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Safety of social distancing brings hidden dangers to many of our children

April 11, 2020

Life in the time of COVID-19 dictates that we socially distance to lower risks for the health of our nation. Yet at such a time as this, the risk to our children’s well-being could not be greater. Families already struggling with mental health disorders, substance misuse and so much more, are now also finding themselves hit […]

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Coronavirus changes: Heroes protect children in a time of instability

April 10, 2020

In the midst of so much uncertainty, so much fear, I see so much good. There is good in the essential work that must continue. Not a minute passes without the heart of our communities rapidly beating to serve others. Our first responders, health care workers, gas station attendants, grocery store clerks, maintenance professionals, janitorial […]

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Help needed more than ever for Central Florida children in foster care

April 10, 2020

As this pandemic pushes on, so do the jobs of those who care for and oversee the many Central Florida kids in foster care. These everyday heroes simply ask that their commitment reminds people how important it is for these children. Placing children in the safe loving homes is what this is all about. Team […]

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Digital Diaper Drive to support Brevard families

April 9, 2020

As our daily lives are being forced to change and residents are losing jobs or having work hours decreased, families in need of continual support can find resources still in operation throughout the county. The Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is looking to assist families struggling to afford basic needs by raising funds through […]

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Virus isolation may increase child abuse

April 9, 2020

Advocates for children are concerned that child abuse and neglect are increasing as COVID-19 forces people to stay home, resulting in isolation, stress, economic hardship, and inadequate child supervision. “As families face unprecedented challenges with no end date in sight, community support is critical to keep families safe, strong and stable during COVID-19,” Children’s Home […]

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Cases Of Child Abuse And Neglect Expected To Rise Due To Coronavirus

April 1, 2020

Cases of child abuse and neglect are expected to rise in the coming weeks and months due to the coronavirus. Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas has already reported a spike, as reported by Newsweek. There haven’t been any noticeable changes locally, according to Kymberly Cook, COO of the statewide child welfare organization Children’s Home Society of […]

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Experts fear coronavirus pandemic could increase child abuse

March 30, 2020

As COVID-19 prompts many homes, businesses and institutions to close their doors, social agencies are worried a quiet crisis is forming for at-risk children who depend on community support for food, shelter and safety. Local agencies are working proactively to provide resources, information, counseling and supplies to families who may need them. But with social distancing and the […]

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Brand Meyer joined Children’s Home Society of Florida Board of Directors

August 3, 2018

Orlando, Fla. (August 3, 2018) — Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) has appointed Wells Fargo Senior Managing Director Brand Meyer to its statewide Board of Directors. As the state’s largest and most reputable organization committed to serving children and families, CHS has adopted a bold new direction – to end the need for foster […]

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Former Rep. Ronald Brisé joins Children’s Home Society of Florida Board of Directors

July 23, 2018

Tallahassee, Fla. (July 23, 2018) — Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) has appointed former State Representative Ronald Brisé to its statewide Board of Directors. Currently a consultant in the government affairs practice at the law firm of Gunster, Brisé previously served on the Florida Public Service Commission through multiple terms including in the role […]

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Foster parents are hometown heroes

June 22, 2018

While there may not be capes hanging on closet hooks, Broward County is home to heroes. You might pass them in the grocery store or in the office breakroom and may not even know the amazing impact they make within our community. They’re not living in hideouts or headquarters, but in your very own neighborhoods, […]

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