Counselor Education Program

Community Mental Health Resources 
in the Greater Tampa Bay Area

This site was developed by Carlos P. Zalaquett, Ph.D.  
Information was gathered and compiled by Ms. Theresa Lewis and Ms. Lori Dudak.

A.C.T.S. (Agency for Community Treatment Services)
4604 N 56th St. 
Tampa, FL
986-5966 
246-4899 
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F
www.agencyforcommunitytreatmentservices.com
General Services
  • prevention 
  • intervention
  • residential treatment 
  • outpatient services
  • acute care 
  • supportive services 


Specific Population(s)

Adolescents 

  • Non-residential intensive day treatment program for twenty youth, male and female between the ages of 13 and 17 who need help coping with alcohol and drug abuse. Accepts youth from Polk, Highland, and Hardee Counties
  • Residential twenty-five bed group home program for teenage boys with alcohol and drug abuse problems from Polk, Highland, and Hardee Counties. 
  • Substance abuse treatment including an Addictions Receiving Facility (ARF) (an emergency assessment, stabilization and detoxification program co-located with the Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) in Tampa)
  • residential treatment services (Hillsborough and Polk Counties)
  • outpatient services (Tampa) 
  • intensive day treatment services (Polk County).
Adults
  • Substance abuse treatment services including detoxification (Hillsborough County), residential treatment (1983-Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties), and outpatient services (Hillsborough County)
  • In-Home Treatment Program for Pregnant and Postpartum Women which is a substance abuse day treatment program including parenting classes and training to help adult pregnant and postpartum women resolve problems such as inadequate housing or the inability to get a job.  Classes are exclusively for women.  Day care for the children is provided while the women are in treatment. 
  • Homeless outreach services through the homeless day shelter program 
  • Transitional and independent living services that specialize in treatment and support of the chronically substance impaired, particularly those with mental illness. 
  • HIV/AIDS outreach and intervention to people in treatment and also in the community 
  • Transitional housing program with supportive services for disabled veterans and non veterans.


Description
ACTS is a not-for-profit corporation, with a staff that has a wealth of experience working with these populations and hold state deemed licensures and credentials in the areas of: 

  • family safety and preservation 
  • juvenile delinquency and criminal justice 
  • substance abuse 
  • housing and economic self sufficiency 
  • health and wellness. 

 
Alpha House, "A Beginning" Inc.
201 S Tampania Ave. 
Tampa, FL  33609 
875-2024 
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F
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Specific Services & Populations
  • provide opportunities for pregnant women (of all ages) in crisis and their babies to create promising lives.  Two programs available are the Maternity residence (20 beds) and Transitional housing (8 bedrooms)
  • empower pregnant and parenting women to break the cycle of abuse and poverty through individual mental health counseling, case management, career counseling, life skills classes, and parent education programs 
  • Women (21 years and older) may stay for approximately 2 years; child-bearing children and teens may stay up to six months
  • Fees area charged once residents obtain employment

 
 
American Cancer Society
1001 S MacDill Ave. 
Tampa, FL  33629 
Other locations throughout the Tampa Bay area
254-3630 
9 a.m. -5 p.m. M-F
www2.cancer.org/state/fl/hc_tobacco.htm
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community- based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through: 

Specific Services

  • research 
  • education 
  • advocacy 
  • service. 
  • prevention 
    • primarily on tobacco control 
    • the relationship between diet and physical activity and cancer 
    • promoting coordinated school health 
    • reducing the risk of skin cancer 


Specific Populations
Adults and children


 
 
 
Apple Services
A Division of the Crisis Center of Hillsborough County, Inc.
209 South Morgan Street
Tampa, FL 33602
813-228-0011
8 A.M.-5 P.M. M-F
Services:
Specialize in sexual abuse treatment services.

