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Infants, Children & Adolescent

Alpha Behavior Solutions:

Offers applied behavior analysis, or ABA therapy, to increase the independence of children and adults and to reduce behaviors that interfere with overall functioning.  alphabehaviorsolutions.com – Key West  954-559-7987

A Positive Step of Monroe County:

Idle Hands summer youth program, fatherhood initiative, case management, counseling, supportive services.  apsmc.org – Key West 305-304-1969

Bahama Village Music Program:

Musical education for children ages 6 to 16; instrument and lessons at no charge.  bvmpkw.org – Key West 305-504-7664

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Keys:

Affordable, out-of-school club for children ages 5 to 18.  bgckeys.org – Key West 305-296-2258, Big Pine Key 305-872-2400

Early Learning Coalition:

Subsidized child care, pre-school  & school readiness programs, developmental screening, training.  elcmdm.org – Key West, Marathon, Key Largo 305-296-5557 ext 2298

Early Steps Southernmost Coast, Benchmark Human Services:

Early intervention services to eligible infants and toddlers (0 to 36 months) with significant delays or a condition likely to result in a developmental delay.  Countywide 305-929-8705 

Florida Department of Children & Families (DCF):

Child abuse investigation, intake & visitations services, counseling, resource &  referral.  myflfamilies.com – Countywide 305-292-6745  

Florida Department of Health (DOH) in Monroe County:

HIV, TB, hepatitis, and STD clinics;  child and adult immunizations; family planning; Healthy Start; refugee health; tobacco prevention; school health; environmental health.  monroe.floridahealth.gov – Countywide 305-293-7500

Florida Keys Children's Shelter:

Runaway youth shelter, case management, food, clothing, alternative education, transportation & supportive services to youth.  fkcs.org – Countywide 305-852-4246

Florida Elks Children’s Therapy Services

A not-for-profit organization provides FREE Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy services to children (birth to 18 years) in Florida who do not have access to these therapies through another means.  floridaelks.org/children – Upper and Middle Keys 954-805-8297

Florida Keys Healthy Start Coalition:

Nutrition education,  breastfeeding support, car seat assistance, childbirth education, case management.  keyshealthystart.org – Countywide 305-293-8424

Florida KidCare:

High-quality, low-cost health insurance for children from birth through age 18, medical provider network for referrals.  healthykids.org – Statewide 888-540-5437

Frederick Douglass Gym:

Free after school tutoring, boys and girls youth basketball leagues organized by the Police Athletic League (PAL) of Key West.  cityofkeywest-fl.gov305-809-3990

Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida:

Organization of girls that promote character, outdoor activities, good citizenship, and selfless service to others, troops countywide.  girlscoutsfl.org –  Countywide 305-253-4841

Guardian Ad Litem:

Special court-appointed advocacy program for all children at-risk of or currently in foster care placement.  guardianadlitem.org – Key West 305-292-3485

Guidance/Care-Center:

Comprehensive behavioral health care including crisis support, prevention, treatment psychiatric services, psychotherapy, for mental health and substance abuse issues.  Specialty programs for youth 11-21 and services in all county schools.  guidancecarecenter.org – Countywide 305-434-7660  

Keys to Be the Change:

Youth programs including at-risk youth mentoring & leadership, literacy volunteers, drug, alcohol & violence prevention, Farm to School initiatives.   keystobethechange.com – County Wide 541-974-4398

Kids Come First in the Florida Keys:

Provides children’s clothing & school supplies year-round and accepts donations.  facebook.com/kidscomefirst – Countywide 305-360-1689

Living Springs Counseling:

ACT Parenting Safe Kids Workshops, approved by Upper Keys Family Court for mandated parenting classes.  dolphinslivingsprings.com – Upper Keys 305-432-9554

Marathon Rec Center (Heart of the Keys Recreation Association):

Afterschool and summer programs providing recreational and educational activities for ages 8-18 years old.  Marathon 305-743-4164 

Monroe County Child Find:

Free developmental screenings for  children 3 and older who are not enrolled in a public school.  fdlrssouth.org – Monroe County  305-340-7634 

Monroe County School District:

Head Start, developmental screenings, special education, free and reduced meal applications, parental support services.   keysschools.com – Countywide 305-293-1400 

St. Justin Martyr Catholic Church:

Subsidized, licensed day care.  st-justinthemartyr.org – Key Largo 305-451-1316

Wesley House Family Services:

Foster & adoption programs, case management, pre and post natal home visit support, child care center, supportive services. wesleyhouse.org – Countywide 305-809-5000