Do you provide child care?
The Children's Board Family Resource Centers (CBFRCs) are not licensed child care facilities; however, the CBFRC will care for children while their caregivers are attending certain CBFRC classes, such as, Car Seat Safety and FCAC Meetings.
Does the CBFRC charge participants for services?
No, the CBFRC services are at no cost to the participant.
Where do you get funding to support program services?
The main funding source for the CBFRC is the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County. On occasion the Centers may receive grants to provide additional or complementary services.
Does the CBFRC use volunteers?
Yes! Volunteers are welcome. Yearly, volunteers log in more than 5000 hours. Stop by the Center you wish to volunteer at to receive more information.
How do I sign up for services?
The CBFRC calendar indicates if a service requires registration, just to be sure, call the Center you are interested in participating at before attending.
Does the CBFRC provide financial assistance?
The Centers will refer families with financial needs to the nearest and most appropriate social service agency that will best meet their needs.
How long are CBFRC classes?
Each class is unique. Some classes run in a series of five while others may just be a one time event. The CBFRC calendar usually numbers classes that are part of a series.
Are there eligibility requirements before receiving services?
The CBFRC has no eligibility requirements, but it is important that we track who receives services. Participants are asked to become a member and basic information is gathered so that participants can be issued a membership card for signing in at each visit.
Who does the CBFRC serve?
The CBFRC welcomes everyone in Hillsborough County and serves residents countywide with six community-based Centers, and has mobile services available to remote areas of Hillsborough County.
Can the CBFRC be used for community meetings or other organized groups?
Each Center's space is limited but available to the local neighborhood or non-profit community at no cost. If you are interested, please contact the Center manager of the desired location.