Agency Directory

Below are your search results for an agency. This directory is being updated on a continual basis.

Agency
 A.R.C. Marion
Contact Name
 Troy Strawder or Beth Lewis
Address
 2800 S.E. Maricamp Rd., Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 (352) 387-2210 ext. 222 or 265
Email
 tstrawder@mcarc.com; blewis@mcarc.com
Description
 A.R.C. Marion provides services to children up to age three for speech and physical therapies as well as school readiness. Adult Services include Adult Day Training to teach work skills. Supported Employment to train individuals on how to obtain and maintain employment in the community and Supported Living to assist persons to live in the community. Residential Services to include 7 group homes of approximately 50 persons.

Agency
 Arnette House, Inc.
Contact Name
 Cheri Brandies
Address
 2310 N.E. 24th St., Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 (352) 622-4432
Email
 cbrandies@arnettehouse.org
Description
 Shelter and counseling for at-risk youth ages 8-17; foster care for 6 boys and 6 girls and National Safe Place provider.

Agency
 Boys & Girls Clubs of Marion County, Inc.
Contact Name
 Jerry Lane
Address
 Physical: 800 S.W. 12th Ave., Ocala, FL 34471
Mailing: P.O. Box 4109, Ocala, FL 34478
Phone
 690-7440
Email
 jlane@bgcofmarion.com
Description
 Social, intellectual, cultural, health and physical development to enhance character and self esteem. Educational and fun. Game room, computer lab, academics, sports, arts & crafts.

Agency
 Camelot Community Care, Inc.
Contact Name
 Mona Terry
Address
 1601 N.E. 25th Ave., Suite 306, Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 671-7884 Ext. 3005
Email
 MTerry@camelotcare.com
Description
 Providing intensive behavioral health care and community based care services to children and adolescents, enabling children and families to realize their full potential.

Agency
 Childhood Development Services, Inc.
Contact Name
 Brandi Cooney
Address
 1601 N.E. 25th Ave., Suite 900, Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 629-0005
Email
 bcooney@cdsi.org
Description
 CDS...promoting self-sufficiency through free chil care education programs for children birth to 5 years of age; on-the-job training; free or reduced cost health care; subsidized child care for children of teen parents; meal reimbursement for child care providers and professional education courses.

Agency
 Children's Home Society
Contact Name
 Jennifer Anchors
Address
 Mailing: 711 NW 1st St., Gainesville, FL 32601 Physical: 11 N. Magnolia Ave., Ocala, FL 34475
Phone
 732-1412 or 1-866-427-5451
Email
 jennifer.anchors@chsfl.org
Description
 Website: www.HelpFloridaChildren.org
Multiple programs and services for the prevention and intervention of child abuse including: Family Team Coaching; HAVEN House; Family Visitation Center; adoption of foster children and TOT Spot Thrift Store (at 710 N. Main St. Gainesville, FL 32601).

Agency
 Children's Medical Services
North Central Region
Contact Name
 Jessica Long, Robin Couch, Deana Lindsay
Address
 3200 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Suite 201, Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 369-7800
Email
 jessica_long@doh.state.fl.us; robin_couch@doh.state.fl.us; deana_lindsay@doh.stste.fl.us
Description
 Care coordination, medical foster care, social services, medical home, pediatric care.

Agency
 City of Ocala, Recreation and Parks
Contact Name
 Ire Bethea
Address
 828 N.E. 8th Ave., Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 368-5517
Email
 IBethea@ocalafl.org
Description
  We provide passive and active activities that broaden youth minds, physical activities that challenge their endurance and the arts that encourage them to think and act thus enhancing their minds, bodies and enlighten their spirits.

Agency
 Community Council Against Substance Abuse (CCASA)
Contact Name
 Nancy Castillo
Address
 Marion County Children's Alliance, Inc. 3482 NW 10th Street, Ocala, FL 34475
Phone
 438-5992
Email
 nancy.castillo@mcchildrensalliance.org
Description
 Provides a comprehensive approach to solving problems of substance abuse and expanding cooperative efforts among government agencies, private organizations and citizens concerned about drugs and alcohol.

