Alachua County Housing Assistance Programs

See our list of housing assistance programs. We list HUD, housing assistance, subsidized housing programs in Alachua County.

VETSPACE

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.vetspace.org
1220 A NE 8th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)225-3995

Provides transitional housing and permanent supportive housing along with support services to veterans. Does not provide emergency shelter. Eligibility: Must have served in the U.S. armed forces and must be homeless.

USDA Rural Development

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.rurdev.usda.gov/FL
4440 NW 25th Pl
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352)338-3482

Provides financing for adequate, modest, decent, safe and sanitary housing through purchase or improvement, also refinances certain housing debts in rural areas. Eligibility: Must meet program requirements for income, family size, ability to repay loan and current credit standing. Hours: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm

United Way of North Central Florida

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-30
http://www.unitedwayncfl.org/
6031 NW 1st Place
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352)331-2800

The United Way provides free and confidential information and referrals about food, housing, employment, health care, and counseling.

St. Francis House Emergency Shelter

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-30
http://stfrancishousegnv.org/
413 South Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)378-9079

This is a homeless shelter that provides services for immediate needs and transitional and permanent housing. open 24 hours.

St. Francis House

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-17

413 S. Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 378-9079

Soup kitchen, emergency shelter, transitional housing program, and long-term housing

St. Francis House

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-24
http://www.stfrancishousegnv.org/
413 S. Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 378-9079

Soup kitchen, emergency shelter, transitional housing program, and long-term housing.

Peaceful Paths Domestic Violence Network

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.peacefulpaths.org
2100 NW 53rd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32653
(352)377-5690

Provides emergency shelter and transitional housing, support groups, advocacy, children’s programs and batterers’ intervention programs, trauma counseling, violence prevention, and economic empowerment education programs. Eligibility: Everyone who needs assistance with a domestic violence situation and needs a safe, confidential place to stay. Hours: M-F 9:00am-5:00pm (office), 24/7 (help hotline)

Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-30
http://www.peacefulpaths.org/
2100 NW 53rd Avenue, Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32653
(352)377-8255

Peaceful Paths is dedicated to providing emergency shelters, support groups, counseling, legal advocacy, transitional housing, children's programs, and violence prevention. Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Lazarus Restoration Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-30
http://www.lazarusrmi.org/
3019 NE 20th Way, Box 5
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352)317-3928

This is a community outreach program that provides housing, clothing, food and other assistance to homeless and indigent people in our community. Hours: Mondays 10:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.

Interfaith Hospitality Network: Family Promise of Gainesville

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-30
http://www.ihngvl.org/
PO Box 5189
Gainesville, FL 32627
(352)378-2030

Family Promise of Gainesville provides homeless children and their families with compassionate care that includes case management, education, housing, meals and transportation until they can transition to a home of their own.

Habitat for Humanity Alachua County

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.alachuahabitat.org
2317 SW 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352)378-4663

Works in partnership with low-income families to build low-cost housing. Eligibility: Must presently be living in substandard housing and meet income requirements. Hours: M-F 9:00am-5:00pm

Gainesville Housing Authority

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-17
http://gainesvillehousingauthority.org/
1900 SE 4th St
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352) 872-5500

Provides quality housing or rental assistance to certified clients. Must meet program requirements, including income, family size and background check.

Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.elcalachua.org
4424 NW 13th St, Bldg A
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352)375-4110

Helps ensure children are prepared to enter school by age 5, resource and referral program assists parents in finding child care providers and funding child care services, offers health and developmental screenings of school-ready children, parent education and home visitation programs, technical assistance to child care service providers through workshops . Subsidized child-care based on sliding fee scale available at 150% of poverty or below. Eligibility: Resource and referral program is free to everyone, parents of children ages birth-5 yrs are eligible for services or income subsidized childcare. Hours: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm

Arbor House

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
https://www.stfrancishousegnv.org/shelter-housing/arbor-house-permanent_supportive-housing/
2618 NW 6th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352)505-3521

Transitional housing for women or women with children who are working a min of 20 hours a week or are enrolled in school. Rent is income based. Eligibility: Must be female with no more than 2 children 9 years and younger and either working or enrolled in school. Hours: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm

Alachua County Housing Authority

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
http://www.acha-fl.com/
703 NE 1st St
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)372-2549

Provides quality housing or rental assistance to certified clients. Eligibility: Must meet program requirements, including income, family size and background check. Hours: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm

Alachua County Housing Authority

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-03
http://www.acha-fl.com/
703 NE 1st St
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 372-2549

Provides rental subsidies and manages affordable Public Housing units for low income families, seniors, and persons with disabilities throughout the Alachua County area.



