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Children's Home Society of Florida - The Bears Early Learning Centers

"The Bears" Early Learning Centers welcome kids ages 0 to 5. They offer full and half day programs. They also offer after-school care for elementary aged children. A summer camp program is available as well. Open from 6:30 AM to 5:30 PM, year-round.

"Huggie Bears" ages 1 to 2 years old are offered:

  • Hands-on activities
  • Toys displayed on low and open shelves
  • Sand and water play
  • Outdoor play
  • Block area
  • Book corner

"Huggie Bears" ages 3 years old are offered:

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center - Adaptive Telephone Equipment Loan Program

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center offers equipment on long-term loan with Florida residents. Residents must be hard of hearing, deaf, deaf/blind, or speech challenged. The equipment is offered at no charge to the consumer.

Equipment offered include:

  • TTY's
  • Volume/Tone Control Phones
  • Volume/Visual Phone Signalers

Please call for visit website for more information.

Disabled American Veterans - Services for Veterans

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) helps America’s disabled veterans and their families.

Assistance includes:

  • Community outreach
  • Counseling
  • Death benefits
  • Filing claims for VA disability compensation and pension
  • Health care
  • Home loan guaranty
  • Information seminars
  • Life insurance
  • Represent veterans and active duty military personnel before Discharge Review Boards, Boards for Correction of Military Records, Physical Evaluation Boards and other official panels
  • Vocational rehabilitation and employment, education

Please call for or visit website for more information.

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 Department of Elder Affairs - Elder Helpline

This agency has many services for Florida's seniors. Each county has its own telephone number. You may also use the statewide toll-free number.

See the Florida Department of Elder Affairs website for more information.

Here you can find information about the following:

  • Adult Protective Services
  • Heath & Welfare
  • Senior Companion Program
  • Transportation
  • and more

Toll Free: 1.800.955.8770
TDD: 1.800.955.8771

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