Dedicated to Breaking the Cycle
The staff at Manatee Children Services is dedicated to breaking the cycle of child abuse in Manatee County. This group of hard-working and talented individuals serve child abuse victims or those who are at risk of abuse, along with their families.
MCS provides a full spectrum of programs serving over 16,000 children and families annually. Since its inception in 1977 as the Manatee County’s first and only emergency shelter for abused children in foster care, MCS has grown to offer programs in treatment, prevention, intervention, and residential services.