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Category: Family Support

Books Balls and Blocks Free Childhood Screening Event

Free Screening and Resources to Help Young Children Thrive

TALLAHASSEE, FL – On Friday, June 28, the Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) will host its second “Books, Balls & Blocks” Early Childhood Developmental Screening at its office. Families are invited to come and “play” between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. This interactive parent-child event is fun and entertaining, in addition to…
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Summer Youth Expo; carton children skipping


More than 900 children will receive free summer camp from at least 11 different programs On Saturday, March 23, we will host the second annual Summer Youth Expo on the grounds of FAMU Developmental Research School, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This family-friendly event is designed to be a “one-stop shop” showcase to connect…
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group of four individuals standing and smiling in doorway.

UPDATE: CSC Leon issues contract for Family Resource Center Management ITN

February 20, 2024: We are getting ready to embark on a new way of service delivery in Leon County. Using national, evidence-based standards to guide our steps toward improving outcomes for children and families, we will create a system of neighborhood based Family Resource Centers. We look forward to leveraging the community partnership school experience…
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CSC Leon hosted first ‘Family Book Fair’ to promote early literacy for the Holidays

The Council, along with various community partners, provided free resources and age-appropriate materials to foster reading skills development during the coming winter break. TALLAHASSEE, FL – On Monday, December 11, the Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) hosted its first-ever Family Book Fair. More than 50 children and their families participated in the…
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CSC Leon, Children's Services of Leon County, Rebound and Recovery (image of tree logo with family)

Partnership with FSU and Leon County Schools to Build Resiliency in Pre-K Students

Nearly 200 professionals and more than 1,200 young students will benefit from this investment. TALLAHASSEE, FL – Earlier this week, the Leon County School Board (LCS) approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Florida State University (FSU) committing in-kind resources to support the implementation of “Rebound & Recovery.” This cognitive behavioral resiliency program is funded…
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CSC leon Intent to Award: Family Supports Funding

12 Programs Selected for ‘Family Supports’

This funding is the start of long-term funding to implement new programs and expand existing ones to meet specific needs identified by the public in the 2022 Needs Assessment and 2023 Family Listening Sessions.

CSC Leon Seeking Volunteers (Logo of Growing Family Tree)

Seeking ‘Family Supports’ Volunteers

CSC Leon seeks to engage community volunteers to serve as members of various Evaluations Teams to help review proposals for funding from our upcoming application opportunities. When the Council releases Community Investment Partnership (CIP – community providers) funding announcements, the services of these diverse and experienced panel members that represent a wide variety of professions,…
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CSC Leon is now hiring: Program and Quality Assurance Specialist

Now Hiring: Program & Quality Assurance Specialist

The Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) seeks a program and quality assurance specialist to join its team dedicated to the development of the organization as a catalyst for positive change to improve the lives and outcomes of children, youth and families in our community. Overview of Children’s Services CouncilChildren’s Services Councils (CSCs),…
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CSC Leon Local Funding Opportunity

Community Funding Opportunity

CSC Leon released two procurements to implement and expand Family Support Services. Click here to learn more. CSC Leon seeks to fund very specific program types under the “Family Supports” umbrella, starting August 1, 2023. The objective of these funding opportunities is to invest in a wide variety of programs that reach children, youth and…
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