Parenting resources

Family Source of Florida Parent Helpline

Offers immediate assistance to stressed and overwhelmed parents/caregivers regarding parental responsibilities or specific behaviors of children, provides support to survivors of child abuse or incest, and provides support for parents about their child’s behavior.

1- 800-FLA-LOVE (800-352-5683)


Healthy Families

Voluntary home visitation program promoting positive parent-child relationships and child health and development. This program offers services prenatally or at the birth of a baby to families who are voluntarily assessed as needing Healthy Families services. The services can last for up to five years depending on the needs of the family.

910 NW 57th Street
Gainesville, FL 32605
Phone: (352) 294-5530

Healthy Start

Provides universal risk screening of all Florida’s pregnant women and newborn infants to identify those at risk for poor birth, health and developmental outcomes. Free services to pregnant women and babies, up to age 3.

1785 NW 80th Blvd.
Gainesville, FL 32606
Phone: (352) 334-7940

Library Partnership Resource Center

Resource/referrals for families, family events, clothing, tutoring, financial planning, parenting classes, project job makeover

1130 NE 16th Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: (352) 334-0161

807 SW 64th Terrace Gainesville, FL 32607
(Linton Oaks Neighborhood)
Phone: (352) 505-6823