Alachua County Food Assistance Programs

See our list of food assistance programs. We list food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Alachua County.

St. Francis Pet Center

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.stfrancishousepetcare.org
501 SE 2nd St
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)372-4959

Free pet care services: food, shots, spay/neuter, flea control, heartworm, etc. Eligibility: Registered homeless individuals with pets. Hours: Screenings Tuesdays at 9:00am without your pet 2nd Tuesday of each month spaying or neutering

St. Francis House

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-17

413 S. Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 378-9079

Emergency food (soup kitchen)

Salvation Army

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-06
http://www.uss.salvationarmy.org/uss/www_uss_gainesville.nsf/
639 E. University Avenue, suite 108
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 376-1743

Food pantry, utility assistance, furniture assistance, clothing vouchers, Angel Tree program (Christmas gifts for children). Free Clothing Vouchers: Apply in person, Mondays 10am to 12noon. 1pm - 3pm. provide documentation of proof of financial hardship. ***Furniture Vouchers: Apply in person, Mondays 10am to 12noon. 1pm - 3pm. Must have suffered a hardship such as a fire. *** Food Pantry hours: Breads and Sweets: Mondays and Wednesdays 10am to 12 noon, 1pm to 3pm or while supplies last.***Emergency Food Assistance: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am to 12 noon. while supplies last. Documents needed: Picture ID, birth certificate, household income verification, proof of residence.

Interfaith Hospitality Network

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.ihngvl.org
PO Box 880
Gainesville, FL 32602
(352)378-2030

Provides shelter, care, meals and case management for homeless children and families. Eligibility: Homeless families with children.

High Springs Social Services

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-06

15 SE 1st Ave
High Springs, FL 32643
(386) 454-1000

Food pantry, clothing, rent/utility assistance

Helping Hands Clinic

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-24
http://hhclinicgnv.org/
509 NE 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 519-5542

Provides medical services to the poor and the homeless. Clinic Hours Mondays 4:00pm - 7pm. Patient signup begins at 2:30 pm, with practitioners seeing patients until 7 pm. Thursdays 1:30pm - 7pm. Activities and showers for women begin at 1:30pm. Clinic starts at 3pm in addition to food served.

Gospel Food Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-14

3536 NW 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
352-271-1115

Low Cost Food Boxes that can be ordered at a low cost. Eligibility: no restrictions if ordered on line much bring receipt to pickup. Hours: 4th Sat of the month 8 – 10:30am

Gainesville Harvest Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-14

7257 NW 4th Blvd
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352)665-0726

Gainesville Harvest offers a food pantry to those in need. Open from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Please call for more information.

Gainesville Community Ministry (GCM)

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-13
http://www.gcmhelp.org/services_and_programs0.aspx
238 SW 4th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
352.372.8162

CLOTHING: Emergency clothing for individuals and families. We provide clothing to families who have lost everything due to fire or other disaster. We also provide needed clothing for those who cannot afford to buy clothing due to financial crisis. Must call (372-8162) for appointment every Thursday at 10 am. Clothing is provided every 3 months as needed for those in the program. Must proof of income, SS Card, and photo ID. FOOD PANTRY: Providing food to meet basic nutritional needs. We provide emergency food for the elderly, the disabled, homeless, and the working poor with families during times when food is otherwise unavailable due to limited incomes. A 2 day supply is given to each member of the household every 28 days. Must apply in person M-Thurs. 9am-12:00pm. A picture ID and SS Card or SS Print-out required. Must show proof of income. GRU UTILITY ASSISTANCE. We have limited funds and can not assist everyone. Walk-ins are not accepted. Clients must call only one time. Call 352-372-8646 on Tuesday between 8 and 8:30 am to make an appointment. On message machine leave your Name, Phone Number, and Last Four Digits of SS#. Appointments are tightly scheduled in order to assist as many people as possible. We can not just squeeze you in because that would delay other people's appointments. Due to limited funding we can only offer this service to a client one time. IDENTIFICATION Assistance with replacement ID's. Must go to Holy Trinity Episcopal located at 100 NE 1st Street 352-372-4721 to receive a voucher to bring to GCM. Vouchers are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays. GCM DENTAL CLINIC You must register with GCM in person Mon-Thurs 9am and 12pm. Must show proof of income, SS Card and photo ID. For information call 352-548-4806. Minimal fees for services based on income. GCM VISION CLINIC: Eye evaluation and readers are provide to clients in need.