Agency
 Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc.
Contact Name
 
Address
 2300 SE 17th St.
Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 629-0105
Email
 glenns@clsmf.org
Description
 Provides free legal assistance in civil matters to low income persons including legal assitance to disabled children regarding school issues.

Agency
 Concerned Citizens for Chatmire, Inc.
Contact Name
 Barbara Lawrence
Address
 Physical: 19789 S.W. 107th Place, Dunnellon, FL 34432 Mailing: P.O. Box 2371, Dunnellon, FL 34432-2371
Phone
 489-2677
Email
 concerncitzinc@yahoo.com
Description
 Afterschool tutoring; mentoring; adult literacy; community information referrals; summer academic enrichment program.

Agency
 Devereux Kids, Marion Oaks
Contact Name
 Lola Gonzalez
Address
 220 Marion Oaks Drive, Ocala, FL 34473
Phone
 352-361-6050
Email
 lgonzal2@devereux.org
Description
 Information, resource and referral service for families with children in Marion Oaks.

Agency
 Devereux Kids, West Ocala
Contact Name
 Charlene Robinson
Address
 215 NW Martin Luther King Avenue, Ocala, FL 34475
Phone
 352-732-3300
Email
 crobinson@devereux.org
Description
 Ocala Family Resource Center. We provide concrete supports, community classes and awareness, family team conferencing and we resource out for financial assistance.

Agency
 Early Learning Coalition of Marion County (ELCMC)
Contact Name
 Anita Winter
Address
 3304 SE Lake Weir Ave. Ste. 2
Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 369-2315
Email
 awinter@elc-marion.org
Description
 Website: www.elc-marion.org
Administrative and service provider for Marion County's School Readiness/Early Learning and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten programs and the "Success By Six" Parent Education Initiative in partnership with United Way of Marion County.

Agency
 Family Times Magazine
Contact Name
 Rose Derkay
Address
 P.O. Box 830472, Ocala, FL 34483
Phone
 368-4044
Email
 home@enjoyfamilytimes.com
Description
 Editorials, advertising, community information and a good dose of TLC and creativity.

Agency
 Florida Department of Children and Families
Financial Support & Welfare Services
Contact Name
 Bill D'Aiuto; Wendy Gottsman
Address
 1601 W. Gulf Atlantic Hwy., Wildwood, FL 34785 1515 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 352-330-5501 OR 352-620-7772
Email
 william_s_daiuto@dcf.state.fl.us; teresa_bilenski@dcf.state.fl.us; wendy_gottsman@dcf.state.fl.us
Description
 Providing financial support and welfare services to adults and children in an effort to provide them with safe and happy homes.

Agency
 Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, Circuits 5 & 8
Contact Name
 Becky Linn
Address
 3040 NW 10th St., Ocala, FL 34475
Phone
 620-7405 EXT 227
Email
 becky.linn@djj.state.fl.us
Description
 Oversees a number of federal and state grants for delinquency prevention from the Department of Juvenile Justice.

Agency
 Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
Youth Probation
Contact Name
 Joan Croye
Address
 1515 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ste. 117, Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 732-1279
Email
 joan.croye2@djj.state.fl.us
Description
 Juvenile justice; intake; probation; prevention; detention; commitment; post-release supervision. Supervision of youth placed on probation as they complete their court ordered sanctions.

Agency
 Florida State House of Representatives, 24th District
Contact Name
 Rep. Dennis Baxley
Address
 315 S.E. 25th Ave., Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 732-1313
Email
 dennis.baxley@myfloridahouse.gov
Description
 Assist agencies, providers and contituents with legislative issues or state problems and concerns.

Agency
 Florida State Senate, 7th District
Contact Name
 Senator Dorothy Hukill
Address
 Send Mail to: Connie Mullis, Legislative Assistant P.O. Box 3644, Ocala, FL 34468-3644
Office located at City Hall: 151 S.E. Osceola Ave.,3rd Floor, Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 694-0160 or 1-866-831-2665
Email
 mullis.connie.S07@flsenate.gov
Description
 Assist agencies, providers and contituents with legislative issues or state problems and concerns.

