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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 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

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches - Harmony In The Street

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.

Jewish Family & Children's Services

JFCS provides counseling and social services to those in need. They offer a helping hand and never turn clients away because they are unable to pay. Please call or visit our website for more info.

Current Range of Services:

  • Adolescent & Children’s Services
  • After School Programs
  • Building Strong Families Homelessness Prevention Services
  • Counseling & Psychotherapy to individuals and families
  • Elder Care, Senior Outreach Services and Case Management
  • Family Life Education
  • Food Pantry for the needy
  • Friendly home visitors to those hospitalized or residing in a nursing home
  • Jewish Healing Program
  • Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities / Age-In-Place Services
  • Operation Military Assistance Program (MAP)
  • Safe Alternative to Out-Of-School Suspension (SATOSS) programs for at-risk middle school students
  • Substance Abuse Prevention and Counseling Services

The Able Trust Florida High School HighTech

The Able Trust Florida High School High Tech (HSHT) program provides opportunities for students with disabilities and other barriers to explore potential future careers. The program is designed to help students determine their interests and aptitudes, offer job-shadowing and internships, and provide leadership opportunities. HSHT has been shown to reduce high school dropout rates and increase the overall self-esteem of participating students.

The Able Trust Florida HS/HT is an initiative of the US Department of Labor and the Able Trust. The program is currently offered at high schools in Charlotte, Glades, Hendry, and Lee Counties.

Charlotte County
(Charlotte, Lemon Bay, and Port Charlotte High Schools)
Contact HSHT Coordinator, Angela Hemstreet at 941.255.3884 or angelahemstreet@goodwillswfl.org

Transition Youth Program

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Florida Department of Education provides Transition Youth. This program helps people who have disabilities get or keep a job after exiting high school. Please call or visit website for more information.

Additional Location:
871 Venetia Bay Blvd., Suite 220
Venice, FL 34285
Phone: 941.882.7730