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DCF - Community-Based Care

DCF partners with local lead agencies to provide social services to children. Services include foster care, medical and educational services. The goal is to provide safety, wellbeing and a sense of permanency for the children in their care. Please see the website for more information.

DCF - Foster Care

DCF has foster care services for children in need. They stay in a safe home when they have been abused or neglected. Sometimes they are placed with a relative. Adults who wish to become foster parents can get training through their local community based care agency. Please see the website for more information.

Episcopal Children's Services - Early Learning Programs and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten

ECS has programs that are based on the latest research. They show the impact of early activities on brain growth. Bright, colorful settings encourage exploration. Engaging playthings stretch young imaginations and develop motor skills. Shared stories and rhymes build language skills. Developing language skills are supported through meaningful conversation. Teachers expand on children’s ideas, and everyone explores new ideas together.

Please see the website for more information.

Programs Include:

  • Infant Program (6 weeks-11 months)
  • Toddler Program (12-23 months)
  • Early Preschool Program (24-36 months)
  • Preschool Programs (3-5 years)
  • Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) (Age 4)

Florida Department of Children and Families - Services

This agency can help clients get services such as Food Stamps and Temporary Cash Assistance.

Programs Include:

  • ACCESS Florida (Food Stamps, Medicaid, Temporary Cash Assistance)
  • Abuse Hotline
  • Adoption information
  • Adult Protective Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Domestic Violence resources
  • Foster Care
  • Homelessness resources
  • Human Trafficking information
  • Mental Health services
  • Refugee Services
  • Substance Abuse information
  • Please see the website for all services.

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/mc…

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. All 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.

Haven Hospice - Grief Support

Haven Hospice offers a wide range of grief counseling services for people of all ages. There are also chaplains available to give spiritual support.

Services include:

  • Healing Hearts Bereavement Support
  • Teen Grief Support
  • Healthcare Worker Support
  • Holiday Grief Support
  • Spiritual Care

Please call or visit website for more information.