Heartland for Children

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About us

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Heartland for Children is the local not-for-profit agency responsible for redesigning the foster care system in Polk, Hardee and Highlands Counties. Heartland for Children promotes the prevention of child abuse and oversees the provision of services for children who have been abused and/or neglected. These services include in-home family strengthening, adoption, case management, foster care and independent living. As the local Child Welfare Lead Agency, Heartland for Children is concerned with the safety and well being of all children in our community.

Mission Statement

Improving safety, permanency, and well being for all children in Polk, Highlands, and Hardee Counties.

Vision Statement

To eliminate child abuse and neglect in Polk, Highlands, and Hardee Counties.


Contact information

Date Founded: 2002

Government ID number: 02-0619609

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Phone: 8635198900

Fax: 8635195912

1239 East Main Street, Bartow, FL, 33830, US

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