life skills, while giving them a sense of purpose.

CINS/FINS

Serving families with children who are defiant, truant, and/or struggle with behavioral challenges,  we empower children and teens aged 6-17 to positively build upon their strengths and coach their family through tough topics as an additional layer of support.

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Brevard County

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Early Head Start

Early Head Start empowers low-income families with a child under the age of 3. Our safe, caring centers provide high-quality early learning while also empowering parents to become their child’s first teacher.

Targeted Case Management

Serving children aged 0-17 with behavioral or emotional difficulties, a mental health diagnosis (not a developmental challenge), or destructive behaviors, we help families work through tough challenges and reach goals, build strategies to handle challenging behaviors and situations, and manage stress and frustrations.

Counseling

Comprehensive counseling services empower children and teens  to work through and overcome roadblocks that may be holding them back from realizing their full potential. With an emphasis in Trauma Informed Care, CHS counselors are trained in Evidence Based Practices, providing the best possible care to our community’s children. Counseling is offered in homes, schools, offices and online via telehealth.

Endeavour Elementary Community Partnership School

Through extended and expanded services right at school, we offer  comprehensive support and services including parent and community engagement, extended after-school activity and access to primary healthcare. This is offered to all students at Endeavour Elementary.

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Charlotte County, Collier County, Hendry County, Glades County, and Lee County

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Healthy Families

Provides support and guidance to help parents navigate the rollercoaster of parenting. We actively collaborate with families to empower parents to guide their children to reach milestones, learn confidence and prepare to enter kindergarten on track. Services offered prenatal-age 5.

Telehealth Counseling

Comprehensive counseling services empower children, teens, families and adults to work through and overcome roadblocks that may be holding them back from realizing their full potential. With an emphasis in Trauma Informed Care, CHS counselors are trained in Evidence-Based Practices, providing the best possible care to our community.

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Desoto County, Hillsborough County, Manatee County, Pasco County, Pinellas County, and Sarasota County

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Early Learning Centers Support Team

Working with families with infants and toddlers, particularly those who are living in unstable environments and/or those who have experienced trauma, we help caregivers develop strong bonds with their children as we empower kids and families to work through their challenges to find brighter futures. Funded through the Juvenile Welfare Board, services are provided to families free of charge.

Promoting Stability

Through this program, we provide stability for families during the challenging time following a teen’s brush with the law, as we serve youth aged 11-17 involved in the child welfare and/or juvenile justice system and those who are on a path that may lead to one or both of these. The program provides a supportive approach to identify the child’s and family’s strengths, engage the child’s natural support system (family, neighbors, teachers) and take part in intensive counseling support to help families achieve stability.

Counseling

Comprehensive counseling services empower children, teens, families and adults to work through and overcome roadblocks that may be holding them back from realizing their full potential. With an emphasis in Trauma Informed Care, CHS counselors are trained in Evidence-Based Practices, providing the best possible care to our community. Counseling is offered in homes, schools, offices and online via telehealth.

Mort Elementary Community Partnership School

Through extended and expanded services right at school, we offer  comprehensive support and services including parent and community engagement, extended after-school activity and access to primary healthcare. This is offered to all students at Mort Elementary.

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Martin County, St. Lucie County, Okeechobee County, and Indian River County

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CINS/FINS

Serving families with children who are defiant, truant, and/or struggle with behavioral challenges,  we empower children and teens aged 6-17 to positively build upon their strengths and coach their family through tough topics as an additional layer of support.

Teen Life Choices

Working with youth along the Treasure Coast to encourage abstinence as the best—and only surefire—way to prevent pregnancy, the program uses a life-like doll programmed to act like a baby to teach teens what it’s like to be a sole provider for an infant. Students in St. Lucie County qualify.

Stop Now and Plan (SNAP)

 

WaveCREST

Provides emergency shelter, counseling and basic necessities to youth ages 10 to 17 who are in crisis. May also serve as an immediate short-term safe haven for children and teens in foster care.

Telehealth Counseling

Our telehealth services connect kids, teens and adults with a top therapist in the comfort their own home—with just a few clicks on their smart phone, computer or tablet. Through our telepsychiatry services, we’re also able to connect children with diagnosed mental health challenges with a board-certified psychiatrist who can help manage any necessary medications. Appointments can usually be scheduled within a week, and sessions are covered by Medicaid.

View full location details here.

Escambia County, Okaloosa County, Santa Rosa County, and Walton County

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Adoption Support Team

Provides family therapy and case management services for adoptive families, and connects adoptive families with supportive resources and peer groups. Also provides sibling visits to siblings separated through foster care and supervised parent/child visits for children in foster care.

CHS First

Through CHS FIRST, we provide intensive in-home intervention and preservation services to families in crisis.

Ashley Offerdahl Counseling Program

Comprehensive counseling services empower children, teens, families and adults to work through and overcome roadblocks that may be holding them back from realizing their full potential. With an emphasis in Trauma Informed Care, CHS counselors are trained in Evidence-Based Practices, providing the best possible care to our community. Counseling is offered in homes, schools, offices and online via telehealth.

Family Visitation Center

Provides a safe, neutral environment in which children and families build positive relationships.

Gulf Corp

Our Gulf Corp program places young adults in conservation crews to learn life skills as they help restore the Panhandle’s Gulf Coast.

Healthy Families

Provides support and guidance to help parents navigate the rollercoaster of parenting. We actively collaborate with families to empower parents to guide their children to reach milestones, learn confidence and prepare to enter kindergarten on track. Services offered prenatal-age 5.

Healthy Start

Provide home visiting to improve maternal and infant health outcomes by ensuring access to prenatal and infant health services and providing additional services to reduce risk factors. Florida Hospitals offer the screening to all new parents at the time of delivery.

M-Power House Street Solutions Team

We provide culturally sensitive outreach, prevention and education to the community and youth at risk. We increase runaway and homeless youths’ safety, well-being and self-sufficiency through linkage, service planning, after-care development and follow-up services.  We also provide screenings and assessments to identify at-risk youths’ needs, and we have temporary housing available on a limited basis.

Nurturing Parenting Classes

Provides on-site parenting course utilizing evidence-based curriculum. Classes are open and free to the community.

teenspace

Our teenspace program provides group instruction for pregnant and parenting students. Participating youth receive home-visiting services with a focus on literacy and child development.

Youthworks

Our YouthWorks program provides flexible services to teens at-risk of dropping out of school, as well as those who’ve already dropped out. The program services help them finish their high school educations and transition into employment.

Weis Elementary Community Partnership School

Through extended and expanded services right at school, we offer  comprehensive support and services including parent and community engagement, extended after-school activity and access to primary healthcare. This is offered to all students at Weis Elementary.

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