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Champions for Children Layla's House

Listing Last Update: October 29, 2018


1506 E. Eskimo Ave
Tampa, FL 33604

Primary Contact

Latoya Randolph

(813) 443-5004

Educational services

  • To help my child learn

Instruction Type

  • Family literacy program

Program Overview

Layla's House is a parent-child resource center in the heart of Sulphur Springs that offers fun educational programs, resources and activities that enhance positive early childhood development and provides support from pregnancy through Kindergarten entry. Layla's House services include childbirth education, newborn care, Baby University, Boot Camp for New Dads, new mom's support groups, parent-child playgroups, child development screening and more. Generously funded by Children's Board of Hillsborough County & community foundations.

Mission Statement

Champions is a leader in providing high quality, research-based education and prevention services to children and families in Tampa Bay, Florida. Our wide array of programs and services has been accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Children and Family Service Organizations (COA) since 2004. Champions serves by:

  • Providing research-based and evidence-based programming that focus on improving birth outcomes for pregnant women; -Supporting healthy social-emotional development in infants and children
  • Building parental self-confidence;
  • Educating and supporting parents to form nurturing relationships with their children;
  • Ensuring children are developmentally on-track and ready to learn; and
  • Ultimately improving the well-being of young children and families in our community.

Established in 1977 as an outgrowth of a social service project of The Junior League of Tampa with our former name Child Abuse Council, our mission continues to be focused on building
stronger families in the Tampa Bay region through child abuse prevention and family education.

Recognized by national early childhood organizations, Champions has been designated as the Brazelton Touchpoints ™ Site of Tampa Bay, Family Nurturing Center of Tampa Bay and as Florida's Parents as Teachers State Office. With 10 programs, 8 facilities and collaborations with multiple agencies and funders, Champions served more than 44,000 individuals in 2015. Our programs include: A Better Childbirth, Baby Bungalow, Family Learning Center, Family Involvement Connections, Fathers Resource and Networking Center, Healthy Families, Kids on the Block, Layla's House, Parents as Teachers, and Positive Parenting Partnership.

Hours of operation: M-F 9am- 7pm

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