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We Put Children First

The Alliance Provides

Communication, collaboration and coordination among agencies and individuals who work with children and youth.

A voice for children with local and state government representatives and agencies.

Assistance to parents and youth to help secure needed resources and services.

1. MCCA 2014 Meeting Calendar

The next Marion County Children's Alliance meeting will be on

Wednesday, May 7th @ 11:30 a.m. 

at the MCSO Multi-Conference Room. Lunch is provided. All are welcome. 

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The Family Violence Prevention Workgroup will meet on Monday, April 14th at 11 a.m. at the Marion County Sheriff's Office Call Monica Bryant at (352) 438-5993 or e-mail for additional information.

Marion County Grant Writers' Network Meeting will meet Thursday, April 24th, from 11 a.m. to 12 noon at College of Central Florida, University Center (Building 41), Room 110 (note room change).  Please reserve a spot by sending an e-mail to

The 2014 Meeting Schedule for Community Council  Against Substance Abuse (CCASA) is now available. See Flyer


May 1, 2014: Central Florida Community Action Agency announces its Second Annual Community Partner of the Year Awards Breakfast” On May 1st in Gainesville. Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell will be our keynote speaker and Alachua City Commissioner Ben Bourkari, Jr., will be our Master of Ceremonies. Scott Hackmyer will be recognized as our Marion County Partner of the Year! Seating is limited to 200 participants. Therefore, you may want to purchase your breakfast tickets ($20 each) in advance. Raffle tickets are $2 each. Please share this information with others as you deem appropriate. Tickets can be obtained by contacting me at, phone 378-5892 ext. 210 or Marion County site manager, Stacy Swartout at phone 352-732-3008 

May 10, 2014:  "Passport to Health" Florida Dept. of Health in Marion County annual health fair. For more information, contact Craig Ackerman (352) 629-0137 or


North Florida Behavioral Health Partners periodically asks the community for input about our contracted (PMHP Pre-paid Mental Health Plan) behavioral health providers. " Meridian " Stuart Marchman " The Centers " Baycare " Lifestream, etc. Please take a moment to access this survery by clicking on this link:

The Centers is having a book drive! Donate new or gently used books to enhance libraries in our child and adult crisis stabilization units. See flyer

Spanish Language website with Health Care Information - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services unveiled the first website in Spanish to help consumers take control of their healthcare by connecting them to new information and resources that will help them access quality, affordable healthcare coverage. Click the website.

View what's happening at Habitat for Humanity.

Tabernacle of Deliverance Outreach Ministries providing food Assistance for the elderly and families in need. Call Johovah Jireh Food Ministry at 690-6064 and leave a message for Becky Diacont.

We Have Great News!

Domestic Violence Awareness Products Available

By: Staff

Monday, April 29, 2013

Domestic Violence Awareness Products Available. We all need to step up and make a change when it comes to domestic violence. Get your purple car magnet ribbon and show your support; just $2 and available at the Marion County Children's Alliance office. Tote bags and coffee mugs are also available, Call (352) 438-5993 for information or go to our Family Violence Prevention Website.

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Upcoming Events


Drive 4 UR Community

Take a free test drive in a new Ford vehicle, 4/19, 9am-6pm at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion, 2232 NE Jacksonville Road. Hot dogs, Chips and Drinks available for purchase. For more info, call (352)438-5990 or (352)438-4992.


Circle of Parents Meeting

Meeting to be held 4/23, 5:30pm-7pm at Howard Academy, Room #2, 306 NW 7th Avenue.


Grant Writer's Network Meeting

Meeting to be held 4/24, 11 am, CF, University Center, Building 41, Room 110.


Generation Fit Meeting

Meeting to be held 4/24, noon at Munroe Regional Dining Room, Conference Room, 2nd Floor.


Americana Music Fest

Listen to the music, Bluegrass, Folk, Country, etc., @Swampy's Grill on the Rainbow River, 4/26, noon-6pm or ?, BBQ, $8 a plate, dine- or take-out. For more info, contact Carswell Ponder at (352)690-7519.


March for Babies

Come join the march, 4/26 at 7 am for registration, awards party at 8 am and kickoff at 8:30 am at the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway Baseline Trailhead. Register at


Tobacco Free Partnership Meeting

Meeting to be held 4/28, 3:30-5pm at United Way Bonnie Heath Community Room, 1401 NE 2nd Street.


2014 Highland Memorial Day Essay Contest

Contest is open to all middle & high school students on "What Does Memorial Day Mean to Me?" Entries must be submitted between 4/1-4/30 to your guidance counselor or mailed. For more info, go to

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