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Boys and Girls Club - Pasco County

This Club has recreational, educational and arts and crafts activities. They serve youth ages 5 through 18. They have sports activities for leadership development. Tutoring is available during the school year for help with homework. There are programs for teens that help them get jobs. The Clubs are accessible and affordable for everyone. There are Club scholarships for families in need.

Hours of operation: School Year 2:00pm-8:00pm Monday - Friday, Summer 8:00am-6:00pm Monday - Friday

Dade City Location:
Lewis Abraham Lacoochee Club
38749 Pattie Lane
Dade City FL 33523
352.583.2994

Boys Residence - San Antonio Boys Village, Inc.

This program is designed to change adolescent teens into responsible men. This is a private residential treatment facility that sits on 12 acres. It has a rural family atmosphere for court-judged delinquents. Parents attend weekly parent group and family counseling sessions. Individual and group counseling and education are provided on the premises. G.E.D. preparation and testing can be arranged. All referrals come from the Department of Juvenile Justice. It is for males between 13 and 17 years old who have been in the court system.

Please call the office for more details.

Brookwood, A Young Women's Residence

This is a group home for girls ages 13 to 18. They are placed by DCF due to abusive and/or neglectful home settings. Sometimes they are placed privately by parents because of stressful home relationships. Brookwood also has a place for young adult homeless women. Program goals focus on independent living skills. This includes an education program, job skills, money management, and problem solving. Individual psychotherapy and group therapy are provided by licensed therapists. The girls are enrolled in public schools, vocational centers, community colleges or whatever setting meets their needs. After leaving Brookwood, they receive follow up for as long as they wish.

Please see the website for all services.

Eckerd Academy of Brooksville

This is a youth residential facility. It is under contract of the Florida juvenile justice system. It is a 60-bed residence for boys ages 13 to 19. They have been judged by the courts to have mental, behavioral and substance abuse issues. Youth continue their education while there and work together in small group settings.

Features of the Program:

  • Behavioral Health Counseling
  • Community Service
  • Family Support and Involvement
  • Intensive Group Work
  • Life Skills Training
  • Vocational Training
  • Year-Round Alternative Education

Family Network on Disabilities - TILES Project

This is a statewide program for youth and young adults with disabilities. It is for ages 14 through 22. TILES stands for Transition, Independent Living, Employment & Support. It provides training and information so that clients may understand any relevant programs and services. It provides follow up support for transition and job programs.

Please call the office for details.

Farmworkers Self-Help - Teen Dream Team

This program works with local teens. It works with the school system to reduce the number of suspensions and expulsions. Their goal is to increase grades and graduation rates. Teens are also taught organizing skills and how to deal with issues that impact their lives. There is also a Cultural Arts program that explores writing, drawing and the performing arts.

GED testing, English and Citizenship classes are taught at the Norma Godinez Learning Center. Youth can get after-school tutoring here.

Please call for details.

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

National Runaway Safeline - Home Free Program

This agency works with Greyhound Lines to provide free bus tickets home to runaway youth. It is for those who are ages 12 through 20.

If you are under 18, you will be asked if there is a runaway report filed in your hometown. If you are not sure, NRS will advise.

A trained phone counselor will set up a conference call between you and your parents. A plan of action will then be determined. Then, Greyhound will be contacted and travel arrangements will be made.

If you are over 18, you will have the choice to go to transitional housing if it is not possible to return to your family.

Please call the hotline or see the website for more details.

24-Hour Hotline: 1.800.786.2929 (1.800.RUNAWAY)