Abuse

Adult Protective Services - DCF (Abuse Hotline - 800-962-2873)

Agency for Health Care Administration (Report medical/Medicaid abuse - 866-966-7226)

Children's Home Society of Florida - 321-397-3000

Disability Rights Florida

Domestic Violence Hotline - 800-500-1119

Florida Department of Children & Families (DCF)

Florida Department of Elder Affairs

Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network - 352-377-5690

Sunshine Foundation Dream Village (for seriously ill and abused children - 863-424-4188)


 

 

 

 

 

   
Addictions  (substance abuse)

Alcoholics Anonymous North Florida Area Conference

Christian 12-Step Ministry - 352-732-0877

Cocaine Anonymous - 239-645-1981

Eating Disorder Hotline - 800-248-3285

Gamblers Anonymous Meeting Directory - 800-397-9843

Narcotics Anonymous Meeting Locator

Setting Captives Free (faith-based approach to freedom from addictions)

Shands Vista Behavioral Health in Gainesville - 888-391-7181

Substance Abuse & Mental Health - DCF


 

 

 

 

 

Cellular PhoneTag Mobile - free cellular phone and service for those who qualify. Order Line: 866-959-4918


 

 

 

 

 

  
Children's Services

Adoption

Catholic Charities Bureau - 352-372-0294

Children's Home Society of Florida - 321-397-3000

Partnership for Strong Families - 866-310-7326

 

Other

Alachua County Social Services Programs - 352-264-6750

Autism Speaks - (New York) - 212-252-8584

Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Mid-Florida - 352-375-2525

Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County 

Boy Scouts of America (North Florida) - 800-232-0845

CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services - 352-244-0628

Child Advocacy Center of Gainesville - -352-376-9161

Children's Home Society of Florida (abuse, transition from foster care to independence, adoption, foster care, search & reunion, pregnancy counseling) - 321-397-3000

Children's Medical Services - 800-523-7545

Child Welfare Information Gateway (USDHH) - 800-394-3366

Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County - 352-375-4110

Florida 4H Club Foundation - 352-955-2402

Florida Camp for Children & Youth with Diabetes - 352-334-1323

Florida Outreach Project for Children & Young Adults who are Deaf/Blind - 800-667-4052

Florida SIDS Alliance - 800-743-7352

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654

Girl Scouts of Gateway Council - 866-868-6307

HOPE - Horses helping People - 352-495-0533

Jordan Klausner Foundation (education for children with disabilities) - 352-219-6744

North Central Florida YMCA - 352-374-9622

PACE Center for Girls (Alachua) - 352-374-8499

Palms Medical Group (immunizations, general medical care) - 352-376-8211

Partnership for Strong Families (Children & Youth Services, Foster Parent Services) - 866-310-7326

Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida - 352-374-4404

Special Olympics Florida - 352-243-9536

Stop Children's Cancer - 352-377-2622

Sunshine Foundation Dream Village (for seriously ill and abused children - 863-424-4188


 

 

 

 

 

   
Clothing  

Christians Concerned for the Community - 352-371-1768

First Baptist Church of Waldo - 14370 Kennard Street, Waldo, FL - (352) 468-1721

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654

Goodwill Industries - 352-376-9041

Helping Hands Clinic - 352-372-8523

Lazarus Restoration Ministries - 3019 NE 20th Way Box 5, Gainesville, FL - (352) 514-6417 
Salvation Army - 352-376-1743

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)


 

 

 

 

   
Dental

Alachua County Health Department - 352-334-7900

CHOICES - Community Health Offering Innovative Care & Educational Services - 352-334-7900

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654


 

 

 

 

   
Disabilities

 

Agency for Persons with Disabilities - 352-955-6061

ALS Association Florida Chapter - 888-257-1717

ARC of Alachua County - 352-334-4060

Blind Services - (Florida) - 800-443-0908

Bureau of Rehabilitation & Re-employment Services (Vocational Rehab) - 352-955-3200

Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida - 352-378-7474

Christians Concerned for the Community - 352-371-1768

Disability Rights Florida - 800-342-0823

Epilepsy Services - 800-330-9746

Florida Center for the Blind - 352-873-4700

Florida Division of Blind Services - 800-443-0908

HOPE - Horses helping People - 352-495-0533

Jordan Klausner Foundation (education for children with disabilities) - 352-219-6744