Child and Family Services

  • Individual and family assessment
  • Individual counseling
  • Small group treatment according to developmental stage
  • Family counseling
  • Parent education programs
  • Case management


Assessment services

  • Psychological testing and evaluation services
  • Personality, vocational, intellectual and educational testing
  • Judicial testimony is offered when appropriate


Sexual Assault Services

  • Emergency medical examinations provided by nurses prepared and qualified to testify in court
  • 24 hour personal sexual assault counseling
  • 24 hour rape hotline (813-234-1234)
  • Support groups
Education
  • professional workshops for community leaders
  • seminars
  • internships
Populations:
  • victims of sexual abuse ages 3 to 18 
  • rape victims 
  • children who are molesting others 
  • families affected by sexual abuse
 
 

 
 


 

Bay Area Youth Services (DJJ)
5118 N 56th St. Suite 206 
Tampa, FL  33610
628-8989 
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F
www.djj.state.fl.us
Mission:
A not for profit cooperation intended to provide specific and immediate sanctions and services to offenders through community based services to ...
  • instill a sense of responsibility in the offender
  • provide redress to society and the victim
  • provide the offender and his/her family the guidance and tools necessary to avoid further criminal involvement
Specific Services
  • Community Work Service-complete assigned number of volunteer work hours with local nonprofit, civic or government agencies
  • Victim restitution-make reimbursement to victim in cases of property damage or loss
  • Counseling-consists of crisis intervention, problem identification, conflict resolution, enhancement of communication, family coping, and parenting skills (individual, group, and family counseling)
  • Seminars-offered in series of three, 2 hour sessions to stimulate understanding of law, self-concept, alternatives to violence, and entering the workplace
 Also coordinates with other community agencies to ensure participants receive any additional services.

Specific Populations:

  • at-risk youth (under age 18)
  • minor offenders (misdemeanants, felons and repeat offenders under age 18)

 
 
Brookwood
901 7th Ave. S 
St. Petersburg, FL  33705
727-822-4789 
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F
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Specific Services
  • Residential group home 
  • individual counseling 


Specific Populations
adolescent girls ages 13-18, struggling with anxiety, depression, self esteem, and family tension. 


 
Catholic Charities
6533 9th Ave. N Suite 1-East 
St. Pete, FL  33710
727-893-1314 
Tampa 813-631-4370                           New Port Richey 813-834-3984
Clearwater 813-724-1599                     Dade City 904-521-1217
Plant City 813-757-3871                       Spring Hill 904-686-9897 
Citrus County 800-242-9012                 Ruskin 813-671-5250

8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/poverty.html
Goal:  To reduce poverty, support families, and empower communities in the United States. 

Mission:

  • provide service for people in need 
  • advocate for justice in social structures 
  • call the entire Church and other people of good will to do the same
Services:
  • Pregnancy and Parenting Support Services (free confidential pregnancy testing, paraprofessional counseling, community resource referrals, information on adoption, pre-natal and child birth education, post-natal and parenting education, maternity and infant supplies, post abortion support groups)
  • Adoption Cervices (pre adoption counseling and support, assistance in locating financial aid for pre- and post-partum medical expenses, baby's delivery and hospital care, temporary housing, post adoption counseling and support)
  • Children and Family Outreach (personal, marriage and family mental health counseling; individual, couples and group counseling; child and adult therapies; referrals to other agencies; educational sessions; case management)
  • AIDS Buddy Ministry
  • Mercy House (provides short and long term living environment for HIV positive mothers with children under six years of age)
Population:
Families with children, men, women, child-bearing women (including teens); children (3-12)

 
Children's Home Society/ Joshua House
7454 Palm River Rd 
Tampa, FL   33619
740-4266; 813-884-5930 
8:30 - 5 M-F
www.chsfl.org 
www.joshuahouse.com
Purpose:
A non-profit agency that through collaborative effort identifies, supports, and links community services and resources to support children and families. Spanish speaking staff available.

Services

  • Intake and screening for eligibility criteria to link families to community programs
  • Family and School Support Team (FAST II)- support and link children and families to meet housing/safety, education, legal, social/emotional, recreational, health and spiritual needs.
  • Family Preservation Project- family counseling (in office or in home)
  • Healthy Families-(Town N' Country area) home visitation system which instructs in family health issues, child development issues, positive parenting techniques, community resource information, school readiness, and bilingual services. 
  • Kinship Care- support and link children and relative caregivers to community resources; in-home support services; family support group; transportation
  • Parents as Partners- voluntary program for children and families identified through DCF.  Provides in home support; links families to recreation, parenting classes, therapy/counseling, tutoring, transportation, vocational training in the community.
  • Housing and Resource Program- assists families in locating, applying, and improving eligibility for securing housing.
  • Joshua House- licensed residential group care program providing emergency shelter and residential group foster care for abused, abandoned, or neglected children.
Population:
Families and caregivers with children 0-18; Healthy Families is for families with babies under the age of 2 weeks; families identified by DCF are eligible for some programs.