Agency
 Forensic, Clinical and Business Consulting & Contracting
Contact Name
 Alice-Marie Worthington, FL LMHC Supervisor; CT & LALPC
Address
 P.O. Box 831066, Ocala, FL 34483
Phone
 (860) 655-7862
Email
 Clinical.Pro1@gmail.com
Description
 Licensed multi-cultural therapeutic counseling and life skills programs; procedural business assessments for optimal streamlining - similar to "Undercover Boss". Forensic specialization with professional assessments and psychotherapy; women, children, veterans/military families, juveniles and all other populations; groups & trainings. Child custody evaluations and court evaluation assessments, substance abuse and educational assessments. Sliding fee scale, no one refused help.

Agency
 Girl Scouts of West Central Florida
Contact Name
 Julie Linhart or Kay Groth
Address
 9583 County Rd. CR223, Wildwood, FL 34785
Phone
 800-881-4475 ext 1821 or 813-262-1821
Email
 jlinhart@gswcf.org; kgroth@gswcf.org
Description
 Girl Scouts build girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. Serving girls 5-17 years. Hours Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Agency
 Growing Well Family Behavioral Services
Contact Name
 MaryAnn Ellis
Address
 20114 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432
Phone
 465-2444
Email
 maryaellis@bellsouth.net
Description
 Website: www.growingwellfbs.com
Licensed school psychologist providing family behavioral and academic consulations with intervention planning and monitoring. Serving all ages. Psychological testing available. ADHD evaluations. Qualified professional tutoring team offering individualized tutoring plans. Approved provider of court-ordered courses related to divorce and time sharing cases.

Agency
 Guardian Ad Litem Program (GAL)
Contact Name
 Marcia Hilty
Address
 110 N. Magnolia Ave., Ocala, FL 34475
Phone
 671-5757
Email
 marcia.hilty@gal.fl.gov
Description
 Provides advocacy for abused and neglected children involved in dependency court preceedings. This is a volunteer based program.

Agency
 Habitat for Humanity of Marion County, Inc.
Contact Name
 Brad Nimmo
Address
 P.O. Box 5578, Ocala, FL 34478
Phone
 351-4663
Email
 Habitatbrad@hotmail.com
Description
 Habitat for Humanity of Marion County, Inc. has lent a hand-up, not a hand-out to low income families in need, through new construction, rehab and repair programs.

Agency
 Hands of Mercy Everywhere (H.O.M.E.)
Contact Name
 Diane V. Schofield
Address
 6017 S.E. Robinson Rd., Belleview, FL 34420
Phone
 347-4663
Email
 teenmothershome@gmail.com
Description
 Provides 10 pregnant teens and unwed teen mothers (ages 13-19) a place to live and grow with their children emotionally, physically and spiritually during and after their pregnancy.

Agency
 Healthy Families Lake, Sumter and Marion (CHS)
Contact Name
 Dee Dixon
Address
 2091 NE 35th St., Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 352-732-1355
Email
 dee.dixon@chsfl.org
Description
 A voluntary home-visiting program designed to promote positive parent-child relationships, healthy child growth and development and enhance parents' ability to create a stable and nurturing home environment thereby preventing child abuse and neglect.

Agency
 Howard Academy Community Center (HACC)
Contact Name
 H. C. Dupree
Address
 306 N.W. 7th Ave., Ocala, FL 34475
Phone
 629-7082
Email
 herbert.dupree@marion.k12.fl.us
Description
 Meeting the social and academic needs of Marion County residents, especially those in West Ocala by offering after-school tutoring and serving as a facility for community meetings.

