ALACHUA COUNTY

AGENCY NAME: GAINESVILLE/OCALA MARINE INSTITUTE (COED)

CONTACT PERSON: ANGELA HASTINGS, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

STREET ADDRESS: ROUTE 2, BOX 185

CITY, STATE: MICANOPY, FLORIDA 32667

COUNTY: ALACHUA

PHONE NUMBER: (904) 466-0543

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: LEVEL 2 JUVENILES AGES 14-18

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY: VARIES

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY: THE JUVENILES IN THIS PROGRAM ARE COURT ORDERED FOR 4 TO 6 MONTHS. THE MAIN COMPONENTS ARE EDUCATION AND BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION.

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED: THIS FACILITY IS FLEXIBLE AS FAR AS WHAT THE INTERN WOULD BE DOING. THE INTERN COULD WORK IN ANY AREA OF HIS/HER CHOICE.


AGENCY NAME: DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE (DIVISION 3)

CONTACT PERSON: JIM PEARCE, MANAGER

STREET ADDRESS: 1000 NE 16TH AVENUE, BLDG. G

CITY, STATE: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32909

COUNTY: ALACHUA

PHONE NUMBER: (904) 955-5601/SUNCOM 625-5059

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: ANY CHILD CHARGED WITH A DELINQUENT ACT

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY: 24 AT EACH RESIDENTIAL FACILITY

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY: THIS AGENCY OFFERS RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES WHICH PROVIDE WORK PROGRAMS (SHORT STAYS) OR TREATMENT PROGRAMS (LONG STAY). THERE IS ALSO A NON-RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM FOR YOUTHS WHICH INVOLVES HOME/SCHOOL VISITS, AND SUPERVISION OF THOSE DOING COMMUNITY SERVICE.

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED: THE INTERN WOULD BE INVOLVED IN CASE WORK. S/HE CAN SPEND A MONTH IN EACH AREA, OR CAN FOLLOW A FEW CASES THROUGH THE ENTIRE PROCESS.


AGENCY NAME: DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE

CONTACT PERSON: GILBERT HILL, SUPERINTENDENT

STREET ADDRESS: 3440 NE 39TH AVENUE

CITY, STATE: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32609

COUNTY: ALACHUA

PHONE NUMBER: (904) 955-2105

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: JUVENILES WHO HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOR DELINQUENCY

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY: 60 IN THE DETENTION CENTER, 70 IN HOME DETENTION

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY: THIS FACILITY HAS 2 COMPONENTS; A DETENTION CENTER, AND HOME DETENTION. THE YOUTHS IN HOME DETENTION REQUIRE DAILY SUPERVISION. MOST OF THE YOUTHS IN THE DETENTION CENTER ARE AWAITING COURT DATES.

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED: THE INTERN WOULD MAINLY WORK WITH A HOME DETENTION SUPERVISOR. S/HE WOULD REGULARLY VISIT THE HOME, SCHOOL, AND WORKPLACE OF EACH JUVENILE IN THE CASELOAD.


AGENCY NAME: PREVENTION PROJECT CORNER DRUG STORE

CONTACT PERSON: GAYLE WELKER, SPECIAL PROJECTS LIAISON

STREET ADDRESS: 1300 NW 6TH STREET

CITY, STATE: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32601

COUNTY: ALACHUA

PHONE NUMBER: (904)334-3800

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: MALES AND FEMALES AGES 10-17 WITH BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY: 790 IN THE SHELTER, 1000 IN THE PREVENTION PROGRAM

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY: THIS AGENCY PROVIDES ACADEMIC SKILLS, AND ATTEMPTS TO RAISE SELF-ESTEEM OF THE YOUTHS. THERE IS ALSO A YOUTH SHELTER (21 DAY MAX. STAY) AND AN OUTPATIENT PROGRAM FOR +HIV MOTHERS AND DRUG ABUSERS.

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED: THE INTERN WOULD BE INTRODUCED TO VARIOUS ASPECTS OF THE AGENCY AND DECIDE WHETHER HE/SHE WOULD MOST BE INTERESTING WORKING.


AGENCY NAME: UNITED WAY INFORMATION & REFERRAL

CONTACT PERSON: JANE WRIGHT, ACTING DIRECTOR

STREET ADDRESS: 5200 WEST NEWBERRY ROAD, BLDG. A

CITY, STATE: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32607

COUNTY: ALACHUA

PHONE NUMBER: (904) 375-4636

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: ADULTS

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY:

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY:

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED: PUBLIC RELATIONS, ALSO SOCIAL WORK INTERN TO ASSIST CLIENT SPECIAL PROJECT SUCH AS UP DATES.


AGENCY NAME: MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, INC.

CONTACT PERSON: CURETTA FLEMMING, SECRETARY

STREET ADDRESS: 4300 SW 13TH STREET

CITY, STATE: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32608

COUNTY: ALACHUA

PHONE NUMBER: (904) 374-5640

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: SERVE KIDS THAT ARE 3 THROUGH 18. 70% ARE COURT ORDERED FOR TREATMENT. 50% ARE TREATED FOR SEXUAL ABUSE ABOUT 30% ARE TREATED FOR BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS.

