About Us / Our Mission

The Institute for Child and Family Health (ICFH) - formerly the Children's Psychiatric Center (CPC) - is a private, not-for-profit organization that has been providing health, behavioral health, educational, and prevention services to the children, adolescents, and families of Miami-Dade County since 1945. It is one of the oldest and largest community health centers exclusively dedicated to the well being of children and families in the state of Florida. ICFH serves over 30,000 children, adolescents, and families per year.

ICFH is classified as a 501(c)(3) organization under the IRS Code and is registered as a charitable organization in the State of Florida. ICFH is fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA), accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), and participates as a fully accredited pre-doctoral internship training facility recognized by the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). ICFH is an equal opportunity employer with over 400 employees working throughout Miami-Dade County.

Our Mission

Institute for Child and Family Health, Inc. empowers the children, youth and families in our community by providing services that enhance their emotional, physical and educational well-being.

Our Vision

Building strong, emotionally healthy, successful and productive children and families in our community.

Our Values

We value the public´s trust and encourage personal responsibility in the provision of service.

Community Needs
We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the children, youth and families of our community.  Together we will strive to make South Florida a healthier and happier place.

We strive to increase our knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain high standards of service that are recognized as benchmarks in the community by our partners in health.

We will operate with honesty, fairness and trustworthiness as we conduct the business of improving the health of the children, adolescents, and families of our community.

We will create a culture that encourages our employees to exhibit a compassionate, conscientious and ethical manner in the workplace.

We recognize and honor the children and families of our community.  It is our endeavor to maintain their trust and loyalty.

We will work together to solve problems, both within our organization, and with our partners.