Muscular Dystrophy Association - 800-572-1717

Sickle Cell Disease Association of Florida - 813-248-2888

Special Olympics Florida - 352-243-9536


 

 

 

 

 

   
Employment  

Agency for Workforce Innovation

Employ Florida

FloridaWorks - 352-955-2245

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654

Goodwill Industries - 352-376-9041

Florida Institute for Workforce Innovation: Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) Older Worker Program - 352-214-0339

WorkForce Florida - 850-921-1119


 

 

 

 

 

   
Energy Bills  (utilities)

Alachua County Social Services Programs - 352-264-6750

CFCAA Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program - 352-373-7667

Community Support Services of Alachua County - 352-264-6750

Florida Community Development Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program - 877-352-3222

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654

LIHEAP Florida Local Administrative Agencies

Salvation Army - 352-376-1743

 

Discounted Utilities

Link-Up Florida & Lifeline Assistance Programs (discounted phone service) - 800-342-3552


 

 

 

 

   
Eyeglasses - Hearing Aids, Etc.

Alachua County Social Services Programs - 352-264-6750

American Optometric Association

Community Support Services of Alachua County - 352-264-6750

Florida Division of Blind Services - 800-443-0908

Helping Hands Clinic - 352-372-8523


 

 

 

 

 

   
Financial Assistance

Access Florida - Fl. Dept. of Children & Families - Food (SNAP), Medicaid, Financial

Alachua County Social Services Programs - 352-264-6750

Central Florida Community Action Agency - Emergency Assistance Program - 352-373-7667

CFCAA Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program - 352-373-7667

Community Support Services of Alachua County - 352-264-6750

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654

Green Path Debt Solutions (counseling) - 800-550-1961

IRS Offices in Florida - 352-395-6197

TANF - Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) Program - Department of Children & Families (DCF)

United Way of Central Florida - 211


 

 

 

 

 

   
Food


Access Florida - Fl. Dept. of Children & Families - Food (SNAP), Medicaid, Financial

Catholic Charities Bureau - 352-372-0294

 

ElderCare of Alachua County (meals on wheels) - 352-265-9040

  • Archer - Archer Community Center - 202 Weimer Street - 352-495-9057

  • Waldo - Waldo Community Center - 750 Line Avenue - 352-468-2336

  • Gainesville - Thelma Boltin Center - 516 NE 2nd Avenue - 352-334-2189

  • Hawthorne - First United Methodist Church - 103 NW 1st Avenue - 352-481-3100

  • Newberry - Newberry Municipal Building - 25440 W. Newberry Rd - 352-472-7868

  • High Springs - High Springs Civic Center - 325 NW Santa Fe Blvd - 386-454-2842

  • Micanopy - Micanopy Town Hall - 706 NE Cholokka Blvd - 352-466-0419

 

Fire of God Ministries (Monday 7PM dinners at Gainesville downtown plaza) - 352-375-0200

Florida Association of Food Banks Directory

Florida TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program)

Gainesville Area AIDS Project (meals Tuesday noon, Friday 5:30PM) - 352-373-4227

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654

Gainesville Harvest - 352-378-3663

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church - (Friday dinners, Saturday breakfasts) - 352 372-4721

Lazarus Restoration Ministries - 3019 NE 20th Way Box 5, Gainesville, FL - (352) 514-6417

National School Lunch Program (NSLP)

Salvation Army Assistance & Programs - 352-376-1743

Department of Children & Families (DCF) Food Assistance (SNAP, SUNCAP)

St. Francis House - 352-378-9079

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Warriors for Christ - (Sunday afternoon feedings at Gainesville downtown plaza) - 352-450-0413

 

Food Pantries

ElderCare of Alachua County - 352-265-9040

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654

Gainesville Harvest - 352-378-3663


 

 

 

 

 

   
Furniture/Appliances

Christians Concerned for the Community - 352-371-1768

Goodwill Industries - 352-376-9041

Salvation Army Family Store - 352-373-7597


 

 

 

 

 

   
Health Care

Access Florida - Fl. Dept. of Children & Families - Food (SNAP), Medicaid, Financial

