Alachua County Child Services

Search for Alachua County Florida child services programs provided by Child, Youth and Family Services, Child Support Offices, Child Abuse Prevention Offices, Juvenile Justice Centers and WIC Offices.

Alachua County Child, Youth, and Family Service

Child, Youth, and Family Services is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides a range of services to assist children, youth, and families. Child, Youth, and Family Services Offices offer early childhood services, including childcare support, family nutrition programs, and support for children with developmental delays. These offices may also run programs to end youth homelessness, prevent adolescent pregnancy, and prevent violence against children and youth. Some Child, Youth, and Family Services programs also manage foster care and adoption services.

Florida State Health Department Childrens Medical Service Gainesville FL 1701 Southwest 16th Avenue 32608 352-334-1400

Alachua County Child Support Office

A Child Support Office is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that assists custodial parents in obtaining financial support for their children. Child Support Offices provide a number of services to support children’s welfare, including establishing paternity, locating non-custodial parents, and collecting child support payments. Child Support Offices also help enforce court orders for child support and assist families in receiving additional benefits for children. Child Support Offices provide services for anyone in the community who may be eligible for child support payments.

Gainesville Child Support & Social Service Office Gainesville FL 5719 Northwest 13th Street 32653 800-622-5437

Alachua County Juvenile Justice Center

Juvenile Justice is a division of the legal system at the state, county, or local level that focuses on youthful offenders. The Juvenile Justice System incorporates a number of government agencies, including courts, law enforcement, corrections, and social services. Juvenile Justice Centers offer rehabilitation services, detain youth awaiting formal processing in detention centers, and provide education, counseling, and other services to youth. Juvenile Justice Centers also offer reentry services for youth who have been released from a juvenile correction facility.

Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Alachua FL 14107 Northwest US Highway 441 32615 386-418-5200

Alachua County WIC Office

A WIC Office is a local branch of the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). WIC program provides nutrition assistance for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants, and children. WIC Offices provide services to income-eligible families who require food assistance. In addition to nutritional assistance, WIC Offices provide additional benefits, including health screenings, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and help obtaining other social services.

Alachua County Florida Department of Health WIC Office Gainesville FL 816 Southwest 64th Terrace 32607 352-225-4320

Alachua County Health Department WIC Office Gainesville FL 224 Southeast 24th Street 32641 352-334-7900

Gainesville Park Avenue WIC Office Gainesville FL 910 Northwest 57 Street 32605 352-294-5555

Gainesville Wiles Elementary School WIC Office Gainesville FL 4555 Southwest 75th Street 32608 352-392-4017

Gainesville Womans Health Group WIC Office Gainesville FL 2080 Southwest Archer Road 32608 352-392-4493