Agency
 Interfaith Emergency Services
Contact Name
 Sonya Tyler or Karla Grimsley
Address
 P.O. Box 992, Ocala, FL 34478
Phone
 629-8868
Email
 info@iesmarion.org
Description
 Food, hygiene,clothing, Marion County ID card (out of county or out of state), prescriptions, reading glasses, work boots, shelter for women, children and families. Budgeting classes opened to public once a month.

Agency
 Isaiah Foundation of Marion County, Inc.
Contact Name
 Winnie O'Neill
Address
 P.O. Box 904, Ocala, FL 34478
Phone
 804-6809
Email
 woneill@isaiahmci.org
Description
 Website: www.isaiahmci.org
Our agency has a program called Respite Care for Special Needs Children and Adults. Caregiver training classes and case management offered.

Agency
 Joer Cares "Last Call 4 Help"
Contact Name
 John Young
Address
 P.O. Box 447, Homosassa Springs, FL 34447-0447
Phone
 352-628-HELP
Email
 hhcocc@gmail.com
Description
 Statewide services for: homelessness, help with locating employment and housing, ex-offender services, civil rights advocacy, sex offender housing, case management, counseling, life skills, homeless veteran services and educational rights of homeless children.

Agency
 Kids Central, Inc.
Contact Name
 Nicole Pulcini-Mason
Address
 2117 S.W. Highway 484, Ocala, FL 34473
Phone
 873-6332
Email
 nicole.pulcinimason@kidscentralinc.org
Description
 Community-based care lead agency for child welfare services. Develops and manages community services and supports for children and families in Marion, Citrus, Hernando, Lake and Sumter counties. Licensing of foster homes. Safe baby sleeps - SIDS education - Pack 'n Play distribution.

Agency
 Kimberly's Center for Child Protection (Formerly Kimberly's Cottage)
Contact Name
 Dawn Westgate
Address
 2800 N.E. 14th St., Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 873-4739
Email
 dawn@kimberlyscenter.org
Description
 Specialized services to children following an allegation of child abuse or neglect. Services include specialized interviews, forensic interviews, medical exams, advocacy, crisis intervention counseling.

Agency
 Lillian Bryant Recreation Center
Contact Name
 Kelvin B. Richardson
Address
 2200 N.W. 17th Place, Ocala, FL 34475
Phone
 629-8389
Email
 kbrichardson@ocalafl.org
Description
 Community Center providing open recreaction and educational programs to children ages 5-16.

Agency
 Marion County Board of County Commissioners
Contact Name
 5 Commissioners
Address
 601 S.E. 25th Ave., Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 438-2323
Email
 Carl.Zalak@marioncounty.org; David Moore@marioncounty.org; Earl Arnett
Description
 
Mike.Amsden@marioncountyfl.org for District 1


Barbara.Fitos@marioncountyfl.org for District 4

Stan.McClain@marioncountyfl.org for District 3

Jim.Payton@marioncountyfl.org for District 2

Charlie.Stone@marioncountyfl.org for District 5

Agency
 Marion County Homeless Council
Contact Name
 Dan Horton
Address
 Executive Director P.O. Box 162, Ocala, FL 34478
Phone
 732-1380
Email
 dan@mchcfl.org
Description
 Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Coordination of Network of Services CoC activities; Homeless Information System management; assistance to very low income clients as funds are available.

Agency
 Marion County Judicial Center
Department of Court Alternatives
Contact Name
 Susan Berg or Tom Aemisegger
Address
 110 NW First Avenue, Ocala, FL 34475
Phone
 401-6706
Email
 sberg@circuit5.org OR taemisegger@circuit5.org
Description
 Adult Drug Court; Dependency Drug Court; Juvenile Drug Court and Teen Court.

Agency
 Marion County Literacy Council
Contact Name
 Karen Hill
Address
 2677 NW 10th St. Unit 1A, Ocala, FL 34475
Phone
 690-7323
Email
 karen@marionliteracy.org
Description
 Marion County Literacy Council is a group of dedicated volunteers that tutor adult learners. We offer tutoring for the General Education Degree (GED), Adult Basic English (ABE) and English for Speakers of Other Language (ESOL).

