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Expanding the GOOD and Strengthening Families through Advocacy

February 22, 2024

The 2024 legislative season brings new opportunities for our child advocates to continue CHS’s legacy of GOOD. Since our founding in 1902, our local and state leaders, advocates, team members and volunteers we have worked tirelessly to drive necessary policy changes and support the continuation of successful and effective programs that positively impact the lives […]

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Changing Lives and Brightening Futures for 121 years!

November 16, 2023

This year has been a grand celebration! As we reflect on the past year and our incredible 121-year legacy, it’s a perfect time to express our deepest appreciation for your support and dedication. We wouldn’t be where we are today without YOU … our cherished donors, devoted volunteers, dedicated board members, passionate team members, and […]

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Children’s Home Society of Florida Introduces Help Me Grow Pinellas

May 10, 2023

Free Resources for Local Parents of Children Experiencing Developmental Delays St. Petersburg, Fla. (May 10, 2023) – Children’s Home Society of Florida, the state’s largest organization devoted to children and families is now offering Help Me Grow in Pinellas County – a resource helping families identify and address developmental delays in children. Research shows 90 […]

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Raise Awareness and Support Families During National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 27, 2023

Since 1902, Children’s Home Society of Florida has helped children and families by supporting and empowering parents to raise their children in healthy, nurturing homes. During National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we celebrate families working hard to break cycles of abuse and neglect, to create safe and stable homes for their kids, and to build […]

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Overcoming New Parent Stress with CHS Healthy Families

July 12, 2022

When you’re a new parent, it can be overwhelming, confusing and, sometimes a bit scary. Catherine related to these feelings because she was an expecting mother dealing with a lot of life changes all at once. “My husband and I found out we were pregnant weeks after leaving the military. We came to a quick […]

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Strengthening Communities with Healthy Families | Tanya’s Story

April 10, 2022

When Tanya became pregnant with her first child she joined Children’s Home Society of Florida’s Healthy Families – a program that provides encouragement, practical guidance and resources to parents throughout Florida. During weekly sessions, and in the comfort of their own homes, parents – like Tanya — learn how to help their children reach key […]

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Infant Immunization Week: Standard Vaccination Schedule

April 8, 2022

Vaccination is one of the most effective ways to prevent diseases and keep your family safe. But in recent years, myths and misinformation have created vaccine hesitancy – both delaying vaccinations and leading families to skip them all together. In fact, about 1 in 5 parents is considered “vaccine hesitant.” Vaccine hesitancy and misinformation can […]

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Finding confidence and support with CHS Healthy Families

February 2, 2022

“Healthy Families has helped me a lot — with information, diapers, things for my baby — it also helped me emotionally,” shares Serena, a mother of three. Serena was deep in financial stress and felt alone with no one to turn to. She wanted to provide the best for her children, but she struggled to […]

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Finding Confidence and Stability with CHS Healthy Families Navigators

December 6, 2021

Caroline, a single mother of one, struggled to keep a job to support her family. Deep in financial stress, she felt helpless. An immense lack of support left her isolated, anxious and disconnected from her son. Caroline longed to find stability in a job, build her self-esteem and be able to provide for her son, […]

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Unconditional love despite a difficult journey : Rachael’s Story

September 27, 2021

Rachael joined Children’s Home Society of Florida’s Healthy Families program during one of the most difficult and unstable times in her life. Shortly after enrolling, the instability became overwhelming and her children were removed from her custody and placed in foster care. It broke Rachael’s spirit to know that others were taking care of her […]

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