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Lakeland Campus

Lakeland Campus

Address: 1015 Sikes Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33815
Fax: (863) 284-5684

Phone: (863) 688-4981
Campus e-mail

Contact us for a free tour!

Administrator: Stephen Roberts

Opened: 1948

County: Polk

Acres: Approximately 35

Children’s residential care cottages: 4 (Miller/Dorothy, Mabry/Curls, Bonniville, and Denham/Tate residences.

Children’s emergency shelters: 1 (King residence)

Children’s ages: School-age children

Additional facilities:
~Multi-purpose building, known as the Mildred W. Carlton Learning Center, which includes a library, tutoring areas, arts & crafts rooms, a half-court gymnasium, and an office, a swimming pool and picnic shelter

~ A storage building
~A maintenance shop
~A chapel
~The Piper Children’s Center administration building, which serves all Florida Baptist Children’s Homes’ programs, services, and facilities throughout the state.

Maximum number of children: 44

Services offered: residential care, emergency shelter care, adoption services, foster care, transition to independent living, referrals and maternity care and counseling.

Are you a former resident of Florida Baptist Children’s Homes’ Lakeland campus? If so, you may want to catch up with some old friends. Check out our list of former residents’ e-mail addresses, and list your own so that others may find you.