Acorn Clinic - (352) 485-1133

Agency for Health Care Administration (report medical/Medicaid abuse)

Alachua County Health Department - 352-334-7910

Alachua County Social Services Programs - 352-264-6750

Alzheimer's Association, North-Central Florida - 800-272-3900

CHOICES - Community Health Offering Innovative Care & Educational Services (for working uninsured) - 352-264-6772

Community Support Services of Alachua County - 352-264-6750

Community Support Services CHOICES - Healthcare for working uninsured - 352-264-6772

Epilepsy Services - 800-330-9746

Florida Center for the Blind - 352-873-4700

Florida Division of Blind Services - 800-443-0908

Helping Hands Clinic - 352-372-8523

Hemophilia Foundation of Greater Florida - 800-293-6527

Medicaid - Department of Children & Families (DCF)

Muscular Dystrophy Association - 800-572-1717

Palms Medical Group (immunizations, general medical care) - 352-376-8211

Sickle Cell Disease Association of Florida - 813-248-2888 
UF & Shands in Gainesville - 352-265-5481 or 888-391-7181

WellFlorida Council (HIV/AIDS) - 352-313-6500


 

 

 

 

 

   
Home & Car Repairs

Central Florida Community Action Agency - Weatherization Assistance Program - 352-373-7667

Christians Concerned for the Community - 352-371-1768

Dignity Project of Gainesville (donated cars and cars of the needy)

Rebuilding Together North Central Florida - 352-692-4973

WAP Weatherization Assistance Program Main Page

WAP Weatherization Assistance Program - Florida Administering Agencies


 

 

 

 

   
Hospice

Haven Hospice of Gainesville - 352-378-2121

Granny Nannies 352-327-3877


 

 

 

 

 

   
Housing (long-term)

Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless & Hungry - 352-378-0460

Alachua County Housing Authority (Homeless Prevention & Rapid Rehousing Program) 352-372-2549

Eden Park at Ironwood (low-income) - 1330 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL - 352-379-7772

Florida Baptist Children’s Homes - 352-377-2517

Florida Housing Search

Gainesville Housing Authority - 352-334-4000

Habitat for Humanity of Alachua County - 352-378-4663

Horizon House Apartments (low-income) - 1515 NW 10th Street, Gainesville, FL - 352-378-9400

Neighborhood Housing & Development Corporation - 352-380-9119


 

 

 

 

   
Immunizations

Alachua County Health Department - 352-334-7910

Palms Medical Group (immunizations, general medical care) - 352-376-8211


 

 

 

 

   
Information (referral)

Alachua County Social Services Programs - 352-264-6750

American Cancer Society - 800-227-2345

Catholic Charities Bureau - 352-372-0294

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654 (medical advice & referral)

HIV/AIDS Florida Hotline (information & referral) - 800-FLA-AIDS

Muscular Dystrophy Association

Narcotics Anonymous

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) North Central Florida - 352-374-5600 ext. 8322

National Organization for Rare Disorders

SHINE - Serving Healthcare Insurance Needs of Elders

Sickle Cell Disease Association of Florida - 813-248-2888

United States Department of Health & Human Services

United Way of Central Florida - 211


 

 

 

 

 

   
Legal Services

Child Advocacy Center of Gainesville - 352-376-9161

Children's Home Society of Florida (abuse, transition from foster care to independence, adoption, foster care, search & reunion, pregnancy counseling) - 321-397-3000

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (Orlando Office) 800-984-2919

Florida Legal Services (Medicare, Medicaid) - 850-385-7900

Disability Rights Florida - 800-342-0823

State Attorney Victim Services - 352-374-3670

Three Rivers Legal Services - 352-372-0519


 

 

 

 

   
Maternity

Alachua County Health Department - 352-334-7910

Arbor House (Gainesville - for pregnant women) - 352-371-2229

A Woman's Answer Medical Center - 352-367-2716

Catholic Charities Bureau Pregnancy Program - 866-901-9647

Children's Home Society of Florida (abuse, transition from foster care to independence, adoption, foster care, search & reunion, pregnancy counseling) - 321-397-3000

