• Advocating for Florida’s Children

    The Florida Children’s Council shapes policies that ensure Florida's children are healthy, safe and ready to succeed. Read More »

    Florida Children's Council
  • Vital to Your Community

    Bringing together funding, thought leaders and data for the betterment of Florida’s children and families. Read More »

    Florida Children's Council
  • Starting a Children’s Services Council

    Early investments in children through a Children’s Services Council also translate into greater savings down the road for your county. Read More »

    Florida Children's Council
  • Unique to Each Community

    Each Children’s Services Council uniquely meets the needs of the children and families in their communities. Read More »

    Florida Children's Council

About the Council

The Florida Children's Council is an association of Children's Services Councils statewide. We are a non-profit organization promoting best practices and professional standards and influencing state policies related to the health, well-being, and education of Florida's children, youth and families. Learn More »

From Our Blog

A Tribute to Mentors

By Dr. Brittany Birken, Florida Children’s Council Early in my life, my mother told me that my motto was “leap and the net will appear.” […]

Healthy Beginnings

by Dr. Stacy Howard, Florida Children’s Council – Did you know that every year Florida welcomes more than 215,000 newborns?  Florida ranks as the 4th […]


By Dr. Stacy Howard – Florida Children’s Council.  Last week, I had the pleasure of attending my first Florida Association of Infant Mental Health (FAIMH) […]