The Apalachee Center helps people recover from emotional, mental and substance abuse issues. The center offers help to families through moments of crisis and pain to a place of recovery. Please call or visit the website for more information.
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This is a 21st Century Community Learning Center. It gives students a chance to keep up in school. They will also learn new skills as well. They can get tutoring in reading and math. There are also art, music and recreational programs. Please see the website for more information.
Covenant Care provides Hospice Care to seniors in need. They will work closely with seniors to make sure they are providing the care they need during this time. Please call or visit website for more information.
This agency provides prevention, intervention, and treatment of substance abuse issues. There are programs for adults and youth. School based programs strive to prevent drug use. There are online counseling services for adults who may have difficult using traditional services. Independent living services help foster care youth better prepare to live on their own. Please see the website for all services.
- Adult Services
- Adult Civil Citation
- Family Services
- Independent Living
- Juvenile Services
- Prevention Services
- Residential Services
- Vocational Services
Additional service locations:
Taylor County Human Services Center
1421 Old Dixie Highway South
Perry, Florida 32348
Woodville Campus Residential Treatment Center
2967 Natural Bridge Road
The McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities gives students with special needs the chance to attend a private school. The program is for students in grades K-12. Please see the website for more information.
Please go to this website: http://www.fldoe.org/schools/school-choice/k-12-scholarship-programs/mc…
Staff, volunteers and local agencies team up to provide a strong voice in court on behalf of abused children. They partner together to make positive changes in the lives of these children. Their mission is to advocate for their best interests and have the safest and most positive outcomes for them. Please call for more information
Alternate Number: 386.758.1170
The state of Florida offers health insurance for children from birth through age 18, even if one or both parents are working. It includes four different parts.
Some of the services Florida KidCare covers are:
- Check-ups and shots
- Doctor visits
- Mental health
- Vision and hearing
Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches offer many opportunities for children in need. Services are for youth ages 8 through 18 years of age. Trained staff nurture youth and provide a warm sense of security and guidance. Counseling services are available for each child. There are programs for their parents as well. Other services include summer camp and a mobile camping program.
- Community Based Services
- Harmony in the Streets
- Residential Care Services
- Summer Camp
Please call or visit website for more information.
Head Start is a school readiness program for children up to age 5. It provides education, health and nutrition to children from low income families. There are different programs for different age groups. Please see the website for more information.
- Early Head Start - for pregnant women and children up to age 3
- Head Start - for children ages 3 to 5
- Migrant Head Start - for children of migrant workers age 6 weeks to 5
This program is under the Florida Department of Education. SEDNET networks with the education, mental health and child welfare systems. They work with the families of children with mental, emotional and behavioral problems. The goal is for youth to have access to the services they need to succeed in life. Many services are coordinated through the school system. Please see the website for more information.