Each year, we help more than 1,800 vulnerable children and families in Broward County. We're determined to create brighter futures for even more kids. We're determined to change more lives and give hope to kids like Whitney. 


The first time we met Joseph, his gaze never left the floor. He flinched when the door shut. Though his bruises were beginning to heal, the emotional wounds from his abusive childhood were still fresh and visibly painful. He desperately wanted to believe in a brighter tomorrow, but he just didn't know how. 

Since entering our care, Joseph has embraced the support he's found through counseling. He's beginning to understand how to work through his painful memories. He's even thinking about his future ... he wants to become a counselor so he can help other kids find hope, just like Children's Home Society of Florida helped him.

Read more of Joseph's story on our #CHSBlog.


Our community

See what we do to change lives.

Step up today. Give now and turn the life around for a child. 

Get involved.  We are currently accepting applications for special event and administrative volunteers.

Advocate. Take a stand on issues that affect kids' lives.

Search and Shop with our corporate sponsors to benefit CHS.

Can't find the service you're looking for? Try searching through United Way 211.

Can we serve you?

Thinking about becoming a foster parent?

Facing an unplanned pregnancy?

Overwhelmed with life and family challenges? Not sure how to cope with mounting stress and frustrations? Complete a referral form.

Could your child benefit from counseling? Complete a referral form.

Have you adopted a child with special therapeutic needs? Need extra support?

Upcoming events 

Helping Turn Lives Around Luncheon – May 19, 2017

We're honored to be selected as a "Salute To Business" Honoree by the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.

Corporate sponsors

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Local contacts

Main number: (954) 453-6400 
Fax: (954) 764-6458
401 NE 4th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Julie H. Schneider
Executive Director

Angela Beers
Charitable Giving Director

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Academy Award for Outstanding Organization of the Year

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