Gainesville Community Ministry

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-17
http://www.gcmhelp.org
238 SW 4th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 372-8162

Utilities, rent, clothing, furniture, emergency food, Free GED classes, parenting classes, assistance with obtaining state IDs.

Fire of God Ministries Food and Meals

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-13
https://fireofgodministries.org/
619 Northeast 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
352.375.0200

Dinner is served Downtown Plaza at 7 PM. Our ministry will offer food to anyone in need. Please call us or visit our website for more information.

Compassionate Ourteach Ministries Clothing Assistance

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-13
https://www.compassionateoutreach.org/
320 Southeast 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32641
352.373.1888

Provides clothing, counseling, food pantry services, household items

Catholic Charities, Inc., High Springs

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-06
www.catholiccharitiesgainesville.org
15 SE 1st Ave
High Springs, FL 32655
(386)454-1000

Food pantry; mobile food outreach program that serves the 6 counties with food on a monthly basis; BackRoads: Rural food program brings food and companionship to those who are housebound due to illness and cannot get to the FAITHH distribution locations. Eligibility: Needy families and individuals. Interested parties, call for more information. Hours: M-F 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm

Catholic Charities, Inc.

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-06
www.catholiccharitiesgainesville.org
1717 NE 9th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352)372-0294

Food pantry; FAITHH: Mobile food outreach program that serves the 6 counties with food on a monthly basis; BackRoads: Rural food program brings food and companionship to those who are housebound due to illness and cannot get to the FAITHH distribution locations. Eligibility: Needy families and individuals. Interested parties, call for more information. Hours: M-Th 9:30am-12:30pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm (call for more information).

Catholic Charities Gainesville

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-13

1701 NE 9th Street
Gainesville, FL 32609
352-372-0294

Provides the following: food pantry, holiday assistance, homeless prevention, utility payment bill assistance, prescription bill pay assistance, emergency financial assistance.

Bread of the Mighty Food Bank

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.breadofthemighty.org
325 NW 10th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)336-0839

Serves non-profit food distributors. Eligibility: Incorporated non-profits who are members of the agency - social services, shelters, retirement homes, assisted living facilities all must have a 501C3. Hours: M-F 8:00am-2:00pm for agencies, 8:00am-4:00pm for donations

Archer Church of the Nazarene

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-13

3327 SW State Road 45
Archer, FL 32618
352.495.2291

Food Pantry available every 30 days on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month from 2:00-4:00 pm.



Alachua County Rent and Bill Pay Assistance Programs

See our list of financial assistance programs. We list bill pay services, prescription assistance programs, mortgage assistance programs in Alachua County.

St. Francis Pet Center

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.stfrancishousepetcare.org
501 SE 2nd St
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)372-4959

Free pet care services: food, shots, spay/neuter, flea control, heartworm, etc. Eligibility: Registered homeless individuals with pets. Hours: Screenings Tuesdays at 9:00am without your pet 2nd Tuesday of each month spaying or neutering

St. Francis House

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-17

413 S. Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 378-9079

Emergency food (soup kitchen)

Salvation Army

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-06
http://www.uss.salvationarmy.org/uss/www_uss_gainesville.nsf/
639 E. University Avenue, suite 108
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 376-1743

Food pantry, utility assistance, furniture assistance, clothing vouchers, Angel Tree program (Christmas gifts for children). Free Clothing Vouchers: Apply in person, Mondays 10am to 12noon. 1pm - 3pm. provide documentation of proof of financial hardship. ***Furniture Vouchers: Apply in person, Mondays 10am to 12noon. 1pm - 3pm. Must have suffered a hardship such as a fire. *** Food Pantry hours: Breads and Sweets: Mondays and Wednesdays 10am to 12 noon, 1pm to 3pm or while supplies last.***Emergency Food Assistance: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am to 12 noon. while supplies last. Documents needed: Picture ID, birth certificate, household income verification, proof of residence.

