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Child Welfare Services - Department of Children and Families

Florida Department of Children and Families provides Child Welfare Services. These services are for children and families in need. Please call or visit the website for more information.

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

Children's Wishes - Make-A-Wish Foundation

This agency grants wishes to children. These children have life threatening illnesses. It is for children ages 2 1/2 to 17. The group works with the referred child’s doctor to determine eligibility. Please call or visit the website to learn more about referring a child.

Toll Free: 1.888.874.9474

Northeast Region Office
10151 Deerwood Park Blvd, Building 300, Ste 120
Jacksonville, FL 32256
904.580.5906

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: 850.385.0611
Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline: 800.500.1119 Option 3

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.

Explore Adoption Services - Florida Department of Children and Families

Explore Adoption is a statewide adoption program. It promotes the benefits of public adoption. It urges families to consider creating or expanding their families by adopting a "special needs" child. This means a child who is older, has a medical condition, or is a part of a sibling group. Explore Adoption invites Floridians to find out more about the children available for adoption in their home state.

Visit the website to see answers to all of your questions. You can also view profiles of the children who are ready to be adopted. There are post adoption services as well many other support services.