Women and Children Services

Women and Children Services
Item# womenandchildren

Product Description

The Bridge of Northeast Florida 1824 Pearl Street Jacksonville, Florida 32206 Telephone: 354-7799 Contact Person: Pat Stinson, Coordinator of Counseling and Human Sexuality Education

Services: AIDS education for all ages, including the developmentally disabled as well as a variety of counseling services. The Bridge offers a wide range of services for teens 17 years and younger, including medical, maternity, and a birth control clinic. Sliding fee scale based on ability to pay.

Catholic Charities Bureau 134 East Church Street, Suite 2 Jacksonville, Florida 32202-3130 Telephone: 354-3416 Must call at 9:00 AM for Emergency Help. By appointment only. No walk-ins.

Services: Counseling services - Focuses on adjusting to life, and on strengthening human relationships by providing professional counseling services. Pregnancy Counseling and Services - Provides comprehensive services which include pre and post-delivery counseling, financial assistance, planning for medical care, parent education, and vocational counseling.

Hubbard House Address not published at agency's request. Telephone: 354-3114

Services: Provides a temporary shelter for battered women and their children. Empowerment counseling is offered to resident and nonresident women to help them take control of their lives. AIDS education is offered to residents, and a program called "First Step" is available to men who are batterers. Also for residents of Clay, Nassau and St. John's counties.

Children's Home Society 3027 San Diego Road Jacksonville, Florida 32247 Telephone: 348-2811 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 Telephone: 360-7070 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

* Hospitalization

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.

Duval County Health Department - Women and Children's Health Services Jacksonville Central Health Plaza 525 west 6th Street Jacksonville, Florida 32206 Telephone: 630-3300 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.

Women's Services: Prenatal care, Parenting classes, basic baby classes family planning, mammograms, nutrition and other related services.

Insurance Accepted: Medicaid, PCA Medicaid, Medipass, Medicare, Foundation Medicaid, Kidcare - other commercial insurance and HMO's, full pay or sliding scale based on income.

Service Sites:

* Jacksonville Central Plaza

Center for Women and Children 630-3380

Children's Dental Center 630-3350

Central WIC/Nutrition 630-3370

Vital Statistics 630-3330

Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening 630-3395

* Beaches Family Health Center 350 10th Avenue South 270-2555, Beaches WIC/Nutrition 270-2550, Children's Dental Center 270-2555

The Bridge Adolescent Health Center 1824 Pearl Street 798-4672

Children's Dental Center at Royal Terrace Plaza 1830 West 45th Street Suite 5 924-1783

Northwest Quadrant WIC/Nutrition 5375 Vernon Road 764-5616

Oceanway WIC/Nutrition Site 212 Oceanway Avenue 696-5995 ( available Mon. & Tues. )

Wesconnet WIC/Nutrition 573-4950

West Jacksonville Family Health Center 2133 Broadway Avenue 359-6871

South Jacksonville Family Health Center 1736 University Boulevard South 727-6540

South Jax WIC/Nutrition 727-6549

The Magnolia Project 1780 west 45th Street 924-1570

Immunization Clinic 962 North Main Street 359-2601

Immunization Clinic 5753 Beney Road 448-7944

Southside WIC/ Nutrition 448-7940

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program 420 Stockton Street 381-6040

Marietta Family Health Center 8299-10 West Beaver Street 695-4170

Marietta WIC/Nutrition 783-6323 (available Wed, Thurs. Fri.)

Wesconnet Family Health Center 5917 105th Street 573-4922

Wesconnet Children's Dental Center 573-4933

West Jacksonville WIC/Nutrition 354-745

Woodland Acres Women's Center 465 Acme Street 727-379

Planned Parenthood of Northeast Florida, Inc. 3850 Beach Boulevard Jacksonville, Florida 32207 Telephone: 399-2800

Locations: 6733 103rd Street Jacksonville, Florida 32210 Telephone: 777-5725

25 Sailfish Drive Atlantic Beach, Florida 32233 Telephone: 249-2378


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 Telephone: 725-6662 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.