 
DACCO
4422 E Columbus Dr 
Tampa, FL  33605
984-0909 
8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F 
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Specific Services

SATISFY

  • outpatient program
  • drug dependent adolescents 13-17
  • individual & group counseling, with family component
CHAPEL DAY TREATMENT
  • day treatment program for drug dependent adolescents
  • colocated with North Tampa Alternative School
  • attend school and receive individual, group and family services
TAMPA OUTPATIENT (TOP)
  • substance use dependence 
  • random urine screens
  • individual and group counseling
DRUG COURT
  • court ordered program for first time felony offenders
  • 18 month program
  • individual and group counseling
  • random urine screens
  • acupuncture
  • judicial case review
CHEMO-TREATMENT
  • opiate addicts
  • methadone dosing
  • individual and group counseling
  • case management
  • referral
SAMI DAY TREATMENT
  • drug dependent women with children
  • screening
  • assessment
  • individual and group counseling
  • GED
  • medical examinations
  • basic nursing services
  • parenting education
  • child assessment and referral
  • vocational assistance
  • case management
  • developmental day care
  • transportation
  • outreach
RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT
  • 24 hr/day services
  • drug dependent individuals
  • individual and group counseling
  • family program
  • GED
  • vocational assistance
  • medical examinations
PREVENTION/INTERVENTION PROGRAMS
  • community services (screening, case management, court liaison, referrals)
  • Hillsborough COunty School District in-school services
  • employee assistance program
  • rural social services program


Specific Population
Serves all persons regardless of their ability to pay for services; see individual programs for specific eligibilities. 

Collaborative Agencies: Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance, Hillsborough County Public Safety Coordinating Council, HHSB Alcohol, Drug & Mental Health, United Way of Hillsborough County, Drug Free Workplace Committee (Chamber of Commerce) Substance Abuse Newborn Committee (Children & Families)


 
Directions for Mental Health
1437 S  Belcher 
Clearwater, FL  33764
727-524-4464 
hours of operation 
www.directionsmh.org
Specific Services
  • Children's Services
  • Adolescent Day Treatment Program- serves adolescents with serious emotional problems through individual, group and family therapy with academic instruction.
  • Case Management Services
  • Elementary Mental Health Operations (ELMHO)- mental health services through individual and group therapy for emotionally handicapped children at specific school sites.
  • Family COnnections- intensive in-home and case management for "at risk" families
  • Outpatient Services- parenting education; family, group individual, or play therapy; psychiatric and psychological consultation
  • mental health services to homeless families
  • preschool consultation services
  • respite care services
  • Teens 'N Transition- services for older adolescents with emotional problems who are permanently committed to foster care.
Specific Populations
mental health needs of children, adolescents, families, adults, and seniors from: 
our main facility in Clearwater second office in Largo, and outreach programs throughout upper Pinellas County in the Tampa Bay area of west central Florida. 

 
Dept. of Children's Services
3110 Clay Magnum Lane
Tampa, Florida 33618
813-264-3807 
8:00-5:00 M-F
www.childrenservicescenter.org/links.htm
Children's Services Center is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure that quality early education and child care -- including family services -- are accessible to the communities that we serve.

Services:

  • residential care services -emotionally dysfunctional children
  • day treatment-children
  • counseling services-runaway and ungovernable children; reunification
  • emergency shelter care-dependent, abused, and neglected children
  • pre-independent group home-long-term foster care adolescent females
  • parent education classes-adolescents and adults
Populations:
CHildren, adolescents and adults.

 
 
 
 
Fairwinds Treatment Center
1569 Fort Harrison Ave. S 
Clearwater, FL  34616
727-449-0300 
800-226-0301 
hours of operation 
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Specific Services

24-hour crisis intervention including: 

  • confidential assessment 
  • drug screening 
  • in-patient services
  • out-patient services
  • substance abuse counseling 
  • mental health counseling (depression, anxiety, eating disorders) 
  • detox services 
  • warm residential environment 


Specific Populations

  • adult and adolescent (12 and up) programs 

 

Family Emergency Treatment Center (FETC)
Mental Health Emergency Walk-In Clinic

8 am - 12 midnight 
650 16th Street N 
St. Petersburg, FL 
(727) 552-1053
12 midnight - 8 am 
11254 58th Street N 
Pinellas Park, FL 
(727) 541-4628
www.pemhs.org/fetc.html
Specific Services: 
  • immediate evaluation and assessment 
  • counseling 
  • individual and group therapy 
  • medication management 
  • appointment with community resources 
  • aftercare follow-up services 


Specific Population: 

  • children 
  • adolescents 
  • adults 
with personal problems ranging from family and life adjustment difficulties 
to stress reactions and mental illness. 

