Big Brothers Big Sisters offers services and programs to the community. Call 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/
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…
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.
This department can help find services for children, including; Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Clubs, Youth Shelters and other resources. Please call or visit our website for more information.
The church will give away free backpacks with school supplies for children between the ages of 5 and 18 (while supplies last). Please call us or visit our website for more information.
The New Beginnings Youth Shelter helps children from 10 to 17 years of age who runaway or are homeless for other reasons. We also accept children who have been abused or neglected. Please call us or visit our website for more information.
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness (The Alliance) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to provide programs and activities aimed at outreach, education, early intervention, and advocacy for all eating disorders.
The Alliance offers: