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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

Council on Aging of Nassau County

Council on Aging of Nassau County provides services for seniors in Nassau County. Please call or visit the website for more info.

Services include:

  • Senior Centers
  • Adult Day Healthcare
  • COA Transportation
  • Meals on Wheels
  • In-Home Services

Locations:
East Nassau
1367 South 18th Street
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
904.261.0701
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

West Nassau
37002 Ingham Road
Hilliard, Florida 32046
904.845.3331
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

COA Transportation Office
102 North 13th Street
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
904.261.0700 or 800.298.9122
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Emergency Pregnancy Services

This agency offers help to pregnant women. All services are free to clients. Counselors provide a caring atmosphere where women can be educated about their choices. They can get adoption information or post abortion counseling. They can also get baby supplies. Please see the website for all services.

They provide the following:

  • Adoption assistance
  • Infant, children and maternity clothing
  • Material assistance including diapers, formula and infant items
  • Medical and community referrals
  • Options counseling
  • Pregnancy testing

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

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