Interfaith Hospitality Network

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.ihngvl.org
PO Box 880
Gainesville, FL 32602
(352)378-2030

Provides shelter, care, meals and case management for homeless children and families. Eligibility: Homeless families with children.

High Springs Social Services

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-06

15 SE 1st Ave
High Springs, FL 32643
(386) 454-1000

Food pantry, clothing, rent/utility assistance

Helping Hands Clinic

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-24
http://hhclinicgnv.org/
509 NE 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 519-5542

Provides medical services to the poor and the homeless. Clinic Hours Mondays 4:00pm - 7pm. Patient signup begins at 2:30 pm, with practitioners seeing patients until 7 pm. Thursdays 1:30pm - 7pm. Activities and showers for women begin at 1:30pm. Clinic starts at 3pm in addition to food served.

Gospel Food Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-14

3536 NW 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
352-271-1115

Low Cost Food Boxes that can be ordered at a low cost. Eligibility: no restrictions if ordered on line much bring receipt to pickup. Hours: 4th Sat of the month 8 – 10:30am

Gainesville Harvest Pantry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-14

7257 NW 4th Blvd
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352)665-0726

Gainesville Harvest offers a food pantry to those in need. Open from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Please call for more information.

Gainesville Community Ministry (GCM)

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-13
http://www.gcmhelp.org/services_and_programs0.aspx
238 SW 4th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
352.372.8162

CLOTHING: Emergency clothing for individuals and families. We provide clothing to families who have lost everything due to fire or other disaster. We also provide needed clothing for those who cannot afford to buy clothing due to financial crisis. Must call (372-8162) for appointment every Thursday at 10 am. Clothing is provided every 3 months as needed for those in the program. Must proof of income, SS Card, and photo ID. FOOD PANTRY: Providing food to meet basic nutritional needs. We provide emergency food for the elderly, the disabled, homeless, and the working poor with families during times when food is otherwise unavailable due to limited incomes. A 2 day supply is given to each member of the household every 28 days. Must apply in person M-Thurs. 9am-12:00pm. A picture ID and SS Card or SS Print-out required. Must show proof of income. GRU UTILITY ASSISTANCE. We have limited funds and can not assist everyone. Walk-ins are not accepted. Clients must call only one time. Call 352-372-8646 on Tuesday between 8 and 8:30 am to make an appointment. On message machine leave your Name, Phone Number, and Last Four Digits of SS#. Appointments are tightly scheduled in order to assist as many people as possible. We can not just squeeze you in because that would delay other people's appointments. Due to limited funding we can only offer this service to a client one time. IDENTIFICATION Assistance with replacement ID's. Must go to Holy Trinity Episcopal located at 100 NE 1st Street 352-372-4721 to receive a voucher to bring to GCM. Vouchers are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays. GCM DENTAL CLINIC You must register with GCM in person Mon-Thurs 9am and 12pm. Must show proof of income, SS Card and photo ID. For information call 352-548-4806. Minimal fees for services based on income. GCM VISION CLINIC: Eye evaluation and readers are provide to clients in need.

Gainesville Community Ministry

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-17
http://www.gcmhelp.org
238 SW 4th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 372-8162

Utilities, rent, clothing, furniture, emergency food, Free GED classes, parenting classes, assistance with obtaining state IDs.

Fire of God Ministries Food and Meals

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-13
https://fireofgodministries.org/
619 Northeast 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
352.375.0200

Dinner is served Downtown Plaza at 7 PM. Our ministry will offer food to anyone in need. Please call us or visit our website for more information.

Compassionate Ourteach Ministries Clothing Assistance

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-13
https://www.compassionateoutreach.org/
320 Southeast 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32641
352.373.1888

Provides clothing, counseling, food pantry services, household items

Catholic Charities, Inc., High Springs

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-06
www.catholiccharitiesgainesville.org
15 SE 1st Ave
High Springs, FL 32655
(386)454-1000

Food pantry; mobile food outreach program that serves the 6 counties with food on a monthly basis; BackRoads: Rural food program brings food and companionship to those who are housebound due to illness and cannot get to the FAITHH distribution locations. Eligibility: Needy families and individuals. Interested parties, call for more information. Hours: M-F 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm

Catholic Charities, Inc.