 

Florida Baptist Children's Home 

P O Box 8190 
Lakeland, FL  33802 
863-687-8811 
hours of operation 
www.christianet.com/floridabaptist 
www.fbchomes.org
For the purpose of Christian ministry, Florida Baptist Children's Homes: 
  • provides high quality social services and programs within a Christian context of evangelism, missions and education in Florida. 
  • residential care 
  • emergency shelter care
  • foster care
  • maternity care
  • adoptions
  • continuing education
  • after care
  • referrals
  • Adult Day Program
Populations:
Runaway, abused, abandoned, or neglected children and teens; pregnant teens; adult men and women with disabilities

 
 

Florida Dept. of Children & Families

4000 W Dr M L King 
Tampa, FL 33614;
1313 Tampa Street
Tampa, Florida 33602
871-7781; 813-272-3970 
8:00-5:00 M-F
www.state.fl.us/cf-web
Services:
One Church, One Child-Adopt a Black Child
  • promotes child welfare services to Black children available for adoption
  • parenting classes
  • referrals for support services
  • informational seminars/workshops
Abuse Hotline (1-800-96-ABUSE); 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • hotline for reports of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children, the elderly or disabled adults
Economic Services
  • financial assistance
  • food assistance
  • medical assistance
  • support for pregnant women whose unborn child is potentially eligible
Populations:
Abused, abandoned, or neglected children; families in need.

 

Florida Mental Health Institute

13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd. 
Tampa 33612
974-4602 
hours of operation 
www.fmhi.usf.edu
Florida's primary research and training center for mental health services and a nationally recognized source for its innovative research and training, the Institute was created by the Legislature to expand knowledge about how best to serve the mental health needs of Florida's citizens.

Services:
Colleen Bevis Resource & Education Center

  • provide information related to policy, research, care, and services for children and families
  • space for public interest, nonprofit civic, and support groups to hold meetings and conduct organizational activities
  • parenting guides, self help, and self-instruction books available
Individualized Support Program
  • family guided intervention
  • developmental and ecological assessment
  • functional assessment of problem behavior
  • person-centered planning
  • communicaiton-based intervention
  • support
Florida HIPPY (Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youngsters)
  • increase chances of positive early school experience among children who may be educationally at risk
  • empower parents as primary educators
  • encourage literacy
  • fostering parental involvement in school and community
  • skill development and work experience
  • bridge to other applicable agencies
Populations:
Open to the public.

 
 

Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranch

P O Box 2000 
Boys Ranch, FL  32064
386-842-5501 
www.youthranches.org
Specific Services
  • residential group care 
  • camping services 
  • community-based services 
  • prevention of juvenile delinquency 
  • develop lawful, productive citizens 
  • through a broad range of family-centered services. 


Specific Population
Neglected, abused, and at-risk children (8-18 year of age) with no other appropriate living arrangements in the state of Florida WITHOUT sever behavior problems, drug or alcohol dependency. 
 


 
 

Goodwill Industries

10596 Gandy Blvd.
St. Petersburg, Florida 33702
(727) 523-1512; (727) 576-0882; (813) 877-3234
8:00-4:30 M-F
www.goodwill.org
Services:
  • vocational counseling
  • individual counseling
  • outpatient intensive day/night drug treatment
Populations:
Adults 18 years of age and older.

 
 

Gulf Coast Community Care

407 S Arcturas 
Clearwater FL  33765 
813-816-1235 (Pasco) 
813-298-1634 (Pinellas) 
8:00-5:00 M-F 
www.angelfire.com/fl/gccchiv
Services:
  • Gulf Coast Community Care is a major provider of an array of community-based services to individuals living with HIV/AIDS, serving more than 1,000 clients in Pinellas and Pasco counties.  Gulf Coast provides FREE service to the clients.  People living with HIV/AIDS, along with their family and partners, may receive mental health counseling as part of the HIV Programs.  The goal of the HIV programs is to enhance the client's quality of life in their own home and community.
  • Geriatric Crisis Response Team (adults 50+ at risk for suicide or psychiatric hospitalization)- crisis intervention, evaluation and assessment, individual counseling, care management, regular home visits, follow-up program
  • Community Care for Disabled Adults (adults age 18-59 with documented disability)- case management, homemaker services, personal care, home delivered meals, counseling, adult day/health care, transportation, emergency alert response
  • Linking Lifetimes (middle school youth and adults in Pinellas County)- mentoring program for youth at risk of delinquency or dropping out of school.
Populations:
Adults and children (see programs for eligibility).

