2014 - 400 Pinwheels Mark Child Abuse Prevention Month | TheLedger.com In recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, 400 pinwheels are spinning outside city buildings and inside offices. Judi Gladue, police administrative assistance, said she hopes to get 200 more before the end of April.
Highlands Today article, 9/29/2013: "Grassroots project aims to increase number of foster homes in Highlands County" featuring Heartland for Children #fostering #centralflorida #children #kids #adoption #hfcfl
As of January 1st, 2013, teenagers in the foster care system may remain in the foster care system until the age of 21! Highlands Today speaks with our own Eva Horner regarding the new laws and the changes that they hope to bring about in the lives of children in foster care. #fostercare #florida
Good Causes: Micheline SalonSpa, will conduct its annual Back To School Cut-A-Thon on Aug. 10. Proceeds will benefit Heartland For Children, an agency that promotes the prevention of child abuse and oversees the provision of services for children who have been abused and/or neglected.
Heartland for Children Supports Ways Nurture, Build Children Up Heartland for Children, the lead community-based care agency responsible for the redesign of the foster-care system in Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties has worked in partnership with other community agencies in our circuit to support the National Child Abuse Prevention Month campaign, Pinwheels for Prevention, each April since 2003. #fostercare