Children's Home Society of Florida provides counseling to children and families in need. They may be able to help with a range of issues your child is struggling to cope with. Many payment options are available, most of which can ease the cost to you. Please call or visit website for more information.
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The Florida Abuse Hotline accepts reports 24 hours a day. Anyone who suspects that a child or vulnerable adult is abused or neglected needs to make a report. You can report online, by phone or by fax.
Florida Department of Children and Families provides Child Welfare Services to children and families in need.
- Becoming a Foster Parent
- Child Care
- Children's Legal Services
- Community-Based Care
- Family Safety
- Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children
- Youth & Young Adults
Please call 904.723.2000 or visit website for more information.
This program helps victims of crimes committed by Florida inmates. Through the VINE program, victims can sign up for an automatic notification service. Anyone may call the toll-free number to get an inmate's current location and release date. You may also register to learn when an inmate is released, transferred, escapes or dies. The VINE service is confidential. It is available 24 hours a day. Please see the website for more information.
Toll Free: 1.877.884.2846
Elder Options offers a number of services to seniors. They can answer questions about insurance or Medicare. There are services for those being released from the hospital and need help at home. Caregivers can take a 12-hour caregiver course. Please see the website for more information.
This agency works with children from birth to age five and their families to build a strong educational foundation. The purpose of early education is to prepare children to be ready to succeed in school and in life. Children grow intellectually, emotionally, physically and socially. ECS offers programs that help raise the standard of care and education. Children are able to learn in a safe and fun filled environment. Counties covered: Baker, Bradford, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns and Union.
Please see the website for all services.
Early Learning Programs Include:
Infant Learning - 6 weeks to 11 months
Toddler Program - 12 to 23 months
Early Preschool Program - 24 to 36 months
Preschool Programs - 3 to 5 years
Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten - 4 years
Explore Adoption is a statewide adoption program. It promotes the benefits of public adoption. It urges families to consider creating or expanding their families by adopting a "special needs" child. This means a child who is older, has a medical condition, or is a part of a sibling group. Explore Adoption invites Floridians to find out more about the children available for adoption in their home state.
Visit the website to see answers to all of your questions. You can also view profiles of the children who are ready to be adopted. There are post adoption services as well many other support services.
The Florida Abuse Hotline receives calls, faxes, and web based reports about possible abuse or neglect of children and vulnerable adults. Anyone who suspects a child is being abused is obligated to report it. Failure to do so is a felony. There is also a web based course designed for teachers.
Please see the website for more details.
This agency can help clients get services such as Food Stamps and Temporary Cash Assistance.
- 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.
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…