 
 

Haven W. Poe Runaway Center

207 Beach Place 
Tampa, FL  33606
(813) 272-6606 
24 hours, 7 days a week
www.hillsboroughcounty.org/childsvcs/children.html
Specific Services
The center is a non-secure placement which provides: 
  • schooling 
  • shelter (24-bed short term co-ed facility, usually 5 days) 
  • food 
  • counseling 
  • family reunification 
Specific Population
  • adolescents 13-17 years of age, who are runaways or in need of shelter. 

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    Hospice

    3010 Azeele St 
    Tampa, FL  33609 
    877-2200 
    Mon-Fri 8-5
    www.hospicefoundation.org
    Hospice Foundation of America is a not-for-profit organization that provides leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy of care. 

    Specific Services
    Providing patients with care primarily in the "home", where patients have loving support of family and friends

    Circle of Love Children's Program:  addresses the needs of the diverse community of children and families, regardless of ability to pay

    AIDS Program:  Provides caregivers to individuals who have a fragile or part-time caregiver, or no caregiver at all.  Matches eligible patients and families with trained caregivers for a limited number of hours.  Caregivers perform homemaking and personal care tasks to enable the patients to live more comfortably in their own homes.

    Nursing Home/ALF Program:  Comprehensive services are taken into nursing homes and assisted living facilities of individuals who are unable to be cared for in a private home setting. 

    Also participate in professional development, research, and public education and information.

    Specific Population
    Those who cope either personally or professionally with terminal illness, death, and the process of grief, primarily those with a prognosis of one year or less.


     

    Hyde Park Counseling Center

    207 Verne St 
    Tampa, FL  33606-2332
    813-258-4605 
    Mon-Sat 8 am - 12 am
    www.hydeparkcenter.com
    Our goal is to provide the least restrictive level of care while continuing to offer the therapy and support so necessary in the early recovery of clients. The program serves those clients who are in need of a structured setting without the normal residential program confinements. It provides a comprehensive approach to the client’s personal responsibility through our individualized treatment planning. Each client is responsible for helping formulate her treatment goals for recovery. 

    Specific Services

    • Women's Residential Program 
    • Intensive Out Patient 
    • Partial Hospitalization 
    • Individual Group Sessions 
    • Intervention Training 
    • Individual Therapy 
    • Psychological Testing, and Assessments 

     
     

    Jewish Family Services

    6617 Gunn Highway, Suite 114
    Tampa, FL  33625
    813-960-1848 
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
    www.gcjfs.org
    Specific Services
    • Infant course covering age-specific topics:  potty training, development, sibling problems, expectations, and search for independence
    • Teen program - peer relations, setting limits, working parents, teen sexuality, sibling rivalry
    • General counseling - individual, family, children, adolescents, & marital services
    • Senior services - friendly visitation, case management, & Shabbat meals 
    • Food Bank - supplementary food for those in need
    • Volunteers - outreach services for seniors, special friends of children, shopping and transportation assistance
    • Family Life workshops - Being Single, Jewish in the 90's, Single Parenting, Parenting Your Teenager, Women's Issues, Dealing with Aging Parents, The Problems of a Blended Family, Interfaith Relationships 
    Specific Population
    Open to all residents in Hillsborough County

     

    Juvenile Drug Court Treatment Program

    211 E Yukon 
    Tampa, FL
    930-9179 
    hours of operation 
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    Mental Health Association of Greater Tampa Bay

    15733 Bedford Circle East 
    Clearwater, FL  33764
    727-524-4460 
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F
    www.mha-tampabay.com
    The mission of this non-profit, charitable organization is to educate, inform, dispel the stigma related to seeking assistance for mental/emotional difficulties and support improvements and advances in the area of mental health care.