Florida Baptist Children’s Homes - 352-377-2517

Hands of Mercy Everywhere (HOME) (Belleview) - 352-347-4663 
Medicaid - Department of Children & Families (DCF)

St. Francis House - 352-378-9079 
Women, Infants & Children (WIC) (Alachua Co. Health Dept.) - 352-392-4493

Women’s Resource & Medical Clinic of Gainesville - 352-377-4947


 

 

 

 

   
Medicaid

Department of Children & Families (Medicaid)

  • Alachua

    14913 NW 140th Street - 386-462-2592

    15530 NW Us Highway 441 Suite 10010 - 386-462-2542

  • Archer

    13266 SW State Road 45 - 352-495-3367

  • Gainesville

    224 SE 24th Street - 352-334-7927

    703 NE 1st Street - 352-372-2549

    401 East University Avenue - 352-334-3900

    6640 SE 221 Street - 352-481-1920

    3145 NW 43rd Street - 352-334-1272

    3020 SW 75 Street - 352-333-2840

    218 SE 24th Street - 352-264-6750

    1717 NE 9th Street - 352-372-0294

    2606 NW 6th Street - 352-373-7667

    1130 NE 16th Avenue - 766-762-2237

    4800 SW 13th Street - 352-955-2245

    238 SW 4th Avenue - 352-372-8162

    608 NW 7th Avenue - 352-371-8300

    701 SE 43rd Street - 352-376-8846

    4601 SW 20th Terrace - 352-955-6855

    721 SE 8th Street - 352-378-9051

    639 East University Avenue - 352-376-1743

    218 SE 24th Street - 352-264-6730

    413 South Main Street - 352-378-9079

    934 SE 7th Avenue - 352-338-3566

    4225 NW 34th Street - 352-373-4484

    6031 NW 1st Place - 352-332-3646

    218 SE 24th Avenue - 352-264-6740

    321 NW 10th Street - 352-372-0216

    4424 NW 13th Street, Suite A-5 - 352-375-4110

    1000 NE 16th Avenue - 866-955-0946

  • High Springs

    135 NW 1st Avenue - 386-454-2515

  • Micanopy

    706 NE Cholokka Boulevard - 352-466-3122

  • Newberry

    100 South Seaboard Drive - 352-472-1135

  • Waldo

    14257 Cole Street - 352-468-3298

 

 

 

 

 

   
Medicines/Prescriptions

Alachua County Health Department - 352-334-7910

Alachua County Social Services Programs - 352-264-6750

Catholic Charities Bureau - 352-372-0294

Community Support Services of Alachua County - 352-264-6750

Florida Discount Drug Card Enrollment - 866-341-8894

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654

Helping Hands Clinic - 352-372-8523

Partnership for Prescription Assistance - 888-477-2669

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals - 866-706-2400

Walmart Pharmacies (all stores, $4/30-days and $10/90-days on most drugs)


 

 

 

 

 

   
Mental Health

Alzheimer's Association, North-Central Florida - 800-272-3900

Catholic Charities Bureau - 352-372-0294

Community Support Services Crisis Center (24/7 crisis & suicide intervention) - 352-264-6789

Helping Hands Clinic - 352-372-8523

Narcotics Anonymous

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) North Central Florida - 352-374-5600 ext. 8322

Mental Health - DCF

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare - 352-374-5600

Sarkis Clinical Trials - 352-333-0094

Shands Vista Behavioral Health in Gainesville - 888-391-7181


 

 

 

 

 

   
Military/Veterans

American Red Cross Mid-Florida Region - (Daytona Beach) 386-226-1400

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (Orlando Office) 800-984-2919

Department of Veterans Affairs Malcom Randall VA Medical Center - 352-376-1611

Gainesville Fisher House Foundation - 352-575-0710

Veteran's Administration - Florida Department of Veteran's Affairs

VA Helpline - 800-827-1000

VA Hospital in Gainesville - 800-324-8387

VA Marion County Outpatient Clinic - 352-369-3320

Veterans In Need Foundation (Florida - transitional housing & substance abuse treatment)

Veterans of Foreign Wars - 352-622-5126

VETSPACE (for homeless and at-risk veterans) - 352-244-5106


 

 

 

 

