Our Story

Keeping brothers and sisters together, strengthening families and guiding youth towards independence.

How does Children's Harbor make a difference? Children’s Harbor keeps together foster brothers and sisters, as well as pregnant or parenting foster teens and their babies, in a safe and loving home. Our Family Strengthening Program sends counselors into homes throughout Broward County to help prevent the removal of children from the home.

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mission statement

Our mission is to provide safe shelter and support to at-risk CHILDREN AND YOUTH, keeping brothers and sisters TOGETHER, strengthening FAMILIES and guiding YOUTH toward independence.

Supporter Spotlight

"It’s in my DNA." An interview with Children's Harbor supporter, Luz Velez-Cardamone.
We become involved with Children's Harbor approximately 5 years ago. My spouse, Dan and

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BECOME A MENTOR

Every child needs adult role models they can trust and can build lasting friendships with. At children's Harbor, we make sure foster children stay united as a family - keeping siblings together, raising

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client testimonials

Family Strengthening Client
“Our counselor is respectful and very helpful. She’s flexible and works around my hectic schedule. She has been a light to difficult situations.”

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Featured Blog Posts

Protect Siblings in Foster Care

Growing up in a large family I have been blessed to have the support and familiarity of my five siblings, one of whom was adopted.

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Keeping brothers and sisters in foster care together

Current Florida law puts placement of children in a residential group home as the last option.

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Foster care voices from the frontline

Voice of Children’s Harbor President & CEO, Dr. Elizabeth Wynter, What do you think of when you hear the word ‘foster care’?

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You can make a difference

Twenty years ago, I learned that when children enter the foster care system they were often separated from their brothers and sisters.

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