211 Helpline gives free, confidential information and referrals to anyone in need. This resource serves Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee Counties.
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:
Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches provides social services to children and families from train counselors.
Please call or visit website for more information.
This agency has a mobile camping program. It combines Summer Camp and Youth Camp and offers it to areas that may be socially and/or economically challenged. The aim of this program is to teach youth how to use their free time in a positive manner. It also helps teaching to accept others and appreciate the cultural differences of all. Please call or visit website for more information.
Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches provides residental care to children in need. It is for ages 8 through 18. Youth are cared for by "cottage parents" who helps them. Each child must be recommended by the local Sheriff. Please call or visit 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: