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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

Boys and Girls Club of Manatee County - Health and Life Skills

This agency offers several programs that foster healthy habits.

Programs offered:

  • Date SMART - for girls 13-18
  • Heatlhy Habits - healthy eating and exercise
  • NetSmartz - internet safety skills
  • Passport to Manhood - for boys 11-14
  • SMART Girls - for girls 8-17
  • SMART Moves - addresses problems youths face

See website for more information and all locations.

CATCH - For Children

Program designed to support and improve the emotional well-being of chldren. Helping them increase their social and emotional skills and development.

A speech screening, evaluation and therapy program for preschool aged children
The CATCH program provides speech screening, evaluation and therapy for preschool age children referred by child care providers and parents.

Beginning with children ages 30 months and older the CATCH program screens for the following:
Connected Speech
Social/Interpersonal Communication Skills
Voice Disorders
Vision (When Appropriate)
Hearing (When Appropriate)

The post-screening evaluation process can involve:
Referral to private provider
Referral to community providers such as: Child Find or Early Steps
Referral to contracted provider for complete Speech/Language evaluation