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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

Aging True

Aging True is a non-profit agency that offers services to seniors. There are food services and household services. Seniors can get in-home therapy services through the home healthy agency. They can get financial counseling as well. There are also services for caregivers. Please see the website for all services.

Services include:

  • Alzheimer Disease Initiative
  • Caregiver Support Services
  • Cathedral Cafe
  • Emergency Alert Response System (EARS)
  • Home Based Services
  • Home Health Agency
  • Housekeeping and Simple Repairs
  • Meals On Wheels
  • Mental Wellness Services

Bridges of America - Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program

This program is for male adult felony drug offenders. It offers a 39-bed residential treatment center for those who are court ordered to participate in drug treatment. It lasts for six to eight months. It is peer-led and peer-driven. Clients are encouraged to be active participants in their recovery. Please call for more information.

Components of the Program Include:

  • Addiction education
  • Adult basic education
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Anger management
  • Bible study
  • Chaplaincy services
  • Conflict resolution
  • GED
  • Job skills
  • Job placement assistance
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Substance abuse treatment

City of Jacksonville - Independent Living Program

This service helps frail, low to moderate income elderly in their homes. It offers training opportunities for volunteers. Senior Companions is for persons 60+ whose day to day assistance helps their peers live independently in their homes. In-home services are available for persons who do not have support from family and friends and need help in remaining in or taking care of their home. Transportation may be arranged through the program. There is no cost for services. Donations are welcome.

Go to this website for more information: http://www.coj.net/departments/special-services/senior-services/independ...

Services Include:

  • Alzheimer's support services
  • Educational/service events
  • Help with household and yard chores
  • In-home respite care services
  • Senior companions
  • Telephone reassurance
  • Transportation
  • Volunteer support services

City Rescue Mission - LifeBuilders Addiction Recovery

This is an addiction recovery program at the McDuff Avenue campus. Clients live on campus for about 18 months. They must make a commitment to the program which will enable them to make a new life for themselves and for their families. Clients take part in a full range of education and recovery services. Each person is assessed and receives a program plan based on his or her own specific needs. Please call for more information.

City Rescue Mission - Thrift Store

The CRM Thrift Store offers clothing, baby items and furniture at bargain prices. You will also find antiques, electronics, artwork, collectibles and more. All proceeds from sales go directly toward helping the clients served by CRM. Seniors age 55+ get a 15% discount off of purchases every Monday. There are also daily and weekly specials. CRM also has pickup service for donated items.

Pick-up Service: 904.421.5173

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