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A Kid's Place is a unique non-profit organization in Tampa providing foster care and a loving home for abused, neglected, or abandoned children

We need your help!

OVER

5,000

CHILDREN

Are in foster care

throughout

Tampa Bay

60% OF THESE

5 YEARS OLD

AND YOUNGER

SINCE OPENING IN 2009, A KID'S PLACE HAS TOUCHED THE LIVES OF OVER

1,200 CHILDREN

and more than

500 FAMILIES

A Kid's Place is a unique, state of the art, 60-bed facility for abused, neglected, or abandoned children.  Our children range from newborns to kids ready to age out of the foster care system at 18.  We've provided a home to over 1,100 children in our six years of operation and assisted over 479 families.  Located on five acres in Brandon, Florida A Kidís Place has five 3,200 square foot homes on an expansive tree-lined campus that provide a safe, home-like environment in a neighborhood setting. We use a live-in house parent model which provides the children with consistent caregivers and family style living. Together with our community partners, A Kid's Place offers: 

  • Sibling togetherness
  • A loving family-like environment
  • Coordination of services
  • On-site therapy services
  • Targeted Case Management to support children and their families
  • On-site dental services
  • Educational services
  • On-site pre-kindergarten and toddler programs

We are able to provide professional services to the children without transporting them off-site and we are the first residential group home in the greater Tampa Bay area to be able to provide this level of global servicing on-site. At A Kid's Place, our goal for each child is to provide an enriching experience that will instill hope, encourage growth, and allow for continued healing in a nurturing environment.  We strive to envelop abused, neglected or abandoned kids with love as they navigate the foster care system.  Our goal is to be a supportive bridge between where the children came from and where their next best placement will be.  This might mean reunification with family, placement with relatives, placement in a private foster home that's suited to the needs of the children, or adoption.


A Kid's Place of Tampa Bay provides a safe, loving, and nurturing home to foster children.  Every year on average our volunteers donate over 4800 hours of their time to help our family.  Are you interested in helping to make a difference in the lives of foster children?


Latest News

2017 School Supply Drive

A Kid's Place of Tampa Bay strives to improve educational outcomes for foster children. On-site toddler, pre-school, and elementary classes ......

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when all that you've known...

The children arrived at A Kid's Place late one night; the stormy summer weather reflected the fear these children felt as they were thrust i......

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Next Event

10/16/2017
A Kid's Place 6th Annual Golf Classic Presented By Homes By WestBay

On October 16, 2017 golf enthusiasts and weekend duffers alike gather at Avila Golf and Country Club to raise funds for foster children at A Kid's Place.

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