Congratulations to our New Case Managers!

Join us in congratulating our 15 newly certified child welfare professionals! These graduates just completed our 12-week Pre-Service Training to join the ranks of child welfare to protect and strengthen children and families in Polk, Highlands and Hardee Counties!

"We all know this is a hard field to work in. Remember that first day of training, when we all shared why we are here. Hold that reason close to your heart and let each successful case and each child and family that you help add to that reason. There will be hard days for sure but at the end of the day, remember why we are here. Remember who we do this for."

- Kari Whiting, Case Manager at Children's Home Society of Florida (Lakeland, FL) 


"I asked, 'Why doesn't somebody do something about that?' Then I realized, I'm somebody." - John Vanhorn, Lead Trainer at HFC

Thank you for everyone of our graduates for answering the call to do the most meaningful work in our community - serving our children and families in crisis!