   
Rent/Mortgage

Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless & Hungry - 352-378-0460

Alachua County Housing Authority (Homeless Prevention & Rapid Rehousing Program) - 352-372-2549

Alachua County Social Services Programs - 352-264-6750

Community Support Services of Alachua County - 352-264-6750

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

TANF - Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) Program - Department of Children & Families (DCF)

 

 

 

 

 

   
Self-sufficiency

Alachua County Community Support Services - 352-264-6750

Alachua County Housing Authority (Homeless Prevention & Rapid Rehousing Program) - 352-372-2549

Arbor House for single-mother families - 352.371.2229

Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida - 352-378-7474

Central Florida Community Action Agency - Family Self-sufficiency Program - 352-373-7667

Christians Concerned for the Community - 352-371-1768

Florida Center for the Blind - 352-873-4700

Florida Division of Blind Services - 800-443-0908

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654

Salvation Army Assistance & Programs - 352-376-1743

St. Francis House - 352-378-9079


 

 

 

 

   
Seniors

Alachua County Social Services Programs (in-home care) - 352-264-6750

Alzheimer's Association, North-Central Florida - 800-272-3900

Caregivers for Seniors - 716 SE 29th Terr., Ocala, FL 34470 - 352-624-8935 (Referral agency for non-medical in-home care services for seniors - serving most FL. counties)

Community Support Services of Alachua County (in-home care) - 352-264-6750

ElderCare of Alachua County - 352-265-9040

Elder Options (advocacy, chronic disease self-management, financial assistance, food (SNAP), home healthcare, health insurance, medicaid, medicare, veterans services) - 352-378-1252

Florida Department of Elder Affairs - 800-963-5337

Hawthorne Senior Center (daily lunch, home meals) - Ella Gay Fellowship Hall 6701 S.E. 219th Terrace, Hawthorne, FL - 352-481-3100

High Springs Civic Center Eldercare (meals) - 325 NW Santa Fe Boulevard, High Springs, FL - 386-454-2842

Independence with Low Vision - 3515 NW 98th Street, Gainesville, FL - 352-265-9040

Micanopy Meal Site Eldercare - (meals 8 - 5PM Mon.-Fri.) - 706 NE Cholokka Blvd., Micanopy, FL - 352-466-0419

Medicaid - DCF Alachua - 14913 Nw 140th Street, Alachua, FL - 866-762-2237

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Older Adult Treatment Program - 352-374-5600

Newberry Municipal Building Eldercare - (meals 8 - 5PM Mon.-Fri.) - 25420 West Newberry, Newberry, FL - 352-472-7868

SHINE - Serving Healthcare Insurance Needs of Elders

Social Security Administration Alachua - 1610 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL - 352-375-4178

Thelma Boltin Recreation Center - 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville, FL - (recreation, daily lunch) - 352-334-2189 

Waldo Community Center Eldercare (lunch, Mon.-Fri., 10AM-1PM) - 750 NW Line Ave, Waldo, FL - 352-468-2336 or 352-265-9040

 

Assisted Living

Assisted Living Search in Alachua County

 

Independent Living for Older Adults

Archer Village Apartments - 13560 SW 160th Way #50, Archer, FL - 352-495-3249

Atrium at Gainesville - 2431 NW 41st St Gainesville, FL 32606 - 352-261-0858

The Four Hundred High Rise - 400 NW First Avenue, Gainesville, FL - 352-872-5502 ext. 254


 

 

 

 

   
Shelter 
(emergency, temporary)

Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless & Hungry - 352-378-0460

Arbor House (Gainesville - for pregnant women) - 352-371-2229

Goodwill Industries - 352-376-9041

Interfaith Hospitality Network - 352-378-2030

Pleasant Place (for pregnant women) - 352-373-6993

Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida - 352-374-4404 
Salvation Army Assistance & Programs - 352-376-1743

St. Francis House - 352-378-9079


 

 

 

 

   
Spiritual

Christians Concerned for the Community - 352-371-1768

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church - 352-372-4721

Salvation Army Assistance & Programs - 352-376-1743

Setting Captives Free (faith-based approach to freedom from addictions)

St. Francis House - 352-378-9079


 

 

 

 

 

