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Category: Needs Assessment

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Strategic Planning Narrows Council Focus

Collectively, the Council desires to shift its focus for funding priorities away from all eight (8) impact areas, as originally identified in July 2021, to possibly just one or two for the upcoming fiscal years. This narrowing of focus is intended to invest more dollars for solutions that address root causes of certain issues, like Kindergarten Readiness and Youth Mental Health.

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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.

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Family Listening Sessions

CSC Leon to host Family Listening Sessions in Neighborhoods. Parents, caregivers and neighborhood representatives are invited to give input on “Family Support” during three upcoming community conversation events.

ITN: Capacity Building for Competitive Application Assistance

The Children’s Services Council of Leon County (“CSC Leon”) seeks to establish, through this Invitation to Negotiate (“ITN”), a contract(s) for capacity building services to support community providers’ ability to respond to funding applications issued by CSC Leon more competitively. Responses are due by 12 p.m. on November 28, 2022.The vendor or vendors selected will…
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Now available: 2022 Gap Analysis Report

QQ Research completes Assets & Needs Assessment Research

CSC Leon contracted with Q-Q Research Consultants (Q-Q Research) in November 2021 to conduct a comprehensive asset and needs assessment that identifies: children’s services currently available, barriers preventing these programs from fully meeting the needs of children in Leon County, gaps that exist within current programming, and outcomes that should be tracked by programs and…
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Upcoming Community Conversations

Upcoming Community Conversations

We are excited to announce several upcoming listening sessions with members of our Council. These engagement opportunities are your chance to learn what the Children’s Services Council of Leon County is and how it is different from other funding agencies in our community. Perhaps more importantly, it is an opportunity for members of the general…
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Call for Community Voices

**UPDATED** The Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) will host a series of focus groups and forums in multiple locations during January, 2022. The goal of these small groups are to engage parents, providers and youth in meaningful discussion on the diverse needs of children and youth as part of the comprehensive assets and needs assessment currently underway. These events are just the start of multiple community engagement events. Some events will be held in-person while others will be hosted virtually. All will be facilitated by the CSC Leon research firm, Q-Q Research Consultants. Participation is limited and pre-registration is required.

Annoucnement: Q-Q Research selected as needs assessment vendor

Q-Q Research Selected to Serve as Needs Assessment Vendor

On October 21, 2021, the Children’s Services Council of Leon County Negotiation Team approved a recommendation from the Needs Assessment Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) Negotiation Team to award Q-Q Research Consultants with the contract for the Asset and Needs Assessment. The contract price is $279,773.