A Child's Life

"I finally feel safe. I have more peace than I've ever felt. People really care about us here."

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Our leaders

Michael J. Shaver, CEO

Michael J. Shaver, CEOA longtime advocate for children and a recognized leader in the child welfare industry, Mr. Shaver believes in strategic collaboration and in using research, evidence and data to develop, deliver and analyze innovative practices and programs to ensure children and families receive only effective, quality services. Continue reading about Mr. Shaver.

Mr. Shaver's leadership team brings a wealth of experience, education and commitment to bettering kids' lives. Meet his team.

Board of Directors

Valerie Siedel, Children's Home Society of Florida board memberValerie Seidel, Chair

Ms. Seidel leads a group of passionate individuals dedicated to improving the lives and futures of Florida's children through their volunteer service on our governing Board of Directors. Meet our board members.

Local leaders

Talented, experienced, committed professionals care for children and families in each of Florida's 64 counties. Our local leadership and volunteer boards allow us to meet the unique needs of kids in our diverse communities. See who's serving kids in your community.

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