Kids Central, Inc. is the nonprofit organization serving Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter Counties. The agency develops and manages a comprehensive, community-based system of care for abused, neglected and abandoned children and their families. Kids Central is committed to promoting the welfare of expectant mothers, babies, children and young adults through prevention services, in-home care, foster care, and adoption.
November is National Adoption Month
November is National Adoption Month, and we’ve been busy here at Kids Central. What does this month mean for Kids Central and children it serves in Florida’s 5th Judicial Circuit? It means the staff work tirelessly to recruit new foster parents and potential adoptive parents to care for the children residing in foster homes in Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter Counties. Read more
The Not-for-Profit of the Year Award recognizes a nonprofit organization in Marion County that has a significant impact on the well-being of our community over the past year. An Award of Excellence will be issued to a 501(c) organization that demonstrates meaningful achievement, community involvement, innovative business approaches and unique programs and services provided. In addition, the organization must keep administrative costs down while investing in employees, services, and programs.
Florida Sterling Council and Governor Scott Recognizes Kids Central with Governor’s Sterling Award
May 2015 – Kids Central was named one of seven Governor’s Sterling Award winners. The prestigious Governor’s Sterling Award will be bestowed at the 2015 Governor’s Sterling Award Banquet at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes on Friday, June 5, 2015. Read the full story.