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Housing/Shelter

Affordable Childcare

State Programs

Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Child Support

Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)

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Putative Father Registry

Adoption Law/Revocation

End An Adoption Plan

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Medical

Medical Info

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

Regional

Central Florida- behavioral health sliding fee scale- LifeStream

Central Florida- medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, etc.- Orange Blossom Family Health

County/City

Apopka- prescription assistance- Loaves & Fishes

Brooksville- prescriptions, basic medical- Community Action Partnership

Bushnell- prescription, basic medical- Community Action Partnership

Dade City- prescriptions, basic medical- Community Action Partnership

Daytona Beach- mental health, medical, transportation assistance for medical- The HUM Center

Ft. Lauderdale- medical, dental, behavioral health- Broward Partnership

Key West- medical, dental, mental health- FKOC

Key West- medical, prescription assistance- SHAL

Kissimmee- medical and dental assistance- Osceola Christian Ministry Center

Lakeland- dental & limited medical- The Good Samaritan Free Clinic

Lecanto- prescription and basic medical- Community Action Partnership

Miami- healthcare- Miami Rescue Mission

Ocala- prescription assistance, eyeglasses, gas vouchers for medical travel- Interfaith Emergency Services

Orange County- medical/social services for pregnant women and infants- Healthy Start Coalition of Orange County

Orlando- healthcare- Aspire Health Partners

Orlando- non-emergency medical care- Shepherd’s Hope

Pensacola- respite care- Waterfront Rescue Mission

Pompano Beach- medical, transportation assistance for medical- St. Laurence Chapel

St. Petersburg- medical & dental- St. Petersburg Free Clinic

Vero Beach- prescription assistance- The Source

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Housing/Shelter

Housing info

National

National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room

Statewide

Statewide- Community Housing Partners

Regional

Central Florida- Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida

Central Florida (age limits)- Covenant House

Central Florida- HANDS

Central Florida- New Beginnings

Central Florida- Pathlight Home

South Florida (age limits)- Covenant House

County/City

Belleview- The Shepherd’s Lighthouse Inc.

Bradenton- The Salvation Army

Brooksville- Jericho Road Ministries

Bunnell- Samaritan Ministries

Central Florida- New Beginnings

Chipley- GIBB Chipley Village

Clearwater- HEP

Clearwater- Kimberly Home

Clearwater- Pinellas Hope

Clearwater- Pinellas Safe Harbor

Clermont- Haven of Lake & Sumter Counties Inc.

Clermont- New Beginnings

Daytona Beach- Halifax Urban Ministries

Delray Beach- Family Promise

Ft. Lauderdale- Broward Partnership

Ft. Lauderdale (age restrictions)- Covenant House

Ft. Lauderdale- Hope South Florida

Ft. Myers- Our Mother’s Home

Ft. Pierce (seasonal shelter)- In the Image of Christ Inc.

Ft. Pierce- UP St. Lucie

Ft. Walton Beach- Fresh Start

Ft. Walton Beach- Shelter House

Gainesville- Arbor House

Holiday- Metropolitan Ministries

Holly Hill- Family Renew Community

Hollywood- Miami Rescue Mission

Homestead- Chapman Partnership

Homosassa- The Sanctuary Mission Inc.

Immokalee- Immokalee Friendship House

Inverness- CASA

Jacksonville- City Rescue Mission

Jacksonville- Family Promise

Jacksonville- Sulzbacher Center

Jacksonville- Trinity Rescue Mission

Key West- FKOC Sunflower and Sunlight Homes

Key West- KOTS

Key West- SHAL

Kissimmee- HOME

Kissimmee- Homeless Services Network of Central Florida

Lakeland- Lighthouse Ministries

Lakeland- Talbot House Ministries

Marathon Shores- The Domestic Abuse Shelter

Marianna- GIBB Marianna Village

Melbourne- Genesis House

Miami- Camillus House

Miami- Girlfriends 4 Girlfriends

Miami- Lotus House

Miami- Miami Rescue Mission

Miami/Dade- Miami-Dade Homeless Trust

Naples- Providence House

Naples- St. Matthew’s House

Ocala- Hope Villas

Ocala- Interfaith Emergency Services

Orlando- Coalition for the Homeless

Orlando (age restrictions)- Covenant House

Orlando- Family Promise

Orlando- Harbor House

Orlando- Homeless Services Network of Central Florida

Orland- Housing Authority

Orlando- ICNA Relief

Orlando- Orlando Union Rescue Mission

Orlando- The Salvation Army

Orlando- UP Orlando

Osceola (domestic abuse)- Help Now Inc.

