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Abuse Hotline - Florida Department of Children and Families

The aim of this agency is to help protect children and vulnerable adults from abuse and neglect. The Hotline gets calls, faxes and web based reports from concerned citizens.

Anyone who suspects that a child has been abused needs to report it to the Florida Abuse Hotline. Failure to do so is considered a felony.

Florida Abuse Hotline: 1.800.962.2873
TDD: 800.453.5145

Abuse Hotline - Florida Dept. of Children and Families

The Florida Abuse Hotline receives calls, faxes, and web based reports about possible abuse or neglect of children and vulnerable adults. Anyone who suspects a child is being abused is obligated to report it. Failure to do so is a felony. There is also a web based course designed for teachers.

Please see the website for more details.

Hotline: 1.800.962.2873
TDD: 800.453.5145

http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/abuse/

Bradford County Domestic Violence Services - Victim Services

Victim Services provides support for victims of domestic violence. An advocate can go with the clilent to medical exams and court. The advocate's goal is to help the victim and explain any questions he or she may have about the legal process. The agency offers counseling and criminal justice support. It also provides information and referrasl.

Please see the website for all services.

Catholic Charities Gainesville Regional Office - Family Assistance

Catholic Charities provides many services to those in need without regard to race, religion, ethnic group, etc.

Services include:

  • Adoption
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Food Pantry
  • Holiday Assistance
  • Homeless Prevention
  • Housing Opportunities Program (HOP)
  • Mobile Outreach Food Program
  • Pregnancy Counseling
  • Prescription Assistance
  • Utility Bill Assistance

Please see the website for more information.

Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida - Employment Services

This agency helps people with disabilities with a broad range of services. The goal is to enable them to live as independently as possible. Sign language interpreting services are available. Some Medicaid recipients may be eligible to transfer from a nursing home to their own home.

Services include:

  • ADA Paratransit Screenings
  • Advocacy
  • Disability Travel Training
  • Employment Services
  • Equipment Loan Closet
  • High School High Tech Enrichment Program
  • Independent Living Skills
  • Information and Referral
  • Nursing Home Transition Services
  • Peer Support
  • Sign Language Interpreting
  • Travel Training

Please call for more information.

Locations:
Main Location
222 SW 36th Terrace
Gainesville, Florida
32607
352.378.7474

7361 Forest Oaks Boulevard
Spring Hill, Florida
34606
877.232.8261

3774 West Gulf-to-Lake Highway
Lecanto, Florida

Explore Adoption Services - Florida Department of Children and Families

Explore Adoption is a statewide adoption program. It promotes the benefits of public adoption. It urges families to consider creating or expanding their families by adopting a "special needs" child. This means a child who is older, has a medical condition, or is a part of a sibling group. Explore Adoption invites Floridians to find out more about the children available for adoption in their home state.

Visit the website to see answers to all of your questions. You can also view profiles of the children who are ready to be adopted. There are post adoption services as well many other support services.

Fla. Dept. of Children and Families - ABUSE Hotline

The Florida Abuse Hotline receives calls, faxes, and web based reports about possible abuse or neglect of children and vulnerable adults. Anyone who suspects a child is being abused is obligated to report it. Failure to do so is a felony. There is also a web based course designed for teachers.

Please see the website for more details.

Hotline: 1.800.962.2873
TDD: 800.453.5145

Florida Division of Blind Services - Vocational Rehabilitation

The aim of this agency is to create a barrier free environment for Floridians with visual disabilities. There are services for children and adults.

Services include:

  • Blind Babies Program
  • Business Enterprise
  • Children's Program
  • Employer Services
  • Independent Living
  • Rehabilitation Center
  • Talking Books Library
  • Transition Services

Please see the website for more information.

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