Children First Receives Mental Health And Child Safety Support From Community Foundation Of Sarasota County

Categories: COMMUNITY CARE: Health & Hunger, Grants, Nonprofits, Community Impact, Equity and Access Grants,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has provided Children First with a $30,000 Equity and Access Grant to support access to mental health care for Sarasota County’s most vulnerable young children and families.

Children First also received a $4,963 Community Impact Grant from the Community Foundation to provide car seats to children in need.

The Equity and Access Grant for mental health services is supported by the Edward K. Roberts Fund, Edward K. Roberts Emerging Needs Fund, and Mary Colonna Schmid Fund for Preschool Children from the Community Foundation. Children First mental health services include classroom observation and support, caregiver consultation, creating and implementing individualized plans for children, and child-parent psychotherapy.

Read the full story in the CBS Tampa Bay