Manatee

Narcotics Anonymous Florida

NA is a nonprofit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. They meet regularly to help each other stay clean. They are not interested in what or how much you used, but only in what you want to do about your problem and how they can help. Please see the website for more information.

WIC - Manatee County

WIC is for low to moderate income women who are pregnant, have recently had a baby or are breastfeeding. It is also for infants and children up to age 5 who may be at nutritional risk. It doesn’t matter whether you’re working or not working. Fathers can also bring their children to apply for WIC. WIC services are available to anyone who lives in Florida and meets the program guidelines. Please see the website for more information.

SEDNET - Region 8A

The agency offers access to effective services. As well as programs. It is geared towards students and their families. The students are those with or at-risk of emotional/behavioral disorders. The services and programs help students learn appropriate behaviors. They also help to reduce dependency. And they help them fully participate in all aspects of school and community. Please call or visit the website for more information.

Gulfcoast South AHEC

It is a public health nonprofit. Staff members look to help people who have basic health needs. They also train health professionals and students. So that they can better serve their patients. Please call or visit the website for more information.

Services Include:

  • Tobacco Cessation & Training
  • Conference Management
  • Continuing Education
  • Healthcare Marketplace Assistance
  • Webinar Hosting

US Attorney's Office Middle District of Florida - Human Trafficking tip411

The agency is committed to using every available tool in their arsenal to combat human trafficking. It is a collaboration of local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. That work together with organizations to detect, investigate, and prosecute all forms of these crimes. Both foreign and domestic. The agency has a task force that is headquartered in the Tampa Bay area. This task force focuses on education, rescue, and enforcement. And they also support survivors. This is done by connecting them to victim-centered, trauma informed services.

US Attorney's Office Middle District of Florida - Project Safe Childhood

The agency is part of the Department of Justice’s Project Safe Childhood Program. Their top priority is the protection of children. The protection against crimes of exploitation and abuse. They aggressively investigate, enforce, and prosecute crimes of this kind. Work is done to raise the public’s awareness of online sexual predators. They provide tools and information to educators. As well as parents and children. This is to reduce the likelihood of harm to children. And to encourage the reporting of possible violations.

Talking Books

Talking Books are books and magazines recorded for people who need to hear resources read to them. It is for people with a visual disability or a physical disability. Talking Books are played on special players provided free by the Library.

  • Talking Books service is free for the user, including free delivery and return of machines and materials through the mail.