Community Programs

Leah Sauls, Community Programs Director

Email: lsauls@highlandsfl.gov
600 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, Fl 33870
Phone: (863) 402-6510


Leah Sauls began her career with the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners in June of 2018 as the Community Programs Director.  
  
The Community Programs Department is responsible for all community based programs and activities of the Board of County Commissioners.  The Department is a collaborative hub for resources (Federal, State, Local, Private and Non-Profit) designed to aid economically disadvantaged individuals and families in our community. Staff coordinates a variety of assistance to individuals and families through eligibility specialists who screen for available resources and provide not only direct services, but also information and referrals to other agencies. 

The Community Programs Department serves the Community from various locations throughout the County and includes the following divisions:
  • Children’s Advocacy Center
  • Healthy Families Highlands
  • Human Services
  • Libraries
  • Veteran Services