Children Services Council of Palm Beach County

Image result for children services council pbc We had the pleasure of having Shana Cooper, Public Information Officer of Children Services Council of Palm Beach County.  Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County provides leadership, funding, services and research on behalf of Palm Beach County’s children so they grow up healthy, safe and strong. Their mission is to plan, fund and evaluate prevention and early intervention programs and services, and promote public policies that benefit all Palm Beach County children and families.

They can be reached by phone at 561-740-7000 or on the Children Services Council of Palm Beach County website here.Listen to the program here: 

Nonprofits First

 We had the pleasure of having  Adriene Tynes, Director of Accreditation of Nonprofits First. Nonprofits First has been the leading resource for strengthening the operational and administrative capacity of nonprofit organizations in Palm Beach County. Comprised of experienced professionals, consultants and volunteers, the vision of Nonprofits First is a community in which all nonprofits achieve their highest level of success.
They promote quality and accountability in our nonprofit community through Accreditation, Education and Professional Development, and IT Management Services.

They can be reached by phone at 561.214.7435 or on the Nonprofits First website here. Listen to the program here: 

 

Achieve Palm Beach County

Achieve Palm Beach CountyWe had the pleasure of having Stacey Watson, Executive Director of Achieve Palm Beach County. Achieve PBC believes our children have a right to equitable access of a post-secondary education in whatever form that may take. Be it a traditional college degree, a professional certification for employment or learning a trade through vocational programs- post-secondary education is for everyone and it is their mission to take the confusion, misconceptions and trepidations out of that process.

They can be reached by phone at 561-375-6653 or on the Achieve Palm Beach County website here. Listen to the program here: 

ChildNet

We had the pleasure of having Ken Brighton, Director of Community Relations and Larry Rein, CEO and President. ChildNet has been chosen by the Florida Department of Children & Families to serve as the Community Based Care (CBC) lead agency in both Broward and Palm Beach Counties. As such, it is the single private non-profit entity responsible for managing the local system of services and supports for the communities’ most vulnerable children.

They can be reached by phone at ChildNet Broward – 954-414-6000 • ChildNet Palm Beach – 561-352-2500 or on the ChildNet website here. Listen to the program here: 

Autism Society of Florida

We had the pleasure of having Stacey Hoaglung President of Autism Society of Florida. ASF exists because persons with autism spectrum disorder have unique capacities and gifts and we are fortunate to have them in our lives. We believe persons with autism spectrum disorders contribute in unique ways to their families and communities. ASF believes that the best advocacy occurs with education and respect and the presumption of competence of all persons.

The mission of the Autism Society of Florida (ASF) is to assure full participation and self-determination in every aspect of life for each individual. Therefore improving the lives of all affected by autism.

They can be reached by phone at 407.207.3388 or on the Autsim Society of Florida’s website here. Listen to the program here: 

 

Spirit of Giving Network

SpiritOfGiving_logo_vertical (2)We had the pleasure of having Sue Diener, Executive Director of Spirit of Giving Network. The Spirit of Giving Network is a collaborative, nonprofit organization with a focus on children and families in South Palm Beach County. It is a forum where nonprofits and community supporters share information, resources and best practices. Currently, there are more than 60 nonprofit member organizations meeting on a monthly basis. The group’s objective is to streamline the delivery of services to the community by working collaboratively to solve issues and improve operations through internal and external partnerships.

They can be reached by phone at 561.385.0144 or on the Spirit of Giving Network website here. Listen to the program here: 

Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc.

 

 2017-ELC-Broward-Header-wideWe had the pleasure of having Alex Browning, Communiations Director and Adriana Farazola, Family Services Manager of Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc. The Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, mission is to provide the resources, advocacy, leadership, coordination and oversight for early care and education from birth to school-age and to support access to school-age care to ensure children’s success in school.

This in an ongoing process that involves building on existing services, working in cooperation with other programs for young children and coordinating and integrating program funding and services to achieve efficiency, accountability and full effectiveness.

They can be reached by phone at 954.377.2188 or on the Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc. here. Listen to the program here: 

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