Families in Transition

Seminole County Public Schools

By the Numbers







2014 has been a very successful year thus far.


Thanks to your support and charity, we have managed to REDUCE the number of homeless children in Seminole County by 11.5%! 

With your continuing participation, FIT and its partnering organizations will keep the dream of reducing homelessness in Seminole County alive.   

Upcoming Events


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9th Annual

Day of Magical


Connections!



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An Infinite number of opportunities


​When: November 15th, 2014

Where: Winter Springs High School


Would you like to get involved?

Families in Transition is still looking for volunteers and sponsors to join our cause.

 
 Please contact our office

by phone: 407-746-8518


or email: beth_davalos@scps.k12.fl.us

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Contact Us

For staff and contact information, click here.

Why Get Involved?

> 2,001 The number of homeless students in Seminole County Public Schools (as of 6/2014)
> 32.4 The average number of homeless students in each school
> 23% of Florida's children under 18 are living in poverty
> 1.6 million The approximate number of homeless children in the United States every year
> 1 in 4 children does not have access to nutritional food on a daily basis
> 2-3 The average number of times a homeless child moves each year
> 3x Homeless children are three times more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety, and PTSD.
> 21% of homeless children become homeless adults.


 
 
What is the best way to prevent homeless children from becoming homeless adults?
Education!
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For more information, check out the 60 Minutes Special, "Homeless Children: the Hard Times Generation." Scott Pelley's in-depth examination explores the crisis of homeless children in Seminole County Public Schools, the youngest victims of these recent tough times.


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