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-06
www.catholiccharitiesgainesville.org
1717 NE 9th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352)372-0294

Food pantry; FAITHH: Mobile food outreach program that serves the 6 counties with food on a monthly basis; BackRoads: Rural food program brings food and companionship to those who are housebound due to illness and cannot get to the FAITHH distribution locations. Eligibility: Needy families and individuals. Interested parties, call for more information. Hours: M-Th 9:30am-12:30pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm (call for more information).

Catholic Charities Gainesville

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-13

1701 NE 9th Street
Gainesville, FL 32609
352-372-0294

Provides the following: food pantry, holiday assistance, homeless prevention, utility payment bill assistance, prescription bill pay assistance, emergency financial assistance.

Bread of the Mighty Food Bank

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.breadofthemighty.org
325 NW 10th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)336-0839

Serves non-profit food distributors. Eligibility: Incorporated non-profits who are members of the agency - social services, shelters, retirement homes, assisted living facilities all must have a 501C3. Hours: M-F 8:00am-2:00pm for agencies, 8:00am-4:00pm for donations

Archer Church of the Nazarene

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-13

3327 SW State Road 45
Archer, FL 32618
352.495.2291

Food Pantry available every 30 days on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month from 2:00-4:00 pm.



Alachua County Clothing Assistance Programs

See our list of clothing assistance programs.

Haven Hospice Attic

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-17
http://www.havenhospice.org/gainesville-attic.aspx
300 NW 8th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 378-7484

Clothing (free with referral letter)

Goodwill Industries

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-17
http://www.goodwill.org/
3520 SW 34th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 376-9041

Clothing, furniture

Gainesville Community Ministry

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.gmcsteps.org
238 SW 4th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)372-8162

Provides vouchers for clothing at GCM thrift stores. Eligibility: Low-income individuals and families, including elderly, disabled, working poor, and those receiving public assistance. Must have photo I.D., Social Security card, and proof of income. Hours: M-Th 9:00am-2:30 pm, must call Th to schedule appointment.

Catholic Charities, Inc., Alachua

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.catholiccharitiesgainesville.org
1701 NE 9th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352)372-0294

Provides free clothing to those in need. Eligibility: Needy individuals and families. Hours: M-F 9:00am-4:30pm



Alachua County Health Care Assistance Programs and Clinics

See our list of clinics and healthcare assistance programs. The list contains free clincs: dental and medical, health care assistant payment programs, etc.

UF and Shands Family Medicine- Equal Access Clinic

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.equalaccess.med.ufl.edu
238 SW 4th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)273-8614

Provides emergency referrals to UF dental clinic for free extractions. Eligibility: Low-income, uninsured individuals and families. Hours: First Tuesday of each month starting at 4:00.

UF and Shands Dental Clinic

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
http://www.dental.ufl.edu/patients/
1395 Center Dr
Gainesville, FL 32610
(352)273-6701

Reduced-cost general dental services performed by dental school students (approximately 30%-50% discount from average private practice prices- extractions $148), Emergency walk in clinic is daily Monday thru Friday. All participants must be there by 645 AM, with a lottery drawing taking place at 7:00. All appointments for the emergency clinic are by lottery drawing. Eligibility: Low-income, uninsured individuals must be complete phone interview before being accepted. The screening number is (352)273-9097. Hours: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm (call to schedule appointment - some appointments start at 7:00am)

Operation Catnip

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
http://www.nmhp.net/OperationCatNip/tabid/147/Default.aspx
PO Box 141023
Gainesville, FL 32614
(352)380-0940

Free spay and neuter services for stray and feral cats; pets of homeless persons qualify. Eligibility: Stray and feral cats in Alachua county. Hours: Monthly clinic offered, usually the 2nd Sunday of the month. Call to confirm.

Helping Hands Clinic

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
http://hhcg.org/
419 NE 1st St.
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)372-8523

Provides referrals for eye exams and eyeglasses. Eligibility: Homeless. Hours: Mon 5:00pm–7:00 pm, Women’s Clinic Thurs 3:00pm-7:00pm

Gainesville Community Ministry Dental Clinic

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
http://www.gmcsteps.org
238 SW 4th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)548-4806

Provides teeth cleanings, extractions and fillings and front tooth root canals and dentures at minimal cost. Exams are 25 dollars which also include ex rays, all extractions and fillings are 15 dollars a tooth if more than 4 teeth need work on a single day there is a cap of 60 dollars. Dentures are 250 dollars a set. Eligibility: Uninsured Alachua County residents with no dental insurance who are under the poverty line. Hours: M – Th 9-2:45 (hours vary greatly depending on doctor availability, call for date of next screening)



Alachua County Homeless Shelters and Homeless Assistance Programs

See our list of homeless programs. We list homeless shelters, day shelters, homeless resources for me, women, and families.