Palatka- Lee Conlee House

Palm Beach- ICNA Relief

Panama City- GIBB Gulf Coast Village

Panama City- Panama City Rescue Mission

Pensacola- Waterfront Rescue Mission

Perry- GIBB Perry Village

Plant City- The Spring of Tampa Bay

Polk County- New Life Center for Family Preservation, Inc.

Pompano Beach- Miami Rescue Mission

Pompano Beach- St. Laurence Homeless Shelter

Port Charlotte- Homeless Coalition

Riviera Beach- Valley of Love Ministries

Sanford- Homeless Services Network of Central Florida

Sanford- Rescue Outreach Mission

St. Augustine- Homeless Coalition

St. Augustine- St. Francis House

St. Petersburg- Resurrection House

St. Petersburg- St. Petersburg Free Clinic

St. Petersburg- Volunteers of America

Springfield- GIBB Springfield Village

Stuart- The Salvation Army

Tallahassee- Big Bend Homeless Coalition

Tallahassee- GIBB Mabry Village

Tallahassee- The Kearney Center

Tampa- Alpha House of Tampa

Tampa- Homeless Helping Homeless Inc.

Tampa- ICNA Relief

Tampa- Metropolitan Ministries

Tampa- Recovery Services of Tampa Bay

Tampa- The Spring of Tampa Bay

Vero Beach- Camp Haven Inc.

Vero Beach- The Hope for Families Center

Vero Beach (seasonal shelter)- The Source

Vero Beach- UP Indian River

West Palm Beach- Family Promise

West Palm Beach- The Salvation Army

Winter Garden- Matthew’s Hope

Winter Park- Housing Authority

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Affordable Childcare

National

National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

Statewide

Statewide- National Head Start Association

County/City

St. Augustine- childcare vouchers- Homeless Coalition

Tampa- PromiseLand Early Childhood Education Center

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

Energy Assistance LIHEAP

FAFSA

HUD

Job Corps

KidCare

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Reemployment Assistance Benefits

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TANF

TEFAP

WIC

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

Statewide

Statewide- diapers, wipes, formula- Cuddle Me Program

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Statewide- car seat events- Safe Kids

Regional

Central Florida- baby furniture, clothing- The Mustard Seed of Central Florida

County/City

Apopka- baby items- Loaves & Fishes

Clearwater- maternity/baby clothing, baby food, diapers, etc.- Kimberly Home

Englewood- baby & children’s clothing- Englewood Helping Hand

Kissimmee- diapers, pregnancy resources- The Community Hope Center

Orlando- (refers for adoption//please read Experience and Voices before pursuing adoption material) parenting classes, material support- First Life Center for Pregnancy

Orlando- parenting classes- One Heart for Women and Children

Orlando- baby formula/food, diapers, baby supplies- The Salvation Army

Orange County- parenting classes, material support- JMJ Pregnancy Center

Osceola County- parenting classes, material support- JMJ Pregnancy Center

Osceola County- diapers and pregnancy resources- The Community Hope Center

Riviera Beach- diapers- Valley of Love Ministries

Sarasota- prenatal care, car seat assistance, parenting education, etc.- Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota

Sarasota- (refers for adoption//please read Experience and Voices before pursuing adoption material) earn while you learn program- Sarasota Medical Pregnancy Center

Titusville- (refers for adoption//please read Experience and Voices before pursuing adoption material) maternity/baby clothing, diapers, baby hygiene items, baby supplies, parenting classes, etc.- BETA Crisis Pregnancy Center Inc.

