A Child's Life

"Watching them thrive … it’s amazing. They’re little miracles.”

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Gulf Coast

We create brighter futures for our children. We change their lives.  We guide teens toward brighter futures.

Joshua House "Because of You" video from Children's Home Society Florida on Vimeo.

Our community

You probably know us best for Joshua House. See what else we do to change lives.

Your generosity helps kids, teens and families here in the Tampa Bay area. 

Find out how you can get involved.

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

Local contacts

Main number: (813) 949-8946
Fax: (813) 948-1578
1515 Michelin Court | Lutz, FL 33549

Eliza McCall-Horne
Executive Director

Ellen Boczarski
Philanthropy Director

Specific career questions?

Meet our local board.

Connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CHSgulfcoast!

Can we serve you?

Facing an unplanned pregnancy?

Could your child benefit from counseling

Can you image your life without computer skills? Learn more about TechSuccess-- an initiative bridging the technology gap for our community's most vulnerable children.

At Mort Elementary School, A Community School, we're changing the lives of students, their families and the surrounding community.

Our experienced clinicians are able to provide needed clinical services for your families:

  • Master-level and licensed clinicians ready to serve YOUR families
  • Trauma informed therapeutic care to meet individual needs
  • In-home services available to eliminate transportation challenges
  • Appointments within one week of receiving the referral
  • Medicaid provider

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

News and events

We're collecting toiletry supplies for more than 900 children in the Tampa Bay area. Please contact Rachelle Duroseau to arrange a donation pick-up or drop-off

Thanks to all who helped make our 39th Annual Silver Coffee Moonlight Over Calypso Bay a great success!

Thank you to all who attended our recent Turning Lives Around Fundraising Social.

The Minto Foundation donated $5,000 to benefit our Earn-to-Learn program and our upcoming Turning Lives Around event.

We are grateful to the local organizations that support our kids and families.

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