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY: 5

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY:

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED: DEPENDS ON WHERE THEY COME FROM SUCH AS MASTER LEVEL PROGRAM, HAVE THEM PROVIDE DIRECT SERVICE SUCH AS COUNSELING. IF THEY ARE FROM BACHELOR LEVEL PROGRAM MIGHT HAVE THEM SET IN ON GROUPS OR DO MORE ACTIVITY.


AGENCY NAME: CORNER DAY STORE, INC

CONTACT PERSON: MARY TOWNSEND, SECRETARY

STREET ADDRESS: 1300 N.W. 6TH STREET

CITY, STATE: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32601

COUNTY: ALACHUA

PHONE NUMBER: (904) 334-3800/SC 625-3800

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: ADOLESCENTS BETWEEN 10-17 YEARS OF AGE, THE PREVENTION PROGRAM RIGHT OF PASSAGES, AND ALSO OUTPATIENT SERVICE.

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY: 1200 YEARLY

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY:

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED:  WORK IN OUTPATIENT SERVICES, SOME WORK THROUGH INTERFACE PROGRAM, ALSO SOME WORK WITH PREVENTION AND A LOT OF THEIR INTERNS COME FORM THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA.


AGENCY NAME: GIRLS CLUB OF ALACHUA COUNTY

CONTACT PERSON: JENNIFER MELVIN, PROGRAM DIRECTOR

STREET ADDRESS: 2101 N.W. 39TH AVENUE

CITY, STATE: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32605

COUNTY: ALACHUA

PHONE NUMBER: (904) 373-4475

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: GIRLS BETWEEN AGES 5-8

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY: 200 DAILY

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY:

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED: USE IN PROGRAM AS RECREATIONAL AIDE OR VOLUNTEER COACHES WITH ATHLETIC PROGRAM.


AGENCY NAME: DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE (D-3)

CONTACT PERSON: JIM PEARCE, MANAGER

STREET ADDRESS: 1000 NE 16TH AVENUE, BLDG. G

CITY, STATE: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32609

COUNTY: ALACHUA

PHONE NUMBER: (904) 955-5061/SC 625-5059

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: ANY CHILD CHARGE WITH DELINQUENT ACT OR CHILD IN NEED OF SERVICES

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY: 8500 A YEAR

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY:

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED: USE THEM IN RESIDENTIAL FACILITY, ALSO IN COMMUNITY SERVICES AND OFFICE HELP WITH WORKLOAD.


AGENCY NAME: CREST SERVICES, INC.

CONTACT PERSON: DR. ROBERT LEE, DIRECTOR

STREET ADDRESS: 1717 NE 9TH STREET, SUITE 104

CITY, STATE: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32609

COUNTY: ALACHUA

PHONE NUMBER: (904) 373-0062

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: COMMUNITY CONTROL, SOME WORK WITH FIRST TIME OFFENDERS AND MOSTLY COMMUNITY CONTROL CASES.

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY:

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY:

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED: PROFESSIONALLY COUNSELING


AGENCY NAME: DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE

CONTACT PERSON: PAUL QUANDT, ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT

STREET ADDRESS: 3440 NE 39TH AVENUE

CITY, STATE: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32609

COUNTY: ALACHUA

PHONE NUMBER: (904) 955-2105

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: JUVENILE THAT HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH DELINQUENT ACTS, WHO HAVE BEEN DETERMINE TO MEET DETENTION CRITERIA

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY: AROUND 60 A DAY

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY:

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED: USE TO ASSIST STAFF, MONITOR YOUTH AND HOWEVER THEIR MAY BE NEEDED.


AGENCY NAME: ALACHUA CO. RAPE & CRIME VICTIM ADVOCATE PRO.

CONTACT PERSON: LORETTA GOLDEN, DIRECTOR

STREET ADDRESS: 730 NORTH WALDO ROAD

CITY, STATE: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32641

COUNTY: ALACHUA

PHONE NUMBER: (904) 377-7273

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: ALL VICTIM CRIME

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY: 6 A DAY

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY:

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED: LOOKING FOR THE SPECIAL AVAILABILITY ON-CALL AND SOMEONE WHO HAVE TO BE SENSITIVE WITH KIDS.


AGENCY NAME: PREVENTION PROJECT CORNER DRUG STORE

CONTACT PERSON: MIKE INTERNS

STREET ADDRESS: 1300 NW 6TH STREET

CITY, STATE: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32601

COUNTY: ALACHUA

PHONE NUMBER: (904) 334-3800

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: MALES AND FEMALES BETWEEN 10-17 YEARS OF AGE, BEHAVIORAL MANAGEMENT UNGOVERNABLE.

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY: 80 TO 100 KIDS

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY:

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED: GRADUATE LEVEL COUNSELING, PRACTICUM'S, FAMILY ACTION COUNSELING, OUTPATIENT SERVICES COUNSELING, AND YOUNG FELONS.