THE FOLLOWING PROVIDE HIV CARE AND ASSISTANCE TO CHILDREN:
UF Rainbow Center at Shands Jacksonville
Clinical Center, Third Floor
655 W. Eighth St.
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Main Line: (904) 244-3051
Appointments: (904) 244-2120
Mobeen Rathore, M.D. - firstname.lastname@example.org
Duval County Health Department - Women and Children's Health Services
Jacksonville Central Health Plaza 525 west 6th Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32206
Hours of Operation: 8 am - 5 pm Mon.- Fri.
Duval County Health Department provides the highest quality, family medical care. This care is provided at each of eight health centers located throughout the county.
Children Services: Health care, dental care, immunizations, physical exams and various other programs as they relate to children and their health.
Children's Home Society
3027 San Diego Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32247
Contact Person: Mary Shell, Program Director
Services: A multi-service children's welfare agency providing adoption services, foster care for children with AIDS, or who test positive for HIV infection, long term group care, emergency shelters, parents education programs, and services for unwed mothers including maternity home care.
Sliding fee scale, but no one is denied services because of inability to pay. Serves all ages up to 18.
Children's Medical Services (Florida Department of Health)
910 North Jefferson Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32209
State funded organization for special needs children to ensure that the needed services are administered.
Services: Identification and care of medically indigent children from birth to twenty-one years of age who require specialized diagnostic, and treatment for chronic handicapping conditions when their physical functions are impaired by accident, disease, or congenital malformation.
Specific Services Offered:
* Clinical Services
* Physician Services
* Nursing and social Services
Major Disease Entities Accepted by CMS:
Cerebral Palsy, cleft lip and palate, amputees, cardiovascular disorders, certain speech (cleft palate) and hearing disorders, Cystic Fibrosis, musculoskeletal disorders, genitourinary disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, neoplastic disorders, endocrine disorders, neurological abnormalities and insults, neonatal disorders, HIV infection, Sickle Cell and other hematological disorders, genetic and metabolic disorders, severe attachment disorders and significant sensory impairment.
* Eligibility is based on both medical and financial criteria. The Primary Care Program is a Medicaid based program for children with Special Needs.
* The Medical Director determines medical eligibility. Eligibility depends upon the degree of disability, progressiveness of the condition and availability to influence the condition with treatment.
* Services are available to children who reside in the State of Florida, but no required length of residency is required.
Planned Parenthood of Northeast Florida, Inc.
3850 Beach Boulevard
Jacksonville, Florida 32207
6733 103rd Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32210
25 Sailfish Drive
Atlantic Beach, Florida 32233
Services: Family Planning Clinic - To provide low-cost gynecological and family planning care, and birth control supplies in a patient oriented, confidential environment. Also provides services for sexually transmitted disease diagnosis, treatment, pre-natal services, adoption counseling, abortion services, and anonymous HIV testing and counseling.
Youth Crisis Center
3015 Parental Home Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32216
Services: Provides residential treatment for runaway children, both male and female, ages 10-17. AIDS education provided for residents in cooperation with Family Health Services. Outpatient counseling and intervention services for families with troubled teens. Children ages 10-17 must have no criminal charges pending.