Agency
 Marion County Public Library System
Children's Services
Contact Name
 Karen M. Jensen
Address
 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 368-4507
Email
 karen.jensen@marioncountyfl.org
Description
 Provides public library services to Marion County residents of all ages. The system is comprised of eight interdependent libraries designed to make its resources available to the community. Collections include books in print, large print and audio, e-books, audio books and other digital media resources, DVDs, CDs, databases, genealogy and Florida history. The library system also offers programs, public access computers and other services to support life-long learning.

Agency
 Marion County Public Schools - Alternative Education
Contact Name
 Dr. Lou Archibald
Address
 1517 S.E. 30th Ave., Suite 1, Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 671-6860
Email
 louise.archibald@marion.k12.fl.us; kathy.radcliffe@marion.k12.fl.us
Description
 Educational services for at-risk youth. Department of Juvenile Justice year round school.

Agency
 Marion County Public Schools - Exceptional Student Education
Contact Name
 Wylene Herring-Cayasso
Address
 1517 S.E. 30th Ave., Suite 2, Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 671-6832
Email
 Wylene.Herring-Cayasso@marion.k12.fl.us
Description
 Help for parents and children with special needs in the Marion County Public School System.

Agency
 Marion County Public Schools - Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS/SPRINGS)
Contact Name
 Pamela Connolly
Address
 3881 N.W. 155th St., Reddick, FL 32686-3310
Phone
 591-4300
Email
 pamela.connolly@marion.k12.fl.us
Description
 Website: www.fdlrssprings.org
Provides training and support to families, educators and service providers working with children with disabilities.

Agency
 Marion County Public Schools - Health Wellness & PE
Contact Name
 Myrna Watkins
Address
 P.O. Box 670
Ocala, FL 34478
Phone
 671-6390
Email
 myrna.watkins@marion.k12.fl.us
Description
 Our goal is to appraise, protect and promote the health status of students in Marion County Public Schools.

Agency
 Marion County Public Schools - Homelessness/Volunteer
Contact Name
 Suzanne McGuire
Address
 1517 S.E. 30th Ave., Suite 5, Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 671-6847
Email
 suzanne.mcguire@marion.k12.fl.us
Description
 Liaison and referral service to homeless children to provide assistance with school enrollment, supplies, clothing and housing. Recruitment of volunteers for the school system. Volunteer applications available online.

Agency
 Marion County Public Schools - Marion Technical Institute (MTI)
Contact Name
 Susan Tuck
Address
 1614 S.E. Fort King St, Ocala, FL 34471-2599
Phone
 671-4765
Email
 susan.tuck@marion.k12.fl.us
Description
 Resource development for educational purposes.

Agency
 Marion County Public Schools - Public Relation/Television Media Productions
Contact Name
 Kevin Christian
Address
 512 S.E. 3rd St., Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 671-7555
Email
 public.relations@marion.k12.fl.us
Description
 Public Relations is responsible for informing the public and employees about news worthy items.

Agency
 Marion County Public Schools, Psychological Services
Contact Name
 Matt Lane
Address
 1517 S.E. 30th Ave., Suite 5, Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 671-6869
Email
 matthew.lane@marion.k12.fl.us
Description
 School psychologists and educational diagnosticians assist students by consulting with schoolpersonnel about appropriate interventions to address academic and behavioral problems they are experiencing. They also complete psychological assessments to determine eligibility for Exceptional Student Education services.

Agency
 Marion County Public Schools, Safe Schools Program
Contact Name
 Brian Marcum
Address
 1105 S.W. 7th Rd., Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 671-7274
Email
 brian.marcum@marion.k12.fl.us
Description
 Responsible for the safety and security of Marion County Public Schools.

Agency
 Marion County Public Schools, Social Services
Contact Name
 Matt Lane
Address
 1517 S.E. 30th Ave., Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 671-6872
Email
 matthew.lane@marion.k12.fl.us
Description
 School social workers and social work assistants act as liaisons between the school and the home, assisting students and their families in removing barriers to student success in school. They can help with attendance issues, health issues, social/emotional problems. They help develop intervention plans and connect families with community services.

