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Early Steps

Children’s Home Society provides Early Steps. Services are given to infants or toddlers. Early Steps is for children who have developmental delays. They will give you activities and educational opportunities to help you guide your child through tough times. Please call or visit the website for more information.

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.

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.

Counseling and Mental Health - Apalachee Center, Inc.

The Apalachee Center helps people recover from emotional, mental and substance abuse issues. Call or visit the website to see how they can help.

24/7 Crisis Line: 1.800.342.0774
TDD Line: 850.523.3266

Services include:

  • Inpatient Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Residential Services
  • Telehealth Services

Other Locations

Apalachee Center – Franklin County
159 12th St
Apalachicola, Florida 32320
850.653.9744

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.

Eating Disorder Groups- National Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness

The Alliance provides free, weekly eating disorder groups. These groups are led by a therapist. The sessions take place both virtually and in person. Help is available for all eating disorders. Please call or visit the website for more information.

List of Meeting Locations in Florida can be found here . Virtual Meetings are also available.