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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.

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches - Summer Camp (Region 2)

FSYR offers a summer camp for youth ages 10-15. Kids can take part in many fun activities such as canoeing, archery and swimming. They have the chance to build teamwork and peer communication skills. They can also enjoy the tranquil outdoors. Campers will have the chance to interact with law enforcement personnel and volunteers and learn other social skills. Please see the website for more information.

Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services, Inc. - Emergency Shelter Care

Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services, Inc. provides Emergency Shelter Care to youth in need.

Services include:

  • A safe haven for eligible kids, 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Formal on-site education program with certified Miami-Dade County Public Schools teachers
  • Structured daily living programs employing positive behavior modification techniques
  • Mental-health counseling
  • Life-skills groups to promote responsibility and independence
  • Substance-abuse prevention services
  • Family reunification services and case management
  • Activities such as arts and crafts and music to promote positive youth development
  • Health-care coordination services to ensure access to medical treatment

Please call or visit website for more information.