   
Support Groups

Abuse Support Groups

Domestic Violence Hotline - 1-800-500-1119

Florida Department of Children & Families (DCF)

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church - 352-372-4721

Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network - 352-377-5690

Sunshine Foundation Dream Village (for seriously ill and abused children - 863-424-4188

 

Addictions & Disorders Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous North Florida Area Conference

Christian 12-Step Ministry - 352-732-0877

Cocaine Anonymous - 239-645-1981

Eating Disorder Hotline - 800-248-3285

Gamblers Anonymous Meeting Directory - 800-397-9843

Narcotics Anonymous Meeting Locator

Shands Vista Behavioral Health in Gainesville - 888-391-7181

Substance Abuse & Mental Health - DCF

 

Adoption/Foster Care Support Groups

Children's Home Society of Florida (abuse, transition from foster care to independence, adoption, foster care, search & reunion, pregnancy counseling) - 321-397-3000

Partnership for Strong Families - 352-244-1500

 

Bereavement/Grief Support Groups

Catholic Charities Bureau - 352-372-0294

 

Blind/Vision Impaired Support Groups

Florida Center for the Blind - 352-873-4700

Florida Division of Blind Services - 800-443-0908

Florida Outreach Project for Children & Young Adults who are Deaf/Blind - 800-667-4052

Independence with Low Vision - 3515 NW 98th Street, Gainesville, FL - (352) 265-9040

 

Cancer Support Groups

American Cancer Society - 800-227-2345

Stop Children's Cancer - 352-377-8972

Sunshine Foundation Dream Village (for seriously ill and abused children - 863-424-4188

 

Developmental Disabilities

ARC of Alachua County - 352-334-4060

Bureau of Rehabilitation & Re-employment Services (Vocational Rehab) - 352-955-3200

Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida - 352-378-7474

Christians Concerned for the Community - 352-371-1768

Disability Rights Florida - 800-342-0823

HOPE - Horses helping People - 352-495-0533

Jordan Klausner Foundation (education for children with disabilities) - 352-219-6744

 

Divorce/Separation Support Groups

Catholic Charities Bureau - 352-372-0294

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church - 352-372-4721

 

Fellowship/Group Gathering Support Groups

 

 

Hospice Support Groups

Haven Hospice of Gainesville - 352-378-2121

Granny Nannies 352-327-3877

 

Mental Support Groups

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support - 800-963-5337

Alzheimer's Association, North-Central Florida - 800-272-3900

ALS Association Florida Chapter - 888-257-1717

Autism Speaks - (New York) - 212-252-8584

Catholic Charities Bureau - 352-372-0294

CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services - 352-244-0628

Psychology Today Therapy Groups

Shands Vista Behavioral Health in Gainesville - 888-391-7181

Substance Abuse & Mental Health - DCF

 

Parenting Support Groups

A Woman's Answer Medical Center - 352-367-2716

Alachua County Health Department - 352-334-7910

Arbor House (Gainesville - for pregnant women) - 352-371-2229

Catholic Charities Bureau Pregnancy Program - 866-901-9647

Children’s Home Society of Florida - 352-334-0955

Florida Baptist Children’s Homes - 352-377-2517

Florida SIDS Alliance - 800-743-7352

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654

Hands of Mercy Everywhere (HOME) (Belleview) - 352-347-4663

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church - 352-372-4721 
Medicaid - Department of Children & Families (DCF)

Partnership for Strong Families - 352-244-1500 
Women, Infants & Children (WIC) (Alachua Co. Health Dept.) - 352-392-4493

Women’s Resource & Medical Clinic of Gainesville - 352-377-4947

 

Physical Support Groups/Associations/Foundations

AIDS/HIV Support Helpline - 800-822-7422

ALS Association Florida Chapter - 888-257-1717

American Amputee Foundation - (North Little Rock, AR) 501-835-9290

American Cancer Society - 800-227-2345

American Diabetes Association - 800-342-2383

American Heart Association - 800-242-8721

American Kidney Fund - 301-984-5053

American Liver Foundation (New York) - 212-668-1000

American Lung Association - 800-548-8252

American Tinnitus Association - 800-634-8978

Arthritis Foundation - 800-283-7800

Brain Injury Association of Florida - 800-992-3442

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America - 888.694.8872

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - (Orlando) - 407-339-2978

Florida Breast Cancer Foundation - 305-631-2134

Florida Camp for Children & Youth with Diabetes - 352-334-1321

Gainesville Area AIDS Project - 352-373-4227

Hemophilia Foundation of Greater Florida - 407-629-0000

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society North Central Florida - 800-955-4572

