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4-H - Dixie County

4-H Projects are fun educational hands-on learning experiences. It is for youth ages 5-18. 4-H helps youth develop their skills and talents to the fullest. It is open to everyone. Please see the website for more information.

4-H Projects Include:

  • Animal science
  • Clothing
  • Community service
  • Computers
  • Public speaking
  • Water use
  • Science and technology

A Women's Pregnancy Center - Pregnancy Services

A Women's Pregnancy Center provides services for those facing possible unexpected pregnancy. The services are confidential.

Services include:

  • Confidential Peer Counseling
  • Education
  • Limited Obstetrical Ultrasound
  • Maternity & Baby Items (diapers, bottles, clothing, etc.)
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Referrals

Please call or visit website for more information.

Locations:
A Women's Pregnancy Center of Madison
345 NW Marion Street
P.O. Box 42 (mailing location)
Madison, FL 32341
850.973.6970

A Women's Pregnancy Center of Marianna
469A Clinton Street
Marianna, FL 32446
850.526.4673

Answers for Parents Resources & Referrals

Answers for Parents is a free hotline that may be able to help parents with a troubled teen or young adult.

They may be able to help through the following programs:

  • Residential Treatment Centers / Programs
  • Therapeutic Boarding Schools
  • Residential Youth Development Programs / Schools
  • Transitional Boarding Schools
  • Regular / Traditional Boarding Schools
  • Wilderness and/or Outdoor Therapeutic Programs
  • In-Home Intervention Programs
  • Boot Camps
  • Military Schools

Please call or visit website for more information.

Boys Town - North Florida - Transitional Housing

Boys Town offers housing for youth who cannot remain in their own homes. Married couples care for the children in a traditional home setting. There are three homes for boys and two for girls in the Tallahassee area. Many of these children have suffered the trauma of abuse and neglect and need a safe place to stay. Youth form a family and learn social and independent living skills that will help them in the future. The ultimate goal is to reunite each child with his or her family, whenever possible.

DCF - Abuse Hotline

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.

Abuse Hotline: 1.800.962.2873
Florida Relay Services: dial 711 or TTY: 1.800.955.8771
To report an allegation in Spanish or Creole, please call 1-800-962-2873, for TTY use 711 or 1-800-955-8771. This toll free number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with counselors waiting to assist you.

Department of Children and Families - Child Welfare Services

Florida Department of Children and Families provides Child Welfare Services to children and families in need.

Services Include:

  • Adoption
  • 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.

Dixie County School District - VIrtual High School

Students within the Dixie County school district have the option of attending virtual classes online. Students in grades 6-12 may be full or part-time. They may also be home education students or private school students. Driver Education and Personal & Family Finance will be offered through the Virtual School this summer. These courses are open to all students in 9th thru 11th grade. If you would like to enroll for either course, please sign up in Guidance.
Please call for more information.