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Child Support

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Essentials

Essentials info

National

National- women scholarships- AAUW

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- job search- Indeed

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Regional

Central Florida- daily meals, showers, laundry, case management, etc.- Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida

Central Florida- food pantry, family case management, emergency financial assistance- JFS Orlando

Central Florida- food pantry, job training, case management, etc.- New Beginnings

Central Florida- food assistance- Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

Central Florida- furniture bank, clothing- The Mustard Seed of Central Florida

County/City

Apopka- food assistance, household items, toiletries, etc.- Loaves & Fishes

Bradenton- utility assistance, rental assistance, eviction prevention, etc.- The Salvation Army

Brooksville- rent/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, emergency car repairs, food, etc.- Community Action Partnership

Brooksville- food pantry- Jericho Road Ministries

Bushnell- rent/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, emergency car repairs, food, etc.- Community Action Partnership

Casselberry- food pantry, Christmas assistance, employment assistance, etc.- Christian HELP

Clermont- food, clothes, meals- New Beginnings

Coral Springs- food pantry- Gateway Community Outreach

Dade City- rent/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, food, emergency car repairs, etc.- Community Action Partnership

Davie- Resource Directory- The Homeless Voice

Daytona Beach- bicycles, clothing, haircuts, laundry, showers, food boxes, daily meals, etc.- The HUM Center

Deerfield Beach- food pantry, clothing, water bill assistance, rent/mortgage assistance, etc.- Gateway Community Outreach

East Stuart- rent & utility assistance, food assistance, daily meals, hygiene, bus passes, vouchers, etc.- The Salvation Army

Englewood- food assistance, hygiene, transportation assistance, rent/mortgage & utility assistance, etc.- Englewood Helping Hand

Ft. Lauderdale- showers, daily meals- Hope South Florida

Ft. Pierce- food pantry- In the Image of Christ Inc.

Ft. Pierce- food pantry, utility assistance- The Salvation Army

Ft. Pierce- food assistance, case management, GED program, employment training, educational programs, etc.- UP St. Lucie

Gainesville- daily meals, bus pass, clothing, laundry, hygiene items- St. Francis House

Hollywood- daily meals, food boxes, hygiene, clothing, mail, etc.- Jubilee Center of South Broward

Jacksonville- daily meals- Clara White Mission

Jacksonville- daily meals- Sulzbacher Center

Jacksonville- daily meals, showers, clothing, hygiene, etc.- Trinity Rescue Mission

Key West- food pantry, rental & utility assistance, transportation assistance, etc.- FKOC

Key West- cell phone assistance, transportation assistance, etc.- SHAL

Key West- food pantry- The Loaves & Fish Food Pantry

Kissimmee- food pantry; pan de vida- Iglesia Cristiana Renuevo

Kissimmee- food, clothes, meals- New Beginnings

Kissimmee- meals, clothing, food assistance, etc.- Osceola Christian Ministry Center

Kissimmee- food pantry- Solid Rock Community Church

Kissimmee- food pantry, hygiene items, long-term case plans, etc.- The Community Hope Center

Lake County- vouchers, food assistance, case management, etc.- New Beginnings

Lauderhill- food pantry- Gateway Community Outreach

Lecanto- rent/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, food, emergency car repairs, etc.- Community Action Partnership

Marion Oaks- food assistance- Interfaith Emergency Services

Miami- showers, clothing, daily meals, food boxes, hygiene, bus tokens, etc.- Camillus House

Miami- food- Miami Rescue Mission

Monteverde- food pantry- Monteverde UMC

Mount Dora- food pantry- Lake Cares

Naples- daily meals, food pantry- St. Matthew’s House

Ocala- Food 4 Kids Program, food pantry, hygiene, clothing, gas vouchers, etc.- Interfaith Emergency Services

Okeechobee- utility assistance, food assistance- The Salvation Army

Orange County- food assistance, daily meals, clothing, emergency financial assistance, etc.- Christian Service Center

Orange County- vouchers, food assistance, case management, etc.- New Beginnings

Orange County- social services- Orange County Government

Orlando- food bank & clothing- Central Florida Haven of Hope

Orlando (age restrictions)- food pantry, clothing, hygiene, laundry, etc.- Covenant House

Orlando- food pantry & clothing- Dover Shores Baptist Church

Orlando- food pantry- First Baptist Church of Pine Castle

Orlando- food pantry- Human Crisis Center Inc.

