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  • The Children's Board invests in partnerships and quality programs to support the success of all children and families in Hillsborough County.
  • The Children's Board of Hillsborough County has served children and families for 30 years by granting funding for programs and services.
  • Your Children's Board devotes 86% of each dollar to direct services for children in Hillsborough County.
  • Children's Board grants are awarded through a competitive process and are evaluated on a regular basis to ensure positive impact and fiscal responsibility.
  • The Children's Board invests dollars to fund a wide variety of programs designed to help children lead a healthy, safe, and productive life. And that, makes a difference for all residents of Hillsborough County.

For Families In Hillsborough County During Covid-19, Help With Basic Needs Is Available

As of April 1, 2020 the Children’s Board Family Resource Centers will be open with very limited services. 

A partir del 1 de abril los centros estarán abiertos, con servicios muy limitados.

Please call the Center prior to visiting. We may be able to help you over the phone so you do not have to travel to the Center. 

Por favor llame al centro antes de visitar. Podemos ayudarle por teléfono para que no tenga que viajar al centro.


We can also set an appointment for you to receive help if your matter cannot be completed over the phone.

También podemos hacer  una cita para que usted reciba ayuda si su asunto no se puede completar por teléfono.

If you do need to visit a Center, we will be practicing social distancing and will be limiting the number of people inside the Center based on CDC guidelines.

Si necesita visitar un centro, el centro está practicando el distanciamiento público y limitará el número de personas dentro del centro según las directrices de la CDC.

If you are coming to the Center, you will need to call us prior to entering.

Si va a venir al centro, tendrá que llamarnos antes de entrar.


Monday –Thursday: 9am – 6pm / Lunes – Jueves: 9am – 6pm

Friday: 9am – 1pm / Viernes: 9am – 1pm 

Saturday: 9am – 4pm / Sábado: 9am – 4pm


Brandon 813-740-4634

Central Tampa 813-204-1741

East County 813-752-8700

North Tampa 813-558-1877

 South County 813-641-5600

Temple Terrace 813-435-3032

Town N’ Country 813-356-1703

What’s New

Information about the Coronavirus is all over the news and children are aware. Here are some tips on how to talk with your children and fun activities that you can do with them to make them feel safe and cared for during the Coronavirus. 

All Children in Hillsborough County deserve to have the best start to their education.  Thank you to the Hillsborough Community College Foundation, Marni Fuente and her team for their continued dedication to giving children the best possible start in life. Please watch the video highlighting the work of one of our funded agencies!


Quality Early Education System
Photo – Year in Review
Funded by Children’s Board of Hillsborough County


This Rock ‘n Play design has led to infant deaths. Across the United States 59 babies have died in this sleeper since 2005. Please read the article for more information. 


Children’s Board Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report

We would like to thank our Board of Directors for their vision and support, the Children’s Board staff for their dedication to our mission, and, our funded providers for their hard work and unwavering commitment to our local children and families.  We couldn’t be more proud of our collective impact. View the full report here : FY 2018 Annual Report

Children's Board 2018 Annual Report

For the past 30 years, the Children’s Board has been investing in our most precious resource, our children. This video celebrates our history, addresses challenges our community is currently facing and looks into the future

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men”

– Frederick Douglass

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Contact Us

Children's Board of Hillsborough County
1002 East Palm Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
Phone: 813-229-2884
Fax: 813-228-8122

Email: info@childrensboard.org

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