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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.

Other ways they help include:

  • Budgeting
  • Career planning
  • Cleaning
  • Educational guidance for your GED, high school diploma, or college
  • Finding health care
  • Finding reliable transportation

Call for more information.

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

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches - Community Based Services (Region 2)

Trained counselors provide social services to children and families. Services include group and individual counseling to help youth overcome serous issues. They will deal with the problems that caused them to be removed from their homes. They will also get help in adjusting to their new home environment. Their families will be involved as well as everyone works to restore the youth back to their families. Parents will also have the chance to take part in the Family Life Education program. They will learn parenting skills and be better equipped to relate to their children in a positive way. Please call for more information.

Toll Free: 1.800.765.3797

Services Offered:

  • Case Management
  • Clinical Social Services
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Life Education Program
  • Individual Counseling
  • Parent Retreat Weekends

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches - Harmony In The Street Mobile Camping (Region 2)

This agency has a mobile camping program. It combines Summer Camp and Youth Camp and offers it to areas that may be socially and/or economically challenged. The aim of this program is to teach youth how to use their free time in a positive manner. They will develop a high level of self esteem and learn positive leadership skills. It also helps them to accept others and appreciate the cultural differences of all. Please call for more information.

Toll Free: 1.800.765.3797

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches - Residential Care Services (Region 2)

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches provides residental care to children in need. It is for ages 8 through 18. Youth are cared for by "cottage parents" who help them develop a strong work ethic, sense of teamwork and self respect. Each child must be recommended by the local Sheriff. Please call or visit website for more information.

Toll Free: 1.800.765.3797