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.
Abuse Hotline: 1.800.962.2873
Florida Relay Services: dial 711 or TTY: 1.800.955.8771
Report online: https://reportabuse.dcf.state.fl.us/
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 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.
Easterseals Camp Challenge's mission is to provide safe, fun, and fair recreational activities for children and adults with cognitive and physical disabilities in an outdoor environment.
Contact Camp Challenge at email@example.com or 352.383.4711 for more information.
This agency offers help to pregnant women. All services are free to clients. Counselors provide a caring atmosphere where women can be educated about their choices. They can get adoption information or post abortion counseling. They can also get baby supplies. Please see the website for all services.
They provide the following:
- Adoption assistance
- Infant, children and maternity clothing
- Material assistance including diapers, formula and infant items
- Medical and community referrals
- Options counseling
- Pregnancy testing
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…
Staff, volunteers and local agencies team up to provide a strong voice in court on behalf of abused children. They partner together to make positive changes in the lives of these children. Their mission is to advocate for their best interests and have the safest and most positive outcomes for them. Please call for more information
Alternate Number: 386.758.1170
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
- Doctor visits
- Mental health
- Vision and hearing
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.
- Community Based Services
- Harmony in the Streets
- Residential Care Services
- Summer Camp
Please call or visit website for more information.