Children’s Services

What we do

Our department focuses on keeping youth, and families protected and empowered to live safe, healthy lives. Our 24/7 Residential Respite and Emergency Shelter programs for youth ages 10-17 provide enriching activities, individual and family counseling, academic support, and health/wellness services to support the stabilization of youth and families in crisis.

Leading the Safe Place initiative in Hillsborough County offers immediate respite help for runaway or homeless youth 24/7.

Community Counseling services are available to youth 6-17 years old and families, with access to free individual and/or family counseling with licensed therapists in multiple locations throughout Hillsborough County.

Additionally, offering Intensive Case Management and Case Staffing programs for youth and families in need of support.

Child Care Licensing provides Regulatory, ongoing monitoring, and training services for childcare homes, facilities and after-school programs.

Frequently requested services

Important links

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Contact us

Address:  3191 Clay Mangum Ln.
Tampa, FL 33618

Department Director: Patrick Minzie, II

Phone: (813) 264-3807

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