Agency
 Marion County Public Schools, Young Parent Program
Contact Name
 Tracey Thornhill-Parker
Address
 1014 S.W. 7th Rd., Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 671-7207
Email
 Tracey.Thornhill-Parker@marion.k12.fl.us
Description
 Drop-Out Prevention alternative educational program for students who have not graduated from high school and are pregnant or parenting. Focus is on parenting classes and academics. Childcare and transportation available.

Agency
 Marion County Sheriff's Office, Juvenile Division
Contact Name
 Captain Alicia Walker
Address
 P.O. Box 1987, Ocala, FL 34478
Phone
 368-6707
Email
 awalker@marionso.com
Description
 Assist deputies on calls involving mental health issues; substance abuse; domestic violence; homeless persons; juvenile & elder affairs. CIS will identify natural and professional community supports.

Agency
 Munroe Regional Medical Center, Health Resource Line
Contact Name
 Maclyn Walker
Address
 P.O. Box 6000, Ocala, FL 34478
Phone
 867-8181 (M-F 8:30-5 p.m.) or 800-575-3975
Email
 healthresourceline@mrhs.org
Description
 Munroe's Health Resource Line provides physician information and referrals, information on health conditions and procedures, registration for Munroe classes, tours and information on health services in the community. A registered nurse will assist those with symptoms in determining the appropriate level of care.

Agency
 Munroe Regional Medical Center, Pastoral Care
Contact Name
 Jessica McCune
Address
 Mailing:P.O. Box 6000, Ocala, FL 34478 Physical:1500 SW 1st Ave., Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 351-7200 EXT 7738
Email
 jessicamccune@mrhs.org
Description
 Parish Nursing/Health Ministry teaches health advocacy and preventative medicine in the faith community. We take the message of the Alliance to members in the faith community.

Agency
 Munroe Regional Medical Center, Strategic Planning & Marketing
Contact Name
 Mike Robertson
Address
 1500 S.W. 1st Ave., Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 875-7054
Email
 mikerobertson@MRHS.org
Description
 A 421-bed acute care hospital with pediatric emergency and pediatric acute services, maternity and OB and OB classes.

Agency
 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Contact Name
 N/A
Address
 P.O. Box 5753, Ocala, FL 34478
Phone
 368-2405
Email
 info@namiocala.org
Description
 Education programs for adults with mental illness and their caregivers, programs for caregivers of youth and NAMI provider. A program for first responders and mental health providers. Also, support groups for adults and caregivers.

Agency
 Ocala Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Center
Contact Name
 Dr. Judy Wilson or Teresa Carter
Address
 P.O. Box 2193, Ocala, FL 34478
Phone
 351-4009 & 24 hr. hotline 622-8495/622-5919
Email
 csi.inc@embarqmail.com
Description
 Provides direct victim services and shelter for victims of domestic and sexual violence; adult and children services; community education presentations; court advocacy; case management and financial aid.

Agency
 Ocala Housing Authority
Contact Name
 Gwendolyn Dawson
Address
 Executive Director P.O.Box 2468, Ocala, FL 34478
Phone
 369-2936
Email
 GDawson@ocalahousing.org
Description
 Hours are 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and by appointment Programs: Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8); Public Housing; Market Rate Rental Assistance; Family Self Sufficiency; Homeownership; Section 8 Homeownership; Lease-to-Own; Mortgage Foreclosure Intervention and Hardest Hit Housing. OHA is contracted Oasis Alliance Corp. to provide housing counseling services for homeowners facing foreclosure in the 5th Judicial Circuit who are scheduled for mediation (new law went into effect July 1st for lenders, requiring them to enter into mediation before foreclosing).

Agency
 Ocala Police Department, Crime Prevention
Contact Name
 Cynthia Barnes or Mary Williams
Address
 402 S. Pine Ave., Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 629-8244
Email
 cbarnes@ocalapd.org; mwilliams@ocalapd.org
Description
 Law enforcement and crime prevention.

Agency
 Ocala Police Department, Victim Advocate Program
Contact Name
 Donna Guinn
Address
 402 S. Pine Avenue, Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 369-7134
Email
 dguinn@ocalapd.org
Description
 Provides assistance to victims of crime within the city limits of Ocala. Information on victims' rights and referrals for appropriate services are given. Responds in a 24 hour on-scene capacity to serve victims in crisis. Services: Community education on crime related topics; Crisis Intervention, Criminal justice support/advocacy; Information & referral; Personal advocacy; Court Assistance, Transportation; Victims compensation and injunction assistance. Domestic Violence Workshops are provided to the Community as well as Safety Workshops to address elderly issues. The "Assisting the Memory Impaired Program" provides a medic alert bracelet or necklace to identify a person with Alzheimer's disease or other memory impairment. We also have a 911 cell phone program for victims and the elderly.

Agency
 Ocala West United Methodist Church
Contact Name
 Carol Mack-Harrell
Address
 9330 S.W. 105 St., Ocala, FL 34481
Phone
 854-9550
Email
 Cmack-harrell@ocalawestumc.com
Description
 Afterschool tutoring: Wednesday (September-May) and Summer Reading Camp in June.

Agency
 PACE Center for Girls of Marion County
Contact Name
 Carole Savage or Peggy Recanzone
Address
 328 N.E. 1st Ave., Suite 500, Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 369-0571
Email
 marion@pacecenter.org OR REFERRAL/INTAKE: kimberly.vollmer@pacecenter.org
Description
 Educational and counseling services for girls, ages 12-18, who are experiencing conflict in school and at home. Services provided year round. Length of enrollment varies per student, ages ranging from 6 months to 2+ years.

Agency
 Ped-I-Care
Contact Name
 Shelly Mallory-Clifton
Address
 3200 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 369-7863
Email
 smallory@peds.ufl.edu
Description
 Ped-I-Care is a managed care network that works with Children's Medical Services to serve special needs children in a 23 county area in North Central Florida. Ped-I-Care specializes in children's healthcare for children with special needs, ages 1-18. Out members qualify for Healthy Kids and are accepted by CMS due to their specific needs.

Agency
 Project Hope of Marion County, Inc.
Contact Name
 Diane Clinton
Address
 830 N.E. 28th St., Suite 201, Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 624-4673
Email
 director@projecthopeocala, org
Description
 Transitional housing support for homeless families; assist them with rebuilding their lives through professional and personal development; life skills, education, job skills and independent living skills.

Agency
 Public Education Foundation of Marion County, Inc.
Contact Name
 Judi Zanetti
Address
 Mailing address: P.O. Box 670, Ocala, FL 34478 Physical address: 1239 NW 4th Street, Ocala, FL 34475
Phone
 671-4167
Email
 judi.zanetti@marion.k12.fl.us
Description
 A support organization for Marion County Public Schools, providing programs to enhance local schools. Programs specifically targeting at-risk youth include mentoring/scholarship opportunities for at-risk deserving youth selected in 8th grade. Take Stock In Children and free classroom supplies for teachers to provide to their students through Tools 4 Teachers. Take Stock In Children: Provides college tuition scholarships for low income students. As a part of the program we match volunteer mentors with students. Mentors meet weekly at the student's school. A mentor is a friend, a listener and a role model.

Agency
 Public Policy Institute of Marion County
Contact Name
 N/A
Address
 Mailing: P.O. Box 1388, Ocala, FL 34478 Physical: Ewers Century Center-104, 3001 SW College Rd., Ocala, FL 34474
Phone
 291-4433
Email
 dyermichell@cox.net
Description
 The Public Policy Institute (PPI) of Marion County is a non-profit, non-partisan, citizen-based organization established to provide a careful analysis of the issues and trends that shape public policy. Through research, symposia and policy recommendations, PPI is dedicated to advancing the public interest, building democracy and community and improving the quality of life by involving citizens in the process.

