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Adoption-Florida Adoption Center LLC

This agency offers adoption as an alternative parenting option. They help support birth mothers and adoptive parents. Help is offered before, during, and after adoption. They also provide resources for birth parents who choose to parent. The support is offered at no cost. Please call or visit the website for more information.

Toll Free: 1.855.899.5683
Birth Parents: 321.250.5683
Adoption Parents: 321.766.5683

Abuse Hotline - DCF

The Florida Abuse Hotline accepts reports 24 hours a day. Anyone who suspects that a child or vulnerable adult is abused or neglected needs to make a report. You can report online, by phone or by fax.

Abuse Hotline: 800.962.2873
Florida Relay Services: dial 711 or TTY: 800.955.8771

Si usted habla español y desea divulgar abuso, llame por favor el teléfono directo en 800-962-2873 para hablar con un consejero de habla hispana.

Aid to Military Families and Veterans-National Resource Directory.GOV

This website has many resources for active military, veterans and their families. They can find agencies that will help them with housing, medical care, jobs and more.

Please see the website for all services.

Important Numbers:
Military Crisis Line - 1.800.273.8255
National Call Center for Homeless Veterans - 1.877.424.3838
VA Caregiver Support Line - 1.855.260.3274
Veterans Crisis Line - 1.800.273.8255
Wounded Warrior Resource Center - 1.800.342.9647

Alachua County - Victim Services and Rape Crisis Center

The Alachua County Victim Services and Rape Crisis Center offers a program to help anyone who is a victim or survivor of violence. Victims do NOT have to report to law enforcement to receive services. All services are free and private.

Services Include:

  • Immediate outreach to victims of sexual battery
  • Face-to-face and telephone counseling
  • Support groups
  • Accompany and support victims through criminal justice proceedings
  • Transportation to court appearances and other appointments related to the victimization
  • Assist with application process for Victims Compensation and relocation for Sexual Assault Victims
  • Assistance with Protective Injunctions
  • Emergency assistance with urgent special needs
  • Personal advocacy
  • Information and referral
  • Community education, speeches, and consultation
  • Network with other victim service providers and state organization
  • Outreach services provided in the Gainesville Police Department
  • HIV Test Site

Please contact for more information.

Alachua County Crisis Center - Crisis Center

This crisis center provides help 24 hours a day. Trained phone counselors are always available.

  • After-Hours Information and Referral
  • Community Education
  • Community Trauma Response
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Crisis Line - 352.264.6789
  • National Suicide Hotline - 1.800.784.2433
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1.800.273.8255
  • Rumor Control - 352.264.6557
  • Survivors of Suicide Support Group

Please call or visit website for more information.

Altrusa House

The program offers relevant personal, social, therapeutic, and work skill training to adults with disabilities through community and center-based resources. The activities are designed to advance individual independence and expand participants’ life choices at work, home, school, and in the community.

Call or visit website for more info.