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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

Abuse Hotline - Florida Dept. of Children and Families

The Florida Abuse Hotline receives calls, faxes, and web based reports about possible abuse or neglect of children and vulnerable adults. Anyone who suspects a child is being abused is obligated to report it. Failure to do so is a felony. There is also a web based course designed for teachers.

Please see the website for more details.

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.

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.

Haven Hospice - Living Wills and Advanced Directives

An advance directive is a document that makes your medical treatment preferences known. It names a decision maker in case you are unable to make your own medical decisions. The document enables people to express how they want to be treated should they become seriously ill and unable to speak for themselves. Haven Hospice has a guide called the Five Wishes. It helps you decide who you want to speak for you. It helps you plan in advance what kind of medical care you want. It speaks for you when you are unable to do so yourself.

The Five Wishes are:
1. Which person you want to make health care decisions for you when you can’t make them
2. The kind of medical treatment you want or don’t want
3. How comfortable you want to be
4. How you want people to treat you
5. What you want your loved ones to know

Five Wishes brochures are available in English or Spanish. Please call for a free copy.

Hubbard House - Court Advocacy

The Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (CPDV) is a “one stop shop” inside the City Hall Annex. HH court advocates help victims of domestic violence with injunctions. They also help clients find a safe place in which to relocate. Court advocates help clients understand the legal process. They help them with safety planning and provide emotional support and community referrals. Please call for more information.

Hubbard House - Emergency Shelter

The Emergency Shelter is a safe, secure, and confidential facility. The playground has a privacy fence so children cannot be seen. Most residents have their own bedroom with bath. The shelter is a highly secure facility. Residents can safely rest and plan for their future. There is a day care center as well as a school. Please call for more information.

24-Hour Hotline: 904.354.3114

Services Include:

  • Assistance in obtaining housing
  • Coordinated family outings and activities
  • Court advocacy
  • Crisis intervention
  • Food and clothing
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Life management skills
  • Locating employment
  • Safety planning
  • Support groups