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The Children's Services Council of Martin County, an independent special district, was created by voter referendum in 1988 to provide a dedicated funding source for local children's programs. The Council funds programs that provide a healthy foundation for children, create strong, supportive families, foster a safe community and offer children opportunities for success in school and life. Learn more at

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Agency Training Resources: 

Please Note: These training opportunities are for professional development purposes only. Agencies are responsible for covering any costs associated with the trainings. Please contact Ellen Pethic, Manager of Finance, at (772) 288-5758 ext. 111 for questions regarding your current approved Children's Services Council budget.

GFNF & Partnership Events


May 15, 2015 - 8:30 a. m.
Urgent Need for Foster Parents
'If each one could reach one'
Breakfast hosted by Guardians For New Futures
Children's Services Council SLC, 546 N.W. University Blvd., Suite 201, Port St. Lucie, FL  34986
Learn more about the urgent need for foster families and Devereux Community Based Care of Okeechobee & the Treasure Coast.  If you have ever thought of being a foster parent or know someone who has please share this information and join us to learn more.
Also, learn how you can help!
Register at or just show up
For more information contact 


September 16 & 17, 2015 - 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Treasure Coast GFNF Child Summit

The Florida Gang Investigators Association and SandyPines Hospital invite you to join us for the Gang Prevention and Intervention Summit is beautiful Daytona Beach, Florida. The 2015 Gang Intervention and Prevention Summit is for  law enforcement, educators, prevention and intervention specialist, after care providers, social services providers, medical staff, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapist, community leaders, after care providers and anyone involved in the betterment of our youth. 

Thanks to our partnership with SandyPines, SIX (6) total CEU credits are available for this training for the Florida Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Psychology, the Florida Office of School Psychology, and the Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling through Florida Provider #: 50-946, UHS Youth Services.

If you need assistance in participating in a meeting or event due to a disability as defined under the ADA, please contact Leslie Rabon at (850) 606-3438 at least three (3) business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event to request an accommodation. To learn more, click the flyer here.


Early Childhood Videos
Brain & Physical Development
Preschool/Early Care & Education
Other Interventions/Coordinated Services
 Quit Doc Tobacco Summit
"The Emerging Issues of Tobacco Control"
Friday, June 26, 2015, from 9:30 - 3:30 
College of Central Florida, Ocala
The event is free, includes lunch, and offers 3.5 CEU's.  This year we've included specific break out sessions for adults and youth that should be very interesting.  I've attached a flyer that has more information on the Keynote Speakers and session topics.
 Agency Funding Resources:
  • Click here for information regarding the Capen Fund for Kids, which makes small grants for children at 200% of the poverty level or below, for health-related purposes.  The contact person for more information is Laura Faber, Capen Fund Coordinator, Martin Health Foundation at 772-223-5615

State of the Child Symposium Information: