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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.
The next Marion County Children's Alliance meeting will be on
Wednesday, March 5th @ 11:30 a.m.
at the MCSO Multi-Conference Room. Lunch is provided. All are welcome.
The Department Of Health Marion County Dental Clinic (formerly the Marion County Health Department) is accepting new patients. Address is 1501 W Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, Florida 34475.
MCCA WORK GROUP INFORMATION:
The Family Violence Prevention Workgroup will meet on Monday, March 10th at 11 a.m. at the Marion County Sheriff's Office Call Monica Bryant at (352) 438-5993 or e-mail email@example.com for additional information.
Marion County Grant Writers' Network Meeting will meet Thursday, February 27th, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2014 Meeting Schedule for Community Council Against Substance Abuse (CCASA) is now available. See Flyer
SAVE THE DATE:
February 28, 2014 Ribbon-cutting Genoa Healthcare at The Centers See flyer
March 15, 2014 "Family Fun Day" at Tuscawilla Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. See flyer
April 1, 2014 "Family Talk About Drinking"at MTI See Flyer
April 11, 2014 HUGS CHARITIES 1ST Annual Kids With Cancer Benefit Golf Tournament See Flyer
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 Craig.Ackerman@FLHealth.gov
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: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/vostakeholdersurvey
A message from Heart of Florida Health Center:
Dear friends and colleague: We are having a special event where the community can come in without appointment to get assistance signing up for the Healthcare Marketplace. This will be at Heart of Florida Health Center at our Main/Central location (1025 SW 1st Ave. Ocala, Fl 34471) on the evenings of March 11 and 13th from 5 till 8 PM. This is 2 weeks prior to the end of the enrollment period on 3/31. Please feel free to print the attached flyer out to your staff, newsletters, bulletins, and within your facility. In addition, we have sites that are all around our community each week I am attaching that flyer as well. Lastly, some have asked for a flyer of what services we provide. Attached is the summary of services we provide and we can work on a sliding scale for those who lack the ability of having insurance. Also we can enroll children at our facilities in Kid Care up to age 19. Thank you in advance for your time and attention. Susan Blanchard, Outreach Associate,1801 SE 32nd Avenue,Ocala, FL 34471 (352) 732.6599 ext. 207, (352) 433.2871 (f), Susanblanchard@mrhs.org See event flyer See location info See Summary of Services
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.
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.
Domestic Violence Awareness Products Available
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.
Meeting tobe held 3/10, 11 am at the Sheriff's Office.
Meetig to be held 3/11, noon at ARC Marion.
Bring the entire family to this free event, 3/15, 10am-2pm at Tuscawilla Park. There will be demos, clinics, face painting, games & much more. For more info, call (352)405-5295 or visit www.generationFIT.org.
Kids! This free event takes you around the world so grab your passport and have fun, 3/15, 10am-2pm at the Paddock Mall. For details, call (352)629-0055 ext. 353.
Meeting to be held 3/17, noon at Ocala Police Department.
Meeting to be held 3/18, 1:30pm at West Marion Medical Plaza Conference Room, 4600 SW 46th Court, Ocala. For more info or to reserve your space, call (800)530-1188.
Meeting to be held 3/24, 3:30-5pm at the United Way Bonnie Heath Community Room, 1401 NE 2nd Street.
Meeting to be held 3/27, noon at MRMC Dining Room Conference Room, 2nd floor.