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A Safe Haven For Newborns - Pregnancy & Adoption Support

The aim of this agency is to prevent the abandonment of newborns. Women who have an unexpected pregnancy can find help here. Safe Haven is a safety net for mothers and their newborns. They help new mothers before they reach the crisis stage. Clients can get information and advice about adoption and parenting. Please see the website for more information.

24-Hour/Multilingual Helpline: 1.877.767.2229

Annie W. Johnson Senior Family Service Center

Annie W. Johnson Senior Family Service Center provides a range of services through a number of programs. These programs help low-income citizens. Some programs do focus on senior citizens. Below are listed just a few things they may be able to help with. Much more is available.

  • Basic Food Needs
  • Clothing Vouchers
  • Prescription Assistance
  • Rental/Housing Assistance
  • Utility Assistance

Arnette House, Inc. - Group Homes/Transitional Living

Arnette House, Inc. provides Group Homes/Transitional Living. They operate two Foster Care group homes for six boys and six girls. They focus on the physical and emotional well-being of individual clients. They teach methods for sustaining basic life skills aimed at fostering self-sufficiency.

Youth ages 13 to 17 are provided a healthy and supportive living environment. They meet the basic needs such as food and shelter. They will help in their goal to become self-sufficient once they age out of foster care when they turn 18.

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Arnette House, Inc. - Non-Residential Family Crisis Intervention Counseling

Arnette House, Inc. provides Non-Residential Family Crisis Intervention Counseling.

  • Assist families in opening lines of communication
  • Link families with needed community resources
  • Reduce high risk antisocial behaviors
  • Teach effective parenting skills
  • Teach families effective conflict resolution skills

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Arnette House, Inc. - Residential Services

Arnette House, Inc. provides Residential Services. Shelter is for children ages 10 to 17 years old. For those who are runaways, lockouts, homeless, truant, or experiencing parent/child conflict.

The emergency shelters offer:

  • A safe haven for eligible kids, 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Activities such as arts, crafts and music, to promote positive youth development
  • Family reunification services and case management
  • Health care coordination services to insure access to medical treatment
  • Life skills groups to promote responsibility and independence
  • Mental health counseling
  • Structured daily living programs employing positive behavior modification techniques
  • Substance abuse prevention services

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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

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Main Location
222 SW 36th Terrace
Gainesville, Florida

7361 Forest Oaks Boulevard
Spring Hill, Florida

3774 West Gulf-to-Lake Highway
Lecanto, Florida

Citrus Hearing Impaired Program Services

C.H.I.P.S. (Citrus Hearing Impaired Program Services) offers the following services:

  • Advocacy
  • FTRI Phone Program
  • Information & Referral
  • Interpreting
  • Meeting room
  • Pamphlets & Information
  • Programs in obtaining hearing aids, assistance in hearing screenings, and repair of hearing aids and other assistive devices
  • Sign Language Classes
  • Social Group Services

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