The Children's Board of Hillsborough County
The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County (CBHC) focuses on assisting children and families by promoting services and supports that will achieve outcomes in the areas of healthy births, school readiness and early school success. The CBHC strives to improve service delivery in partnership with local providers, neighborhoods, residents and community-based organizations while building and maintaining the infrastructure necessary to provide children’s services throughout Hillsborough County.
Healthy Start Coalition of Hillsborough County, Inc.
The Healthy Start Coalition is a private, non-profit maternal and child health organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of pregnant women, children and families in Hillsborough County. There are 32 Coalitions in Florida that are responsible for assessing community needs; developing a community-based service delivery plan; ensuring integration of local providers and services; and emphasizing positive patient outcomes.
Champions for Children
For more than 25 years, Champions for Children has been dedicated to helping children and strengthening families in Hillsborough County through prevention, education and treatment programs. Their mission is to prevent abuse before it occurs, stop abuse that is occurring and rebuilding the child and family after abuse.
St. Joseph's Children's Advocacy Center
Since 1993 the Children’s Advocacy Center has served the community by promoting the health and well-being of children. The center is a resource that collaborates with other organizations to help enhance the health, education, safety and future of the children in our community.
Healthy Families Florida & Healthy Families Hillsborough
Healthy Families Hillsborough is part of Healthy Families Florida, a community-based, voluntary home visiting program designed to promote positive parent/child interaction and healthy childhood growth and development, thereby preventing child abuse and neglect. The program is modeled after the highly successful national Healthy Families America Initiative. Healthy Families offers families of newborns living in targeted areas and who are experiencing stressful life situations, home visiting services that are delivered by trained family support workers. The intensity of service is based on the family’s needs.
The mission of REACHUP, Inc. is to advocate for and mobilize resources to help communities achieve equality in healthcare and positive health for families.
Florida Department of Children and Families Automated Community
Connection to Economic Self Sufficiency (ACCESS). The ACCESS Florida
Program helps to promote strong and economically self-sufficient
communities by providing food, cash and medical assistance to
individuals and families on the road to economic recovery.
Through Florida KidCare, the state of Florida offers health insurance for children from birth through age 18, even if one or both parents are working. It includes four different parts. When you apply for the insurance, Florida KidCare will check which part your child may qualify for based on age and family income. The Centers can help you with enrollment.
Suncoast Community Health Centers
Focusing on primary healthcare and general dentistry, Suncoast serves as the medical and dental home of many of the residents and migrant workers and their families living in eastern and southern Hillsborough County. Suncoast currently
operates seven clinics and two dental outreach programs, including their state-of
-the-art dental coach that proudly provides Preventative Dental Services at the Centers in East County, Brandon and South County for children ages 6 months through 18 years.
Prevent Blindness Florida
Promoting a lifetime of healthy vision care through advocacy, education, screening and research. Providing vision screening at the Centers through the Mobile Health Clinic.
School District of Hillsborough County
Their mission is to provide all students the knowledge and skills necessary to reach their highest potential.
Tampa Family Health Centers
Providing Preventative Dental Services at the Centers in Central Tampa, North Tampa and Town 'N Country to children ages 6 months through 18 years.
K-12 EDUCATION & MORE
HOST - Before & After School Learning
GED Online/Distance Learning
CBFRC Promotional Video
CBFRC 5 Year Anniversary
WTSP 10 Second Spot
Informational Video 1
Participant Testimonial Video
2013 CBFRC Video Contest Winner
for children and young adults with
special needs in Hillsborough County
FDLRS (Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resource System)
(Parent Liaison Project)
Developmental Screening Program,
Early Steps is a locally-based program to meet the needs of infants and toddlers with special needs and their families.
Early Childhood Council
Provides early childhood information and referral services, prevention and early intervention, and training and advocacy to the community.
Childcare Resource & Referral
Early Childhood Readiness Program
(813) 740-4713, ext. 239
Contact: Diana Pulido
Specialist for special needs
Self-Reliance Center for Independent Living
Assists individuals with disabilities to live as independently as possible; services provided at no cost, including help with housing, job readiness, equipment, transportation, counseling, recreational and social opportunities.
8901 North Armenia Avenue
Tampa, FL 33604
Plant City office: 813-707-7328