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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.

Warning for Parents and Caregivers! 3.3 Million
Boppy Baby Loungers Recalled after Eight Infant Deaths.

COVID-19 Safety Kits are currently available at

Racial Equity Investment Committee Report on Community Conversations. Click here to learn more!

  2020 Community Town Hall Report

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Emergency Rental Assistance Program

for Hillsborough County Residents. Click here to learn more!

Children’s Board April 2021 Newsletter

Check out The Children’s Board August 2021 Newsletter!

The Newsletter shares tips with parents and caregivers about the importance of Social-Emotional Learning as children prepare to return to school, has pictures from the Grand Opening of the Children’s Board Family Resource Center in Plant City and provides highlights from our 2021 Summer Passport Program!  Please click the link to read the newsletter https://conta.cc/2Vf7TZh.

What’s New

Social-Emotional Learning is crucial to the success of all students. As children return to school this week, listen to an important message from our Executive Director, Kelley Parris sharing tips and resources for parents in and out of school on the ABC Action News – WFTS – Tampa Bay Tampa Bay’s Morning Blend! Click the link to tune it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXNRiyUgWos

Public Service Announcement: 

Hillsborough County lost three infants to drowning recently — Accidental drowning is the leading cause of preventable death for kids under the age of five.  Babies, toddlers, and children can drown when adults take their eyes off of them for as little as 20 seconds–even if they are nowhere near a pool.  Learn how to keep your kids safe by watching the video below and visiting www.preventneedlessdeaths.com.  Taking the appropriate steps can keep kids safe from accidental drownings:

Balancing Act Segment – Learn & Play Greater Tampa and Children’s Board Family Resource Centers

The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County on The Balancing Act “WTTA MyNetwork Channel 38” sharing the fantastic work of our funded programs Learn & Play Tampa Bay and the Children’s Board Family Resources Centers. We are proud of the work these programs are doing to improve the lives of children and families in Hillsborough County every day.

Children’s Board Fiscal Year 2020 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. FY2020 Annual Report

2020 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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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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