Kid Central’s Approach

Our approach centers on delivering impactful services that create better outcomes for children and families.

Building Better Lives

As the community-based care lead agency for Circuit 5, Kids Central strives every day to embrace the purpose of building better lives. This is possible through programs, customer service, quality assurance, and community relations. Kids Central continues to concentrate on improving outcomes and achieving results, which in turn changes the lives of the children, families, and the communities served. By utilizing best practices, evidence-based programming, strategic planning, and measurements, Kids Central can quantify its impact.

Proven Approach

Our proven approach has earned Kids Central COA accreditation, and we’re the first community-based care lead agency to receive the prestigious Florida Governor’s Sterling Award.

Sterling Award

In June 2015, Kids Central’s achievements were acknowledged, as Kids Central became a 2015 Governor’s Sterling Award (GSA) recipient. Based on the Baldrige Management Criteria, the Florida Sterling Council awards organizations demonstrating continued performance excellence, recognizing them as role models. To be considered, applicants complete a lengthy self-assessment, implement continuous improvement strategies, benchmark and compare performance to nationally recognized standards, submit a comprehensive written application, and participate in an arduous on-site examination.

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The NoMore Orphans Experience

Kids Central is proud to be part of the No More Orphans Experience as it comes to Ocala. REVO Church (3140 SW 26th St, Ocala, FL 34474) on Wednesday, March 1. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and dinner will be provided.

HAVANA NIGHTS — Kids Central Casino Night

Friday, March 3, 2023 World Equestrian Center • 7PM Enjoy a fun-filled evening of cool casino action benefiting abused and neglected children in our community! Tickets are regularly priced $75. Get a spectacular discount rate of Two tickets for $125. Featuring Craps, Blackjack Roulette, a Texas Hold ’Em Tournament, and Slot-Style Games! Use your winnings …

In Due Time

Have you ever noticed that a Volkswagen Beetle can turn around on a dime, but tractor trailers require a lot more space and time to make the same turn? When a mom who is deep in substance abuse has her child taken away, she is much like the tractor trailer. It takes time to get …