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Child Welfare Services - Department of Children and Families

Florida Department of Children and Families provides Child Welfare Services to children and families in need.

Services Include:

  • Adoption
  • Becoming a Foster Parent
  • Child Care
  • Children's Legal Services
  • Community-Based Care
  • Family Safety
  • Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children
  • Youth & Young Adults

Please call 904.723.2000 or visit website for more information.

Children's Programs - Episcopal Children's Services

ECS has programs that are based on the latest research. They show the impact of early activities on brain growth. Bright, colorful settings encourage exploration. Engaging playthings stretch young imaginations and develop motor skills. Shared stories and rhymes build language skills. Developing language skills are supported through meaningful conversation. Teachers expand on children’s ideas, and everyone explores new ideas together.

Please see the website for more information.

Programs Include:

  • Infant Program (6 weeks-11 months)
  • Toddler Program (12-23 months)
  • Early Preschool Program (24-36 months)
  • Preschool Programs (3-5 years)
  • Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) (Age 4)

Disabilities-Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) Gainesville

People with certain disabilities may apply for services from APD.

Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) may offer the following services:

  • Medicaid HCBS Waiver through iBudget Florida
  • Placement in an intermediate care facility for those with developmental disabilities
  • Supported employment services
  • Supported living services
  • Consumer Directed Care Plus (CDC+)
  • IFS funding for non-waiver customer expenses

Please call for more information.

Domestic Violence Advocacy - Florida Legal Services

This group runs the Florida Domestic Violence Hotline. It is staffed by attorneys. They offer advice on various legal issues. The services are for survivors of domestic or dating violence. As well as survivors of stalking or human trafficking. Translation and interpretation services are available free of charge. Please call or visit the website for more information.

Domestic Violence Legal Helpline: 1.850.385.0611
Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.500.1119 Option 3

East Coast(South of Flagler County)/South East Florida Summer Camp - Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches

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.