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A Safe Haven For Newborns - Pregnancy & Adoption Support

The aim of this agency is to prevent the abandonment of newborns. Women who have an unexpected pregnancy can find help here. Safe Haven is a safety net for mothers and their newborns. They help new mothers before they reach the crisis stage. Clients can get information and advice about adoption and parenting. Please see the website for more information.

24-Hour/Multilingual Helpline: 1.877.767.2229

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Citrus County - Mentoring Programs

Through BBBS, trained mentors provide guidance for children. The school-based mentoring program brings Littles together with Bigs. It's a way to start a friendship and inspire a child to reach his or her potential. The Sports Mentoring program encourages adults and kids to play and attend sports together. Please see the website for more information.

Toll Free: 1.888.841.3568

Citrus County Partner Schools

  • Crystal River Primary
  • Inverness Primary
  • Lecanto Primary
  • Rock Crusher Elementary

Catholic Charities Diocese of St. Petersburg - Pregnancy & Parenting Support (Spring Hill Center)

This ministry provides services for women with unplanned pregnancies. They offer adoption services, parenting classes and resources. Women can meet with a mentor. Please see the website for more information.

Services Include:

  • Adoption services
  • Community resources and referrals
  • Emergency food items
  • Free pregnancy testing
  • Maternity and infant supplies
  • Mentoring program
  • Paraprofessional counseling
  • Post-natal and parenting information
  • Prenatal and childbirth information

All of these services are provided at no cost to the client. Call 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

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