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4-H Gilchrist - Youth Programs

4-H Projects are fun and educational hands on learning experiences. Youth can do a 4-H project in just about anything! 4-H is open to all youth ages 5-18. Please see the website for more information.

4-H Projects and Services Include:

  • Animal science
  • Clothing and textiles
  • Community service
  • Computers
  • Consumer Education
  • Public speaking
  • Science and technology
  • Summer camps
  • Water use

A Safe Haven For Newborns - Direct Assistance For Pregnancy Support

A Safe Haven For Newborns offers assistance to women who are pregnant and to women with newborns.

Services include:

  • Medical Related Issues, through referral assistance
  • Baby related items, such as baby clothing and formula
  • Local transportation
  • Legal issues
  • Burial services
  • Direct financial assistance
  • Counseling
  • Parenting education
  • Abuse prevention
  • 24-Hour/Multilingual Helpline: 1.877.767.2229

Please call or visit website for more information.

A Women's Pregnancy Center - Pregnancy Services

A Women's Pregnancy Center provides services for those facing possible unexpected pregnancy. The services are confidential.

Services include:

  • Confidential Peer Counseling
  • Education
  • Limited Obstetrical Ultrasound
  • Maternity & Baby Items (diapers, bottles, clothing, etc.)
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Referrals

Please call or visit website for more information.

Locations:
A Women's Pregnancy Center of Madison
345 NW Marion Street
P.O. Box 42 (mailing location)
Madison, FL 32341
850.973.6970

A Women's Pregnancy Center of Marianna
469A Clinton Street
Marianna, FL 32446
850.526.4673

Agency for Persons with Disabilities - Social Services

People with certain disabilities may apply for services from APD.

Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) may offer the following services:

  • Medicaid HCBS Waiver through iBudget Florida
  • Placement in an intermediate care facility for those with developmental disabilities
  • Supported employment services
  • Supported living services
  • Consumer Directed Care Plus (CDC+)
  • IFS funding for non-waiver customer expenses

Please call for more information.

Answers for Parents - Counseling and Treatment for Troubled Youth

Answers for Parents is a free hotline that may be able to help parents with a troubled teen or young adult.

They may be able to help through the following programs:

  • Residential Treatment Centers / Programs
  • Therapeutic Boarding Schools
  • Residential Youth Development Programs / Schools
  • Transitional Boarding Schools
  • Regular / Traditional Boarding Schools
  • Wilderness and/or Outdoor Therapeutic Programs
  • In-Home Intervention Programs
  • Boot Camps
  • Military Schools

Please call or visit website for more information.

Boys Town - North Florida - Transitional Housing

Boys Town offers housing for youth who cannot remain in their own homes. Married couples care for the children in a traditional home setting. There are three homes for boys and two for girls in the Tallahassee area. Many of these children have suffered the trauma of abuse and neglect and need a safe place to stay. Youth form a family and learn social and independent living skills that will help them in the future. The ultimate goal is to reunite each child with his or her family, whenever possible.

Catholic Charities Gainesville Regional Office - Family Assistance

Catholic Charities provides many services to those in need without regard to race, religion, ethnic group, etc.

Services include:

  • Adoption
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Food Pantry
  • Holiday Assistance
  • Homeless Prevention
  • Housing Opportunities Program (HOP)
  • Mobile Outreach Food Program
  • Pregnancy Counseling
  • Prescription Assistance
  • Utility Bill Assistance

Please see the website for more information.

CDS - Bronson Head Start

Head Start and Early Head Start are federal and state funded social service programs. The Head Start/Early Head Start Program is a free program for children during the day. It allows parents to continue their education or gain/maintain employment. Children enrolled in the program receive health and developmental screenings. Please see the website for more information.

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