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ABUSE: ALCOHOL & DRUGS

Alcoholics Anonymous:
(863) 382-2694
Hotline: (800) 622-2255

Alpha-Omega Crisis Center
(863) 699-1685

Drug-Free Highlands
(863) 382-2138

Florida Center for Addictions
(863) 452-3858
Hotline: (800) 838-1752

Heartland Intergroup
AA and NA Meetings
(863) 688-0211

Tri-County Human Services
(863) 452-3858

ABUSE: CHILD & SPOUSE

FL Abuse Hotline:
(800) 962-2873

Children’s Advocacy Center
(863) 402-6845

Guardian Ad Litem Program
(863) 402-6969

Peace River Center Crisis Line
(863) 386-1167

COUNSELING SERVICES

Alpha-Omega Crisis Center
(863) 699-1685

Children’s Home Society
(863) 382-0007

Tri-County Human Services
(863) 452-0106

Youth & Family Alternatives
(863) 499-2430

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Florida Hospital-Lake Placid
(863) 465-3777

Peace River Crisis Line
(800) 627-5906

FL Ridge Big Brothers/Big Sisters
(863) 402-9001

Boy Scouts, Gulf Ridge Council
(813) 872-2691

Florida Environmental Institute-DJJ (Last Chance Ranch)
(863) 699-3785

Girl Scouts, West Central Florida
(800) 321-4475

Highlands Co. Family YMCA
(863) 382-9622

United Way
Dial 2-1-1 or 863-648-1515

FOOD/FINANCIAL AID

Alpha-Omega Crisis Center
(863) 699-1685

Church Service Center
(863) 452-6464

Dept. of Children & Families
(866) 762-2237

Faiths Pantry
(863) 385-7878

Highlands County Human Services
(863) 402-6626

MANNA
(863) 699-0093

Meals on Wheels
(863) 402-1818

New Testament Mission
(863)385-0035

Salvation Army
(863) 385-7548

Samaritan’s Touch Care Ctr.
(863) 471-1870

HEALTH SERVICES

Central Florida Health Care
(863) 452-3000

Florida Hospital Diabetes Center
(863) 402-0177

Healthy Start Coalition
(863) 534-9224

Highlands County Health Department Sebring
(863) 386-6040

Avon Park
(863) 382-7355

Lake Placid
(863) 465-7031

Highlands Regional Medical Center
(863) 385-6101

Florida Hospital Heartland
(863) 314-4466

DISASTER RELIEF

American Red Cross
(863) 386-4440

CRISIS INTERVENTION

Peace River Center -Crisis Mental Health
(800) 627-5906

Rape Crisis Hotline
(877) 688-5077

HOUSING

Florida Non-Profit Housing
(863) 385-2519

Habitat for Humanity
(863) 385-7156

Highlands Co. Housing Office/SHIP program
(863) 402-6648

Housing Authority, Avon Park
(863) 452-4432

Highlands County Coalitions for the Homeless
(863)314-8901

New Testament Church & Mission
(863) 385-0035

TOLL FREE HELP LINES

Alcohol 24-Hour Helpline
(800) 252-6465

Cancer Answers
800-456-7121

Child Support Enforcement Dept of Revenue
(800) 622-5437

FDLE Missing Children
(888)-356-4774

Nat’l Clearinghouse Alcohol/Drug
(800) 729-6686
TDD 800-487-4889

Family Source of Florida
(800) 352-5683

Substance Abuse Hotline
(800) 662-4357

YOUTH RUNAWAY SHELTERS

Children’s Home Society
(863) 382-0007

New Testament Church & Mission
(863) 385-0035

Peace River Center
(863) 386-1169

George Harris Youth Shelter
(800) 786-8614

EMPLOYMENT & JOB TRAINING

Heartland Workforce
(863) 385-3672

Job Corps
(800) 733-JOBS or (800) 733-5627

Vocational Rehabilitation
(863) 386-6077

Welfare Transition Program.
(863) 385-3672

Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
(863) 385-3672

South Florida State College Adult Education
(863) 784-7441

COMMUNITY TRANSPORTATION (MEDICAID)

Avon Park
(863) 452-0139

Sebring
(863) 382-0139

Lake Placid
(863) 699-0995





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