Orlando- food bank- Joy MCC

Orlando- food pantry- Metro West Church of the Nazarene

Orlando- food pantry, clothes, household goods, etc.- One Heart for Women and Children

Orlando- daily meals- Orlando Union Rescue Mission

Orlando- food pantry- Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

Orlando- food center, job training, etc.- ROICH

Orlando- clothing, food assistance, employment assistance, etc.- Samaritan Resource Center

Orlando- eviction prevention, daily meals, food pantry, etc.- The Salvation Army

Orlando- food assistance, case management, GED program, employment training, educational programs, etc.- UP Orlando

Osceola County- vouchers, food assistance, case management, etc.- New Beginnings

Osceola County- food pantry, hygiene items, employment assistance, clothing, etc.- The Community Hope Center

Oviedo- food pantry, emergency assistance- HOPE Helps Inc.

Palm Beach- food pantry- Gateway Community Outreach

Panama City- daily meals, food assistance, bus tickets, household item vouchers, etc.- Panama City Rescue Mission

Pensacola- daily meals, clothing, showers, laundry, mail, etc.- Waterfront Rescue Mission

Pompano- food pantry- Gateway Community Outreach

Pompano Beach- transportation assistance, daily meals, showers, mail, hygiene, clothing, etc.- St. Laurence Chapel

Port Charlotte- food pantry, rent & utility assistance, etc.- Homeless Coalition

Port Orange- food assistance, household items- Community Hope Center

Reddick- food assistance- Interfaith Emergency Services

Riviera Beach- school supplies, food, clothes, bus passes, etc.- Valley of Love Ministries

St. Petersburg- food pantry, hygiene items, water bill assistance, bike assistance, transportation assistance, etc.- St. Petersburg Free Clinic

Sanford- food assistance, household items- Community Hope Center

Sanford- daily meals- Rescue Outreach Mission

Sebring- water & deposit assistance, hygiene, mail, laundry, clothing, emergency food, etc.- Restored Hope

Seminole County- food, clothing, household goods, financial assistance, etc.- The Sharing Center

Spring Hill- food pantry- Jericho Road Ministries

St. Augustine- showers, laundry, clothing, daily meals, hygiene, food boxes, etc.- St. Francis Shelter

St. Cloud- food pantry- St. Cloud Community Pantry

Tallahassee- eviction prevention- Big Bend Homeless Coalition

Tallahassee- laundry, showers, daily meals, etc.- The Kearney Center

Tampa- showers, laundry, hygiene, bus passes, etc.- Homeless Helping Homeless Inc.

Tampa- food boxes, daily food, etc.- Metropolitan Ministries

Union Park- food pantry, clothing- Faith UMC

Vero Beach- daily meals, clothing, hygiene, showers, bicycles, gas vouchers, assistance referrals, mail, etc.- The Source

Vero Beach- food assistance, case management, GED program, employment training, educational programs, etc- UP Indian River

West Palm Beach- showers, laundry, mail, etc.- Family Promise

Winter Garden- food pantry- First UMC of Winter Garden

Winter Garden- daily meals, showers, haircuts, laundry, hygiene, clothing, etc.- Matthew’s Hope

Winter Garden- food, clothes, meals- New Beginnings

Winter Haven- utility assistance, food pantry, clothing vouchers, etc.- Women’s Resource Center

Winter Park- food pantry, weekly meals- Redeemer Lutheran Church

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Support Groups

Support Info

National

National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- MOPS

National- pregnancy and post partum- My Red Tent

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

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Putative Father Registry

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

consent to the adoption of a minor who is to be placed for adoption may be executed by the birth mother 48 hours after the minor’s birth or the day the birth mother is notified in writing, either on her patient chart or in release paperwork, that she is fit to be released from the licensed hospital or birth center, whichever is earlier.

The consent is valid upon execution and may be withdrawn only if the court finds that it was obtained by fraud or duress.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.

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