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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 - 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

National Runaway Safeline - Home Free Program

This agency works with Greyhound Lines to provide free bus tickets home to runaway youth. It is for those who are ages 12 through 20.

If you are under 18, you will be asked if there is a runaway report filed in your hometown. If you are not sure, NRS will advise.

A trained phone counselor will set up a conference call between you and your parents. A plan of action will then be determined. Then, Greyhound will be contacted and travel arrangements will be made.

If you are over 18, you will have the choice to go to transitional housing if it is not possible to return to your family.

Please call the hotline or see the website for more details.

24-Hour Hotline: 1.800.786.2929 (1.800.RUNAWAY)