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Abuse Hotline - Florida Department of Children and Families

The aim of this agency is to help protect children and vulnerable adults from abuse and neglect. The Hotline gets calls, faxes and web based reports from concerned citizens.

Anyone who suspects that a child has been abused needs to report it to the Florida Abuse Hotline. Failure to do so is considered a felony.

Florida Abuse Hotline: 1.800.962.2873
TDD: 800.453.5145

Baker County Veterans Service Office - Veteran's Services - Education

You are just a few steps away from finding out if you are eligible to receive education benefits. All information can be completed online.

If you can't apply online, you can call 1.888.442.4551 to have a form mailed to you.

You may also receive an application form at the school or training establishment you wish to attend. The VA certifying official at the school should have the forms available. They can help you to fill them out and will submit them to VA.

DCF - Adult Protective Services

This agency offers help to adults who may be at risk of being harmed or neglected. DCF also helps when the adult is unable to take care of himself properly. Clients may be elderly or have a disability. If you suspect a vulnerable adult is being abused, neglected or exploited, you MUST report it. Please see the website for more information.

Abuse Hotline: 1.800.962.2873
TDD: 1.800.453.5145

DCF - Child Welfare Services

DCF is committed to the well being of children and their families. DCF works with local communities, resources and the courts to make sure that each child is safe and has a home. Their aim is to keep families together and as self sufficient as possible. When a parent has mental or substance abuse issues, DCF can help them overcome their problems. Teens aging out of the foster care system can get help also. Please see the website for more information.

Services Include:

  • ACCESS Florida (food stamps, cash assistance and Medicaid)
  • Adult services
  • Case management
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Foster care
  • Protective services
  • Safe Sleep Campaign
  • Substance abuse treatment

DCF - Explore Adoption

DCF works with local agencies to help people who want to adopt a child. They have many resources for adoptive parents. There are support groups for the adoptive families. The website has pictures and background stories of children looking for a "forever" home. Please see the website for more information.

Explore Adoption Services - Florida Department of Children and Families

Explore Adoption is a statewide adoption program. It promotes the benefits of public adoption. It urges families to consider creating or expanding their families by adopting a "special needs" child. This means a child who is older, has a medical condition, or is a part of a sibling group. Explore Adoption invites Floridians to find out more about the children available for adoption in their home state.

Visit the website to see answers to all of your questions. You can also view profiles of the children who are ready to be adopted. There are post adoption services as well many other support services.

Florida Adoption Center - Adoption Planning - Pregnancy Alternatives

We offer alternative pregnancy resources to women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. We are able to help you find a forever family for your baby, establish ongoing contact/communication with them and assist them with taking steps to get back on their feet.

Call anytime - Toll-Free 855.899.5683, or Call or Text 321.250.5683

https://www.floridaadoptioncenter.com/crisis-pregnancy/choosing-an-adop…