Agency
 Quit Doc Research and Education Foundation
Contact Name
 Manette Cheshareck
Address
 520 S.E. Ft. King St., B3, Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 682-1915
Email
 mcheshareck@quitdoc.com
Description
 Tobacco prevention and cessation education; Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) clubs and activities/events;collaboration on events and projects; other health education opportunities. Just ask!

Agency
 Shores Assembly of God Church
Contact Name
 Pastor John Delcamp
Address
 206 Midway Rd., Ocala, FL 34472
Phone
 687-0190
Email
 shoresag@hotmail.com
Description
 Afterschool academic & extended care programs for K-6. Daycare and Early Education including VPK for ages birth through 5, and spring and summer camp programs for K-12. Parenting classes, financial classes, teen and adult mentoring and skills training program for ages 16+ in Silver Springs Shores area. We provide family resources such as clothing etc. through our thrift store, and we provide free hot meals during the summer for anyone 18 and under at various feeding sites. Employment and Skills training with mentoring for unemployed persons over 17 years old through The Carpenter's Shop which does various types of work for a any one at very competitive pricing.

Agency
 The Centers, Inc.
Contact Name
 Charles R. Powell or Meghan Shay
Address
 5664 S.W. 60th Ave., Ocala, FL 34474
Phone
 291-5555
Email
 cpowell@thecenters.us; mshay@thecenters.us
Description
 We provide a full range of mental health and substance abuse services for children and adults as well as case management services for child welfare.

Agency
 The Jamieson Group
Contact Name
 Dee Jamieson
Address
 10845 S.W. 81st Ave. Rd., Ocala, FL 34481
Phone
 720-838-4885
Email
 N/A
Description
 Website: www.thejamiesoncompany.com Counseling.

Agency
 The Vines Hospital
Contact Name
 Scott Price
Address
 3130 S.W. 27th Ave., Ocala, FL 34471
Phone
 671-3130
Email
 scott.price@uhsinc.com
Description
 Detox, inpatient psychiatric, substance abuse, intensive outpatient; Partial hospitalization; children's and adolescent residential psychiatric treatment.

Agency
 United Way of Marion County
Contact Name
 Scott Quintell
Address
 1401 N.E. 2nd St., Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 732-9696
Email
 squintell@uwmc.org
Description
 U.W. is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health - the building blocks for a good life. Our goal is to create long-lasting changes that prevent problems from happening in the first place. We recruit people and organizations from across the community who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get the job done. We invite you to be part of the change. That's what it means to LIVE UNITED.

Agency
 University of Florida
Child Abuse Prevention Project & Nurturing Program
Contact Name
 Annie McPherson
Address
 1701 S.W. 16th Ave., Bldg. A, Gainesville, FL 32608
Phone
 (352) 334-1330
Email
 mcphea@peds.ufl.edu
Description
 Website: http://capp.peds.ufl.edu
Parent education and support for families involved with the child protective system. Home visits. Referrals are recieved from Kids Central, INC.

Agency
 WOCA "The Source" Newstalk
Contact Name
 Joseph C. Martone
Address
 Physical: 3100 S.W.College Rd., Ocala 34474 Mailing: P.O. Box 1056, Ocala, FL 34478
Phone
 732-8000
Email
 joe@woca.org
Description
 NewsTalk Radio. "The Source" 96.7 FM 1370 AM Audio and Video Streaming.

Agency
 Women's Pregnancy Center
Contact Name
 Debbie Ferguson
Address
 1701 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 351-1294
Email
 info@womenspregnancycenter.org
Description
 Free pregnancy testing, ultrasound and counseling to women in unplanned pregnancies.

Agency
 Workforce Connection
Contact Name
 Kathleen Woodring or Jamie Dodd
Address
 3003 S.W. College Road, Suite 205, Ocala, FL 34474 or 2703 N.E. 14th St., Ocala, FL 34470
Phone
 840-5700
Email
 kwoodring@clmworkforce.com or rjohnson@clmworkforce.com
Description
 Employment and training services.