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Contact Us

Main Office

3027 San Diego Road

Jacksonville, FL 32207

(904) 493-7744



Executive Director

Ernest Hamilton

Ernest.Hamilton@chsfl.org

Philanthropy

Amy Moring

amy.moring@chsfl.org

Philanthropy

Madi Gardner

madi.gardner@chsfl.org

Philanthropy

Lovely Greer

lovely.greer@chsfl.org

Volunteers, gifts in-kind and community presentations & outreach

Emily Williamson

emily.williamson@chsfl.org

CHS Events in
Greater Jacksonville


Community Partnership School Investment Campaign

March 1, 2022 - June 30, 2025

Event Details

Services Offered

Acute Intervention Team

The Acute Intervention Team (AIT) is an on-call program in which a therapist is available after hours to provide support to foster families and children in care. The AIT is trained to assist those who are experiencing disruptive or dangerous behaviors within the home.  

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Buckner Place Teen Parenting Program

The Teen Parenting Program at Buckner Place in Jacksonville, Florida empowers pregnant and parenting teens, ages 13 to 19, to pursue meaningful, productive futures as they realize their full potential. Helping them when they need it the most by providing guidance and support, teaching them basic parenting or lifestyle skills and encouraging them to find […]

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Cannabis Youth Treatment

  Research from the National Institute on Drug Use suggests that 1 in 6 teens who use marijuana develop an addiction. For these teens, our Cannabis Youth Treatment program is here. Referred students take part in: A minimum of five counseling sessions (a mix of individual & group sessions) Periodic drug screens to ensure progress […]

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Community Schools

Thousands of Florida students arrive to school each day with more than a backpack – they carry baggage beyond their years: hunger, homelessness, poverty, exposure to violence, mental health struggles, inadequate access to health care and more. They carry so much weight that they simply cannot focus on their education. Often times, these students and […]

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Family Visitation Centers

Our Family Visitation Centers off a warm, friendly environment where moms and dads learn how to practice positive parenting, and family connections begin to form.

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For Parents

Kids don’t come with instruction manuals – and it can be overwhelming! But you can do this – and we’re here to support you. Learn more – complete this simple form and we’ll be in touch to serve you soon!

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Healthy Families

When you’re a new parent, it can be overwhelming, confusing and, sometimes a bit scary. In the comfort of your own home, our professional and compassionate Home Visitors will be your coach and champion as you help your children realize their full potential.

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Healthy Start

You may be excited, yet nervous about what’s to come. Filled with joy, yet also filled with the fear of not knowing what to expect. Healthy Start is here for you. This free, voluntary program offers compassionate support and resources to pregnant women – many referred by their physician – and families with newborns.   […]

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Family Crisis Coordination

When your child’s behavior and/or mental health struggles seem like too much to bear, Children’s Home Society of Florida’s Family Crisis Support is here to help.

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Family Life Education

Through Family Life Education, family visitations and support to the community, we help strengthen family relationships. Offering services in the home or in the office –wherever it’s most convenient for families – FLE offers individualized in-home or in-office support to provides parenting assessments to identify each family’s specific needs as well as one-on-one parenting education, […]

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Family Services Planning Team

Is your child’s behavior overwhelming? Has the peace in your home disappeared? Hope and help is a phone call or click away.

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Targeted Case Management

Support for children and adults with behavioral and emotional struggles.

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Therapeutic Visitation Services

Therapeutic Visitation Services help  provide the utmost support throughout your sessions as we help you strengthen your family bond.

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Additional Services:

Comprehensive Adoption Services

Local Board

  • Brian R. Crooke, Chair
    • SouthState Bank
  • Robert Geis, Second Vice Chair
    • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company
  • Jay Southerland,  Immediate Past Chair
    • The Southerland Group, Inc.
  • Aleizha Batson
    • Florida Blue
  • Jodi Burns
    • Retired – Acosta Sales & Marketing
  • Amaury Carrasco
    • Infor
  • Kevin R. Copeland
    • Barclays
  • Charles L. Cromer
    • Charles L. Cromer, CPA
  • Bryan Howard
    • Mercury Performance Group
  • Russell Jones
    • Prattos Jones Group of Morgan Stanley
  • Hailey Lafferty
    • Lafferty Creative, LLC
  • David K. Leininger
    • Springtech Capital, LLC
  • Alicia Burst Longo
    • APPS Paramedical Services
  • Shelita S. McGowan
    • McGowan Medical Centers’
  • Jeanne Maron
    • The Gifted Cork
  • Brittany Moore
    • Landstar System
  • Jessica Munday
    • KPMG
  • Ted Nelson
    • Retired – Skyetec
  • Brad Nestor
    • PGA TOUR, Inc.
  • Clarence Wilkerson
    • Weyerhauser Company
  • Debi Wilkinson
    • Bank of America