Polk County Child Services

Search for Polk County Florida child services programs provided by Child, Youth and Family Services, Child Support Offices, Child Abuse Prevention Offices, Juvenile Justice Centers and WIC Offices.

Polk County Child Support Office

A Child Support Office is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that assists custodial parents in obtaining financial support for their children. Child Support Offices provide a number of services to support children’s welfare, including establishing paternity, locating non-custodial parents, and collecting child support payments. Child Support Offices also help enforce 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.

Lakeland Child Support & Social Service Office Lakeland FL 115 South Missouri Avenue 33815 800-622-5437

Polk County Juvenile Justice Center

Juvenile Justice is a division of the legal system at the state, county, or local level that focuses on youthful offenders. The Juvenile Justice System incorporates a number of government agencies, including courts, law enforcement, corrections, and social services. Juvenile Justice Centers offer rehabilitation services, detain youth awaiting formal processing in 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.

Bartow Florida Juvenile Justice Bartow FL 1090 U.s. 17 33830 863-519-3655

Polk County WIC Office

A WIC Office is a local branch of the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). WIC program provides 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 social services.

Haines City WIC Office Haines FL 1700 Baker Avenue East 33844 863-419-3250

Polk County Health Department WIC Office Lake Wales FL 305 West Central Avenue 33853 863-678-4144

Polk County Health Department WIC Office Auburndale FL 1805 Hobbs Road 33823 863-965-5400