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Which car seat is the best for my child?

Which car seat is the best for my child?

The best car seat will be the one that fits your child, fits your vehicle and the one that you will use correctly every time. If a car seat is not installed correctly, your child's safety could be in danger. Every car seat has different installation instructions. Here are key items to keep in mind when installing a car seat.Read More
The Yellow Dress

The Yellow Dress

For the past three years Heartland for Children has worked in cooperation with Deana’s Educational Theater to bring the Yellow Dress Production to High Schools in Polk, Highlands and Hardee Counties.  The Yellow Dress is a dramatic one woman play based on the stories of young women who were victims of domestic violence.

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In the last ten[+] years, Heartland for Children has established strong community partnerships and effective programs that have positively impacted our tri-county area. Under their leadership, child abuse has decreased. This change has been a result of strong commitment to prevention and evidence based programs. Additionally, their focus on trauma focused care has made a tremendous impact on children and families that have experienced abuse, neglect, and out of home placements. Heartland for Children is the model of community based care for our state. As a social worker who was involved in the transition to this model of care in our state, I fully support and endorse their continued work and leadership in Hardee, Highlands and Polk counties.