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Faces of CSC: Sirena Carroll

Date: Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Summary: Parenting is already a difficult task, but often there are circumstances in our lives that make it even harder, even overwhelming. It is not rare that people go through these hardships with little social support but with programs like Healthy Families it is becoming less rare. This story tells of a visually impaired young single mom who gained insight from the parenting and child development knowledge that Healthy Families provided. more…

Faces of CSC: Juliette Ward

Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Summary: With the unexpected death of her husband in April 2005, Juliette Ward faced the challenge of building a new life for her and her daughter. She found a new path with the Big Brothers Big Sisters' AmeriCorp mentoring program. more…

Success Story: Student Assistance Program

Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Summary: At Northport, Mrs. Warren, who is at the school Monday through Friday, goes above and beyond the call of duty to be a guiding light to students who may have other questions or problems that they just don’t know how to deal with efficiently. more…

Faces of CSC: The Longar Family

Date: Friday, September 5, 2014
Summary: Amy and Fred Longar were at a loss as how to help their energetic four-year-old son, Blake, improve his behavior inside and outside of daycare. It seemed almost daily that Blake would come home with a report card filled with comments about not listening to the teacher and few positive notes about what he did well. All of this changed when child care center staff advised Amy to call Helping People Succeed to enroll in the Help Me Behave program. more…

Success Story: Nurse Home Visitation

Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014
Summary: We often say that the Nurse Home Visitation program has saved lives in certain instances. Here is an account of a recent visit by one of our Home Visit nurses with a local mom. more…

SUNDAES IN THE PARK OFFERS FREE FAMILY FUN, ACCESS TO BOOKS

Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Summary: Saturday, August 23rd from 10:00am – 1:00pm Children’s Services Council, along with the St. Lucie Mets, will host the 8th annual “Sundaes in the Park” at Tradition Field in St. Lucie West. more…

Faces of CSC: Terrance McQueen

Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Summary: Life is better than good for Terrance McQueen, an 18-year-old young man who exudes enthusiasm for life and the Avenue D Boys’ Choir. more…

Faces of CSC: Chantel Peak

Date: Friday, May 9, 2014
Summary: Music is a driving force in the life of 17-year-old, Chantel Peak who participates at Future Generations afterschool program. more…

Amy Gregory: Together, we can stop child abuse

Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
Summary: Amy Gregory is a Children’s Services Council of St. Lucie County board member and the Department of Children and Families’ Child Protection Investigator’s Program Administrator more…

COUNCIL SUPPORTS PROGRAMS TO KEEP KIDS OFF THE STREETS THIS SUMMER

Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Summary: Hundreds of local children will have a safe and educational place to go over their summer break, thanks to the Children’s Services Council of St. Lucie County. more…

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