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					                             DIXIE COUNTY

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES

Abuse Hotline
Phone: 1 (800) 962-2873
Provides over the phone assistance to victims of abuse.

Alachua County Crisis Center
218 SE 24th St
Gainesville, FL 32641
Phone: (352) 264-6789
The Crisis Line is a 24-hour telephone crisis intervention and counseling service offered
by trained volunteers under the supervision of the Crisis Center Staff. Phone counselors
are always available to listen to problems and participate in their solution.

Another Way, Inc.
PO Box 1028
Lake City, FL 32056-1028
Phone: (352)493-6743
Provides emergency shelter, hotline, transitional housing, counseling, advocacy and
support to survivors of rape and domestic violence and their children.

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare
4300 SW 13th Street
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 374-5600
1 (800) 330-5615 (Toll Free)
http://www.mbhci.org/services_access.cfm#category01
The website listed provides detailed information on the different services they offer,
ranging from emergency health care needs, mental health services, substance abuse
services, several children’s services, and also including various forms of financial
assistance available. The phone numbers listed are for their access centers where they
will be able to identify where and how you can receive the services that will best suit
your needs.

SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES

Alachua County Office of Victim Services
218 SE 24th St.
Gainesville FL 32641
Phone: (352) 264-6760
The Alachua County Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center provides services to survivors
of interpersonal violence, sexual violence and personal injury crimes.

Another Way, Inc.
PO Box 1028
Lake City, FL 32056-1028
Phone: (352)493-6743
Provides emergency shelter, hotline, transitional housing, counseling, advocacy and
support to survivors of rape and domestic violence and their children.

North Central Florida Sexual Assault Center, Inc.
1149 SW Main Blvd.
Lake City FL 32025
Phone: (386) 719-9287
Provides crisis intervention, victim advocacy and support to sexual assault victims and
other affected by the crime of sexual assault, including referrals to other agencies,
organization and facilities when appropriate.

United States Sexual Assault Hotline
Phone: 1-800-656-4673
Provides counseling and information about sexual assault.



HOUSING/FOOD SERVICES

Keepers of the Faith ULC
352-486-7020
351 SW 6th Lane, Otter Creek Fl, 32683
Provide food, clothing, and counseling.

Tri-County Outreach
708 N. Main Street
Chiefland, Florida 32693
Phone: (352) 493-2310
Provides food, clothing and furniture to people in need.

United Christian Services of Dixie County
352-498-5702
251 Cedar Street, Cross City, FL 32628
Provide food, clothing, support with utility payments and rent assistance, prescription
medication, and temporary housing when funds are available.

Economic Services of Dixie County
1-866-762-2237 – Customer service
Chavous Street & Highway 19, Cross City, FL 32628
Provide assistance with filing for food stamps, Medicaid, and cash assistance.

Harvest Winds Ministry
352-498-4004/352-498-7896
Highway 19 Cross City, FL 32628
They operate a food pantry.

Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc.
258 NW Burk Ave.
Lake City, Fl 32055
Phone: (904) 899-5500
http://www.catholiccharitiesgainesville.org/
Gainesville: 1717 NE 9th Street, Gainesville, FL 32609
352.372.0294 and 352.371.3157 (FAX)
High Springs: 15 SE First Avenue, P.O. Box 1354, High Springs, FL 32655
386.454.1000 and 386.454.3775 (FAX)
They offer several emergency services including: homeless prevention, utility bill
assistance, prescription assistance, food pantry, and holiday assistance. To request
emergency assistance please call the number listed above between Monday – Thursday
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. They also provide several other programs including counseling,
adult education programs, and assistance in locating employment.

Salvation Army
salvationarmygainesville.com
(352) 376-1743
639 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
They are able to provide assistance in payment of Utilities bills, rent, clothing assistance,
prescription assistance, shelter, transportation, non-perishable food assistance, a hot meal
program, as well as a free bread and sweets program. To determine eligibility for utilities
assistance call the number listed above on Tuesday at 9:00 am. Also call this number or
visit the website for specifics on their other services.

Interface Youth Shelter
Gainesville, Fl
Phone: (352) 334-3833
Provides a temporary shelter for youth ages 10-17 who are ungovernable, truant, or
runaway. Also provides crisis stabilization, counseling, and development of a case plan to
meet short term needs and long term goals.

Interfaith Hospitality Network
P.O.Box 880
Gainesville, FL 32602-0880
Phone: (352) 378-2030
Provides shelter and comprehensive support for homeless families with children.
CHILD SERVICES

Healthy Families
9051 N. Hwy 27A Building 8
Bronson, Fl 32621
Phone: (352) 486-5307
Healthy Families Florida is a community based, voluntary, home visitation project that
promotes positive parent-child relationships and child health and development, thereby
preventing child abuse and neglect and other poor childhood outcomes.

WIC Program
1-800-494-2543
1530 S.E. 12th Avenue, Cross City, FL 32628
This is a nutritional care program providing nutritional care for prenatal women, nursing
women, and children up to five years old.

3rd Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program
213 E Howard Street, Live Oak, FL 32064
386-364-7720
A Guardian Ad Litem may be appointed by a Judge to represent the best interest of a
child in a Dependency, Family Law or Criminal case. An attorney or an individual may
also file for appointment. Please call or visit this GAL office for more information.

United States Child Abuse Hotline
Phone: 1-800-4-A-CHILD or (1-800-422-4453)
Provides counseling and information about child abuse.


LEGAL SERVICES

Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc.
Phone: (386) 752-5960 or (800) 495-0039
www.trls.org
Provides quality legal services including preventive legal education to the poor, disabled,
elderly and abused.

HEALTHCARE SERVICES
Dixie County Public Health Unit
1530 SE 12th Ave.
Cross City, Fl 32628
Phone: (352) 498-1364
Provides medical care for children and adults.

Family Medical Practice
412 South West 351 Highway
Cross City, Fl 32628
Phone: (352) 498-3349
Specializes in family practice.

Nature Coast Regional Hospital
125 SW 7th St.
Williston, Fl 32696
Phone: (352) 528-2801
Provides medical care for children and families.

Tri-County Primary Care
306 North East 351 Highway
Cross City Fl 32628
Phone: (352) 493-2310
Specializes in family practice.

SUPERVISED VISITATION SERVICES
These Programs are in the Third Judicial Circuit but may not provide services in all
counties within that circuit.

Family Visitation Center of the Suwannee Valley
Sue Driscoll, Program Supervisor
620 SW Arlington Blvd.
Lake City, FL 32025
386/758-0591 Fax 386/758-0592
susan.driscoll@chsfl.org

				
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