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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

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

Children's Home Society of Florida - Independent Living

Children’s Home Society of Florida helps young adults live independently. Teens ages 13 to 17 in foster care and young adults who have just left the foster care system are eligible. If you are 18 or older, you must be in school and employed to be eligible. They will get you ready for adulthood. The day you turn 18, you become responsible for everything in your life, from paying rent to finding transportation, to grocery shopping. It can be overwhelming if you’re not prepared. They want to help you prepare for that day. In getting you ready to be an adult, you will not be alone.
Other ways they help include:

  • Budgeting
  • Career planning
  • Cleaning
  • Educational guidance. Want your GED? Graduate high school? Enroll in college?
  • Finding health care
  • Finding reliable transportation

Call for more information.

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 Elder Affairs - Aging and Disability Resource Center

This agency helps Florida's seniors. It is their one-stop shop for all elder services. They can get referrals for services such as Food Stamps or Medicare.

Services Include:

  • Long term care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders - SHINE Program
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps)

Please see the website for more information.

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