Let's Talk About It Podcast

We have exciting news! Heartland for Children has launched our Let’s Talk About It Podcast where we provide education and resources for family matters in Polk, Highlands and Hardee Counties!

This platform will allow us to share conversations with experts in our community about important topics that impact our local families such as, foster care, adoption, water safety, safe sleep and much, much more

You can listen here:

Let's Talk About Foster Care

Let's Talk About Foster Care

As May is #NationalFosterCareMonth, we kicked off our first episode with “Let’s Talk About Foster Care” with our guest Susan Ripley, HFC's Director of Foster Home Licensing to share about what is foster care, why foster care is important and unveiling the common myths.

Check out Daniel's Reunification Story: https://youtu.be/7N6Yr3tSZjM

To learn more about foster care, visit heartlandforchildren.org/foster-care or call 863-519-8900 x 289.

Let's Talk About Water Safety

Let's Talk About Water Safety

Did you know that May is #WaterSafetyMonth? Water safety is a very important topic for those living in Florida because we are surrounded by water - both inside and outside our home. For this episode we interviewed Taylor Freeman, the Public Health Planning Manager for the Florida Department of Health in Polk County!

To learn more, visit the resources below: