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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/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.

Lutheran Services Florida - Youth Shelters

Lutheran Services Florida has help for runaways and troubled youth. The goal of LSF Youth and Family Services is to reunite families.

Professionals and trained staff provide a full range of services including:

  • Aftercare/Follow-Up for Six Months
  • Case Management
  • Counseling, individual and family
  • Intervention
  • Referrals
  • Screening and Assignments
  • Short-term, residential shelters for runaways and troubled youth ages 10-17
  • Temporary Shelter

Call for more information.

Currie House Youth Shelter
4610 West Fairfield Drive
Pensacola, Florida 32506
850.453.2772

HOPE House Youth Shelter
5127 Eastland Street
Crestview, Florida 32539
850.682.2374

Shelter House - Children's Programs

Shelter House provides Children’s Programs. They will find out the immediate needs of every child that enters into the shelter. Parent/legal guardian permission will be asked for. The Child Victim Advocate will evaluate to find out each child’s needs. They will also find out exposure to any type of abuse. If necessary, referrals will be given to the parent/legal guardian to address specific issues. Shelter House also gives child therapy services free of charge. A licensed therapist is available by appointment through a Victim Advocate. Call for more information.