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Children's Services Council of Martin County

  • GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
  • NON PROFIT/CHILDREN SERVICES
101 S.E. Central Parkway
Stuart, FL 34994
(772) 288-5758
(772) 288-5799 (fax)
Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • About

    An Introduction to the Children's Services Council of Martin County

    The Children's Services Council of Martin County is an independent special district of local government, authorized by Florida Statute 125.901 and created by Local Ordinance #348 on June 28, 1988.

    The purpose of the Children's Services Council is to plan, coordinate, fund, and evaluate programs and to address public policy issues relating to children in Martin County.

    To implement its mandate, the Council is empowered by local referendum (November 8, 1988) to assess an ad valorem tax up to one-half mill ($0.50 per $1,000) of non-exempt property evaluation. On November 4, 2014, the Council was reauthorized by 77% of Martin County voters.

    The Council is composed of ten (10) members:

    Five (5) ex-officio Council Members (appointed by virtue of their office or position), including:

    Juvenile Court Judge
    Member of Martin County Board of County Commissioners
    Member of Martin County School Board
    Circuit 19 Administrator of the Florida Department of Children and Families or his/her designee
    Superintendent of Martin County Schools
    and

    Five (5) Florida Governor's appointees to serve terms of four (4) years each

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  • Directions

    From US Highway 1 (Federal Highway) near The Stuart News, turn onto S.E. Central Parkway. Follow winding road, after the Dog Park, on the right side of road, look for green building w/Metal Roof.

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    1650 S Kanner Highway
    Stuart, FL 34994

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