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Infants, Children & Adolescent

Alice's Kids

Offering limited, one-time assistance for children in need through referrals from teachers, case managers, etc. Referrers can visit the website for information on how the program works and the referral form

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. – Key West  954-559-7987

A Positive Step of Monroe County

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

Bahama Village Music Program

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

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Keys

Affordable, out-of-school club for children ages 5 to 18. – 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. – Key West, Marathon, Key Largo 305-296-5557 ext 2298

Anyone needing child care services should contact the Call Center at 305-646-7220 to be connected with a Team Member, who will work with them to address their needs. Parents can request a list of available providers from their Child Care Resource and Referral unit at 305-646-7220. Availability is limited.

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. – 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. – Countywide 305-293-7500

Florida Keys Children's Shelter

Runaway youth shelter, case management, food, clothing, alternative education, transportation & supportive services to youth. – 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. – Upper and Middle Keys 954-805-8297

Florida Keys Healthy Start Coalition

Assistance with formula, diapers, transportation to doctor's appointments, mental health services, child development playgroups, breastfeeding support, car seat installation, childbirth education, case management. All programming free or sliding – Countywide 305-293-8424

Florida KidCare

High-quality, low-cost health insurance for children from birth through age 18, medical provider network for referrals. – 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. –  Countywide 305-253-4841

Guardian Ad Litem

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


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. – 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. – County Wide 541-974-4398

Kids Come First in the Florida Keys

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

Living Springs Counseling

ACT Parenting Safe Kids Workshops, approved by Upper Keys Family Court for mandated parenting classes. – 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. – Monroe County  305-340-7634 

Monroe County School District

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

St. Justin Martyr Catholic Church

Subsidized, licensed day care. – 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. – Countywide 305-809-5000