Dedicated to Breaking the Cycle
The staff at Manatee Children Services are dedicated to breaking the cycle of child abuse in Manatee County. This group of hard-working and talented individuals provide care to child abuse victims and their families, along with those at risk of abuse, from start to finish.
MCS provides a full spectrum of programs serving over 12,000 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.