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Children’s Board Family Resource Centers

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music-more-scThe Children’s Board Family Resource Centers are located throughout Hillsborough County and offer programs and services emphasizing family support, child development, health and safety, and learning success.

Everyone is encouraged to visit to discover the many opportunities available for parents, children, teens and individuals. All programs and services are available at no cost. The Centers are designed to help families become happier, healthier and stronger in a refreshing, home-like environment where caring staff and members offer support, opportunities and new friendships.

The Children’s Board Family Resource Centers practice the Principals of Family Support and embrace the Five Protective Factors. The primary focus is parenting families with young children birth to age eight, however, the Centers do provide services without eligibility restrictions and all programs and services are available at no cost to any family or individual.

The project is funded by the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County and administered by the Healthy Start Coalition of Hillsborough County. It functions as a collaborative partnership between agencies committed to families in our community including A! SLS Success through Learning & Support, Champions for Children, Children’s Home Network, REACHUP, Inc. and St. Joseph’s Children’s Wellness and Safety Center.

Centers offer the following:

  • Developmental Playgroups
  • Developmental Screening
  • Car Seat Safety Classes
  • CPR & First Aid Certification
  • Mobile Clinic Services including: Child Well Care, Immunizations, Vision & Hearing Screenings
  • Family Service Coordination
  • Ready to Learn Assistance
  • Healthcare Enrollment Assistance
  • Family Counseling
  • Mobile Dental Services
  • Information & Referrals
  • Mobile Services
  • A Variety of Center-Driven Activities

Last year the Children’s Board Family Resource Centers had 31,461 participants who
enjoyed 54,244 services.

Center Locations:

Brandon (Managed by Children’s Home Network)
1271 Kingsway Road, Brandon, FL 33511, (813) 740-4634

Central Tampa (Managed by REACHUP, Inc.)
1002 East Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605, (813) 204-1741

East County (Managed by Champions for Children)
301 North Palmer Street, Plant City, FL 33563, (813) 752-8700

North Tampa (Managed by Champions for Children)
116 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 558-1877

South County (Managed by Children’s Home Network)
3030 East College Avenue, Ruskin, FL 33570, (813) 641-5600

Doretha Wynn Edgecomb
Children’s Board Family Resource Center in
Temple Terrace (Managed by Easterseals Florida)
5892 East Fowler Avenue, Temple Terrace, FL 33617, (813) 435-3032

Town N’ Country (Managed by Children’s Home Network)
7520 West Waters Avenue, #8, Tampa, FL 33615, (813) 356-1703

Who can visit Children’s Board Family Resource Centers?

All classes and support services are offered at no cost to participants and are open to any individual or family.
Visit the website at to find classes and events at each Center.


Healthy Start Coalition of Hillsborough County, Inc.
2806 North Armenia Avenue
Suite 100
Tampa, Florida 33607

Phone: (813) 233-2800
Fax: (813) 233-2809

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