Highlands County Child Services (Florida)

A Highlands County Child Support Office is a government agency at the FL State, Highlands County, or local level that assists custodial parents in obtaining financial support for their children. Highlands County Child Support Offices provide a number of services to support children’s welfare, including establishing paternity, locating non-custodial parents, and collecting Highlands County child support payments. Child Support Offices also help enforce Highlands County Court orders for child support and assist families in receiving additional benefits for children. Child Support Offices provide services for anyone in the community who may be eligible for child support payments.

Childrens Advocacy Center Sebring FL 1968 Sebring Parkway 33870 863-402-6845

Highlands County Child, Youth, and Family Services is a government agency at the FL State, Highlands County, or local level that provides a range of services to assist children, youth, and families. Child, Youth, and Family Services Offices offer early childhood services, including childcare support, family nutrition programs, and support for children with developmental delays. These offices may also run programs to end youth homelessness, prevent adolescent pregnancy, and prevent violence against children and youth in Highlands County. Some Child, Youth, and Family Services programs also manage Highlands County foster care and adoption services.

Sebring Child Support & Social Service Office Sebring FL 3200 U.S. Highway 27 South 33870 800-622-5437

Highlands County Juvenile Justice is a division of the legal system at the Florida State, Highlands County, or local level that focuses on youthful offenders. The Juvenile Justice System incorporates a number of government agencies, including Highlands County Courts, law enforcement, corrections, and social services. Juvenile Justice Centers offer rehabilitation services, detain youth awaiting formal processing in Highlands County detention centers, and provide education, counseling, and other services to youth. Juvenile Justice Centers also offer reentry services for youth who have been released from a juvenile correction facility.

Sebring Florida Juvenile Justice Sebring FL 4511 Sun North Lake Boulevard, 111 33872 863-471-5300

A Highlands County WIC Office is a local branch of the Federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Highlands County WIC programs provide nutrition assistance for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants, and children. WIC Offices provide services to income-eligible families who require food assistance. In addition to nutritional assistance, WIC Offices provide additional benefits, including health screenings, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and help obtaining other Florida social services.

Avon Park WIC Office Avon Park FL 400 South Lake Avenue 33825 863-382-7351

Highlands County Health Department WIC Office Avon Park FL 400 South Lake Avenue 33825 863-382-7351

Highlands County WIC Office Lake Placid FL 106 North Main Avenue 33852 863-382-7314