Interface Youth Shelter

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-17
http://www.cdsfl.org/youth/interface-youth-program-shelters/
1400 NW 29th Road
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352) 244-0618

The residential program is voluntary for youth age 10-17. Youth stay in the shelter for a night or two in emergency situations or can stay 3-5 weeks to work on developing skills needed for success in the future. Interface Youth Shelter, Central

Interface Youth Shelter

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-24
http://www.cdsfl.org/youth/interface-youth-program-shelters/
1400 NW 29th Road
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352) 244-0618

The residential program is voluntary for youth age 10-17. Youth stay in the shelter for a night or two in emergency situations or can stay 3-5 weeks to work on developing skills needed for success in the future.

Helping Hands Clinic

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-17
http://hhcg.org/
509 NE 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 519-5542

Provides medical services to the poor and the homeless.

Helping Hands Clinic

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
http://hhcg.org/
419 NE 1st St.
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)519-5542

Provides free, basic medical services to deal with acute and chronic health problems, psychiatric, acupuncture and chiropractics, support and referrals, personal hygiene items. Also beginning a new program for women’s health screening, education and referrals for mammograms and pelvic exams. Eligibility: Homeless individuals. Hours: M 5:00pm-7:00pm, basic services, Psychiatric services 2nd and 4th Monday 5:00pm-7:00pm; 1st and 3rd Thursday 3:00pm-7:00pm, Women’s health screening and education every Thurs 3:00pm-7:00pm

Family Promise Gainesville

Date Added/Updated: 2018-08-13
https://www.familypromisegvl.org/
P O Box 5189
Gainesville, FL 32602
352-378-2030

Temporary Family Shelter. Office hours: Mondays through Fridays 9am to 5pm

Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-30
http://acchh.org/
703 NE 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)372-2549

The ACCHH works to feed and shelter the community's homeless and works to restore them to productivity, dignity, and self-sufficiency.



Alachua County Alcohol and Drug Rehab Assistance Programs

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Alachua County, FL Alcohol and Drug Rehab

Local Rehab Assistance: 855-401-7007

Specialists trained to find the best treatment solutions at little to no cost. Call for location and rates for rehab.

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.- Sid Martin Bridge House and STAR Program

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.mbhci.org
4300 SW 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352)374-5600

Provides a detoxification unit and substance abuse counseling to promote drug recovery for addicted individuals; STAR program offers intensive outpatient care (12-20 hrs/wk). Eligibility: Addicted adults seeking assistance; fees are based on income. Hours: M-F 9:00am-1:00pm (Call for hours of general intake)



Alachua County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Alachua County.

University of Florida Levin College of Law- Source Program

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26

PO Box 117626
Gainesville, FL 32611
(352)273-0805

Provides free legal and social services. Eligibility: Victims of domestic violence who meet specific income requirements. Hours: M-F 8:30am-5:00pm

Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc.

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.trls.org
901 NW 8th Ave, Suite D-5
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)372-0519

Provides assistance for individuals seeking civil injunctions for protection against domestic violence. Also assists victims of repeat, sexual or dating violence if they have been referred from either Peaceful Paths or Another Way. Eligibility: Low-income individuals and families with incomes at or below 200% of federal poverty level with an emphasis on abused, disabled, or elderly clients. Hours: M-F 8:30am-5:00pm

The Rotary Boys and Girls Club Mentor Center

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-30
http://www.kidscountalachuacounty.org/
1100 SE 17th Drive
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352)372-1485

Kids Count is a non-profit organization that provides a free after school program for kindergarten through 3rd grade students in low performing elementary schools in Gainesville, Florida. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 1:45pm - 5:00pm., Wednesday, 12:30pm - 4:00pm.

Rahma Mercy Clinic

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
http://rahmamercyclinic.com/index.html
5220 SW 13th
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352)792-8324

Promote the well-being of the community by providing access to free quality health care. Eligibility: Individuals and families without health insurance and income below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. Hours: Sat 9-1

Latina Women's League

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-30
http://latinawomensleague.org/
4510 NW 14th Place
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352)378-9787

This program offers free English classes.