     
     

    Northside Mental Health

    12512 Bruce B Downs Blvd 
    Tampa  33612
    977-8700 
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F
    Please insert web site
    Specific Services
    • Classes:
      • New Directions:  Life After Separation or Divorce - for adults coping with marital disruption, issues of loss, closure, support, and decision-making (8 weekly sessions)
      • Single Parenting - coping strategies and parenting skills for children ages 6-12 (6 sessions)
      • Parenting Infants & Toddlers (6 sessions)
      • Successful Stepparenting (6 weeks)
    • Diagnostic services 
    • Psychiatric treatment 


    Specific Population

  • Adults and children living in divorced, remarried, or single parent households, and parents of infants and toddlers.
  • persons of all ages experiencing severe mental and emotional problems, as well as psychological testing. 

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    PACE Center for Girls

    7402 N 56th St 
    Tampa, FL  33617
    988-7223 
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m., M-F
    www.pacecenter.org
    Specific Services
    Provides a non-residential, gender-specific, Florida based school working to improve the quality of life for at-risk girls by promoting and enabling them to further education, build self-esteem, develop personal, social, and family relationship skills through:
    • year-round middle and high school classes
    • student-teacher ratio of 10:1
    • individual, group and family counseling
    • life management component: cultural awareness, health and                                                        physical education, independent living skills, and career development
    • community service projects
    • transition and follow-up support services for three years


    Specific Population
    Girls 12-18 years of age who are at-risk for: 

    • delinquency 
    • dependency
    • truancy 
    • running away 
    • ungovernable 
    • becoming teen mother 

     
     
     

    Operation PAR, Inc.

    6655 66th St N
    Pinellas Park, FL  33781  
    727-545-7564 
    www.operationpar.org
    Specific Services
    • PAR offers a full continuum of services for individuals with substance abuse and/or mental health disorders. Assessment, intervention and treatment services include: 
       
      • Call Center providing centralized access to PAR services; 
      • licensed urinalysis laboratory; 
      • diagnostic and evaluation services; 
      • juvenile assessment and community outreach; 
      • criminal offender assessment and diversion; 
      • urinalysis monitoring; 
      • utilization review and case management for adults and adolescents; 
      • outpatient counseling and family therapy for adults and adolescents; 
      • methadone maintenance; 
      • mental health counseling for adults and adolescents; 
      • outreach, intervention, case management and substance abuse treatment for TANF/WAGES participants and their children 
      • HIV/AIDS substance abuse and mental health treatment; 
      • employee assistance and family assistance programs; 
      • day/night substance abuse services; 
      • alcohol and drug detoxification for adults and adolescents; 
      • residential treatment for women and children; 
      • residential treatment for adults and adolescents; 
      • in-jail prevention services; 
      • school prevention programs
      • transitional housing; 
      • psychiatric hospitalization and outpatient services; 
      • PAR Adolescent Intervention Center, including a mobile counseling center and on-site detention screening at the Pasco Juvenile Assessment Center; 
      • specialized groups for dually-diagnosed juveniles and adults. 
    Specific Population
    individuals, families and communities impacted by substance abuse, 
    mental disorders, and other related social problems

     
     
    Personal Enrichment Through Mental Health Services (PEMHS) - Lkld
    11254 58th St N 
    Pinellas Park FL  33782-2213 
    727-545-6477 
    hours of operation 
    www.pemhs.org
    Specific Services & Populations:

    Adults:

    • emergency walk-in screening 
    • crisis intervention through our Emergency Services
    • crisis stabilization (45 beds)
    • short-term residential treatment (30 beds)
    • crisis intervention counseling
    • diagnostic assessment and mental status examination
    • family, group and individual therapy
    • recreational therapy
    • nursing/education monitoring
    • family life education groups
    • psychiatric evaluations
    • psychological evaluations
    • intake screening and assessment
    • pharmacotherapy
    • 24-hour suicide telephone hotline.
    Family Emergency Treatment Center:
    • immediate evaluation and treatment
    • counseling, individual and group therapy
    • medication management
    • appointments with needed community resources
    • aftercare follow up services
    PEMHS operates a continuum of care for children and adolescents with emotional problems, including a:
    • crisis unit
    • long term residential facilities
    • emergency response to domestic violence
    • crisis response for children in school
    • home-based intervention program
    • juvenile justice services for girls in three residential programs 
    • on-site intervention at the Juvenile Detention Center

     
     

    Ronald McDonald House

    35 Columbia Dr 
    Tampa FL  33606 
    254-2398 
    10 a.m. - 10 p.m., 7 days a week
    www.rmhc.com
    Specific Services

    Provides comfort and care to children and their families by: 

         - supporting local Ronald McDonald Houses, its cornerstone program, 
         - making grants to other local not-for-profit organizations that help children in need 
         - provides a home away from home for families of pediatric patients at area hospitals 

    Specific Population
    Families of children receiving medical treatment from a bay area hospital. 