Lupus Foundation of America - 800-558-0121

Muscular Dystrophy Association (Lake Mary) - 407-562-2035

National Kidney Foundation of Florida - 800-622-9010

National Multiple Sclerosis Society North Florida Chapter (Orlando) - 407-478-8880

National Organization for Rare Disorders - 800-999-6673

National Parkinson Foundation (Miami) - 800-473-4636

National Spinal Cord Injury Association - 800-962-9629

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network - 877-272-6226

Sickle Cell Association of Florida - 850-432-2136

Vestibular Disorder Association

 

Rape Support Groups

AIDS/HIV Support Helpline - 800-822-7422

Community Support Services - Victim Services and Rape Crisis Center - 352-264-6760

 

Weight Control Support Groups

 

 

Widows/Widowers Support Groups

Catholic Charities Bureau - 352-372-0294


 

 

 

 

 

   
Thrift Stores

Alachua Habitat Resale Store - 2317 S.W. 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32608 - 352-373-5728

A Raie of Sunshine - 1801 NE 23rd Ave # D Gainesville, FL - 352-505-3234

Barbara's Thrift Store - 4118 NW 6th St, Gainesville, FL - 352-271-5425

Children's Home Society of Florida - 710 North Main Street - Gainesville, FL  - 352-393-2826

Entenmanns Gainesville Thrift - 1124 Se 4th St, Gainesville, FL - 352-372-4190

Family Treasures Thrift Shop - 710 N. Main St., Gainesville, FL - 352-393-2826

Fashion Exchange of Gainesville - 2032 NW 6th St, Gainesville, FL - 352-271-1171

Gainesville Community Ministry - 238 S.W. 4th Ave., Gainesville, FL - 352-372-8162

Goodwill Industries Thrift Store - 2624 N. W. 13th St, Gainesville, FL - 352-378-4449

Goodwill Industries Thrift Store - 3520 S.W. 34th St., Gainesville, FL - 352-376-9041

Haven Hospice Attic Resale - 300 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville, FL - 352-378-7484

Junior League Thrift Store - 430 North Main Street Suite A, Gainesville, FL - 352-372-1710

Outreach Thrift Store - 125 NW 23rd Ave, #5, Gainesville, FL - 352-371-2245

Peaceful Paths Thrift Store - 2131 NW 6th St, Gainesville, FL - 352-379-3133

Salvation Army Thrift Store - 55 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL - 352-373-7597

Second Hand Rose - 716 N Main St Gainesville, FL - 352-371-1455

Thrift St. Patrick - 2010 Nw 6th St, Gainesville, FL - 352-373-2206

Urban Thread - 1117 West University Avenue, Gainesville, FL - 352-384-1134


 

 

 

 

   
Training/Tutoring

Alachua County Public Schools Foundation - 352-955-7003

Bureau of Rehabilitation & Re-employment Services (Vocational Rehab) - 352-955-3200

Christians Concerned for the Community - 352-371-1768

Dignity Project of Gainesville (auto and computer repair)

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (Florida Dept. of Education) - 352-955-3200

Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County - 352-375-4110

Gainesville Community Ministry - 352-372-8125, 352-378-3654

Goodwill Industries - 352-376-9041

PACE Center for Girls (Alachua) - 352-374-8799 
Salvation Army Assistance & Programs - 352-376-1743


 

 

 

 

   
Transportation

Alachua County Social Services Programs (bus passes) - 352-264-6750

Angel Flight Southeast (emergency medical air transportation) - 800-352-4256

Dignity Project of Gainesville (cars for the needy and computers)

ElderCare of Alachua County - 352-265-9040

Mercy Medical Airlift - (referral to many airlift providers) - 800-296-1217

Trinity Air Ambulance - (emergency medical evacuation) - 954-771-7911