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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

Agency for Persons with Disabilities - Social Services

People with certain disabilities may apply for services from APD.

Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) may offer the following services:

  • Medicaid HCBS Waiver through iBudget Florida
  • Placement in an intermediate care facility for those with developmental disabilities
  • Supported employment services
  • Supported living services
  • Consumer Directed Care Plus (CDC+)
  • IFS funding for non-waiver customer expenses

Please call for more information.

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

CCSS - LifeStyle Enrichment Center - Services

This Senior center offers a hot lunch Monday through Friday. A dietician is on hand to answer any questions about diet and nutrition. They also provide home-delivered meals to seniors who are home bound. There are a number of daily activities at the Center. These include exercise, crafts, quilting, Bible Circle, acting and more. Please see the website for more information.

Fort White Location:
18829 Hwy. 47 South
Fort White FL 32038
386.497.1504
Hours: M-F 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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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