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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

Another Way, Inc. - Shelter

This agency helps victims of all types of violence. They deal with sexual battery; child physical and sexual abuse; domestic violence; elder abuse; stalking; human trafficking victims. They take calls 24 hours a day. Please visit the website or call for more info.

Services include:

  • Crisis Counseling
  • Crisis Hotline
  • Emergency Cell Phone
  • Follow-up Contact
  • Group Counseling
  • Individual Counseling
  • Support Group
  • Shelter/Safe House
  • Transitional Housing
  • Transportation
  • Victims Compensation Claims Assistance

CARC - Advocates for Citizens with Disabilities, Inc. - Adult Day Training

CARC – Advocates for Citizens provides Adult Day Training. The following services and activities are available to support each individual and to help them achieve their goals:

  • Adult Basic Education provided by the Columbia County School Board
  • Arts and crafts
  • Assistance with personal care activities is provided on a one-to-one basis in the individual’s own home or family home or while individual is engaged in a community activity
  • Community activities and field trips
  • Outdoor sports
  • Personal Care Assistance
  • Social activities such as parties and dances
  • Specialized training in the activities of daily living, adaptive and social skills, and self-advocacy
  • Vocational training and paid work through the manufacture and sale of various products, retail work, and lawn maintenance (examples of assistance are meal preparation, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene and other self care activities)

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

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