Kids Count in Alachua County Faith Mission

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-30
http://www.kidscountalachuacounty.org/
3701 NE 15th Street
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352)244-9723

This program offers a free after school program for kindergarten through 3rd grade students in low performing elementary schools in Gainesville. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 2:45pm – 5:45pm., Wednesday, 1:30pm – 5:00pm.

Kids Count in Alachua County Duval

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-30
http://www.kidscountalachuacounty.org/
2106 NE 8th Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352)244-9723

This program offers a free after school program for kindergarten through 3rd grade students in low performing elementary schools in Gainesville. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 1:45pm - 5:00pm., Wednesday, 12:30pm - 4:00pm.

Gainesville Community Ministry

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.gcmhelp.org
238 SW 4th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)372-8162

For Children – free tutoring, reading groups, occupational therapy, vision screening for children from birth to 6. Adults - GED preparation classes M – Th 9-11. Eligibility: Everyone can attend classes, must actively attend classes in order to receive voucher for free test. Hours: M, T 9am-11am

FloridaWorks/One-Stop Career Center, Alachua County Housing Authority

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
http://www.floridaworksonline.com/
703 NE 1st St
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)372-2549

Provides career counseling, workshops/assessments, resume and interview assistance, job leads, funding for job training, support services and phones, computers, and supplies for jobseekers; services are free of charge. Eligibility: Every Alachua and Bradford county resident looking for employment. Hours: M-Th 8:00am-5:00pm, F 8:00am-3:00pm

FloridaWorks/One-Stop Career Center, Alachua County

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.floridaworksonline.com
4800 SW 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352)955-2245

Provides career counseling, workshops/assessments, resume and interview assistance, job leads, funding for job training, support services and phones, computers, and supplies for jobseekers; services are free of charge Eligibility: Every Alachua and Bradford county resident looking for employment. Hours: M-Th 8:00am-5:00pm, F 8:00am-3:00pm

FloridaWorks/One-Stop Career Center

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-17
http://www.floridaworksonline.com
4800 SW 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 955-2245

Provides career counseling, workshops/assessments, resume and interview assistance, job leads, funding for job training, support services and phones, computers, and supplies for jobseekers; services are free of charge. Available for every Alachua and Bradford county resident looking for employment.

Diversified Program Services, Inc./Praxis Network, Inc.

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
http://www.treatmentcentersdirectory.com/Florida/Gainesville/diversified-program-services-inc-896
7003 NW 11th Pl, Suite 6
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352)333-9960

Offers batterers’ intervention and anger management classes for perpetrators, also other adult intervention counseling services. Eligibility: Court-ordered in Judicial Circuits 7 or 8. Hours: M-F 9:00am-5:00pm

Community Action Agency

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-17
http://www.cfcaa.org/
1405 NW 13th Street, Suite B
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 373-7667

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Weatherization Assistance Program, Home-ownership, repairs

Children’s Medical Services

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
http://www.floridahealth.gov/alternatesites/cms-kids/families/early_steps/early_steps.html
1701 SW 16th Ave, Bldg B
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352)334-1400

Provides a health plan for children with special health care needs; nurse case managers assist in coordinating care. Eligibility: Children up to age 21 yrs with special health care needs; costs based on family’s income. Hours: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm

Alachua County Public Schools- Fearnside Family Services Center

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.sbac.edu/~famsvcs
3600 NE 15th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352)955-6875

Provides Head Start (increases school readiness in very young children who have special needs or are from economically disadvantaged families; federally-funded). Eligibility: All programs are based on income and family size. Eligibility for participation at the Center is determined by active enrollment in one of the specific programs incorporated into the Family Service Center including WIC (pregnant women living in Alachua County and their children up to 5 yrs old). Hours: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm

Alachua County Health Department

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.doh.state.fl.us/chdalachua
224 SE 24th St
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352)334-7900

Provides contraceptives and family planning services, STD screenings for males and females. Eligibility: Clients must meet financial guidelines; fees based on sliding scale. Hours: M-F 7:30am-7:00pm

Alachua County Health Department

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-26
www.doh.state.fl.us/chdalachua
224 SE 24th St
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352)334-7900

Primary care services for adults and children. Eligibility: Clients must meet financial guidelines; fees based on sliding scale. Hours: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm