2022 Giving Tuesday

2022 Giving Tuesday

Pasco Kids First is a 501(c) organization with a 30-year history of child advocacy. Your donations are needed and are tax deductible. November 29 is Giving Tuesday. We ask for your help to Keep Kids Safe and Strengthen Families. Please make a gift online today using...
Oral Health Raffle Winners

Oral Health Raffle Winners

Congratulations to our quarterly Oral Health Navigation Program Raffle winners – Laurie H. and Healthy Families Hernando Resource Mom & Team Leader Gina Sachs. — with Becky Bennett and Wanda Rosado Delarosa.   Share this:Click to share on Facebook...
#PKFMISSIONMONDAY – What is Child Trauma?

#PKFMISSIONMONDAY – What is Child Trauma?

“Child trauma” refers to a scary, dangerous, violent, or life threatening event that happens to a child (0-18 years of age). This type of event may happen directly to a child or the child may be impacted as a result of seeing or hearing about another person being hurt...
Importance of Safe Sleep Education

Importance of Safe Sleep Education

Pasco Kids First’s February Featured Spotlight for #PKFMissionMonday is focused on safe sleep which is taught by our Healthy Families Pasco-Hernando Program. In 2019, infant sleep related deaths were the leading cause of preventable child deaths in Florida....
PKF Named 2020 Non Profit of the Year by GAL

PKF Named 2020 Non Profit of the Year by GAL

The Guardian ad Litem Program, Sixth Judicial Circuit named Pasco Kids First, as the 2020 Statewide Non Profit of the Year. Every day organizations and people in the community do amazing and inspiring work for Florida’s abused, abandoned and neglected children. Each...
Pasco Kids First’s SAFE Program

Pasco Kids First’s SAFE Program

  January’s featured #PKFMISSIONMONDAY Program is Pasco Kids First’s Sexual Abuse Forensic Examination (SAFE) Program. The SAFE Program is vital to law enforcement for the collection of forensic evidence involving alleged sexual assault of adults. Examinations...
Healthy Families Nurse Intervention Program

Healthy Families Nurse Intervention Program

November’s Featured #PKFMISSIONMONDAY Program is Pasco Kid’s First’s newest program – The Healthy Families Nurse Intervention Program.  Last year, there were 1,638 verified counts of “Substance Exposed Newborn” from investigations statewide. The epidemic...