Gilchrist

Healthy Start of Central & North Florida Coalitions - The Connect Program

The Connect Program is a referral program. They provide many programs and resources. Some programs include infant safety, family planning, child development, nutrition, and more. Resources may include food, housing aid, employment, and more. This program is for pregnant women, infants, and families with young children. Eligibility is based on a screening. Call or visit the website for more information.

Another Way, Inc. - Shelter

This agency offers counseling, support, and safe shelter to survivors of abuse. This includes domestic and sexual violence. It is recommended to call ahead for appointments. There is a 24-hour phone number. Please call or visit the website for more information.

Toll Free 24/7: 1.866.875.7983

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Early Steps

Children’s Home Society of Florida offers the Early Steps program. This program empowers families with children who have developmental delays. Services are available for children ages 0 to 3. They help navigate the challenges, celebrate milestones, and help children reach their full potential. Specialists work with the parents to build on their strengths. This empowers parents to advocate for their families. In-home visits are an option to increase the comfort of the child. Please call or visit the website for more information.

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Center for Autism and Related Disabilities - Support Services

UF CARD offers services in 14 Florida counties. They are a team of professionals. That serve children and adults with autism and related disabilities. The services offered are free of charge. For someone to receive services, documentation of a qualifying diagnosis is needed. Please call or visit then website for more information.

Toll Free: 1.800.754.5891

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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.