     

    Stepping Stone Inc. of Tampa

    8421 Pritcher Road
    Lithia, FL  33547
    813-650-8700
    9 am - 5 pm Monday-Friday
    Specific Services:
    Intake via court referral, police, school, self, status offender or parents (no pregnant teens)
    Christian residential home for troubled girls utilizing:
    - outdoor farm chores
    - inside cleaning chores
    - strict parental guidelines
    Specific Populations:
    Troubled girls, ages 13-17, with behavioral and emotional problems

     
     

    The Spring of Tampa Bay

    5118 N 56th St Ste 131 
    Tampa FL  33610 
    621-7233 
    247-7233 
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    www.thespring.org
    Specific Services
     
  • comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and their dependent children 
  • crisis intervention for abused spouses and their children (victims must file a report with police) 
  • provides temporary shelter for these victims and their dependents 
  • provides night crisis workers deputized to issue injunctions 
  • weekly parenting classes for shelter clients and outreach clients
     

    Specific Populations

  • Every member of the violent family

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    Tampa AIDS Network &
    Women's AIDS Resource Movement
    11215 North Nebraska Ave, B-3
    Tampa, FL  33612
    914-8888 
    8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. M-F
    www.tampam4m.com/tan.html
    Specific Services & Populations

    The Tampa AIDS Network (TAN) is a  community organization which provides: 

    • Support groups and activities to HIV-affected and infected children and teens ages 0-21; transportation provided by volunteers and staff.
    • Prevention education 
    • Emotional and physical support services 
    • Advocacy on behalf of all persons affected by HIV disease 

     
     

    Tampa Bay Academy

    12012 Boyette Road
    Riverview, FL  33569
    (813) 677-6700 
    24 hours, 7 days 
    www.tampabay-academy.com
    Specific Services
    • residential, day treatment, partial hospitalization, and a complete deaf program. 
    • full educational program, offering high school credits and diplomas. 
    • sits on a 24-acre campus filled with recreational activities. 
    • highest quality treatment services for children, adolescents and their families in need of psychiatric and behavioral health care. 
    Specific Population
    Children 4-18 years of age who have behavioral or psychiatric problems. 

     
     

    Tampa Crossroads, Inc.

    5120 N Nebraska Ave 
    Tampa FL  33603
    238-8557 
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F 
    www.tampa-crossroads.com
    Specific Services
    • comprehensive residential and non-residential services 
    • Individualized treatment and service plans 
    Specific Population
    The program accepts non-violent offenders and ex-offenders who are motivated to: 
    • make positive life changes 
    • remain alcohol and drug free 
    • agree to abide by the program procedures 
    • remain law-abiding members of the community 

     
     

    Tourette Syndrome Association

    PO Box 152043 
    Tampa, FL 33684-2043 
    813-870-3590 
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F
    www.tsa-usa.org
    Assists persons with Tourette Syndrome in advancing their lives and interests. 

     
     

    USF Counseling Center for Human Dvlpmt
    (includes a Center for Addiction and Substance Abuse)

    SVC 2124 
    4202 E Fowler Ave 
    Tampa FL  33620
    974-2831 
    8 am - 5 pm
    //usfweb.usf.edu/counsel
    The mission of the Counseling Center for Human Development is to help students grow as whole individuals -- emotionally, intellectually, and socially. 

    Specific Services & Population
    Counseling Center professional staff assist students in: 

    • improving self-awareness 
    • exploring personal concerns 
    • improving learning skills 
    • making academic, career, lifestyle, and relationship decisions 

     
     

    Windmoor Healthcare

    11300 U S 19 North 
    Clearwater, FL  33764
    727-541-2646 
    800-288-HOPE
    www.windmoorhealthcare.com
    Specific Services
  • progressive, fully-accredited behavioral healthcare facility 
  • compassionate, quality substance abuse and mental health inpatient care 

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