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Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters targets the children who need us most, including those living in single parent homes, growing up in poverty and coping with parental incarceration. Starting something begins with finding a great match between a Big and a Little. Making these matches, and performing all the background work involved with them, is possible because of donations from people like you. It's also why we're able to offer such a wide variety of programs that pair children, ages 6 through 18, with role models in one-to-one relationships.

Boys and Girls Club

•Character & Leadership Development - Youth of the Year, Torch Club, Jr. staff Development, and Keystone Club.
The Character & Leadership Development Programs empower youth to support and influence their Club & Community, sustain meaningful relationships, develop a positive self-image, participate in the democratic process, and respect their own and other’s cultural identities.
•The Arts - Arts & Crafts, Dance, Drama class, Fine Arts, Digital Arts, and Knitting.
The Arts Programs enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through increased knowledge and appreciation of visual and tactile arts and crafts, performing arts and creative writing.

•Education and Career Development - Power Hour, Kids in College, Keys to the Future, Project Connect, Project Learn, and Kiwanis Adventures in Learning.

Florida Department of Education - McKay Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

The McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities gives students with special needs the chance to attend a private school. The program is for students in grades K-12. Please see the website for more information.

Please go to this website: http://www.fldoe.org/schools/school-choice/k-12-scholarship-programs/mckay/

Florida KidCare

The state of Florida offers health insurance for children from birth through age 18, even if one or both parents are working. It includes four different parts.

Some of the services Florida KidCare covers are:

  • Check-ups and shots
  • Dental
  • Doctor visits
  • Emergencies
  • Hospital
  • Mental health
  • Prescriptions
  • Surgery
  • Vision and hearing

The Able Trust Florida High School HighTech

The Able Trust Florida High School High Tech (HSHT) program provides opportunities for students with disabilities and other barriers to explore potential future careers. The program is designed to help students determine their interests and aptitudes, offer job-shadowing and internships, and provide leadership opportunities. HSHT has been shown to reduce high school dropout rates and increase the overall self-esteem of participating students.

The Able Trust Florida HS/HT is an initiative of the US Department of Labor and the Able Trust. The program is currently offered at high schools in Charlotte, Glades, Hendry, and Lee Counties.

Charlotte County
(Charlotte, Lemon Bay, and Port Charlotte High Schools)
Contact HSHT Coordinator, Angela Hemstreet at 941.255.3884 or angelahemstreet@goodwillswfl.org