program spotlight

Governor Rick Scott recognized the importance of Summer Learning Day by creating a proclamation to make it a statewide celebration! Although Summer Learning Day is celebrated on July 14, 2016, the Jacksonville Children’s Commission and our partners kicked off  [Read More]

Children’s Commission CEO uses celebration as platform to say it can do more Florida Times Union By Tessa Duvall Thursday, April 21, 2016 At a celebration for all that the Jacksonville Children’s Commission has accomplished in its first 21  [Read More]

The Jacksonville Children’s Commission Celebrates 21 Years of Child and Family Services! Join the Celebration at City Hall on April 21st at 4:30pm! Click the link below to RSVP.

By Tessa Duvall January 20, 2016 Florida Times Union The way the work of the Jacksonville Children’s Commission helps deter crime is poised to take a prominent place in the organization’s forthcoming strategic plan. The group’s first strategic plan  [Read More]

By S.Mathur The mission of the Jacksonville Children’s Commission is “to support families in their effort to maximize their children’s potential to be healthy, safe, and educated and contributing members of the community”. Victoria Carlucci, Communications Manager, outlines some  [Read More]

First Coast News 2016 Watch Interview Here JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Jacksonville man has dedicated his life’s work to helping children. His passion comes from knowing firsthand what it’s like to be abused and exploited as a child. For  [Read More]

Watch our recent appearance on News4Jax! Scroll to the bottom of the page for the full video. “The programs are very affordable, they’re free,” explained Jon Heymann, CEO of Jacksonville Children’s Commission. The programs are available in 35 out  [Read More]

Summer camps in Jacksonville were made available to an all-time record number of kids this year due to increased city funding approved by the City Council earlier this summer.

Jacksonville, Fl. – The highest honor bestowed upon a Boys & Girls of Northeast Florida Club member is being named YOUTH OF THE YEAR. This year the honor was awarded to Demetria Pollard of the Miller Freedom Center Boys  [Read More]

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