Afterschool programs in Florida keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.
of kids enrolled in Florida afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program
in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide
kids served in Florida
support public funding for afterschool
say afterschool helps them keep their jobs
say afterschool excites kids about learning
say afterschool reduces the likelihood that kids will engage in risky behavior
are enrolled in afterschool
are waiting for an available program
are alone and unsupervised after school
A report by Fight Crime: Invest in Kids finds that afterschool programs play a vital role in turning the hours between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. into a time of opportunity for our young people, with the 70% drop in juvenile crime corresponding with the rise in availability of afterschool opportunities across the country.
Learn what the peak time for juvenile crime is in Florida, as well as how when schools are closed but many parents are still on the job, afterschool programs are keeping kids safe, inspiring them to learn, and giving working parents peace of mind.Download the fact sheet for Florida
The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
Ambassador for 2019-20
Prime Time Palm Beach County
2300 High Ridge Road, Suite 330
Boynton Beach, FL 33426
Computer Mentors Group
2802 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Suite F
Tampa, FL 33610
Duval County Public Schools
2924 Knights Lane E #275B
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Florida's Office of Early Learning
6973 Kimberly Terrace
Ft. Myers, FL 33919-6900
4140 49th Street North
Saint Petersburg, FL 33709
Robert Hill Jr.
Greater Miami/Ft. Lauderdale American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
4000 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, FL 33021
City of Orlando After-School All-Stars
595 N. Primrose Avenue
Orlando, FL 32802
Miami, FL (305) 615-0222
Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County
6302 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33619
Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.
Caucus members in your state:
Rep Alcee Hastings (D-FL)
Rep Kathy Castor (D-FL)
Rep Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)
For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.
Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.