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A Safe Haven For Newborns - Pregnancy & Adoption Support

The aim of this agency is to prevent the abandonment of newborns. Women who have an unexpected pregnancy can find help here. Safe Haven is a safety net for mothers and their newborns. They help new mothers before they reach the crisis stage. Clients can get information and advice about adoption and parenting. Please see the website for more information.

24-Hour/Multilingual Helpline: 1.877.767.2229

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/mckay/

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 - Youth Ranch

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches offer many opportunities for children in need. Services are for youth ages 8 through 18 years of age. 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.

Services Include:

  • Community Based Services
  • Harmony in the Streets
  • Residential Care Services
  • Summer Camp

Please call or visit website for more information.

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Inc.

JALA has a team of 30 lawyers that provides civil legal aid to those in need. JALA covers many areas of the law. It does not discriminate in respect to race, sex, national origin, religion, disability, or age. Please see the website for all services.

Legal Areas Served Include:

  • Consumer law
  • Community counsel
  • Child & youth advocacy
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing services
  • Elder law
  • Employment/Unemployment
  • Fair housing unit
  • Family law
  • Health & public benefits
  • Mental Health Advocacy Project
  • Mortgage Rescue Project
  • Prisoner Re-Entry Project
  • Refugee immigration
  • Ryan White-HIV/AIDS Unit

Additional Locations:
Boulevard Comprehensive Care Center
515 West 6th Street
Jacksonville, FL
32206
904.253.1040

Clay County
825 N. Orange Avenue, Room 308
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

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