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Contact Us

Main Office

650 10th Street

Vero Beach, FL 32960

(772) 344-4020



Executive Director

Sabrina Sampson

Sabrina.Sampson@chsfl.org

Philanthropy

Samantha Ramlall

Samantha.Ramlall@chsfl.org

Administrative Supervisor

Glorimar Michael

glorimar.michael@chsfl.org

Volunteers, gifts in-kind and community presentations & outreach

Julie Robinson

Julie.Robinson@chsfl.org

CHS Events in
Treasure Coast


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Services Offered

Adoption

We’ve been bringing families together through adoption since 1902.

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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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CINS/FINS

If you’re struggling with your child’s challenging behaviors, you’re not alone – and there is light at the end of the tunnel. Through CINS/FINS, we’ll empower your child to positively build upon strengths, coach your family through tough topics and provide an additional layer of support.

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DJJ Prevention Program

Hope is not lost – you can change your life trajectory. Whether you have received a Civil Citation from law enforcement or have been arrested, the DJJ Prevention Program is here to help. Our DJJ Prevention Program provides kids and young adults involved with the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) with support, guidance, and access […]

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For Teens

Your future will be bright. We’re here to empower you to build the life you’ve dreamed of. If you’re at least 13 and in foster care, prepare for your future.

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WaveCREST Shelter

Are you looking for a temporary place to stay in the midst of crisis so you have a sense of security and access to basic necessities? WaveCREST is here for you. The WaveCREST Shelter serves as a short-term safe haven for children and teens.  Contact us at (772) 460-9752.

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Independent and Transitional Living

Our transitional living and independent living programs open doors to help youth in foster care and young adults exiting foster care pursue meaningful, productive futures as they realize their full potential.

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Community Partnership Schools

Attn. School Districts – Opportunities to integrate the Community Partnership Schools™ model into your 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 health care and more. They carry so much weight […]

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Dodgertown Elementary

What makes a Community Partnership School at Dodgertown Elementary special? Health and wellness services will be available to students Students will have access to healthy foods Help with school work will be available to students We want you to continue to shape the Dodgertown Elementary community Dodgertown Elementary, a Community Partnership School is a partnership […]

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Child Welfare

Just as important, we lead the way in changing how we serve children and families.

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Foster Care

Open your heart and home to children in their greatest time of need Provide stability and hope to children in the midst of uncertainty. Become a foster parent. Are you a current foster parent with feedback to share with CHS? Complete this short form to let us know what’s on your mind! We read every […]

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Child Protection Team

The Child Protection Team serves the entire family. While the focus is on the child’s health, safety and emotional well-being, we also understand that the healing process involves the whole family. Our team is sensitive to children’s physical and emotional pain and works closely with local officials to help ensure children’s safety and to connect […]

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Safe Place Shelters

Throughout St. Lucie, Martin, Indian River and Okeechobee counties, highly-visible yellow and black signs (as shown below) are displayed on the exterior of various businesses that comprise the network of Safe Place sites. This is where young people can go if they need help quickly.

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Teen Life Choices

Partnering with schools in St Lucie and Indian River counties, Teen Life Choices (TLC) teaches students vital skills like safe dating, safe social media practices, budgeting and more, culminating in students taking home a life-like doll programed to act like a baby to teach teens what it’s like to be a sole provider for an […]

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Additional Services:

Child Protection Team
Safe Place Shelters
Teen Life Choices

Local Board

  • Alex Ralicki, Chair
  • Tonya Lowe
  • Emily Mass
  • Mike McGee
  • Elizabeth Sorensen
  • Colleen Stuart
  • Stephanie Womack
  • Yvette Zamoyski

Honorary Board:

  • Janet Baines
  • Richard Schlitt
  • Marta Schneider

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