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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

Alcoholics Anonymous

A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

24/7 Hotline 941.426.7723 Call for nearest location
North Port 941.426.7655
Sarasota 941.951.6810

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters targets the children who need us most, including those living in single parent homes, growing up in poverty and coping with parental incarceration. Starting something begins with finding a great match between a Big and a Little. Making these matches, and performing all the background work involved with them, is possible because of donations from people like you. It's also why we're able to offer such a wide variety of programs that pair children, ages 6 through 18, with role models in one-to-one relationships.

Boys and Girls Club

•Character & Leadership Development - Youth of the Year, Torch Club, Jr. staff Development, and Keystone Club.
The Character & Leadership Development Programs empower youth to support and influence their Club & Community, sustain meaningful relationships, develop a positive self-image, participate in the democratic process, and respect their own and other’s cultural identities.
•The Arts - Arts & Crafts, Dance, Drama class, Fine Arts, Digital Arts, and Knitting.
The Arts Programs enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through increased knowledge and appreciation of visual and tactile arts and crafts, performing arts and creative writing.

•Education and Career Development - Power Hour, Kids in College, Keys to the Future, Project Connect, Project Learn, and Kiwanis Adventures in Learning.

Charis Center - Counseling

Charis Center provides counseling services. They serve Suncoast communities. Charis Center accepts most insurance carriers. They are a Medicare provider. Fees vary for different services. For those who do not have insurance, a sliding scale fee discount may be available. Call for more information.

Counseling Services:

  • Addictions
  • Aging & Elderly
  • Anger & Conflict
  • Anxiety
  • Blended Families
  • Caregivers Support
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Death & Illness
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Greif & Loss
  • Job Performance
  • Life Transitions
  • Loneliness
  • Marriage & Couples
  • Mediation
  • Pre-Engagement & Pre-Marital
  • Psychoeducational Seminars
  • Retirement
  • Senior In-Home Counseling Program
  • Stress
  • Trauma & Abuse