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Big Bend Community Based Care - Child Abuse Prevention

They help families avoid the situations that lead to abuse and neglect. They work hard to keep a child at home with their parents when possible, and consider foster care as a temporary and last resort.

Services include:

  • Family counseling
  • In-home supervision
  • Voluntary protective services
  • Parent training

Please call or visit website for more information.

Children's Home Society of Florida - Children's Services

Children’s Home Society of Florida offers a wide range of programs for children and their families. They hope to help through counseling, and other services.

Services include:

  • Adoption
  • Child Welfare
  • Counseling
  • Early Steps
  • Independent and Traditional Living
  • Residential Care
  • Children’s Advocacy Centers
  • Open Doors
  • Sexual Abuse Treatment
  • St. Mark’s Emergency Shelter
  • Tree House
  • Victims of Crime Act
  • Wendy’s Wonderful Kids

Please call or visit website for more information

Covenant Hospice - Hospice Services

Covenant Hospice provides services to those facing end-of-life issues. They have services for family members as well. Help is available 24 hours a day.

Programs and Services Include:

  • Bereavement Services
  • Children’s Support
  • Nursing and Personal Care
  • Partners in Care – Together for Kids
  • Social Services
  • Speaker’s Bureau
  • Spiritual Care Services
  • The Hospice Interdisciplinary Team
  • Volunteer Services

Please call or visit website 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 - Youth Ranch

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches offer many opportunities for children in need. Services are for youth ages 8 through 18 years of age. Trained staff nurture youth and provide a warm sense of security and guidance. Counseling services are available for each child. There are programs for their parents as well. Other services include summer camp and a mobile camping program.

Services Include:

  • Community Based Services
  • Harmony in the Streets
  • Residential Care Services
  • Summer Camp

Please call or visit website for more information.

Gulf County Health Department

The Gulf County Health Department provides a range of health services to the community. Some services are free, or based on a sliding scale fee.

  • Behavioral Health
  • Birth Certificates
  • Death Certificates
  • Dental
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Environmental Health
  • Immunizations
  • Medical Clinic
  • Prescription Drug Assistance
  • School Health
  • Septic System Permitting
  • Social Services
  • Tobacco Prevention
  • WIC Program

Additional Location:

Wewahitchka Medical/Dental Clinic

807 West Highway 22
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465
850.639.2644
Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.