RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES AND FOSTER CARE

Florida Youth Challenge Academy
Address: 5629 State Road 16 West, Building 3800, Starke, FL 32091-9703
Phone: (866) 276-9304 or (904) 559-1726
Website: http://www.floridayouthchallengeacademy.org/
Requirements:

  • Must be 16-18 on admissions day;
  • Must be citizen;
  • Be a volunteer (not court-ordered participation);
  • Not charged or awaiting sentencing;
  • Not convicted of a felony;
  • Free of illegal drugs;
  • Physically and mentally able to complete the program;
  • Not on probation;
  • Be interviewed and attend orientation.

ORANGE COUNTY

Orange County Youth Shelter
Phone: (407) 836-7626
Website: http://www.orangecountyfl.net/FamiliesHealthSocialSvcs/CrisisIntervention.aspx#.V59pMGPUGDU
Temporary emergency housing for youth (24 hours, 7 days a week)

United Way 211 Community Resource Directory
Phone: 2-1-1 or   (407) 839-4357
Text: text zip code to 898-211
Website: http://www.referweb.net/211communityresources/

ORLANDO

Children and Adolescent Acute Inpatient Treatment Program, University Behavioral Center
Address: 2500 Discovery Drive, Orlando, FL 32826
Phone: (407) 282-7000
Website: http://www.universitybehavioral.com/programs/children-and-adolescent-acute-inpatient-treatment/
Residential facility with on-site school, ROPES course, swimming pool, and support a healthy environment with numerous services offered to children, adolescents as well as adults

Covenant House
Address: 5931 East Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: (407) 482-0404
Fax: (407) 482-0657
Toll Free: (800) 441-4478
Website: http://www.covenanthousefl.org/
Residential facility for kids under age 20

Edgewood Children’s Ranch
Address: 1451 Edgewood Ranch Road, Orlando, FL 32835
Contact: Dr. Joan E. Consolver, Executive Director
Phone: (407) 295-2464
Fax: (407) 298-9125
Website: http://edgewoodranch.com/
Only accepts children whose families live within one-hour driving distance
Pre-admission interview with both child and family required

Great Oaks Village
Address: 1718 East Michigan Street, Orlando, FL 32806
Phone: (407) 836-7632
Youth Shelter ages 12-17

Orange County Youth Shelter
Address: 1800 East Michigan Street, Orlando, FL 32806
Phone: (407) 836-7626
Youth Shelter ages 12-17

OSCEOLA COUNTY

United Way 211 Community Resource Directory
Phone: 2-1-1 or   (407) 839-4357
Text: text zip code to 898-211
Website: http://www.referweb.net/211communityresources/

SEMINOLE COUNTY

United Way 211 Community Resource Directory
Phone: 2-1-1 or   (407) 839-4357
Text: text zip code to 898-211
Website: http://www.referweb.net/211communityresources/

LAKE COUNTY

United Way 211 Community Resource Directory
Phone: 2-1-1 or   (407) 839-4357
Text: text zip code to 898-211
Website: http://www.referweb.net/211communityresources/

POLK COUNTY

United Way 211 Community Resource Directory
Phone: 2-1-1 or   (407) 839-4357
Text: text zip code to 898-211
Website: http://www.referweb.net/211communityresources/

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY

United Way 211 Community Resource Directory
Phone: 2-1-1 or   (407) 839-4357
Text: text zip code to 898-211
Website: http://www.referweb.net/211communityresources/

VOLUSIA COUNTY

United Way 211 Community Resource Directory
Phone: 2-1-1 or   (407) 839-4357
Text: text zip code to 898-211
Website: http://www.referweb.net/211communityresources/