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The National Directory of
Family-Run & Youth-Guided Organizations
for Children’s Behavioral Health

Familias Latinas Dejando Huellas-Capitulo Tampa Bay

Mailing Address:
11725 N. 17th St. C102
Tampa, FL 33612

Phone: 813-245-4820

Contact Person: Luz Garay

Email:

Population Served:
Serious Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances

Mission:
A national family-run organization dedicated exclusively to helping children with mental health needs and their families achieve a better quality of life has established its first ever Spanish Chapter in the Tampa Bay area.

Description:
Help policy-makers, agencies, and providers build a comprehensive array of services and supports that meet the individual needs of children with emotional, behavioral and mental disorders and their families, and to ensure families are equal partners at all levels of program planning, implementation and evaluation with community providers.

Organization role:
• Provide family to family or youth to youth support on an individual family or youth level (e.g., peer-to-peer, family support partners, parent navigators)
• Sponsor/run support groups for families or youth
• Provide education to families or youth on issues of interest
• Provide training and mentoring of family members or youth (e.g., to assume leadership roles, act as provider)
• Provide technical assistance (e.g., to other family or youth organizations, child serving agencies)
• Provide quality monitoring and evaluation
• Conduct research

Organization type:
• A local family-run chapter of a national or statewide organization
• A family-run or youth-guided organization with a current or past affiliation with a System of Care Community of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program (i.e., CMHS System of Care grant site)

Region(s) served:
• Local

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